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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1999 file photo, Robert Trump, left, joins real estate developer and presidential hopeful Donald Trump at an event in New York. A tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece cannot be published until a judge decides the merits of claims by the president's brother, her uncle Robert Trump, that its publication would violate a pact among family members, a judge said Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Diane Bonadreff, File)

Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump's niece

Jul. 1, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

Distribution of a tell-all book by President Donald Trump’s niece was blocked by a judge Tuesday after the president’s brother said its publication would violate a pact among family members, but a publisher's chief executive says the book has already been shipped and could not be stopped. New York...

This undated photo provided by Racquel Barrett shows herself and her son Maurice Gordon. Gordon, a New York man fatally shot by a New Jersey state trooper on May 23, 2020, during a traffic stop, was treated worse than a dog, and the officer should be charged with murder, the man's mother said Thursday, June 11, in an interview. (Racquel Barrett via AP)

Trooper who shot man should be charged, victim's mom says

Jun. 11, 2020 9:06 PM EDT

A New York man fatally shot by a New Jersey state trooper last month during a traffic stop was treated worse than a dog, and the officer should be charged with murder, the man's mother said Thursday in an interview. Racquel Barrett is the mother of 28-year-old Maurice Gordon, a Jamaica native and chemistry...

This image taken from May, 23, 2020, video shows Maurice Gordon, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., as he unbuckles his seatbelt before exiting a New Jersey State Trooper's vehicle in Bass River, N.J. New Jersey's top law enforcement official has finished an initial investigation into the fatal shooting by a state trooper of Gordon after a traffic stop and is expected to release video from the incident on Monday, June 8, 2020, according to the attorney general's office. (New Jersey Attorney General's Office via AP)

Trooper, man struggled before fatal shooting, video shows

Jun. 9, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

A New Jersey state trooper fired his handgun six times, killing a New York state man after a struggle erupted during a traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway last month, recently released video showed. About a dozen audio and dashboard camera video recordings from the May 23 traffic stop in Bass River, New...