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Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

Sep. 19, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump asked a federal court Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns as part of a criminal investigation, opening another front in the president's efforts to keep his financial information private. Trump's attorneys filed a lawsuit...

Texas oil company facing Idaho lawsuit files for bankruptcy

Sep. 17, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Texas company that made Idaho a natural gas and oil-producing state but is facing a federal lawsuit from disgruntled royalty recipients as well as an investigation by Idaho authorities has filed for bankruptcy protection. Alta Mesa Resources and associated companies filed for Chapter...

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Sep. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Manhattan District Attorney's Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office recently sent a subpoena to Trump's accounting firm seeking the last eight years of...

Jury pool for cop who killed black man asked about biases

Sep. 13, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor inside his own apartment worked Friday to get potential jurors to open up about biases and feelings they might have about police, in a case that has sparked...

Kentucky WWII soldier's remains identified in Germany

Sep. 10, 2019 5:04 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a Kentucky soldier who died in Germany during World War II have been identified and will be returned home. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced on Monday that Army Pfc. Jacob W. Givens was officially accounted for in June. Givens was a native of Mount...

APNewsBreak: Study finds huge wealth gap in European soccer

Sep. 4, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

A study commissioned by UEFA to aid in the debate over the future of the Champions League shows the financial and talent gap between the top five European leagues and the other 50 leagues on the continent is growing. The destabilizing effect of the power of the "Big Five" leagues — England, Spain, Germany,...

Big NJ water agency failed in scandal when Booker was mayor

Aug. 29, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

Months after Cory Booker took office as mayor of Newark, New Jersey, he cleared the way for his former campaign treasurer and law partner Elnardo Webster to wield influence at the nonprofit that supplied water to the city. Over the next seven years, Booker's allies and others squandered millions of dollars in...

Ex-credit union CEO pleads guilty to bank fraud

Aug. 28, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The former CEO of a Connecticut credit union has pleaded guilty to diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars of credit union money to a restaurant where he worked as a bookkeeper. Federal prosecutors say 55-year-old James Farrell, of East Haven, waived his right to be indicted and...

Sailor who died at Pearl Harbor to be buried in Kentucky

Aug. 27, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A U.S. sailor from Kentucky who died at Pearl Harbor will be buried in his hometown this fall. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said 25-year-old Navy Machinist's Mate 1st Class Ulis C. Steely of Corbin was assigned to the USS Oklahoma battleship when it was attacked by Japanese...

A look at court fights over Trump's financial documents

Aug. 23, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

President Donald Trump's lawyers argued Friday at a federal appeals court in New York that two banks should be stopped from turning over his financial records to House committees seeking them. The case is one of several across the country where Trump is fighting against turning over documents sought by Democrats....