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DOJ files appeal in E. Jean Carroll lawsuit against President Trump

The Justice Department filed a notice of appeal Wednesday as it seeks to intervene in the defamation lawsuit against President Trump. → Read More

Secret Service members asked about protecting soon-to-be-former president Trump full time in Florida: Sources

Agents in Trump's detail have been asked about relocating to West Palm Beach, Florida, after he exits the White House. → Read More

NRA settles insurance violation case for $2.5M

The National Rifle Association on Wednesday agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve claims it violated New York insurance laws. The consent order follows a three-year investigation by the state’s Department of Financial Services. It requires the NRA to stop doing insurance business in New York for five years. DFS said the NRA acted as an insurance producer without a license by soliciting and… → Read More

Former Harvard fencing coach arrested over college admissions

Peter Brand, the former fencing coach at Harvard, and Jie Zhao, a Maryland businessman, were arrested Monday morning and charged with conspiracy. → Read More

US Attorney Alex Acosta showed 'poor judgment' when giving Jeffrey Epstein state-based plea deal in 2008: DOJ

Acosta, who later served as Trump's Labor secretary, faces no punishment. → Read More

Race-based Harvard admissions case moves step closer to Supreme Court

A federal appeals court has found no federal civil rights violation in Harvard's admissions process. → Read More

E. Jean Carroll's defamation case against President Trump moves forward

A federal judge in New York has scheduled a telephone conference in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation lawsuit against President Trump, a signal the case is moving forward despite attempts by the Justice Department to intervene. The initial conference was scheduled for Dec.11 at 9:30 a.m. before Judge Lewis Kaplan. “We look forward to finally moving ahead with discovery in the case, which has been on… → Read More

Out of office, President Trump could face new legal vulnerabilities

There are potential new legal vulnerabilities loom for Trump after he leaves the presidency, experts say. → Read More

All travelers to New York must test negative for COVID-19, Cuomo announces

New York is moving away from a two-week quarantine for people coming from COVID-19 hotspots and will now require that all travelers test negative for the virus. → Read More

Judge delays extradition to Japan of alleged Carlos Ghosn accomplices

A federal judge in Boston granted a reprieve to a father and son wanted in Japan in connection with the "brazen" escape of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn. → Read More

Former partner of Giuliani associate Lev Parnas pleads guilty to defrauding investors

David Correia, a Florida businessman and one-time golf pro, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to dupe investors. → Read More

5 arrested, charged as illegal agents for China

Five people were arrested Wednesday, and one more was being sought, on charges they acted as illegal agents of China. → Read More

NXIVM founder Keith Raniere to face sentencing

Raniere will be in court Tuesday to learn his sentence for running the organization prosecutors labeled a "criminal enterprise" that exploited for power, profit and sex. → Read More

Ken Kurson, hired by Jared Kushner to run the Observer, accused of 'stalking and harassment'

Ken Kurson, hired by Jared Kushner as editor at the Observer, is facing criminal charges. → Read More

Ghislaine Maxwell: I never saw any inappropriate underage activities

A 2016 deposition of Ghislaine Maxwell talking about her role with Jeffrey Epstein was made public Thursday under court order. In the deposition, Maxwell, who has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of perjury and enabling Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking of minors, cast herself as unaware of what Epstein was doing with women and girls at his various properties. Maxwell has denied recruiting… → Read More

Goldman Sachs subsidiary pleads guilty to role in $2.6 billion embezzlement in Malaysia

The firm admitted to violating provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. → Read More

Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll appears in court in defamation lawsuit

The DOJ opted to forego oral arguments at a hearing on whether the United States will be allowed to take over for President Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit. → Read More

Long Island legislator and doctor arrested in sex-for-drugs sting

A Long Island, New York, doctor who is also a legislator and minister, was arrested while attempting to exchange oxycodone for sex. → Read More

DOJ to settle with Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin for its role in opioid crisis

The Justice Department is expected to announce on Wednesday a settlement of civil and criminal charges. → Read More

Amy Cooper, woman in racially-charged Central Park birdwatcher 911 call, expected to plead guilty

Amy Cooper signaled she is prepared to plead guilty and resolve her case through community service. → Read More