Trump's staff picks alarm minorities: 'Injustice to America'

Republican President-elect Donald Trump's choices for leadership posts threaten national unity and promise to turn back the clock on progress for racial, religious and sexual minorities, civil rights leaders and others said Friday after his nomination of Alabama U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press

Trump shifts to right by tapping Sessions, Pompeo, Flynn

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has picked Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general and Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA, signaling a sharp rightward shift in U.S. security policy as he begins to form his Cabinet.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

Trump quickly settles lawsuits after a long fight

SAN DIEGO (AP) — For more than 6 years, Donald Trump fought hard against a civil lawsuit in which former customers of his now-defunct Trump University accused him of fraud. Less than two weeks after being elected president, he agreed to a $25 million settlement.

  • Written by DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press