Trump embracing potential for trade war

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. Trump's announcement that he will impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has upended political alliances on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is embracing the potential for a trade war after announcing his intent to place tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, as he rebuffs allies who have pushed to be exempted from the stiff duties.

AP News Guide: DACA deadline arrives with diminished urgency

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2017, file photo, Undocumented students join a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, outside the Edward Roybal Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles. A program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday, March 5, 2018, but court orders have forced the Trump administration to keep issuing renewals, easing the sense of urgency. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday but court orders have forced the Trump administration to keep issuing renewals, easing the sense of urgency.

Yemeni immigrants focus on future in U.S. amid war back home

In the Jan. 9, 2018, photo, Rasheed Alnozili, publisher of The Yemeni American News, is interviewed in Dearborn, Mich. People from Yemen have recently begun to see long-term futures in the U.S. and are making their culture part of their businesses. "We're not going back to Yemen like we did before," said Alnozili. "We learn from Lebanese. They built here then they built there. We made a mistake: We built there, now we built here. ... We learned late, but we're still in process." (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ibrahim Alhasbani is like generations of Middle Eastern immigrants in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn: He fled war, came with dreams and worked for others until he could strike out on his own.

Alabama’s ‘Bloody Sunday’ racial violence of 1965 remembered

A child runs down Water Street during the Bridge Crossing Jubilee in commemoration of the 53rd anniversary of Bloody Sunday on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Selma, Ala. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Several members of Congress joined civil rights activists and others Sunday afternoon for the annual commemoration of a day of racial violence in Selma dating to 1965.

In Syria’s Ghouta, shelters are tombs for the living

This photo released Feb. 21, 2018 by by the Syrian anti-government activist group Damascus Media Center, shows a Syrian woman baking bread in a shelter as she seeks protection for her family from airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Thousands of Syrians huddle in basements and underground shelters across eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, hiding from the horror raining down from Syrian army jets that almost never leave the skies. (Syrian Damascus Media Center via AP)

BEIRUT (AP) — There have been many goodbyes in eastern Ghouta — more than 600 in the past two weeks. That is the estimated number of civilians killed in the Syrian military’s offensive to recapture the region adjacent to the capital Damascus, under opposition control for nearly six years.

China targets robust growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Monday, March 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government pledged Monday to deliver robust growth, pursue advanced technology and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace President Xi Jinping’s rule as its ceremonial legislature prepared for changes to allow Xi to stay in power indefinitely.

High-level Seoul officials to head to North Korea for talks

Yoon Young-chan, South Korean President Moon Jae-in's press secretary, speaks during a press briefing at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 4, 2018. South Korea's presidential office says a 10-member government delegation is to visit North Korea this week for talks on how to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president will send a delegation led by his national security director to North Korea this week for talks on how to ease nuclear tensions and help arrange the restart of dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, officials said Sunday.

Election projections in Italy point to hung Parliament

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni casts his ballot in Rome, Sunday, March 4, 2018. More than 46 million Italians were voting Sunday in a general election that is being closely watched to determine if Italy would succumb to the populist, anti-establishment and far-right sentiment that has swept through much of Europe in recent years. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

ROME (AP) — Election projections in Italy early Monday showed a center-right coalition that includes an anti-migrant party edging past the populist 5-Star Movement, but no single bloc or party with the support to win a majority in Parliament.

Syrian troops advance in rebel-held region near capital

Map of eastern Ghouta, Syria.; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to continue with a military offensive in a rebel-held region near the capital, as troops and allied militias captured a number of villages and towns in the largest advance since a wide-scale operation began last month.



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