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Chinese businesswoman guilty in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case

Sep. 11, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Yujing Zhang's desire to meet President Donald Trump and his family turned the Chinese businesswoman into an American felon. A 10-woman, two-man federal jury convicted Zhang on Wednesday of trespassing at the president's Mar-a-Lago club in March and lying to Secret Service...

Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents

Sep. 11, 2019 2:12 PM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents.

Prosecutor: Chinese woman lied to get into Mar-a-Lago

Sep. 10, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman knew an event she planned to attend at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club had been canceled, but she still wanted to get onto the property and lied to Secret Service agents repeatedly to make that happen, a federal prosecutor told jurors during...

The Latest: Feds: Chinese woman lied to get into Mar-a-Lago

Sep. 10, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chinese businesswoman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents (all times local): 6 p.m. A federal prosecutor has told jurors there is no reasonable doubt that a Chinese businesswoman knew...

Accused Mar-a-Lago trespasser proclaims innocence; thanks US

Sep. 9, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman defending herself on charges that she trespassed at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lied to Secret Service agents gave one of the shortest opening statements in legal history Monday, proclaiming her innocence and appreciation for the country...

The Latest: Openings made in Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial

Sep. 9, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A federal prosecutor told jurors that a Chinese businesswoman lied repeatedly to Secret Service agents...

Chinese woman accused of Mar-a-Lago trespass set for trial

Sep. 7, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The upcoming trial of a Chinese national on federal charges that she trespassed at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and lied to the Secret Service is potentially a circus wrapped in mystery. Rejecting the strong recommendation of U.S. District Judge Roy Altman, Yujing...

Evacuations begin as Dorian bears down on northern Bahamas

Aug. 31, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

McLEAN'S TOWN CAY, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Dorian bore down on the northern Bahamas on Saturday with howling winds, surging seas and a threat of torrential rains, forcing some evacuations and hotel closures ahead of the fierce Category 4 storm. Forecasters expected Dorian, packing 150 mph (240 kph) winds,...

The Latest: South Carolina declares emergency before storm

Aug. 31, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Gov. Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina after the latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian increased the threat to the state. The emergency declaration makes it easier to get federal help and let state...

Dorian becomes a Category 4 monster powering toward Florida

Aug. 30, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Dorian powered toward Florida with increasing fury Friday, becoming an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm but leaving forecasters uncertain whether it would make a direct hit on the state's east coast or inflict a glancing blow. The storm's winds rose to 130 mph (215 kph) and...