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Trump Organization fined $1.6 million for tax fraud
by Peter Hutchison - January 14, 2023 - 11:32am
A New York judge on Friday fined Donald Trump's family business the maximum penalty possible of $1.6 million for committing tax fraud.
UN Security Council adopts first ever Myanmar resolution
by Peter Hutchison - December 22, 2022 - 8:05am
The UN Security Council called for Myanmar's junta to release Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday as it adopted its first ever resolution on the situation in the turmoil-ridden Southeast Asian country.
Trump Organization convicted of tax fraud in New York
by Peter Hutchison - December 7, 2022 - 8:15am
Donald Trump's family business was found guilty of tax fraud by a New York jury Tuesday, dealing a blow to the ex-president as he eyes the White House again.
R. Kelly gets 30 years in jail over sex crimes, to face more lawsuits
by Peter Hutchison - June 30, 2022 - 1:21pm
Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years behind bars on Wednesday for leading a decades-long effort to recruit and trap teenagers and women for sex.
After abortion, gay marriage? Fears US court may target other rights
by Peter Hutchison - May 5, 2022 - 8:15am
Also under threat could be gay sex or access to contraception, while future rulings could impact new areas such as transgender rights, legal experts say.
Marilyn Monroe Warhol art tipped to become most expensive 20th century artwork
by Peter Hutchison - March 22, 2022 - 12:13pm
The auction house said it expects Warhol's 1964 "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" to become the most expensive 20th century artwork when it goes under the hammer in New York in May.
UN warns of dire global impact of a Russian invasion of Ukraine
by Peter Hutchison - February 24, 2022 - 8:28am
The dire warnings were made during an annual General Assembly session on "temporarily occupied Ukrainian territories" that has been held at UN headquarters in New York every year since Russia annexed Crimea in ...
Prince Andrew set for crunch week in US sex assault lawsuit
by Peter Hutchison - January 3, 2022 - 3:28pm
Britain's Prince Andrew faces a crucial week in his fight against a sexual assault lawsuit brought in New York by a long-time accuser of late financier Jeffrey Epstein and his onetime partner Ghislaine Maxwell.
Socialite and Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of sex trafficking
by Peter Hutchison - December 30, 2021 - 10:01am
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was found guilty in New York on Wednesday of recruiting and grooming young girls to be sexually abused by the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Unusual UN meet to close without Taliban, Myanmar speeches
by Peter Hutchison - September 27, 2021 - 10:05am
The UN General Assembly in New York ends Monday but without speeches by those in power in Afghanistan and Myanmar, one of many quirks at this year's diplomatic marathon that saw 100 leaders defy coronavirus fears...
US honors 9/11 dead on 20th anniversary of attacks
by Peter Hutchison - September 11, 2021 - 3:19pm
America marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday with solemn ceremonies given added poignancy by the recent chaotic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and return to power of the Taliban.
At least 44 dead as flash floods slam New York area
by Peter Hutchison - September 3, 2021 - 10:27am
Record rainfall, which prompted an unprecedented flash flood emergency warning for New York City, turned streets into rivers and shut down subway services as water cascaded down platforms onto tracks.
UN Council adopts Afghanistan resolution, but no 'safe zone'
by Peter Hutchison - August 31, 2021 - 8:27am
The resolution says the council expects the Taliban to allow a "safe, secure, and orderly departure from Afghanistan of Afghans and all foreign nationals."
Bill Cosby freed after US court quashes sex crimes conviction
by Peter Hutchison - July 1, 2021 - 9:50am
US comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison Wednesday, in a blow to the #MeToo movement after a US court overturned his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 17 years ago.
US ex-cop sentenced to over 22 years for George Floyd murder
by Peter Hutchison - June 26, 2021 - 10:55am
The white, 45-year-old Chauvin gave his "condolences" to the Floyd family in a Minneapolis court, without apologizing, before Judge Peter Cahill handed down a lesser sentence than the 30 years the prosecution...
Suspect arrested in brutal New York assault of Fil-Am woman
by Peter Hutchison - April 1, 2021 - 8:13am
Police identified the man as 38-year-old Brandon Elliot, who was released from prison in 2019 on lifetime parole for stabbing his mother to death in front of his five-year-old sister in 2002.
Biden urges unity in victory speech after beating Trump
by Peter Hutchison - November 8, 2020 - 11:18am
Promising "not to divide but unify," Biden reached out directly to Trump supporters, declaring "they're not our enemies, they're Americans."
New York starts reopening as WHO says virus 'worsening' worldwide
by Peter Hutchison - June 9, 2020 - 7:42am
New York City — the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak — began partially reopening its shattered economy Monday after almost three months of lockdown, as the World Health Organization warned...
Europe, New York start emerging from lockdown as fresh cases hit Asia
by Peter Hutchison - May 12, 2020 - 8:02am
As France and Spain embraced new freedoms and Britain and New York announced plans for a partial reopening, the Chinese city of Wuhan where the pandemic was born reported a second day of new cases after a month without...
Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in 'new era' for #MeToo
by Peter Hutchison - February 25, 2020 - 9:19am
 Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic victory by the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduc...
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