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Hackers claim Belarus fertilizer plant infiltrated to demand political prisoner release

Apr. 19, 2024 12:06 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A Belarusian hacker activist group claims to have infiltrated computers at the country's largest fertilizer plant to pressure the government to release political prisoners. The state-run Grodno Azot plant has made no comment on the claim by the Belarusian...

Jury selection could be nearing a close in Donald Trump's hush money trial in New York

Apr. 19, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers worked Friday to round out the panel of 12 jurors and six alternates who will hear Donald Trump's hush money trial, as the former president railed against a gag order that has prosecutors seeking to hold him in contempt of court. After a jury of 12 New...

New York Rangers captain Jacob Trouba may be the most interesting man in hockey, on and off the ice

Apr. 19, 2024 11:35 AM EDT

Jacob Trouba is captain of the best team in the NHL this season, the New York Rangers, one of the oldest franchises in hockey in one of the world's greatest sports towns. The big-hitting American defenseman is also an artist, philanthropist, advocate and, most recently, an actor in...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 19, 2024 09:17 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ Trump says New York judge won’t let...

12 jurors have been picked for Donald Trump's hush money trial. Selection of alternates is ongoing

Apr. 18, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury of 12 people was seated Thursday in former President Donald Trump’s history-making hush money trial, propelling the proceedings closer to opening statements and the start of weeks of dramatic testimony. The court quickly turned to selecting alternate...

AP Week in Pictures: North America

Apr. 18, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

April 12 - 18, 2024 Girl Scouts watch a pinewood derby car race in Georgia, a pro-Palestinian demonstrator is carried away from a protest in New York and a man walks into a Sikh temple during celebrations for the Vaisakhi spring festival in Vancouver. This gallery...

Chemung Financial: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 18, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Chemung Financial Corp. (CHMG) on Thursday reported net income of $7.1 million in its first quarter. The Elmira, New York-based bank said it had earnings of $1.48 per share. The financial holding company posted revenue of...

Giants may consider QB in NFL draft as Daniel Jones recovers from ACL injury

Apr. 18, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The previous time the New York Giants had the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft was in 2019 and they surprised many by taking Daniel Jones of Duke to become the heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback Eli Manning. Five years after the...

New York man pleads guilty to sending threats to state attorney general and Trump civil case judge

Apr. 18, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to sending death threats to the state attorney general and the Manhattan judge who presided over former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud case, prosecutors said Thursday. Tyler Vogel, 26, of Lancaster, admitted to one felony...

Liquor sales in movie theaters, to-go sales of cocktails included in New York budget agreement

Apr. 18, 2024 15:52 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would expand access to booze by allowing movie theaters to sell liquor and continuing to let people buy takeout cocktails from bars and restaurants under a series of measures unveiled Thursday. The state Assembly passed the measures Thursday, which are...