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AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody

Jun. 18, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges, a Justice Department official said Tuesday. Manafort, who is serving a federal prison sentence, is waiting to be...

Biden teases a $19.8M fundraising haul for this quarter

Jun. 18, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden touted fundraising figures on Monday that suggest he has taken in at least $19 million this quarter, a sum that — if true — would top what all of his leading rivals raised during the last period. With nearly two weeks to go before the end of the second quarter, the...

'Baby' found dead near park turns out to be realistic doll

Jun. 18, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say what appeared to be a dead infant found outside a park in New York City turned out to be a realistic-looking doll. A runner spotted what she thought was a baby shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday in a grassy area outside Crocheron Park in the Bayside neighborhood of Queens and called...

Fiancee's career played role in Trouba's trade to Rangers

Jun. 18, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

Jacob Trouba's decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why. Trouba revealed that his fiancee's aspirations to become a doctor played a role in his desire to play in the United States. On Monday, he was traded to the New York Rangers . On...

A prom moved at the last minute after social media threat

Jun. 18, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A prom in northern New York was relocated at the last minute after a student's social media acquaintance threatened to "shoot up" the prom. The threat occurred shortly before the Lowville Academy prom was to start Saturday evening. Parents and school officials acted quickly to move...

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting

Jun. 18, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers. The new documentary, "Emanuel," explores life after the tragic...

Sharks re-signing Karlsson sets table for busy NHL offseason

Jun. 18, 2019 11:20 AM EDT

Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose. "I never thought outside that box," Karlsson said. "I'm happy that it didn't get to that." A handful of other teams aren't so happy because the two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman would have been the best...

NYC doctor pleads guilty to manslaughter in overdose deaths

Jun. 18, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who ran a clinic in Queens has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the prescription drug overdose deaths of three patients. New York City's special narcotics prosecutor announced that Lawrence Choy pleaded guilty on Tuesday to 34 felony counts including two counts...

Mariska Hargitay: Haven't been in touch with Linda Fairstein

Jun. 18, 2019 11:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay says she hasn't been in touch with friend Linda Fairstein since the former "Central Park Five" prosecutor was dropped by her publisher, though the actress acknowledged Fairstein resigned from the board of a charity she founded. In an interview...

RIGHT AT HOME: Outdoor decor that's 'out there' and edgy

Jun. 18, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

The outdoor furnishings market has been dominated for years by wicker-look resin furniture and beachy prints. Spindly folding lawn chairs have given way to deep, comfy seating, and fabric choices have grown from sweaty, rough plastics to weatherproof linen, soft cotton, even velvet. The living room has most...