AP FACT CHECK: Too much credit going to President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration.

  • Written by CALVIN WOODWARD and ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press

Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Cosby's trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian's multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago.

 

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press

Pledge of at least $672 million to prevent African famine

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A group of countries pledged at least $672 million at an international donor conference Friday to prevent a famine in the African countries around the Lake Chad Basin.

  • Written by JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press

Official: Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials who confirmed the unusual contact with law enforcement involved in a pending investigation.

  • Written by JULIE PACE , AP White House Correspondent

Officials in legal pot state vow to fight federal crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press