Trump is sued again by writer for defamation, and battery, over alleged rape

Trump is sued again by writer for defamation, and battery, over alleged rape

NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Donald Trump was sued for defamation a second time on Thursday by a writer who accused the former U.S. president of lying by denying that he raped her 27 years ago. In a complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the former Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll also accused … Read more

Trump rebuffed by judge in New York fraud lawsuit, trial date set

Trump rebuffed by judge in New York fraud lawsuit, trial date set

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A New York judge has scheduled an October 2023 trial for former U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization in a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of fraudulently overvaluing the real estate company’s assets and Trump’s net … Read more

Explainer: What legal problems does U.S. presidential candidate Trump face?

Explainer: What legal problems does U.S. presidential candidate Trump face?

Nov 15 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump, who on Tuesday announced he will run again for the White House in 2024, faces a series of investigations and lawsuits. MISSING GOVERNMENT RECORDS The U.S. Department of Justice is conducting a criminal investigation of Trump for retaining government records, including some marked as classified, after leaving … Read more

Showing off songs and sequins, Museum of Broadway opens in New York

Showing off songs and sequins, Museum of Broadway opens in New York

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Right on Times Square in the heart of New York’s theater district, a new Museum of Broadway is designed to take fans behind the curtain of some of its biggest musicals. Rooms in the museum on 45th Street, which opens on Tuesday, use music, videos, glittering costumes and walk-through … Read more

Trump fights Twitter ban at U.S. appeals court

Trump fights Twitter ban at U.S. appeals court

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to revive his lawsuit against Twitter Inc challenging his permanent suspension from the platform after his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Lawyers for Trump, a Republican, told the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of … Read more

In final midterm push, Biden warns of threats, Trump hints at another run

In final midterm push, Biden warns of threats, Trump hints at another run

YONKERS, N.Y., Nov 6 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden warned that a Republican win in Tuesday’s midterm elections could weaken U.S. democracy, while former President Donald Trump hinted at another White House bid, two days before votes in which Republicans could gain control of both chambers of Congress. The comments, made at dueling rallies held … Read more

New York art auction fall highlights include Paul Allen collection and a rare Warhol

New York art auction fall highlights include Paul Allen collection and a rare Warhol

Nov 4 (Reuters) – The fall art auction season kicks off in New York City next week, with auction houses Christie’s and Sotheby’s both expecting to bring in record-breaking sales. Among the highlights is Christie’s Paul G. Allen Collection, which includes more than 150 pieces spanning 500 years. The collection, from the estate of the … Read more

U.S. judge blocks New York from banning guns in church

U.S. judge blocks New York from banning guns in church

Oct 20 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday barred the state of New York, at least for now, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans firearms from churches or other places of worship. The ruling marks the latest victory for gun owners in a tug-of-war with the state of … Read more

Trump’s company seeks to avoid consequences from lawsuit, NY prosecutor says

Trump’s company seeks to avoid consequences from lawsuit, NY prosecutor says

NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s family company is trying to restructure itself to avoid potential consequences from a lawsuit accusing the Trump Organization, Trump and three of his adult children of fraud, New York state Attorney General Letitia James said on Thursday. James urged a New York state court in Manhattan to … Read more

LGBTQ beach sanctum faces demolition in New York

LGBTQ beach sanctum faces demolition in New York

NEW YORK, Oct 12 – LGBTQ beachgoers are wrestling with New York City’s plan to tear down a long-abandoned tuberculosis hospital that has served as a landmark for the community. Graffiti on the outer walls declare “QUEER TRANS POWER” and “KNOW YOUR POWER.” Air conditioning units rust in the shattered windows of Neponsit Beach Hospital, … Read more