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May 18, 2017 1:24 AM Mexico’s president calls for more protection of journalists

MEXICO CITY — Shouts of “justice” echoed from the press corps Wednesday moments after Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto called for a moment of silence for journalists who have been murdered at a frightening pace. The president’s hastily called meeting with his security cabinet and the country’s governors was meant to show a united response to the slaying 21

May 18, 2017 1:11 AM Republicans Pivot and Make Comey the Capitol’s Most-Wanted Man

Representative Jason Chaffetz, Republican of Utah and the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he planned to extend the same invitation for as early as next Wednesday after vowing to use his power to subpoena Mr. Comey’s memo if necessary. Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee — who had largely 17

May 17, 2017 9:12 PM State Dept. criticizes Turkey for violence outside embassy

U.S. officials strongly criticized the Turkish government on Wednesday as video appeared to show its president's security forces pushing past police and violently breaking up a protest outside their diplomatic residence in Washington. Attacking the small group of protesters with their fists and feet, men in dark suits and others were recorded repeatedly 16

May 17, 2017 9:05 PM Lawmakers demand FBI, White House records as Trump controversies grow

On Tuesday night, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., compared the current situation to the Watergate scandal while speaking at an International Republican Institute dinner. "We've seen this movie before. I think it's reaching the point where it's of Watergate size and scale and a couple of other scandals that you and I have seen," McCain told Bob Schieffer of CBS News. "It's 8

May 17, 2017 8:30 PM Here's What Members of Congress Think About Impeaching Trump

Talk of impeachment has escalated this week in the wake of a report that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The New York Times, citing a memo written by Comey, reported that during a February meeting in the Oval Office, Trump said, "He is a good guy. I hope you can let this go." The White 9

May 17, 2017 7:51 PM The Latest: Macron seeks EU favorable to workers, investment

French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants a Europe that is both more conducive to investment and more protective of workers. Speaking with European Council President Donald Tusk by his side, Macron said Wednesday night that he's advocating "a less bureaucratic and a more political Europe." The newly elected, pro-business and pro-EU president stressed 17

May 17, 2017 6:52 PM The Latest: Chaffetz wants Comey to testify next week

The Republican chairman of a House oversight committee says he will ask former FBI Director James Comey to testify at a hearing next week that will look into whether President Donald Trump pressured Comey to shut down an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, then-FBI Director James 23

May 17, 2017 6:41 PM Trump-Russia row: Putin offers to release meeting record

Vladimir Putin has waded into the growing row surrounding US President Donald Trump and his links to Russia. US media say Mr Trump passed on classified information to Russian officials last week, but Mr Putin says this is not the case. He said he would release a record of the meeting to the US Congress if they requested it. The news comes amid reports 10

May 17, 2017 6:08 PM Macron's new-look government stretches across French political spectrum

PARIS France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron gave ministerial jobs to conservatives, socialists and newcomers to politics on Wednesday, appointing an unprecedented all-stripes cabinet to bridge traditional divides and broaden his support. Macron's government is a direct challenge to established parties, whose diehards criticized the appointments 30

May 17, 2017 2:24 PM Putin offers to give U.S. Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Russian leader accuses U.S. politicians of whipping up 'anti-Russian sentiment' Russia President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to turn over to Congress records of U.S. President Donald Trump's discussions with Russian diplomats in which Trump is reported to have disclosed classified information. His offer added a bizarre twist to the furor over Trump's 18