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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington. The president's legal entanglements are likely to intensify when leaves the White House in January 2021 and loses immunity from prosecution. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Criminal probe, legal fights await Trump after White House

Nov. 20, 2020 1:02 AM EST

A few miles south of the namesake tower where Donald Trump began his run for president, New York prosecutors are grinding away at an investigation into his business dealings that could shadow him long after he leaves office in January. The probe led by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is one of several...

FILE- In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Ivanka Trump joins her father, President Donald Trump, as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. New York's attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump as part of a broad civil investigation into the president's business dealings, a law enforcement official said Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

NY probes Trump consulting payments that reduced his taxes

Nov. 20, 2020 12:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump as part of a broad civil investigation into the president's business dealings, a law enforcement official said Thursday. The New York Times, citing anonymous...

FirstEnergy: Ohio regulator's firm got $4M consulting fee

Nov. 19, 2020 8:17 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fired former FirstEnergy executives improperly paid a firm tied to a future Ohio utility regulator about $4 million early last year to terminate “a purported consulting agreement” that had been in place since 2013, one of the nation's largest electric utilities told...

Ex-Harvard coach, father charged in $1.5M admissions scam

Nov. 16, 2020 6:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The former fencing coach at Harvard and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested Monday on accusations that the coach took $1.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping the businessman get his two sons into the Ivy League school as recruited fencers. Peter Brand, 67, who was fired by...

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2018 file photo, Autostrade per L'Italia CEO Giovanni Castellucci attends a press conference in Genoa, Italy. Italian financial police on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against six current and former managers of Italy’s main private highway operator as part of the investigation into the Genoa bridge collapse that killed 43 people in August 2018. Three - including Castellucci - have been put under house arrest as part of a probe into defects in highway barriers linked to the deadly bridge collapse, while another three faced restrictive measures. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

6 Italian execs arrested in probe linked to bridge collapse

Nov. 11, 2020 8:28 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italian financial police on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against six current and former managers of Italy’s main private highway operator as part of investigations stemming from the Genoa bridge collapse that killed 43 people in August 2018. Former CEO Giovanni Castelluci,...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a press conference during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Ontario, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Trudeau looks to Biden for help in dispute with China

Nov. 9, 2020 6:01 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he spoke with President-elect Joe Biden about China's imprisonment of two Canadians in retaliation for the arrest of a top Huawei executive and he expects Biden to be a good partner in persuading Beijing to release them. The prime...

Border wall case defendant asks to move trial to Colorado

Nov. 5, 2020 4:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A businessman charged with cheating investors in a southern border wall fundraising scam along with a former chief strategist for President Donald Trump asked a New York judge Thursday to move his trial to Colorado. Timothy Shea, through an attorney, filed legal arguments with the Manhattan...

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci addresses the nation as he announced his resignation to face war crimes charges in Kosovo capital Pristina on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Thaci, a guerrilla leader during Kosovo’s war for independence, has resigned in order to face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity issued by at a special court based in The Hague, Netherlands. Thaci announced his resignation at a news conference on Thursday. He said he was taking the step “to protect the integrity of the presidency of Kosovo.”  (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Kosovo's president resigns to face war crimes charges

Nov. 5, 2020 4:43 PM EST

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The president of Kosovo, who served as a guerrilla leader during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia in the late 1990s, resigned Thursday and was sent to a special court in The Hague where he will face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity. President Hashim Thaci...

Conviction and 10-year sentence upheld in payday loan scam

Nov. 3, 2020 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction and 10-year sentence for a man who ran a $220 million predatory payday lending operation that cheated over a half-million people nationwide. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan kept intact the 2018 sentencing of...

South Korean police officers stand outside a residence of former President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Lee was sent back to prison on Monday, four days after the country’s top court upheld a 17-year prison term on him over corruption crimes. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Ex-South Korean President Lee back to prison after ruling

Nov. 2, 2020 2:31 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was sent back to prison on Monday, four days after the country’s top court upheld his 17-year prison term for corruption crimes. South Korean television stations showed a convoy of black vehicles, including one carrying Lee,...