WASHINGTON | Giuliani: ‘Over my dead body’ will Mueller interview Trump

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump’s attorney is categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani told “Fox News Sunday” that an interview would happen “over my dead body.” The special counsel, who is investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, has continued to ask for an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Giuliani: ‘Over my dead body’ will Mueller interview Trump

LONDON | UK ministers seek to downplay chance of second Brexit vote

LONDON — Supporters of British Prime Minister Theresa May dampened suggestions Sunday that the government is planning a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union, arguing that another Brexit vote would exacerbate divisions in the U.K., not heal them. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the BBC that holding another vote on Britain’s … Continue reading LONDON | UK ministers seek to downplay chance of second Brexit vote

PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo president: Decision to form army ‘irreversible’

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s president says the decision to transform the country’s security force into an army is “irreversible” but assures neighboring Serbia it doesn’t have to worry about ethnic Serbs living in Kosovo. President Hashim Thaci held a briefing on Sunday before leaving for New York, where the United Nations Security Council is expected … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo president: Decision to form army ‘irreversible’

VATICAN CITY | Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cake

VATICAN CITY — Children who frequent a Vatican pediatric dispensary have given Pope Francis a birthday cake, a day before he turns 82. Francis joked with them Sunday, saying he hoped “such a big cake doesn’t give indigestion” and blew out a candle atop the treat decorated in the Vatican’s yellow-and-white official colors. He said … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cake

LA VILLA, Italy | Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS 6th straight year

LA VILLA, Italy— Marcel Hirscher dominated to extend his record by winning the Alta Badia giant slalom for a sixth straight year Sunday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead. Adding to his first-run advantage, Hirscher finished a massive 2.53 seconds ahead of Thomas Fanara of France, who moved up from 14th after the opening … Continue reading LA VILLA, Italy | Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS 6th straight year

LONDON | UK spat: Theresa May, Tony Blair trade Brexit snipes

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May and former Prime Minister Tony Blair have exchanged sniping attacks as Britain’s divorce from the European Union keeps getting uglier. May has accused Blair of “undermining” her efforts to deliver Brexit by calling for a second referendum on whether or not Britain should leave the bloc. May, of … Continue reading LONDON | UK spat: Theresa May, Tony Blair trade Brexit snipes

WASHINGTON | Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor

WASHINGTON — A real estate investment firm founded by President Donald Trump‘s son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner is betting big on the administration’s Opportunity Zone tax breaks. But New York-based Cadre isn’t that interested in steering its investors to the poorest, most-downtrodden areas that the program seeks to revitalize. Cadre tells investors in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor