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With spying charges behind him, NYPD officer now fighting to be reinstated

Sep. 26, 2023 20:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspended New York City police officer who had been accused -- then later cleared -- of spying for China is fighting to be reinstated, but the department wants him fired for refusing to be interrogated by the bureau of internal affairs exploring possible disciplinary action. ...

Target to close 9 stores, including 3 in the San Francisco Bay Area, citing safety concerns

Sep. 26, 2023 20:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Target said Tuesday that it will close nine stores in four states, including one in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood, and three in the San Francisco Bay Area, saying that theft and organized retail crime have threatened the safety of its workers and customers. ...

Cassidy Hutchinson's new book says Mark Meadows' suits smelled 'like a bonfire' from burning papers

Sep. 26, 2023 13:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former aide in Donald Trump’s White House says chief of staff Mark Meadows burned papers so often after the 2020 election that it left his office smoky and even prompted his wife to complain that his suits smelled “like a bonfire.” Cassidy Hutchinson, who...

Hunter Biden sues Rudy Giuliani and another lawyer over accessing and sharing of his personal data

Sep. 26, 2023 12:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden sued Rudy Giuliani and another attorney Tuesday, saying the two wrongly accessed and shared his personal data after obtaining it from the owner of a Delaware computer repair shop. The lawsuit was the latest in a new strategy by Hunter Biden to strike...

Third person charged in suspected fentanyl poisoning death of 1-year-old at New York City day care

Sep. 25, 2023 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A third person has been charged in the death of a toddler apparently poisoned by fentanyl inside a New York City day care center, authorities said as the search continued for the alleged ringleader of the drug peddling operation. Renny Antonio Parra Paredes, 38,...

With cameras capturing every word, the pressure is on for the Georgia judge over Trump’s indictment

Sep. 25, 2023 13:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Judge Peter Cahill hardly slept during the six weeks he presided over the murder trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd. Cameras in the courtroom broadcast the veteran Minnesota judge’s every word to a global audience. Outside,...

Weakening Ophelia still poses a risk of coastal flooding and heavy rain in some parts of the US

Sep. 24, 2023 17:29 PM EDT

Nearly a day after being downgraded from a tropical storm, Ophelia still threatened parts of the Northeast on Sunday with coastal flooding, life-threatening waves and heavy rain from Washington to New York City, the National Hurricane Center said. As Ophelia weakened, a new tropical...

As foreign minister speaks at UN blocks away, Venezuelan asylum-seekers strain New York City

Sep. 23, 2023 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ysamar López stood beneath the old hotel's canopy, exploring New York City's unfamiliar streets on Google Maps and making a plan to set out into the rain. The Venezuelan woman arrived late the prior evening after a two-day bus ride from Texas capping weeks of...

New York City further tightens time limit for migrants to move out of shelters

Sep. 23, 2023 14:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Beleaguered by a continuing influx of asylum seekers, New York City Mayor Eric Adams is further tightening shelter rules by limiting adult migrants to just 30 days in city-run facilities — to help ease pressures on the city's already struggling shelter system and perhaps...

As the world's diplomacy roils a few feet away, a little UN oasis offers a riverside pocket of peace

Sep. 23, 2023 13:03 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Inside, with speeches and machinations and carefully deployed elbows, those who administer the world persist in their search for the elusive path to peace. Outside, on the wooded grounds of a place founded on the premise of ending conflict, sometimes they can find it. ...