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NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of a Chinese billionaire charged in a United Nations bribery case will not begin Tuesday after all, prosecutors said Sunday. U.S. District Judge Vernon S. Broderick agreed to the government's request to move the start of the trial of Ng Lap Seng to late...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say the trial of a Chinese billionaire charged in a United Nations bribery case will not begin Tuesday after all. Prosecutors said Sunday that Manhattan federal Judge Vernon Broderick agreed to their request for a 30-day delay of the trial of Ng Lap...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case. The Chicago Tribune (...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Minutes before 6 a.m., Army nurse Martha Green woke with a jolt to a thunderous explosion half a mile away. It was the steamy morning of June 8, 1969, and she was in her bed at Chu Lai base at the height of the Vietnam War. Green's husband returned with tragic...
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers in Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him to. The case involves Sreynuon Lunn, 32, who was born in a Thai refugee camp to Cambodian...
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Adam Gada is not sure he'll ever race again at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, a small Connecticut racetrack that has been part of his family's life since it opened in 1951. The third generation driver had his SK Modified car ready to go for the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats say they are increasingly optimistic about their chances of knocking off Republican Gov. Scott Walker next year, even though a top-tier candidate has yet to emerge and they're still recovering from a devastating 2016 election. Democrats...
MATOAKA, W.Va. (AP) — The red caboose parked at the edge of a rundown commercial block is the only rail car some people have seen in Matoaka in more than a year. It bears the markings of the Norfolk and Western Railway, a company merged years ago and absorbed into oblivion, like...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As a onetime county office worker in rural Iowa, Republican Kim Reynolds insists she never saw herself running for office, much less serving as governor. But after a mid-career political surge and the appointment of mentor Terry Branstad as U.S...