GOP betting that its fix for US economy will defy warnings
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tax overhaul of 2017 amounts to a high-stakes gamble by Republicans in Congress: That slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth and assure greater prosperity for Americans for years to come.
Flames threaten rich California enclave, residents flee
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters trying to prevent one of the biggest fires in California's history from consuming homes in Santa Barbara and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito were hoping less powerful winds would help them after they managed to stop it from burning thousands of residences.
Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers struck a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday killing nine people and wounding over 50 others, officials said, in the first attack on a church claimed by the country's Islamic State group affiliate.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies knowing women he met
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or ever met women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. That denial is no more plausible than what people heard from the defeated Alabama Senate candidate.