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In Trump's hush money trial, prosecutors and defense lawyers are poised to make final pitch to jury

May. 28, 2024 06:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers in Donald Trump's hush money trial are set to deliver closing arguments to the jury Tuesday, each side looking to score final points with the panel before it starts deliberating the fate of the first former American president to be charged with...

Closing arguments, jury instructions and maybe a verdict? Major week looms in Trump hush money trial

May. 27, 2024 19:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The testimony in Donald Trump's New York hush money trial is all wrapped up after more than four weeks and nearly two dozen witnesses, meaning the case heads into the pivotal final stretch of closing arguments, jury deliberations and possibly a verdict. It's...

Wennberg scores in OT, Rangers top Panthers 5-4 to take lead in East finals

May. 26, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Igor Shesterkin gave the New York Rangers a chance. Alex Wennberg got just enough of his stick on the puck to become the hero. And just like that, the Rangers reclaimed home-ice advantage in the Eastern Conference finals. Wennberg deflected the...

Florida Panthers lose Game 3 of East finals despite mostly dominant performance

May. 26, 2024 20:58 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — By most measures, the Florida Panthers dominated the New York Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Florida had 108 shot attempts to New York's 44, with 37 shots on goal to New York's 23. The Panthers scored two power play goals, while killing off...

Here's what every key witness said at Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Closing arguments are coming

May. 26, 2024 08:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After 22 witnesses, including a porn actor, tabloid publisher and White House insiders, testimony is over at Donald Trump’s criminal trial in New York. Prosecutors called 20 witnesses. The defense called just two. Trump decided not to testify on his own behalf. ...

Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein's New York case cry foul over defense lawyer's comments

May. 25, 2024 14:22 PM EDT

Prosecutors in New York have accused Harvey Weinstein's lead defense lawyer of making public statements intended to intimidate a potential witness ahead of the fallen movie mogul's retrial and asked a judge to take action. The Manhattan district attorney's office sent a letter to the...

New York man pleads guilty to snatching officer's pepper spray during US Capitol riot

May. 25, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An upstate New York man has pleaded guilty to charges that he snatched away a police officer's can of pepper spray during a chaotic clash with officers guarding the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6, 2021 riot. Federal prosecutors said Friday that Troy...

Trump appeared on stage at his Bronx rally with two rappers charged in a felony gang case

May. 24, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump, at his rally this week in the Bronx, invited two rappers on stage who have been charged in a sweeping gang case, with one of them facing attempted murder charges. Michael Williams, better known as Sheff G, is a 25-year-old rapper whose...

As Trump's hush-money trial nears an end, some would-be spectators camp out for days to get inside

May. 24, 2024 17:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — While some New Yorkers headed to the beach for Memorial Day weekend, a few set up camp outside the courthouse where Donald Trump’s criminal trial is set to resume next week, hoping to snag a seat inside the courtroom for the start of closing arguments. Friday...

Trump holds a rally in the South Bronx as he tries to woo his hometown

May. 24, 2024 15:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has campaigned in one of the most Democratic counties in the nation, holding a rally in the South Bronx as he tries to woo minority voters days before a Manhattan jury will begin deliberations on whether to convict him of felony charges in his...