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Trump, Ivanka, Don Jr. subpoenaed in New York AG's probe

Jan. 03, 2022 19:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s office confirmed Monday that it has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., demanding their testimony in an investigation into the family’s business practices. Attorney...

Alvin Bragg sworn in as Manhattan DA, taking over Trump case

Jan. 01, 2022 00:20 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Alvin Bragg has already notched one historic first, taking office Saturday as Manhattan’s first Black district attorney. Now he’s weighing another: whether to make Donald Trump the first former president ever charged with a crime. As district attorney, Bragg...

Trump sues NY attorney general, seeking to halt civil probe

Dec. 20, 2021 17:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump sued New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday, resorting to a familiar but seldom successful strategy as he seeks to end a yearslong civil investigation into his business practices that he alleges is purely political. In the...

DA's last big decision: Whether to charge Trump

Dec. 16, 2021 01:07 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After a dozen years in office, one piece of unfinished business remains for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. before he retires at the end of the month: Will the prosecutor known for his caution go out with a bang by bringing criminal charges against Donald Trump? ...

Trump loses bid to block his tax returns from Congress

Dec. 14, 2021 20:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday that was brought by former President Donald Trump in his attempt to block congressional lawmakers from obtaining his tax returns. The ruling, handed down by U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden — a former Justice...

NY attorney general seeks Trump's testimony in civil probe

Dec. 09, 2021 13:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general is seeking former President Donald Trump’s testimony in an ongoing civil investigation into his business practices, a person familiar with the matter said. Attorney General Letitia James’ office has requested that Trump sit for a...

Hedge fund founder Steinhardt will return looted antiquities

Dec. 06, 2021 19:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday. In return, Steinhardt,...

Trump faces flurry of investigations beyond Jan. 6 probe

Dec. 03, 2021 10:27 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump's lawyers try to block the White House from releasing records to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, the former president faces a flurry of other investigations that could come to a head in the coming weeks and the new...

'Fundamental justice:' Judge clears 2 in Malcolm X slaying

Nov. 18, 2021 19:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon’s death. Manhattan judge Ellen Biben dismissed the...

Decades of doubt: A timeline in the Malcolm X investigation

Nov. 18, 2021 11:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan's district attorney announced Wednesday that he would ask a court to vacate the convictions of two of the three men convicted of murdering civil rights leader Malcom X in 1965. Here is a timeline of key dates related to the assassination and the prosecution of the...