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Biden nominates US Attorneys for Manhattan, Brooklyn

Aug. 10, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his nominees to lead high-profile U.S. Attorney offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Biden picked Damian Williams for the top spot in Manhattan's Southern District of New York, and Breon Peace to head Brooklyn's...

Today in History

Jul. 24, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 24, the 205th day of 2021. There are 160 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 24, 1969, the Apollo 11 astronauts — two of whom had been the first men to set foot...

Judge who presided over Michael Cohen case dies at age 68

Jul. 06, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Judge William H. Pauley III, who presided over the criminal case against ex-President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer during a tenure on the federal bench lasting more than two decades, died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 68. Pauley died at...

Trump Organization, CFO indicted on tax fraud charges

Jul. 01, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company and its longtime finance chief were charged Thursday in what prosecutors called a “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud scheme in which the executive collected more than $1.7 million in off-the-books compensation, including apartment rent, car...

TAKEAWAYS: Trump's safe for now, but company's in hot water

Jul. 01, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With Thursday's arraignment of Donald Trump's company and his longtime finance chief on tax fraud charges, New York authorities notched their first indictment in a two-year ongoing investigation of the former president. Trump and his lawyers say the...