Lobbying by Trump associates highlights foreign agent law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort says he's registering with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. Michael Flynn already has. In both cases, the filings by these associates of President Donald Trump come late — after the lobbying has already taken place — and accompanied by an admission that they violated federal law.

  • Written by CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Critics worry 'junk science' to reign as forensic panel ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense attorneys say they will step up their challenges to certain forensic practices now that the Justice Department has disbanded an independent commission that was studying how to improve their reliability. 

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

CIA director takes negative tone on group Trump has praised

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo has denounced the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks as a "hostile intelligence service" and a threat to U.S. national security, a condemnation that differed sharply from President Donald Trump's past praise of the organization.

  • Written by EILEEN SULLIVAN and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press