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Chinese woman accused of Mar-a-Lago trespass angers judge

Aug. 20, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents is frustrating the federal judge hearing her case as she ignores his questions and leaves him bewildered with her answers. The woman, 33-year-old Yujing Zhang,...

Trial delayed for Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial

Aug. 13, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge delayed the trial of a Chinese woman charged with trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents after accusing her of trying to "play games" at a Tuesday hearing as she acted as her own attorney against the judge's...

Documents: Epstein ducked sex-abuse questions in deposition

Aug. 9, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Confronted with allegations that he orchestrated a sex trafficking ring that delivered girls to him and his high-profile acquaintances, financier Jeffrey Epstein repeatedly refused to answer questions to avoid incriminating himself, according to court records released Friday. Epstein's...

Video shows Trump, Epstein chatting at 1992 Mar-a-Lago party

Jul. 17, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Video footage unearthed by NBC News shows Donald Trump and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein chatting at a party at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in 1992. NBC said the video posted Wednesday was recorded as part of a profile of Trump, who was newly divorced at the time. It shows the future...

US can file secret evidence against Mar-a-Lago interloper

Jul. 10, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge will let prosecutors file secret evidence in the trespassing case of a Chinese woman accused of sneaking into President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club because it contains national security information. District Judge Roy Altman said in a two-page order filed...

Trump defends Acosta but will look 'closely' at Epstein deal

Jul. 10, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll be looking "very closely" at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a sex trafficking case involving now-jailed billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. But he also seemed to stand by his Cabinet official, praising Acosta's performance on the job and...