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Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he arrives back at Trump Tower after being convicted in his criminal trial, in New York City on Thursday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 31, 2024
Trump found guilty on all counts in hush money case
Prosecutors said Trump led a broader scheme to influence the election by concealing stories of his alleged sexual encounters with women.
Michael Cohen, former lawyer for Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump departs his home in Manhattan to testify in Trump's criminal trial over charges that he falsified business records to conceal money paid to silence porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016, in New York on Monday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 14, 2024
Michael Cohen testimony ties Trump to hush money payment
Cohen's account of Trump directing the falsification of financial records is potentially the most damaging testimony against the former president so far.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump and his attorney, Todd Blanche, at Manhattan criminal court in New York on Tuesday. Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records as part of an alleged scheme to silence claims of extramarital sexual encounters during his 2016 presidential campaign.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 8, 2024
Trump’s private life exposed in intimate Stormy Daniels testimony
The remarkable testimony is the latest example of how Trump’s dealings with women are coming back to haunt him in court.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the Manhattan Supreme Court on the sixth day of the hush-money trial against him on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 24, 2024
Ex-tabloid CEO says he bought and killed stories about Trump affairs
The National Enquirer's ex-CEO said he deliberately didn't publish stories about Donald Trump's affairs to help the former president's 2016 election.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits in the courtroom during his civil fraud trial at New York State Supreme Court on Monday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 7, 2023
Trump shouts from witness stand in $250 million civil fraud trial
The former U.S. president appeared visibly angry and sometimes shouted over questions, accusing the judge next to him of being "biased."
Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, on July 29.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 29, 2023
Donald Trump faces up to six trials during 2024 primary season
The four criminal indictments pose the greatest threat to the former U.S. president because they all carry potential prison terms.
Japan Times
Mar 31, 2023
Trump indicted in New York over Stormy Daniels hush-money payments
Trump is the first former U.S. president to be indicted.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 21, 2023
Trump fixer Michael Cohen is ready for star turn against his old boss
If Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg proceeds with a case against Trump over a hush money payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels, Cohen would be the state’s star witness.
Japan Times
Dec 7, 2022
Trump companies are convicted in NY criminal tax fraud trial
It is the first time a Trump business has been convicted of criminal conduct and comes as the former president is running for a second term.
Japan Times
Sep 16, 2022
Trump documents will be reviewed by retiring judge, court says
The Justice Department has already appealed the appointment of the special master at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 20, 2021
Trump faces ‘show of strength’ in rare team-up by New York prosecutors
'That this is a criminal investigation tells me that James' office came up with something so important that it transformed it from a civil case to a criminal case,” one observer said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 15, 2021
For victims of Bernie Madoff, 'tragedy goes on’ after scammer’s death
Madoff's death in prison doesn't change much for his victims, many of whom are still waiting to be made whole on their share of $20 billion that vanished.


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