WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores strong points in US trade

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is presenting a skewed portrait of how the world does business with the U.S to rationalize his escalating trade dispute with allies. At the same time, he’s glossing over aspects of the U.S. economy that don’t support his faulty contention that it’s the best it’s ever been. The complexities of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores strong points in US trade

BEIJING | Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

BEIJING — Asian markets were mixed Monday before President Donald Trump planned to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and after his outburst at Canada’s prime minister over trade. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 22,762.67 points while the Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.4 percent to 3,053.26. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.| EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne celebrate Summer Jam’s 25th year

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Recent Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne and Meek Mill helped the famed Summer Jam music event celebrate its 25th anniversary with jam-packed performances. Remy Ma, Tory Lanez and BBD also worked the stage Sunday for the feverish audience at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The event’s … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.| EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne celebrate Summer Jam’s 25th year

SINGAPORE | The Latest: Trump arrives for meeting with Singapore leader

SINGAPORE— The Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Singapore’s government house for a meeting with the island city-state’s leader. Trump and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (lee haz-ee-en lahng) are meeting Monday at … Continue reading SINGAPORE | The Latest: Trump arrives for meeting with Singapore leader

PARK CITY, Uta | Now a candidate, Romney appears to embrace Trump presidency

PARK CITY, Utah — On the edge of a mountaintop in Utah, it’s getting complicated for Mitt Romney. With the sun setting over his shoulder, the former Republican presidential nominee and would-be senator tells his audience, gathered on the patio of a resort, that President Donald Trump will win a second term. Romney also says … Continue reading PARK CITY, Uta | Now a candidate, Romney appears to embrace Trump presidency

SINGAPORE | Singapore Postcard: Summit a chance to showcase its food

SINGAPORE — The tiny city-state of Singapore is hosting its largest media contingent ever for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. They will be well fed, if nothing else. A sprawling 2,100 square-meter (23,000-square-foot) facility built for an annual Formula One race has been refurbished to handle about … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Singapore Postcard: Summit a chance to showcase its food

NEW YORK | ‘The Band’s Visit’ dances away with a leading 10 Tony Awards

NEW YORK — The American, grown-up musical “The Band’s Visit” outmuscled the acclaimed and sprawling British import “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for the most Tony Awards on Sunday, capturing 10 statuettes, including best musical, on a night where the theme of acceptance flowed through the telecast. “The Band’s Visit” is based on a … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘The Band’s Visit’ dances away with a leading 10 Tony Awards

NEW YORK | Lugo, Frazier help Mets stop skid with 2-0 win over Yankees

NEW YORK — Seth Lugo pitched six dominant innings in a stellar spot start, Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer off Luis Severino, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 2-0 on Sunday night to snap an eight-game skid. Frazier went deep for the second consecutive night to help the Mets prevent a Subway … Continue reading NEW YORK | Lugo, Frazier help Mets stop skid with 2-0 win over Yankees