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FACT FOCUS: Trump distorts use of 'deadly force' language in FBI document for Mar-a-Lago search

May. 23, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

Former President Donald Trump pointed to standard language in an unsealed FBI document to baselessly claim that the Biden administration wanted to kill him during a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, nearly two years ago. “WOW! I just came out of the Biden...

FBI agents raided the office and business of a Mississippi prosecutor, but no one is saying why

May. 22, 2024 21:05 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The FBI on Wednesday raided a local prosecutor's office and business in Mississippi's capital city, although officials declined to say whether Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owens is suspected of wrongdoing. FBI agents spent hours searching a cigar bar...

Heated hearing in classified documents case as lawyer for Trump co-defendant challenges prosecutors

May. 22, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump's personal valet took aim at the conduct of prosecutors in the classified documents case in a heated hearing Wednesday, the first since a judge indefinitely postponed the trial. Stanley Woodward, a lawyer for Walt Nauta, said...

Effort to ID thousands of bones found in Indiana pushes late businessman's presumed victims to 13

May. 21, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A renewed effort to identify thousands of bones found at the Indiana estate of a long-deceased businessman suspected in a string of killings has pushed the number of his presumed victims to 13, a coroner said Tuesday. Four new DNA profiles have been obtained...

The Latest | Prosecution and defense debate jury instructions in Trump's criminal trial

May. 21, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case in Donald Trump's hush money trial on Tuesday morning without the former president taking the witness stand to testify, bringing proceedings one step closer to closing arguments. After more than four weeks of testimony, jurors were sent...

Trump lawyers and prosecutors spar over evidence in classified documents case

May. 21, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump asked the judge overseeing the classified documents case against him to block prosecutors from using as evidence the boxes of records that FBI agents seized during a search of the former president's Florida property nearly two years ago, according to a...

Testimony at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial focuses on his wife's New Jersey home

May. 20, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey businessman rescued the home of Sen. Bob Menendez's wife from foreclosure just as the Democrat allegedly helped him secure a lucrative business relationship with Egypt, a lawyer testifying at his bribery trial said Monday. Attorney John Moldovan told a...

The Latest | Defense lawyers in Trump's hush money trial ask the judge to dismiss the case

May. 20, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's hush money trial entered its final stretch with the prosecution resting its case late Monday afternoon following the conclusion of star witness Michael Cohen 's testimony. Cohen concluded his testimony after nearly four full days on the witness stand....

US intelligence suggests American who vanished in Syria in 2017 has died, daughter says she was told

May. 18, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have developed specific and highly credible intelligence suggesting that an American citizen who disappeared seven years ago while traveling in Syria has died, the man's daughter said Saturday. Maryam Kamalmaz said in an interview with The...

Sen. Bob Menendez reveals his wife has breast cancer as his trial focuses on FBI raid of his home

May. 16, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez said Thursday that his wife will undergo a mastectomy after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, a revelation made just as the first evidence — pictures of 13 gold bars and over $480,000 in cash seized from the couple's home — was shown to jurors at his New...