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Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

VATICAN CITY (AP) — They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change and economic policy.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 12:07 pm

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 11:12 am

Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:56 am

The Latest: Trump arrives in Rome after Mideast trip

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:38 am

The Latest: Brennan says Russians, WikiLeaks cooperate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:22 am