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Profit, not politics: Trump allies sought Ukraine gas deal

Oct. 8, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump's main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic. Their aims were profit, not politics. This...

Profit, not politics: Trump allies sought Ukraine gas deal

Oct. 7, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump's main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic. Their aims were profit, not politics. This...

Mar-a-Lago Army officer lied during child porn investigation

Sep. 28, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A military officer who had been in charge of the U.S. Army's White House communications at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club received probation Friday for lying to federal agents during a child pornography investigation. Staff Sgt. Richard Ciccarella tearfully apologized...

Chinese businesswoman guilty in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case

Sep. 11, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Yujing Zhang's desire to meet President Donald Trump and his family turned the Chinese businesswoman into an American felon. A 10-woman, two-man federal jury convicted Zhang on Wednesday of trespassing at the president's Mar-a-Lago club in March and lying to Secret Service...

Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents

Sep. 11, 2019 2:12 PM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents.

Prosecutor: Chinese woman lied to get into Mar-a-Lago

Sep. 10, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman knew an event she planned to attend at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club had been canceled, but she still wanted to get onto the property and lied to Secret Service agents repeatedly to make that happen, a federal prosecutor told jurors during...

The Latest: Feds: Chinese woman lied to get into Mar-a-Lago

Sep. 10, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chinese businesswoman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents (all times local): 6 p.m. A federal prosecutor has told jurors there is no reasonable doubt that a Chinese businesswoman knew...

Accused Mar-a-Lago trespasser proclaims innocence; thanks US

Sep. 9, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman defending herself on charges that she trespassed at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lied to Secret Service agents gave one of the shortest opening statements in legal history Monday, proclaiming her innocence and appreciation for the country...

The Latest: Openings made in Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial

Sep. 9, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A federal prosecutor told jurors that a Chinese businesswoman lied repeatedly to Secret Service agents...

Chinese woman accused of Mar-a-Lago trespass set for trial

Sep. 7, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The upcoming trial of a Chinese national on federal charges that she trespassed at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and lied to the Secret Service is potentially a circus wrapped in mystery. Rejecting the strong recommendation of U.S. District Judge Roy Altman, Yujing...