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Rudy Giuliani's bankruptcy case was thrown out. Here are some key things to know

Jul. 13, 2024 14:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge threw out the bankruptcy case of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Friday. He cited repeated “uncooperative conduct,” including a failure to comply with court orders and disclose sources of income. While Giuliani's creditors can now pursue...

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, America’s diminutive and pioneering sex therapist, dies at 96

Jul. 13, 2024 12:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the diminutive sex therapist who became a pop icon, media star and best-selling author through her frank talk about once-taboo bedroom topics, has died. She was 96. Westheimer died on Friday at her home in New York City, surrounded by her...

Mental health clinics across the US are helping Latinos bridge language and access barriers

Jul. 13, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

Michelle Mata wasn’t diagnosed with a mental illness until she was 23, after years of suffering. She knew very little about who to ask for help, having grown up in a Latino family in San Antonio that didn’t talk about mental health. At appointments, she was terrified of telling the truth. ...

Today in History: July 13, Live Aid concerts

Jul. 13, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 13, the 195th day of 2024. There are 171 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 13, 1985, the “Live Aid” benefit rock concerts were held simultaneously in London and Philadelphia,...

Judge ends Rudy Giuliani bankruptcy case, says he flouted the process with his lack of transparency

Jul. 12, 2024 20:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge threw out Rudy Giuliani ’s bankruptcy case on Friday, slamming the former New York City mayor as a “recalcitrant debtor” who thumbed his nose at the process while seeking to shield himself from a $148 million defamation judgment and other debts. U.S....

Jury ends first day of deliberations in US Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption trial without a verdict

Jul. 12, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury finished its first three hours of deliberations Friday without reaching a verdict in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent for the Egyptian government. As he left the courthouse...

Ex-NYPD officer is convicted of assault for punching a man 6 times

Jul. 12, 2024 16:02 PM EDT

A former New York City police officer has been convicted of assault for punching a man in the face several times and breaking his nose while on patrol in 2021. Former officer Juan Perez was found guilty Thursday following a two-day bench trial of assaulting Borim Husenaj in the...

Judge throws out Rudy Giuliani’s bankruptcy case, says ex-New York City mayor flouted process with lack of transparency

Jul. 12, 2024 15:11 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge throws out Rudy Giuliani’s bankruptcy case, says ex-New York City mayor flouted process with lack of transparency.

On NYC beaches, angry birds fight drones patrolling for sharks and struggling swimmers

Jul. 12, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A fleet of drones patrolling New York City’s beaches for signs of sharks and struggling swimmers is drawing backlash from an aggressive group of seaside residents: local shorebirds. Since the drones began flying in May, flocks of birds have repeatedly swarmed the...

A fourth person dies after truck plowed into a July Fourth party in NYC

Jul. 12, 2024 09:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A fourth person has died after a driver crashed his pickup truck into a Fourth of July gathering in New York City, police said. Emily Ruiz, 30, died Tuesday of injuries she sustained when a truck plowed into a group celebrating the holiday in a park on Manhattan's...