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PawSox, strip club among recipients of coronavirus loans

Jul. 6, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

The minor league affiliate for MLB’s Boston Red Sox and an infamous Providence strip club are among nearly 2,500 companies in Rhode Island that were awarded emergency loans of more than $150,000 as part of Congress’ $2 trillion stimulus package to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus...

Federal judge blocks N.C. city ordinance limiting protests

Jul. 6, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked for now an ordinance issued by a central North Carolina city that requires permits for protests and limits activities of demonstrators. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles issued a temporary restraining order halting enforcement of the ordinance...

Health officials disinfect an area around a hospital after one of the hospital's patients tested positive for the new coronavirus in Gwangju, South Korea, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. South Korea is considering including religious facilities on the same list with nightclubs, hostess bars and karaoke rooms as

The Latest: South Korea worries as virus resurgence spreads

Jul. 1, 2020 10:41 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea says it has confirmed 54 more COVID-19 cases as the coronavirus continues to spread beyond the capital region and reach cities like Gwangju, which has shut schools and tightened social restrictions after dozens fell sick this week. The figures reported Thursday brought the...

FILE- In this Thursday, June 25, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House in Washington. The president's brother Robert Trump has filed a second court action seeking to halt publication of a tell-all book by the president's niece, after his first bid was rejected by a New York City judge. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Trump's brother asks another court to halt niece's book

Jun. 27, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's brother has asked another court to halt publication of a tell-all book by the president's niece, after his first bid was rejected by a New York City judge. Robert Trump's lawyers say the niece, Mary Trump, signed a legal settlement with several Trump family members nearly two...

Alabama Municipal Court Judge Les Hayes retiring July 2

Jun. 27, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The presiding municipal court judge for the City of Montgomery is stepping down from the bench next month. Judge Les Hayes' retirement is effective July 2. He has served on the municipal court for 20 years after being appointed by former Mayor Bobby Bright in 2000, news outlets...

Man briefly jailed after refusing to wear face mask in court

Jun. 26, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

SWEET HOME, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who was scheduled to appear in court for a harassment charge and a traffic violation was briefly jailed for contempt after he refusal to wear a mask and walked out of the courtroom. John Kulbeth told The Oregonian/OregonLive that when he got to Sweet Home Municipal...

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wis., Thursday, June 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

NYC judge rejects Trump family effort to halt tell-all book

Jun. 25, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York City judge on Thursday dismissed a claim by Donald Trump’s brother that sought to halt the publication of a tell-all book by the president’s niece, saying the court lacked jurisdiction in the case. Surrogates Court Judge Peter Kelly said the claims were not...

New York City judge dismisses effort by Trump family to halt publication of relative's tell-all book

Jun. 25, 2020 3:09 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City judge dismisses effort by Trump family to halt publication of relative's tell-all book.
President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a group of young Republicans at Dream City Church, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's brother seeks to halt family tell-all book

Jun. 23, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s brother is asking a New York City judge to prevent the president’s niece from publishing a tell-all book, which is expected to be released later this month. In court papers, Robert Trump’s lawyers argue that Mary Trump and others had signed a...

Trump’s brother asks New York City court to halt president’s niece from publishing tell-all book

Jun. 23, 2020 6:56 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump’s brother asks New York City court to halt president’s niece from publishing tell-all book.