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Michael Cohen reportedly under investigation for $20M in bank fraud
President Trump’s former personal lawyer is being investigated over more than $20 million in loans to taxi companies owned by him and his family — and could face charges within the next two weeks, according to a new report Sunday. Michael Cohen is also being probed over deals to buy the silence of women who...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:26:51 -0400
Ex-Gotti lawyer rejoins El Chapo legal team
The slick defense attorney who helped bring a little Teflon to John Gotti’s son is back on the case of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — following nearly a year of financial wrangling. Lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman will sign onto the cartel leader’s defense team Monday, he told The Post. Lichtman is joining Eduardo Balarezo and William...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:58:54 -0400
Cohen’s attorney says he sought out lawyer who took down Nixon
Lanny Davis, the lawyer for President Trump’s longtime fixer Michael Cohen, has been talking to former White House counsel John Dean who helped end the presidency of Richard Nixon when he testified in the Watergate scandal, according to a report on Sunday. “I reached out to my old friend John Dean because of what he...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:38:32 -0400
Schumer demands feds release info about weed-killing chemical in cereals
The Food & Drug Administration has test results from a probable cancer-causing chemical that’s been popping up in everyday foods like breakfast cereals and granola bars – but is withholding the results, says Sen. Chuck Schumer. “The federal government is, in fact, investigating this chemical,” Schumer said Sunday, demanding the FDA share the results. The...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:13:58 -0400
Catholics consider withholding donations amid sex abuse scandals
For decades, Michael Drweiga has opened his wallet whenever the donation basket comes around at church, but the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children brought him to the conclusion that he can no longer justify giving. Brice Sokolowski helps small Catholic nonprofits and churches raise money, but he too supports the recent calls to...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:20:13 -0400
ICE detains man taking pregnant wife to hospital, says he’s wanted for murder
A man wanted for murder in Mexico was detained by ICE in California as he rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital, according to reports. Maria del Carmen Venegas told CBS Los Angeles that she had to drive herself to the hospital for her planned Cesarean section after immigration agents grabbed her husband and led...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:07:46 -0400
Clergy sex abuse has cost Catholic Church $3 billion in settlements
Clergy sex abuse of children has rocked the Catholic Church not only in terms of trust and reputation, but also financially, to the tune of more than $3 billion, according to National Public Radio. The multibillion-dollar expense has gone to settlements in response to lawsuits filed by people abused by clergy, reports NPR. Nearly 20...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:56:55 -0400
Omarosa accuses Trump of wanting to start a ‘race war’
WASHINGTON — Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman accused President Trump on Sunday of wanting to start a “race war.” She said Trump’s efforts during the 2016 election to reach out to African-American voters was nothing but a con to win their vote. “We have a lot to lose and in fact, we’re losing...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:47:02 -0400
Doctor who raped heavily sedated patient gets no prison time
HOUSTON — A former Houston doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient while she was tethered to machines and receiving treatment for asthma won’t serve any prison time and will instead serve 10 years’ probation. The punishment has surprised defense attorneys, disappointed law enforcement and raised concerns from a victims advocacy group, the Houston Chronicle...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:39:19 -0400
Rescuer in duck boat disaster sues over PTSD
A man who helped rescue passengers drowning in the tragic Missouri “duck boat” disaster is suing the tour company, claiming he now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a report. Gregory Harris, who was working on a boat nearby when the tour vessel capsized, was traumatized and injured while pulling victims from Table Rock...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:36:54 -0400

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