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Prosecutor: Evidence shows Trump 'explicitly' OK'd tax fraud

Dec. 02, 2022 15:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, it wasn't a last-minute smoking gun but a prosecutor insisting that evidence shows Donald Trump was aware of a scheme that his Trump Organization’s executives hatched to avoid paying personal income taxes on millions of dollars worth of company-paid perks. ...

Prosecutor: Donald Trump knew about exec's tax fraud scheme

Dec. 01, 2022 20:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump “knew exactly what was going on” with top Trump Organization executives who schemed for years to dodge taxes on company-paid perks, a prosecutor said Thursday, challenging defense claims that the former president was unaware of the plot at the heart of the...

Minnesota nurses authorize second strike, starting Dec. 11

Dec. 01, 2022 12:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nurses at 16 hospitals in the Twin Cities and Duluth areas have authorized workers to go on a second strike, which union leaders said Thursday will begin on Dec. 11 if a contract deal is not reached in coming days. The Minnesota Nurses Association said the...

At Trump Org. fraud trial, defense rests and deflects blame

Nov. 28, 2022 17:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested Monday at the Trump Organization’s criminal tax fraud trial after a contentious day in court, putting the case involving former President Donald Trump’s real estate empire on track for deliberations next week. Trump Organization lawyers...

Kentucky's lawyer disciplinary system to be reviewed

Nov. 18, 2022 04:04 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's lawyer disciplinary system will be reviewed next month by an American Bar Association committee, officials said. The Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Bar Association said in a joint statement that they requested the review in an effort to...

Lawsuit: Mississippi abortion ban might not be valid yet

Nov. 14, 2022 16:23 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of anti-abortion doctors in Mississippi, where state leaders led the charge to overturn Roe v. Wade, say the validity of the state's law banning most abortions remains uncertain and that further legal action is needed to clarify it and protect them from possible...

Judge says he'll appoint monitor for Donald Trump's company

Nov. 03, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan judge said Thursday he will appoint an independent monitor “to ensure there is no further fraud” at former President Donald Trump’s company, restricting its ability to freely make deals, sell assets and change its corporate structure. Judge Arthur...

Pilot union rejects American Airlines offer, seeks more pay

Nov. 02, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — U.S. airlines will have to pay more than they expected to reach new contracts with pilots, who are using the leverage of a pilot shortage and rising travel demand to seek significant wage increases. The Allied Pilots Association said Wednesday that its board voted...

United pilots reject contract offer as they push for raises

Nov. 01, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines pilots have overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract, the latest move showing the resolve by airline unions to push for significant pay raises. The deal would have given pilots raises of nearly 15% over 18 months, according to the union. ...

Delta pilots authorize strike, but walkout remains unlikely

Oct. 31, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Pilots at Delta Air Lines voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike, but it might be a largely symbolic gesture, as hurdles remain before the pilots can legally walk off the job. The Air Line Pilots Association said Monday that 96% of Delta pilots took part...