US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

FILE – This Jan. 30, 2012, file photo, shows the sign for the Exxon Mobil Torrance Refinery in Torrance, Calif. A person familiar with the matter said Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the U.S. government for approval to resume drilling...

Arkansas events show risk of ambitious execution schedule

This undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Ledell Lee. A ruling from the state Supreme Court allowing officials to use a lethal injection drug that a supplier says was misleadingly obtained cleared the way for Arkansas to execute...

Venezuela officials say at least 12 people killed overnight

A pedestrian stands next to a refrigerator destroyed during looting the night before in the Valle neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 21, 2017. At least 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in Venezuela’s capital amid a spiraling...

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’

President Donald Trump walks along the West Wing Colonnade at the White House in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. Young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children can “rest easy,” the president said Friday, telling the “dreamers” they will not...

Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

President Donald Trump speaks to Associated Press Chief White House Correspondent Julie Pace in the Oval Office in Washington, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The president said he believes the attack in Paris will “probably help” far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in...

Trump: Young immigrant ‘dreamers’ not deportation targets

President Donald Trump walks along the West Wing Colonnade at the White House in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. Young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children can “rest easy,” the president said Friday, telling the “dreamers” they will not...

Fresno killing suspect shouts out during 1st court hearing

This undated photo provided by the Fresno Police Department shows Kori Ali Muhammad a suspect in the Fresno, Calif., shooting on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Muhammad was arrested on Tuesday shortly after the deadly morning rampage that left several dead according to police. (Fresno...

The Latest: Trump says dreamers should ‘rest easy’

President Donald Trump listens as Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times...

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a “massive tax cut” under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump says the plan will result in tax cuts for both...

Trump secrecy moves threaten his ‘drain the swamp’ pledge

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2016 file photo, supporters of then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hold signs during a campaign rally in Springfield, Ohio. The Trump administration insists that “drain the swamp” is more than a throwaway catchphrase, yet...