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The Latest | Jury selection in Trump’s hush money trial stretches into 2nd day with more dismissals

Apr. 16, 2024 11:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump returned Tuesday to a New York courtroom as the jury selection process in his historic hush money trial enters a second day. The former president and presumptive GOP nominee began the day by railing against the trial and complaining about a gag order that bars him...

More potential jurors dismissed as Trump's hush money trial enters second day

Apr. 16, 2024 11:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More potential jurors were dismissed Tuesday from Donald’s Trump’s hush money case as lawyers worked for a second day to find a panel of New Yorkers to decide whether the Republican will become the first former president convicted of a crime. The first day of...

Trump trial: Why can't Americans see or hear what is going on inside the courtroom?

Apr. 16, 2024 08:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a moment in history — the first U.S. president facing criminal charges in an American courtroom. Yet only a handful of observers are able to see or even hear what is going on. Instead, most of the nation is getting news of former President Donald Trump's hush...

House to send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

Apr. 16, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson says he is sending impeachment charges against Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing senators to convene a trial on the allegations that the Homeland Security secretary has “willfully and systematically” refused to enforce existing...

Donald Trump brings his campaign to the courthouse as his criminal hush money trial begins

Apr. 16, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump began his day as a criminal defendant lashing out at the judge and prosecutors, casting himself as a victim and angrily posting on social media. In other words: a familiar routine. But inside the courtroom, which was...

Abu Ghraib detainee shares emotional testimony during trial against Virginia military contractor

Apr. 15, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former detainee at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison described to jurors Monday the type of abuse that is reminiscent of the scandal that erupted there 20 years ago: beatings, being stripped naked and threatened with dogs, stress positions meant to induce exhaustion and...

Trump's historic hush money trial gets underway; 1st day ends without any jurors being picked

Apr. 15, 2024 19:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The historic hush money trial of Donald Trump got underway Monday with the arduous process of selecting a jury to hear the case charging the former president with falsifying business records in order to stifle stories about his sex life. The day ended without any...

The Latest | First day of Trump's hush money trial adjourns with no jurors selected

Apr. 15, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first day of Donald Trump 's historic hush money trial ended Monday after hours of pretrial motions and an initial jury selection process that saw dozens of prospective jurors excused after they said they could not be fair or impartial. The court ultimately adjourned without...

Retrial underway for ex-corrections officer charged in Ohio inmate's death

Apr. 15, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Jury selection has started in the retrial of a former corrections officer charged in the death of an inmate at a county jail in northern Ohio. Mark Cooper faces a reckless homicide charge and two counts of involuntary manslaughter. The charges stem from...

First day of Trump hush money trial concludes with no jurors picked. Selection process to resume Tuesday

Apr. 15, 2024 16:47 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — First day of Trump hush money trial concludes with no jurors picked. Selection process to resume Tuesday.