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Trump urges appeals court to shield tax returns from N.Y. prosecutors

12 Oct 2019

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged a federal appeals court to block New York prosecutors from obtaining eight years of his tax returns, arguing that he was immune from criminal investigation as a sitting president.

UPDATE 1-Trump urges appeals court to shield tax returns from N.Y. prosecutors

12 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged a federal appeals court to block New York prosecutors from obtaining eight years of his tax returns, arguing that he was immune from criminal investigation as a sitting president.

Trump urges appeals court to shield tax returns from N.Y. prosecutors

12 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged a federal appeals court to block New York prosecutors from obtaining eight years of his tax returns, arguing that he was immune from criminal investigation as a sitting president.

Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group

11 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thursday. | Video

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to face new U.S. charges in groping case

11 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.'s trial on charges of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar was postponed Thursday as prosecutors revealed they had brought new charges against him in connection with another incident.

Two businessmen linked to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested on U.S. charges

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have been helping President Donald Trump's personal lawyer investigate political rival Joe Biden have been arrested on charges of funneling foreign money to U.S. political candidates and a pro-Trump election committee, authorities said on Thursday. | Video

New York City sues online e-cigarette retailers over age verification

10 Oct 2019

NEW YORK New York City has sued more nearly two dozen online e-cigarette retailers, accusing them of selling their products to underage New Yorkers, the city announced Wednesday.

Ex-Trump aide Manafort not shielded by earlier conviction for similar crimes: N.Y. prosecutors

10 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort must face mortgage fraud charges against him in New York, even though he is already serving a prison sentence after being convicted of similar federal crimes, New York state prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Jury says J&J must pay $8 billion in case over male breast growth linked to Risperdal

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Johnson & Johnson must pay $8 billion (6.6 billion pounds) in punitive damages to a man who previously won $680,000 over his claims that it failed to warn that young men using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts, a Philadelphia jury said on Tuesday.

Honduran president's brother promised 'El Chapo' protection, witness says

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman tried to give $1 million to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's election campaign after being promised protection for his cocaine shipments, a witness at Hernandez's criminal trial in New York said Tuesday.

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