Wednesday January 24th, 2018 6:55AM

AP Online Headlines - Washington

US House Speaker meets Saudi king in regional security talks
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is leading a Congressional delegation to the Middle East, meeting with Saudi King Salman in the first regional stop
6:43AM ( 12 minutes ago )
US officials defend trade moves as Davos braces for Trump
The leaders of France and Germany are set to headline the list of leaders at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, two days before President Donald Trump is due to give his own speech
5:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Backlash following harassment reports at UK charity dinner
Senior women in the UK Parliament are demanding tougher laws against harassment after a Financial Times investigation found that women were groped at a men's only charity gala attended by senior executives and lawmakers
4:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has taken back his offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall
4:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
Sessions questioned in Russia probe, Trump may be up soon
After questioning Sessions as part of the Russia investigation, prosecutors are moving closer to a possible interview with the president
4:11AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mattis thanks Vietnam for supporting sanctions on N. Korea
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is thanking Vietnam for supporting U.N. sanctions against North Korea and expressing hope for building closer military ties to Hanoi
2:50AM ( 4 hours ago )
Gay couple sues after 1 twin's US citizenship denied
Two gay men say both their twin sons are American citizens, but the U.S. government says the status belongs to only one. Now they're suing for recognition of both boys
2:19AM ( 4 hours ago )
Oregon approves new taxes to address Medicaid costs
Oregon voters have approved taxes on hospitals, health insurers and managed care companies to address rising Medicaid costs
12:54AM ( 6 hours ago )
Changes in FBI leadership follow criticism from Trump
FBI director shuffles top staffers after Trump claims bureau is biased against him
12:43AM ( 6 hours ago )
Work requirements may prompt more states to expand Medicaid
Some conservative state lawmakers who have resisted expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are re-thinking that stance now that the Trump administration is allowing work requirements for low-income recipients
12:27AM ( 6 hours ago )