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New York senator won't face charges after he was accused of shoving an advocate

May. 22, 2024 10:40 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state senator won't face charges after he was accused of shoving an advocate in the state capitol building last week. Disability rights advocate Michael Carey, who filed a complaint with New York State Police after a heated exchange with state Sen....

Judge in Trump classified documents case to hear more arguments on dismissing charges

May. 22, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump are due in court Wednesday for the first time since the judge indefinitely postponed the trial earlier this month. The case, one of four criminal...

Hunter Biden seeks a delay in his federal tax trial set to begin in Los Angeles next month

May. 22, 2024 06:25 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hunter Biden's lawyers will press a judge on Wednesday to delay his trial that's set to begin next month in Los Angeles on charges that he schemed to avoid paying $1.4 million in taxes. President Joe Biden's son is seeking to push the June 20 trial date back...

Fani Willis and judge presiding over Georgia Trump election case defeat challengers

May. 22, 2024 00:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, the Georgia prosecutor who brought a sprawling racketeering case against former President Donald Trump and others, has won the Democratic primary in her bid for reelection. Willis defeated progressive attorney Christian...

Judge dismisses felony convictions of 5 retired military officers in US Navy bribery case

May. 21, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the felony convictions of five retired military officers who had admitted to accepting bribes from a Malaysian contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” in one of the Navy’s biggest corruption cases. The dismissals came at the...

Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona election interference case

May. 21, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Tuesday to nine felony charges stemming from his role in an effort to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Arizona to Joe Biden. Ten others, including former Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli...

Trump hush money trial enters new phase after defense rests without testimony from former president

May. 21, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's hush money trial moved into a new phase Tuesday, drawing closer to the moment when the jury will begin deciding his fate after testimony concluded without the former president taking the stand in his own defense. “Your honor, the defense rests,”...

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...

Driver of pickup that collided with farmworker bus in Florida, killing 8, is arrested on DUI charges

May. 21, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a farmworker bus early Tuesday, killing eight, on charges of driving under the influence-manslaughter. Bryan Maclean Howard, 41, faces eight counts of DUI-Manslaughter, the...

A top ally of Pakistan's imprisoned former premier Imran Khan is released on bail in graft case

May. 21, 2024 15:11 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A top ally of Pakistan’s imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan was released from prison Tuesday after nearly a year when a court granted him bail in a corruption case, his party said. Pervez Elahi, the president of Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was...