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Politics Dec 12Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces possible jail sentence
NEW YORK — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to…
Nation Nov 09Pipe bombs indictment carries potential life prison penalty
The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison.
Nation Nov 06NYC subway bombing suspect convicted of terrorism charges
Bangaldeshi immigrant Akayed Ullah set off a pipe bomb in a New York City subway station during rush hour last year.
Politics Aug 08GOP Rep. Christopher Collins of New York charged with insider trading
Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.
Nation Jun 06ACLU sues over plans for citizenship question on 2020 census
The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and others, claims the question intentionally discriminates against immigrants and will increase fear in their communities. It alleges census participation will be depressed, diluting the economic and political power of residents…
Politics May 20Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid
Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand…
Politics Apr 13Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen fights to block investigators from using items seized in FBI raid
President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, is trying to prevent federal investigators from using materials the FBI seized in a search of his Manhattan office, apartment and hotel room this week.
Politics Mar 11Now-fired Preet Bharara proud of ‘absolute independence’
Preet Bharara, an outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for crusading against public corruption, announced he was fired Saturday after he refused a request a day earlier to resign.
Nation Apr 23Feds unlock iPhone in NY drug case, drop fight with Apple
The U.S. Justice Department said it has withdrawn a request to force Apple to reveal data from a cellphone linked to a New York drug case after someone provided federal investigators with the phone's passcode.
Politics Dec 30After guilty plea, N.Y. congressman to resign
NEW YORK — After pleading guilty to tax evasion last week, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm vowed to stay in Congress as long as he could. The New York Republican now plans to resign, saying he cannot give the job his…