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Updated: November 23, 2022 @ 5:59 pm
NEW YORK — Two New York judges have dismissed lawsuits against former President Donald Trump brought by a pair of familiar faces — his niece and his former fixer.
Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Robert Reed dismissed Mary Trump’s lawsuit against her uncle, which centered around allegations that the ex-president, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and brother Robert Trump siphoned money from Mary Trump’s multimillion-dollar inheritance after her father, Fred Trump, Jr., died in 1981.
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Wednesday, Nov. 23
Wednesday, Nov. 23
Wednesday, Nov. 23
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The European Union’s top diplomat says Kosovo and Serbia have reached a deal on a dispute over vehicle number plates, defusing rising tension between the two Western Balkan neighbors. The EU’s high representative, Josep Borrell, posted in his social media page that Kosovo’s and Serbia’s negotiators “have agreed to avoid further escalation and to fully concentrate on the proposal on normalization of their relations.” Earlier this week Borrell had failed to convince the two countries’ leaders to do that, raising concerns in Brussels. The EU-backed Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue, which is aimed at normalizing relations between the former foes in the Western Balkans, has been at a virtual standstill for years.
Outgoing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says his Republican administration will ensure an orderly transition to Democrat Katie Hobbs. Ducey met with Hobbs in his office Wednesday more than a week after her victory became clear and days after the last ballots were counted. Defeated Republican Kari Lake has not conceded. Ducey called to congratulate Hobbs the day after The Associated Press and other news outlets called the race, but he had not spoken publicly about the outcome before Wednesday. Hobbs has formed a transition team that is vetting potential staff and preparing for her to become the first Democrat to hold the state’s top office since 2009.
A plea hearing has been scheduled for next week in the case of a natural gas driller facing felony charges in Pennsylvania over allegations it polluted a small community’s drinking water. Houston-based Coterra Energy Inc. will appear in Susquehanna County Court on Tuesday. That’s according to online court records. Coterra’s corporate predecessor, Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., was charged with drilling faulty gas wells that leaked flammable methane into residential water supplies in Dimock and surrounding communities. Dimock drew national notoriety after residents were filmed lighting their tap water on fire in the 2010 documentary “Gasland.”
The Buffalo Bills are back in Detroit and this time, they’re facing the suddenly surging Lions. The NFL shifted Buffalo’s previous home game against Cleveland to Ford Field after a winter storm dumped several feet of snow across Western New York. The Bills beat the Browns, ending a two-game losing streak. Buffalo is tied with the Miami Dolphins atop the AFC East. Detroit has won three straight for the first time in five years. The Lions are hoping they can upset Buffalo to end a five-game losing streak on Thanksgiving.
RALEIGH, N.C. — After a train slammed into a Texas veterans’ parade in 2012, killing four people and injuring a dozen more, the National Transportation Safety Board urged local governments to overhaul the protections for parade-goers and participants.
Ten days after four University of Idaho students were stabbed to death in their rooms, police said Wednesday they still have not identified a suspect or found a murder weapon, and they continued asking for tips and surveillance video. Moscow Police Department Capt. Roger Lanier said at a news conference that his department is putting all of its resources into solving the case and that investigators are prepared to work through the Thanksgiving holiday. Authorities gave no indication that they’re any closer to making an arrest, but they did stress that they continue processing forensic evidence gathered from the home where the students were killed.
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The company tasked with locking down the assets in the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX said they’ve managed to recover and secure $740 million in assets so far, a fraction of the potential billions that is likely missing from bankrupt company’s coffers. The numbers were disclosed on Wednesday by cryptocurrency custodial company BitGo, who FTX hired in the hours after the company filed for bankruptcy on November 11.
MIAMI — A former professional boxer has been arrested after Miami police say he bought an AK-47 rifle and was preparing to shoot up a gym.
In the months before Anderson Aldrich allegedly opened fire on a Colorado Springs, Colorado, LGBTQ nightclub, killing five and wounding 18 others, their mother posted in a Facebook group for women in the Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, asking for help for her child.
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Connecticut state legislators are returning to the Capitol to consider extending the soon-to-expire gas tax holiday, increase funding for pandemic payments to essential workers and vote on other initiatives to help residents cope with rising costs. Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont issued the first executive order of his second term on Wednesday and called the General Assembly into special session on Monday. Connecticut’s 25-cent-per-gallon gas tax has been suspended since April 1 and is currently scheduled to resume on Nov. 30. Lamont wants legislators to continue the suspension of the full 25 cents through Dec. 31 before incrementally scaling back the tax relief at five cents per month, beginning Jan. 1.
LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 23, 2022–
Former daytime TV star Wendy Williams has a lot on her plate months after she entered a wellness facility earlier this year.
Children’s hospitals in the Pacific Northwest are struggling to maintain enough space for their young patients. Some report being over capacity, amid increasing strain due to a surge in respiratory illness and hospitalizations. Two hospitals in Portland have moved to crisis standards of care. OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel account for much of the state’s pediatric intensive care capacity. In neighboring Washington state, health officials in King County, home to Seattle, have reported the first death of a child from flu complications this season.
An attorney representing Todd and Julie Chrisley said the reality stars plan to appeal their federal prison sentences and convictions for tax evasion and bank fraud.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Down a winding gravel road, past the knotted oak trees and a small but mighty herd of cattle, sits a long red-roofed barn, the permanent home to North Carolina’s newest Thanksgiving celebrities.
WASHINGTON — The $475 million being spent for a campaign to encourage Americans to be vaccinated is being paid for by pandemic money meant for doctors and hospitals, Republicans charged Wednesday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The suspect accused of killing five people at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs over the weekend was ordered held without bond during an initial court appearance Wednesday.
A witness to a shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub says the suspect showed “no hesitation” when entering Club Q and opening fire. Deanne VanScyoc says the shooter wearing body armor moved in a crouch through the club with a rifle at eye-level, firing at people gathered at the bar then spraying a dance floor with bullets. Authorities say five people were killed and 17 injured by gunfire in the weekend rampage at Club Q, a well-known gathering place for the LGBTQ community in Colorado Springs. The suspect was ordered to be held without bail during an initial court appearance Wednesday.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Local, state and federal leaders on Wednesday issued condolences and calls for action following a shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake that left seven dead, including the gunman, and wounded four others Tuesday night.
Conservationists say they will sue U.S. wildlife officials over past-due decisions on protections sought for two rare fish. They say groundwater pumping in the drought-stricken West is a threat to the Fish Lake Valley tui chub near the California-Nevada line and the least chub in southwest Utah. The Center for Biological Diversity sent a formal notice of intent to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service last week. The environmental group petitioned last year for Endangered Species Act protection for the fish. It says they are at risk of extinction as the agency continues to miss multiple deadlines under the act.