Trump considering plans to restructure intelligence agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is considering plans to restructure and slim down a top U.S. intelligence agency, a person familiar with the discussions said Thursday. The move comes after Trump questioned the intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered with the presidential election on his behalf.

  • Written by JULIE PACE , AP White House Correspondent

Police: Principal admits stealing nude images from students

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fired Kentucky high school principal has admitted to seizing students' phones so that he could steal pornographic images and trade them online, investigators said.


Trump's deportation vow spurs California farmers into action

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Days after Donald Trump won the White House vowing to deport millions of people in the country illegally and fortify the Mexican border, California farmer Kevin Herman ordered nearly $600,000 in new equipment, cutting the number of workers he'll need starting with the next harvest.

  • Written by SCOTT SMITH , Associated Press

Tillerson leaving Exxon with $180 million retirement package

NEW YORK (AP) — Rex Tillerson will get a $180 million retirement package from Exxon Mobil Corp. if he is confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump's secretary of state.

  • Written by BERNARD CONDON and DAVID KOENIG , AP Business Writers