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US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany

Aug. 21, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany early Tuesday in what could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect. Jakiw...

The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance

Aug. 21, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation of Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, say he will plead guilty to federal charges...

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating contest

Aug. 21, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has used the Tinder dating app to prank more than 100 men into showing up for a date that turned out to be a "Hunger Games"-style competition. The New York Times reports that the woman identified as Natasha Aponte invited dozens of Tinder contacts to meet her in Manhattan's Union...

AP sources: Michael Cohen to plead guilty in New York to charges including campaign finance and bank fraud, tax evasion

Aug. 21, 2018 2:59 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP sources: Michael Cohen to plead guilty in New York to charges including campaign finance and bank fraud, tax evasion.

Plane blows 2 tires on takeoff, will try emergency landing

Aug. 21, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) — A private jet that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport was headed to an airport in New York on Tuesday afternoon to attempt an emergency landing. The troubled Gulfstream IV was en route to London Luton Airport in Luton, England, when the pilot realized shortly...

AP source: Donald Trump's ex-attorney Michael Cohen reaches plea deal in New York financial fraud case

Aug. 21, 2018 2:42 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: Donald Trump's ex-attorney Michael Cohen reaches plea deal in New York financial fraud case.

Mental health exam could loosen restrictions for Hinckley

Aug. 21, 2018 2:37 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will soon undergo a new round of psychological tests before a court decides if he can live under fewer restrictions in a gated community in Virginia. John Hinckley Jr. left a Washington mental hospital for good nearly two years...

AP sources: Cohen in talks to strike plea deal in fraud case

Aug. 21, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were pursuing negotiations with prosecutors that could result in a plea deal and a court hearing was set for Tuesday afternoon, according to two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation. If a deal is struck,...

Kavanaugh tells senator Roe v. Wade is settled law

Aug. 21, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday said he agrees that the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion rights is settled law, according to Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine who is a key swing vote on his nomination. Collins held a two-hour meeting with Kavanaugh in her office...

Trump ex-attorney Michael Cohen to appear in New York federal court this afternoon amid talk of plea deal in fraud case

Aug. 21, 2018 2:09 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Trump ex-attorney Michael Cohen to appear in New York federal court this afternoon amid talk of plea deal in fraud case.