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Trump Organization, CFO's tax fraud trial set for October

Aug. 12, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Capping an extraordinary week in Donald Trump’s post-presidency, a New York judge ordered Friday that his company and its longtime finance chief stand trial in the fall on tax fraud charges stemming from a long-running criminal investigation into Trump’s business practices. ...

Health officials say polio has been found in New York City sewage, suggesting wider spread of virus among unvaccinated

Aug. 12, 2022 10:33 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say polio has been found in New York City sewage, suggesting wider spread of virus among unvaccinated.

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Aug. 12, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City's wastewater weeks after a case of polio was identified in Rockland County north of the city, health officials announced Friday. The presence of the poliovirus in the city's wastewater suggests likely...

Hosmer's double in sixth sends Red Sox past Orioles, 4-3

Aug. 11, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth inning just after Baltimore rallied to tie it, and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Tommy Pham and Alex Verdugo also had RBI doubles...

Man arrested near home of Iranian dissident faces gun charge

Aug. 11, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man arrested in New York City last month near the home of an Iranian opposition activist and writer has been indicted on a weapons count. The indictment charges Khalid Mehdiyev with one count of possessing a firearm, a Chinese-made AK-47-style assault rifle, with...

Death penalty looms over NYC bike path attack jury selection

Aug. 11, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About 200 potential jurors for the trial of a man charged with killing eight people on a New York City bike path in a terror attack filled out questionnaires Thursday posing questions about the death penalty in a case in which the U.S. Justice Department still has not indicated if...

Valdez throws 7 scoreless, AL-best Astros beat Rangers 7-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After moving one-half game ahead of the slumping New York Yankees for the AL's best record with a win over the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros were already looking ahead to their next challenge. They are determined to play better against the visiting Athletics this...

Marlins end Phillies' 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter,...

Clinton initiative's NYC return includes Andres, Queen Rania

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, Jordan’s Queen Rania, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will help relaunch the Clinton Global Initiative in September, when the gathering of international dignitaries returns after six years. ...

Dodgers defeat Twins 8-5 to extend winning streak to 10

Aug. 11, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Gallo thought he was experiencing plenty of winning this season when he was with the New York Yankees. Then he was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline and has yet to lose. Chris Taylor hit the go-ahead home run in the...