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AP source: Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — His whirlwind foreign trip complete, President Donald Trump faces a slew of political and policy challenges at home and mushrooming inquiries into allegations that Russia meddled in the U.S. election and had improper dealings with his campaign and associates.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state didn't defame them when disputing allegations that she had lied.

The Latest: Trump didn’t sound like conventional president

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local):

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Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect’s extreme views eyed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as "heroes" two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train - a crime that shocked this city that prides itself on its tolerance.

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BA aims to restore normal flight service after IT failure

LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Sunday it was still working to restore its computer systems but hoped to resume flights from London airports, a day after a global IT failure crippled its services.

Pope visits factory workers, highlights the dignity of work

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalized economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers.

California bills target private business to help immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally with bills aimed at limiting how much private businesses can cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

Company faces backlash for pulling Hannity ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Financial services firm USAA, facing a backlash to its decision to pull advertising from Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, says it is withdrawing from other opinion-based television programs.

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," directly contradicting President Donald Trump's repeated promises to revive the struggling coal industry.

US stocks stand still after 6-day push to record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Friday afternoon in quiet trading ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Household goods companies are rising as beauty products makers Ulta and Coty climb. Technology companies, which have led the market's recent rally, are slightly lower. Indexes remain near record highs following a six-day winning streak.

Entertainment

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 35 years.

Lifestyle

Day 3 of Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week’s most inspiring

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UK: Manchester attack investigation still at ‘full tilt’

LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister says the hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

Tech

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident in a California lake, the company said.

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UK: Manchester attack investigation still at ‘full tilt’

LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister says the hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

The Latest: French Open starts with Petra Kvitova’s return

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):

Luis Enrique leaves with feeling of mission accomplished

MADRID (AP) — Luis Enrique leaves Barcelona with no regrets and the feeling of mission accomplished.

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BA aims to restore normal flight service after IT failure

LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Sunday it was still working to restore its computer systems but hoped to resume flights from London airports, a day after a global IT failure crippled its services.

Pope visits factory workers, highlights the dignity of work

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalized economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers.

California bills target private business to help immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally with bills aimed at limiting how much private businesses can cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

Company faces backlash for pulling Hannity ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Financial services firm USAA, facing a backlash to its decision to pull advertising from Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, says it is withdrawing from other opinion-based television programs.

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," directly contradicting President Donald Trump's repeated promises to revive the struggling coal industry.