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NEW YORK | The Latest: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the death of Aretha Franklin. (all times local): 1:24 p.m. President Donald Trump was among the many mourning the Queen of Soul on Thursday. During a cabinet meeting at the White House, Trump said: “I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

MOSCOW | Kremlin: Putin-Trump meeting possible

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says it’s holding the door open for a possible summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump this summer. Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said “we don’t exclude” the possibility of a Russia-U.S. summit, but added that no specifics have been discussed. Peskov’s remark came after he was … Continue reading MOSCOW | Kremlin: Putin-Trump meeting possible

WASHINGTON | The Latest: US deploys more Marines to Mideast embassies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem (all times local): 4:15 p.m. U.S. officials say several dozen additional Marines are being deployed to beef up security at embassies in Israel, Jordan and Turkey amid outbreaks of violence since the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: US deploys more Marines to Mideast embassies