The Latest: Trump denies feuding with US intelligence
Hackers claim to have shut down African Cup website
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) ? A group of hackers claiming to be based in Russia said Saturday they had shut down the website of the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in a protest at organizers holding it in the "dictatorship" of Gabon, where President Ali Bongo Ondimba retained power in disputed and violent elections last year.
Trump son-in-law Kushner can serve as White House adviser: Justice Department
President Donald Trump can hire his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws, the U.S. Department of Justice said. In a letter dated Jan. 20 posted on its website, the department's Office of Legal Counsel said the president has special hiring authority that exempts White House positions from laws barring the president from naming a relative to lead a federal agency. Questions about Kushner's role emerged as voters and lawmakers questioned potential conflicts of interest for Trump, given his wide-ranging business interests, history of employing family members, and the influence of his daughter Ivanka Trump, who is married to Kushner.
Trump says he respects CIA in his first visit to headquarters
LANGLEY, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told CIA officers on Saturday that he has great respect for the agency, denying that he had a feud with the intelligence community. In his first official visit to a government agency as president, Trump was effusive with his praise, telling the officers, who came in on their time off to see him, that he loved them and had their back. (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Leslie Adler)
Hundreds of thousands of women around the world decry Trump
President Donald Trump accuses media of lying about inauguration crowds, wrongly says crowd reached Washington monumentWASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump accuses media of lying about inauguration crowds, wrongly says crowd reached Washington monument.
Women stage massive anti-Trump protests across U.S
By Emily Stephenson and Scott Malone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women turned out in unexpectedly large numbers in major U.S. cities on Saturday to stage mass protests against U.S. President Donald Trump, in a sign of the strong public opposition the Republican may face in office. Hundreds of thousands of women -- many wearing pink knit hats -- marched through downtown Washington, and also thronged the streets of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston to rebuke Trump on his first full day in the White House. The Women's March on Washington appeared to be larger than the crowds that turned out the previous day to witness Trump's inauguration on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
The Latest: Chaotic scene as crowd moves toward White House
Chapecoense survivor lifts trophy 2 months after tragedy
CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) ? A survivor of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy on Saturday in honor of his dead teammates.
Brazil's tragic Chapecoense play first match since plane crash
Chapecó (Brazil) (AFP) - Chapecoense, the Brazilian football club cruelly decimated by a plane crash, stride back on the field Saturday in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy. Intense public and media attention was greeting the friendly match against Palmeiras, to be played in the 20,000-place Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco decked out in the home side's green color. "We have the privilege of raising this trophy and I'm sure that those who have left us, if they are watching, would feel happy," one of the survivors, left-back Alan Ruschel, told a news conference.