AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:39:32 -0500 Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:38:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Trump-Speech/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Speech c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c79 WASHINGTON (AP) — With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that he has dealt with so far. The Latest: Trump suggests leaving many fed jobs unfilled Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:05:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Trump-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 Things to Know for Today Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:03:05 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/10.Things.to.Know-Today/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_10.Things.to.Know-Today c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:ce2 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. N. Korean diplomats in Malaysia to seek Kim's brother's body Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:55:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/AS--Malaysia-North.Korea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--Malaysia-North.Korea c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c2c KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A high-level North Korean delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating. South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung's de facto chief Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:20:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/AS--SKorea-Politics-Samsung/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--SKorea-Politics-Samsung c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c2f SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors indicted Samsung's de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye. Indian hometown grieves for engineer killed in Kansas bar Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:23:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/-AS--India-US-Bar.Shooting-Cremation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_-AS--India-US-Bar.Shooting-Cremation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:d12 HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Hundreds of grieving family and friends tearfully mourned a 32-year-old engineer in his southern Indian hometown Tuesday after he was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in a crowded Kansas bar. UN defends refugee vetting as Trump mulls revised entry ban Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:23:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/ML--Jordan-Vetting.Syrians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Jordan-Vetting.Syrians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c31 AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — In an office cubicle at the U.N. refugee agency, a Syrian woman and her three daughters took turns staring into a camera for iris scans. Their biometric registration, a first step toward possible resettlement in the West, is to be followed by interviews and background checks that can take months or even years. Divided Republicans await guidance from Trump Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:33:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Congress.Rdp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Congress.Rdp c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c7b WASHINGTON (AP) — Flailing and divided, congressional Republicans are hoping for clarity from President Donald Trump on key issues like health care when he delivers his first speech to a joint meeting of Congress. It comes as Republicans are discovering, a month into Trump's administration, how difficult it will be to make good on their many promises now that they control Washington in full. Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington leaks Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:06:37 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Trump-Leaks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Leaks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c7d NEW YORK (AP) — When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for communication with reporters. The crackdown quickly leaked. Starbucks CEO says chain ready to enter Italy after 35 years Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:30:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/EU--Italy-Starbucks-CEO.Interview/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Italy-Starbucks-CEO.Interview c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c0c MILAN (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's vision for the chain was largely inspired by the coffee bars he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. But it took the company growing to about 26,000 stores in 75 countries to win the credibility he felt necessary to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world. Partisan discord tainting probes of Russia, Trump, election Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:21:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Trump-Russia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Russia c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c81 WASHINGTON (AP) — Partisan discord is seeping into House and Senate intelligence committee investigations of the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia. 5 things analysts and investors want to hear in Trump speech Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:55:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Trump.Speech-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump.Speech-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cfa WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists and investors will be looking for one thing above all from President Donald Trump's speech to the nation Tuesday night: 3 dead, 2 injured in plane that hits houses in California Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:54:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US-Small-Plane-Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Small-Plane-Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:bdf RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said. Jimmy Kimmel shares insights on best picture Oscar gaffe Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:30:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Oscars-Envelopes-Kimmel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Oscars-Envelopes-Kimmel c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:bf6 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel shared his perspective on the show's best-picture gaffe during his Monday monologue on "Jimmy Kimmel Live !" Historically black colleges push for financial support Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:22:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/28/US--Trump-Historically.Black.Colleges/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Historically.Black.Colleges c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cca WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents from a majority of the country's historically black colleges and universities are in Washington this week, calling for $25 billion in the upcoming budget to help address priorities including infrastructure, college readiness and financial aid as President Trump prepares to sign an executive order aimed at signaling his commitment to the schools. Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:11:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/27/US--Trump-Budget/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Budget c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:800 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less." Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:21:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/27/US--Trump-Speech/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Speech c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:9ca WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected — and, his allies hope, to move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that have roiled his White House. House probe into Russia ties to Trump off to rocky start Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:54:14 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/27/US--Trump-Russia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Russia c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:862 WASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to conduct a bipartisan probe. Sequestered jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:22:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/27/US--Bill.Cosby/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Bill.Cosby c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:907 NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A sequestered jury from an outside county will decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday, rejecting a defense request to move the trial because of worldwide media reports that the actor's lawyers say brand him a "serial rapist." 911 call: Bar shooting suspect said he'd killed 'Iranians' Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:50:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/02/27/US--Bar.Shooting-Kansas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Bar.Shooting-Kansas c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:892 OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted shooting two people, but described them as Iranian.