05.22.201712:38 PM ET
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he never identified Israel in his Oval Office conversation.At the end of his appearance with Netanyahu, Trump said that he "never mentioned the word or the name Israel" in his conversation with Russia's foreign minister and ambassador. "So you have another story wrong," he said.
05.22.201711:35 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday when he declines to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.Flynn is expected to cite Fifth Amendment protections in a letter Monday to the Senate intelligence committee, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The person spoke on condition anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss private interactions between Flynn and the committee.
05.22.201712:47 PM ET
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services.The 114-year-old automaker said Fields is retiring at age 56 after 28 years at the company. Fields will be replaced by Jim Hackett, a former CEO of office furniture company Steelcase Inc. who joined Ford's board in 2013. Hackett has led Ford's mobility unit since March of last year.
05.22.20171:31 PM ET
PITTSBURGH (AP) — One-third of the potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case Monday said they've formed opinions about his guilt or innocence while the majority said it would be difficult to spend several weeks sequestered across the state.And 35 of the 100 people questioned said they or a family member or close friend has been the victim of a sexual assault. Jurors are being selected this week in Pittsburgh for the trial that begins June 5 in suburban Philadelphia.
05.22.20171:19 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and House Republicans on Monday asked a federal appeals court for an extension in a case that's casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers. Democrats immediately called the move a cynical ploy.The case involves federal payments that insurers use to lower deductibles and copayments for people with modest incomes who purchase individual policies under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. About $7 billion is at stake this year in the lawsuit, originally filed by House Republicans.
05.22.20171:11 PM ET
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an expedited process toward becoming a U.S. citizen.Kanter was detained at an airport in Romania over the weekend, with border police there saying they did so because Turkish authorities canceled his passport. Kanter eventually was allowed to leave for London and then New York, after he said officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and others intervened on his behalf.
05.22.201712:41 PM ET
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and fellow former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane.A police report that the robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday at the fast-food restaurant less than a mile from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Dixon had hours earlier won the top starting position for next Sunday's Indy 500.
05.22.20172:23 AM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James' frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career.James exchanged words with a fan late Sunday night after the Boston Celtics stormed back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter and shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
05.22.201712:22 PM ET
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will be taking time away from the team to allow his right eye more time to recover from his latest surgery.General manager Rick Spielman said Monday that the organization anticipates Zimmer to return to the job "in a few weeks." Players will take the field Tuesday for the first of 13 scheduled offseason practices, including the mandatory minicamp in mid-June.
05.21.201710:28 PM ET
NASVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain is day to day with an upper-body injury.They still have Pekka Rinne in net.