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Dog gong: UK honors US secret service dog for bravery

Oct. 4, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A retired US Secret Service dog who helped protect President Obama in the White House has been honored in Britain for his bravery. The veterinary charity PDSA Friday gave its Order of Merit to Hurricane. He was accompanied by handler Officer Marshall Mirarchi for the gala ceremony. PDSA...

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...

Justice Dept. charges Texas man under US bump stock ban

Sep. 5, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas man is the first person to be charged under a federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic firearm to fire rapidly like a machine gun, the Justice Department said Thursday. Ajay Dhingra, 43, of Houston, came on the radar of the U.S. Secret Service in August...

Furry hero: UK honors dog who stopped White House intruder

Aug. 29, 2019 6:19 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A four-legged hero who saved then-President Barack Obama from a White House intruder is now an award-winner in Britain. Hurricane, a former Secret Service dog, has earned the Order of Merit from British veterinary charity PDSA. He's the first foreigner to win the honor, to be bestowed at a...