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Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released

May. 22, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was Michael Cohen's numerous contacts with a Russia-linked company and a sudden flow of foreign money into a bank account he controlled that led federal investigators to look into whether the money might be part of a plan to lift U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to court filings...

'Harsh,' 'disrespectful,' but no bullying in WADA case

May. 15, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Witnesses saw tears in Beckie Scott's eyes following a meeting in which one man called her attitude "victimistic" and another questioned whether the athletes' committee she led even needed to exist. In the end, investigators looking into the meeting that left Scott "angry," ''close to...

White House escalates resistance to House probes

May. 15, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House sharply escalated its resistance to congressional attempts to investigate President Donald Trump , notifying the House Judiciary panel Wednesday that it would refuse to comply with sweeping requests for documents and witness testimony while declaring that the legislative...

Court ruling moves Temer closer to leaving jail

May. 14, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A four-judge panel voted unanimously Tuesday to release former President Michel Temer from being detained while he faces an investigation into alleged corruption, the latest development in a series of contradictory rulings. Justices on the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice in...

UK investigates China state TV over forced confession claim

May. 8, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's communications regulator says it's investigating China's state TV channel over a complaint about fairness and privacy. Ofcom said in a statement Wednesday it is looking into China Central Television, or CCTV. The investigation follows British corporate investigator Peter Humphrey's...

Kraft Heinz restates earnings over period of 2+ years

May. 6, 2019 7:41 AM EDT

Kraft Heinz is restating its financial results for the years 2016, 2017, and for the first nine months of 2018. The company said in February that it was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over its procurement operations. Kraft Heinz Co. said in a regulatory filing on Monday that several...

The Latest: NTSB says plane in river had no prior accidents

May. 4, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida that ended up in a river at ends of runaway (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Authorities say the Boeing 737 that rolled off a runaway at a military base in Florida and ended up in a river has had no prior accidents....

Experts: Human error may be cause of Seattle crane collapse

Apr. 29, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Human error may have caused a crane collapse that killed four people and injured four others over the weekend, experts said Monday. Based on videos of the collapse, they said it appears workers who were disassembling the construction crane had prematurely removed pins securing the sections...

Seattle college says student was among those killed by crane

Apr. 28, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A college freshman was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle's busiest streets, the university said Sunday. Sarah Wong, who intended to major in nursing, was in a car when the crane fell from a building under construction...

New York investigating National Rifle Association's finances

Apr. 27, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state's attorney general, who promised during her campaign to investigating the National Rifle Association's nonprofit status, has begun an investigation into the finances of the gun owners' group, her spokeswoman said Saturday. "The Office of New York State Attorney General...