The Latest: Trump, May speak about London attack

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May about the security situation in London following a car rampage and knife attack. Spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump and May discussed the attack Wednesday and Trump offered the support of the U.S. government.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. FBI PROBING TRUMP-RUSSIA LINKS The agency director presents an extraordinary confirmation of an investigation the president has refused to acknowledge, dismissed as fake news and blamed on Democrats. 2.

First daughter Ivanka Trump gets West Wing office

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information, though she is not technically serving as a government employee, according to an attorney for the first daughter.

Report: Trump adviser's husband picked for Justice post

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, The Wall Street Journal reported. George Conway was chosen to head the office that has responsibility for defending the administration's proposed travel ban and defending lawsuits filed against the administration, the newspaper reported. Conway is a partner at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Trump, Merkel talk job training

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on vocational training Friday offered further evidence of the first daughter's influence in the White House. A White House official said Merkel's staff reached out to Ivanka Trump about setting up the meeting. During the session, Trump and Merkel talked with American and German executives and discussed how companies can better train workers.

Trump aides, daughter, meet with Hispanic business owners

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the latest outreach effort following a contentious campaign, top Trump administration officials -- as well as first daughter Ivanka Trump -- met Thursday with Hispanic business leaders. Underscoring her unusual role working outside the administration, Ivanka Trump attended a round-table discussion Thursday morning with Hispanic women business owners in Washington.

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP SUFFERS SECOND TRAVEL BAN SETBACK This time, the ruling comes from a federal judge in Hawaii who rejected the government's claims that the ban is about national security, not discrimination. 2.

The Latest: WH aide Powell to join national security team

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 p.m. The White House is planning to make senior aide Dina Powell a deputy national security adviser, according to two people familiar with the details. Powell will be deputy national security adviser for strategy, working with national security adviser H.R. McMaster. A person familiar with the move says K.T. McFarland will continue to hold a position as deputy national security adviser.

SNL skewers first daughter Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The biting humor of "Saturday Night Live" took aim at another Trump this week -- first daughter Ivanka. The long-standing comedy show skewered President Donald Trump's elder daughter with a faux perfume ad, starring actress Scarlett Johansson. The name of the perfume? Complicit. As Johansson walks into an elegant party in a glittering evening dress, the narrator says: "A woman like her deserves a fragrance all her own.

BC-AP News Digest 6:15 pm

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Melania Trump begins to embrace new role as first lady

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Melania Trump's invitation for high-powered women to join her at the White House was about more than the lunch they would eat, or the stated purpose of honoring International Women's Day. It marked a "coming out," almost two months into President Donald Trump's term, for a first lady described by her husband as a "very private person.

The Latest: Ethics office disagrees with White House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The Office of Government Ethics disagrees with a White House belief that government ethics rules don't apply to executive branch employees. In a letter to the Republican and Democratic House Oversight leaders, OGE Director Walter Shaub writes that the White House ignored his recommendation to discipline counselor Kellyanne Conway for promoting Ivanka Trump's fashion line in a TV appearance.

Ivanka Trump rents house from foreign billionaire suing US

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from a foreign billionaire who is fighting the U.S. government over a proposed mine in Minnesota. The Wall Street Journal reports (http://on.wsj.com/2nfqcqv) that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are renting a $5.5 million house in Washington's Kalorama neighborhood from AndrĂ³nico Luksic.

First lady hosts International Women's Day luncheon

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Melania Trump is hosting a luncheon on International Women's Day. It's her first solo White House event as first lady. The U.N.-designated day commemorates the push for women's rights. Women across the U.S. are observing the day by skipping work and shopping, and attending rallies.

The Latest: Poland's women show the government red cards

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Thousands of women in Warsaw showed Poland's conservative government red cards and made noise with kitchenware to demand full birth control rights, respect and higher pay. The protest Wednesday was part of global Women's Day in demand of equal rights. Similar protests were held in some 80 cities and town in Poland.

Trump hotel is the place to be in the nation's capital

WASHINGTON (AP) -- At a circular booth in the middle of the Trump International Hotel's balcony restaurant, President Donald Trump dined on his steak -- well-done, with ketchup -- while chatting with British Brexit politician Nigel Farage. A few days later, major Republican donors Doug Deason and Doug Manchester, in town for the president's address to Congress, sipped coffee at the hotel with Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

Trump hotel may be political capital of the nation's capital

WASHINGTON (AP) -- At a circular booth in the middle of the Trump International Hotel's balcony restaurant, President Donald Trump dined on his steak -- well-done, with ketchup -- while chatting with British Brexit politician Nigel Farage. A few days later, major Republican donors Doug Deason and Doug Manchester, in town for the president's address to Congress, sipped coffee at the hotel with Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

The Latest: Zinke sworn in as interior secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee) has been sworn in as interior secretary, giving him oversight of 400 million acres of public land, most of it in the West. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office on Wednesday, hours after the Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's nomination of Zinke by a vote of 68-31.

Official: Yemen raid yields data on al-Qaida explosives

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. special operations forces gathered valuable intelligence on the al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen in a raid last month, including data on the explosives they're manufacturing and the types of threats they're developing, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday. President Donald Trump, in a speech to a joint session of Congress, sought to rebut the notion the raid didn't yield valuable information.