Feud over Trump's condolence call to widow rages on
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's displays of compassion for America's war dead sped ahead Friday, a day after White House chief of staff John Kelly made an emotional call for an end to politicizing the "sacred" matter of how a nation consoles the families of slain soldiers.
Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised tax cuts Friday "which will be the biggest in the history of our country!" following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget that lays the groundwork for Republicans' promised tax legislation.
US-backed Syrian force declares victory over IS in Raqqa
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence after a four-month battle that left it in ruins.