WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to blame the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election. Those cyberattacks have led to the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers. Trump's first response to the charges announced Friday have come in tweets the president posted while at his golf resort in Scotland — two days before a high-stakes summit in Finland with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's persistence in pursuing friendly ties with Vladimir Putin has highlighted a growing disconnect within his administration over Russia policy. Trump speaks fondly of Putin and a desire for better relations with Moscow, but the rest of the executive branch is highly critical and deeply suspicious of the Russian president and the Kremlin's intentions.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and other countries to demonstrate international support for severing Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska's control of Rusal, the aluminum manufacturing giant sanctioned by Washington. Justice Department documents show that Mercury LLC drafted messages for at least six envoys to send to U.S. government officials expressing support for a plan to salvage Rusal by paring back his ownership stake in the company.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — As a result of ongoing sanctions against North Korea, vital medicines and supplies are being kept from thousands of tuberculosis patients in the country. Tuberculosis is North Korea's biggest public health problem. Aware of its needs, North Korea, which is generally deeply suspicious of anything that smacks of foreign "meddling," has demonstrated a surprising willingness to accept help, allow access and share information with United Nations' agencies and foreign aid organizations.

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) has advanced to his fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal. The match — which began on Friday evening — finished after 5 hours, 14 minutes as Djokovic secured the only break of the fifth set. It was the second-longest semifinal in Wimbledon history, trailing only Kevin Anderson's 26-24 victory over John Isner on Friday. Three-time champion Djokovic will face Anderson in Sunday's final.