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WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she loves Trump, ignores cheating rumors

WASHINGTON  — Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has “much more important things to think about” than allegations he cheated on her with a porn star, a Playboy Playmate or anyone else. Mrs. Trump, who was interviewed by ABC while touring Africa last week, said people are just spreading rumors about her … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she loves Trump, ignores cheating rumors

WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she ignores rumors of Trump’s infidelity

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has “much more important things to think about” than allegations he cheated on her. Mrs. Trump says she’s “a mother and a first lady” and media outlets “speculate” about her marriage and “circulate the gossip.” She says allegations of her husband’s infidelities are not … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she ignores rumors of Trump’s infidelity

WASHINGTON | Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed

WASHINGTON  — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump respects the independence of the Federal Reserve and his recent comments were simply a reflection of the fact that he favors low interest rates. In a CNBC interview, Mnuchin says that Trump understands that the Fed is doing its job. Mnuchin praised Fed Chairman Jerome … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he ‘might have been too emotional’ at hearing

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he “might have been too emotional” when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a final bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial vote to advance his confirmation. Three GOP senators and one Democrat remain undecided about elevating Kavanaugh … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he ‘might have been too emotional’ at hearing

WASHINGTON | The Latest: FBI interviews woman Ford said attended party

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 9 p.m. The FBI has interviewed a woman who Christine Blasey Ford said attended the same party where Ford said she was attacked by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the 1980s. An attorney for Leland Keyser says she was questioned by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: FBI interviews woman Ford said attended party

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Police find body believed to be Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Investigators have recovered a body believed to be that of 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared from her small hometown in central Iowa one month ago, police said Tuesday. The body was discovered in rural Poweshiek County, which includes Tibbetts’ hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation … Continue reading IOWA CITY, Iowa | Police find body believed to be Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

DENVER | Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

DENVER — A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in “a rage” when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday. Colorado prosecutors, though, filed formal charges earlier in the day, accusing the former oil and gas worker … Continue reading DENVER | Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

WASHINGTON/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. The interview comes as Mueller is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s actions in office, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey, constituted obstruction of justice. Mueller is also investigating … Continue reading Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation