Trump Threatens Guatemala After Its Court Blocks Asylum Deal

By JILL COLVIN, SONIA PEREZ D. and PAUL WISEMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country’s high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States. Trump tweeted that Guatemala has decided against signing a “safe-third agreement” requiring Central…

Nation Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of 1st Lunar Footsteps

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on another world Saturday, gathering in record heat at races and other festivities to commemorate Apollo 11’s “giant leap” by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Aldrin showed Vice…

House Vote Condemns Trump’s Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a racist bone in my body.” Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go…

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begins two days of hearings Tuesday on the currency planned by Facebook, to…

The Latest: Sen. Tim Scott says Trump tweets ‘unacceptable’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s racist tweets about four lawmakers of color (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The only black Republican in the U.S. Senate is criticizing President Donald Trump for tweets directed at four Democratic congresswomen of color. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina said Monday that Trump had “interjected with unacceptable…