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Trump Organization CFO pleads guilty in tax evasion case

Aug. 18, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A top executive at former President Donald Trump’s family business pleaded guilty Thursday to evading taxes in a deal with prosecutors that could potentially make him a star witness against the company at a trial this fall. Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg...

A look at the world's skinniest skyscraper: Steinway Tower

Aug. 18, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One skyscraper stands out from the rest in the Manhattan skyline. It's not the tallest, but it is the skinniest — the world's skinniest, in fact. The 84-story residential Steinway Tower, designed by New York architecture firm SHoP Architects, has the title of...

For hire or food, garden sitters save the day during summer

Aug. 18, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Take my chard, please! The season has come when many home gardeners, their numbers booming since the pandemic began, are being rewarded with fully matured, ready-to-pick vegetables and flowers. It’s also vacation season, and this summer travel is back. ...

Baty homers first time up in majors, Mets beat Braves 9-7

Aug. 18, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The first time Brett Baty stepped on the field in the big leagues, he simply took a look around. “I wanted to soak it all in,” he said. Then came a moment he'll remember for a lifetime. Baty homered in his first major league at-bat,...

Donaldson hits walk-off slam in 10th, Yankees beat Rays 8-7

Aug. 18, 2022 01:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were poised to extend their recent misery on a long night against the Rays. Then one swing from Josh Donaldson changed everything. Donaldson hit a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the clock struck midnight, and struggling New York salvaged an...

Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

Aug. 18, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s chief financial officer is expected to plead guilty to tax violations Thursday in a deal that would require him to testify about illicit business practices at the former president's company, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. ...

Montgomery wins 3rd straight as Cardinals top Rockies 5-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery picked up his third win in as many starts with St. Louis, and Nolan Gorman drove in three runs to lead the Cardinals to a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. St. Louis won for the 12th time in 13 home games and beat Colorado for...

Giuliani says he 'satisfied' obligation with Ga. grand jury

Aug. 17, 2022 21:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he had “satisfied his obligation” after facing hours of questioning Wednesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta as a target of an investigation into attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to overturn his 2020 election defeat...

Top prospect Baty homers for Mets in 1st big league at-bat

Aug. 17, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — What a debut for Brett Baty! The 22-year-old third baseman became the fifth player in New York Mets history to homer in his first big league at-bat Wednesday night, launching a two-run shot into the right-field seats against the Atlanta Braves. With a...

Yankees place RHP Holmes on injured list with back soreness

Aug. 17, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees placed All-Star closer Clay Holmes on the injured list Wednesday because of back soreness, part of a flurry of moves for the struggling AL East leaders. “Not real concerned,” manager Aaron Boone said. “We’re hoping that it’s just the...