Trump's approach to intel agencies shows anxiety, distrust

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House's handling of intelligence reports on the Russia investigation has been labeled unorthodox and, to the Democrats, suspicious. But when it comes to Donald Trump's relationship with his spy agencies, that's par for the course.

 

  • Written by JULIE PACE, EILEEN SULLIVAN and VIVIAN SALAMA , Associated Press

Landslide buries over 2 dozen people in central Indonesia

PONOROGO, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers on Saturday searched for more than two dozen people who were missing after a rain-triggered landslide struck a village on Indonesia's main island of Java. One body was found before the search was suspended as rain started to fall.

  • Written by AGUS BASUKI, Associated Press

White House wealth: Trump employees disclose their finances

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and daughter are holding onto scores of real estate investments — part of a portfolio of at least $240 million in assets — while they serve in White House jobs, according to new financial disclosures.

  • Written by JULIE BYKOWICZ and STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press

Tom Hanks mixes laughs, gravity for ACLU online fundraiser

Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin and other stars joined in an online fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union, urging the public to help protect bedrock rights they warned are in jeopardy.

  • Written by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

More aggressive US strikes in Somalia said to risk civilians

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — President Donald Trump's approval of greater U.S. military authority to pursue al-Qaida-linked extremists in Somalia will put civilians further at risk, experts say, especially as drought displaces thousands of people in areas that now will be considered a war zone.

 

  • Written by ABDI GULED and CARA ANNA , Associated Press