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Judge rules Donald Trump defrauded banks, insurers while building real estate empire

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Donald Trump committed fraud for years while building the real estate empire that catapulted him to fame and the White House.

WATCH: Rare 'Dumbo' octopus caught on camera during deep sea exploration

Viewers were treated to a marvelous sight last week when a rare "Dumbo" octopus was spotted during an EVNautilus livestream of a deep sea exploration in Hawaii.

Brazil slows Amazon deforestation, but in Chico Mendes' homeland, it risks being too late

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Luzineide Marques da Silva knows the location of each of the 748 rubber trees scattered in her area of the Brazilian Amazon, where she and her family hold rights to tap the trees for latex to sell to a sneaker manufacturer.

Girl goes viral after seeing herself in Times Square

A one-year-old from Moore has gone viral on social media after being featured in a Down Syndrome Awareness campaign in New York City last month.

Third person charged in suspected fentanyl poisoning death of 1-year-old at New York City day care

NEW YORK (AP) — A third person has been charged in the death of a toddler apparently poisoned by fentanyl inside a New York City day care center, authorities said as the search continued for the alleged ringleader of the drug peddling operation.

National Coffee Day: Where can I get free or discounted coffee?

In celebration of National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, popular coffee chains across the U.S. are treating their loyal customers to deals and discounts on coffee or espresso-based drinks.

WATCH: Jack-In-The-Box employee shot at Florida family in drive-thru over curly fries, according to court docs

A newly released video shows a Jack-In-The-Box employee shooting at a Florida family in a dispute over curly fries, according to court documents.

Around the world

US banning imports from three Chinese companies, citing forced labor concerns

Three Chinese companies will no longer be able to export goods to the United States due to forced labor concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday.

Harlem community youth leader fights deportation

Robert Panton's life sentence was cut short after 30 years when a federal judge declared him "fully rehabilitated" and reduced his sentence to time served. But Panton's good turn in the criminal justice system didn't help him with immigration authorities.

Dior triumphs melding women's past and future, while Saint Laurent puts on study in power dressing

Amid the electric ambiance of strobe lights and an usually sweltering Parisian fall, Dior presented its spring/summer 2024 womenswear collection.

Donatella Versace slams Italian government's anti-gay policies from La Scala stage

Donatella Versace slammed the Italian government for what she described as anti-gay policies in a heartfelt and personal speech that referenced her late brother, Gianni Versace, while receiving a fashion award this weekend.

Mandela's granddaughter Zoleka dies at 43. Her life was full of tragedy but she embraced his legacy

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Zoleka Mandela, a granddaughter of Nelson Mandela whose life was tangled up in addiction, a suicide attempt, a battle with cancer and the tragedy of losing two young children before she came back from the shadows to embrace his legacy, has died. She was 43.

Thrill riders stuck upside down for nearly 30 minutes at Canadian amusement park

A thrill ride turned into a nightmare over the weekend, when some Canada's Wonderland amusement park attendees were stuck upside-down for nearly a half hour.

Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter Zoleka dies following long battle with cancer: 'A tireless activist'

Zoleka Mandela suffered from cancer in several parts of her body, including the brain, lungs, liver and spinal cord, and she passed away surrounded by friends and family.


Amazon unveils a 'smarter and more conversational' Alexa amid AI race among tech companies

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has unveiled a slew of gadgets and an update to its popular voice assistant Alexa, infusing it with more generative AI features to better compete with other tech companies who've rolled out flashy chatbots.

FAQ: Newsom vetoes bill requiring humans in self-driving trucks

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have required a human safety driver to be present while large, automated trucks are on the road.

How to fix Windows 10 and 11 printing problems

Thinking back to the era of Windows 3.0, 3.1, and Windows for Workgroups, I dimly recall that printer drivers could be especially troublesome. Happily, with Windows 95 through Windows 7, printer problems didn’t register much on my radar.

Government shutdown would force CISA to furlough more than 80% of staff

A shutdown would potentially leave CISA with a skeleton crew to respond to cyber attacks on the networks of federal agencies and critical infrastructure.

Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

The Windows 11 2022 Update has been released, but behind the scenes, Microsoft is constantly working to improve the newest version of Windows.

Tailscale, Mullvad partner to deliver secure, private web browsing

Security networking startup Tailscale has partnered with Mullvad to make Mullvad’s global network of VPN services available to Tailscale customers looking to maintain user privacy while browsing the internet.

Britain uses UN speech to show that it wants to be a leader on how the world handles AI

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain pitched itself to the world Friday as a ready leader in shaping an international response to the rise of artificial intelligence, with Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden telling the U.N. General Assembly his country was “determined to be in the vanguard.

Sports News

Clayton Kershaw floats possibility of retirement as MLB regular season draws to a close

Clayton Kershaw is set to take the mound on Saturday against the Giants in what could be his final regular season start at Dodger Stadium.

Feel the Bern: Is Thursday here yet? Can’t wait for Lions-Packers

The Detroit Lions are off to a spirited 2-1 start and coming off a dominant win over the Atlanta Falcons. But now comes the tough part for Detroit.

Midway Mondays: It isn’t time for the Bears to hit the panic button … yet

Sprinkler splashes may be turning to fireplace ashes, but let’s pump the breaks on hitting the big red button and claiming the Chicago Bears are finished.

Tampa police investigating if unprescribed drugs factored into death of ex-NFL player Mike Williams

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of former NFL player Mike Williams in Tampa after getting information that he may have received unprescribed drugs from someone while hospitalized after a construction site accident.

Dan Campbell gives injury updates on 4 starters before Detroit Lions battle Packers

Dan Campbell provided an update on the injury status of four starters before the Detroit Lions head to Green Bay to battle the Packers for first place.

Padres push back against reports there's a lack of leadership in a dysfunctional franchise

Less than a year after a stirring run to the NL Championship Series, the high-priced, underperforming San Diego Padres are defending themselves against reports there is a lack of clubhouse leadership within a dysfunctional organization.

Kurtenbach: Logan Webb called out the SF Giants’ culture. It showed true leadership

Logan Webb's frustrations from a wasted season boiled over Monday, and his comments spoke necessary truth to power.

Politics News

Hunter Biden received $250K wires originating in Beijing with beneficiary address listed as Joe Biden's home

Hunter Biden received wires originating in Beijing for more than $250,000 from Chinese business partners — wires that listed the Delaware home of Joe Biden as the beneficiary address for the funds, Fox News Digital has learned.

Biden urges striking auto workers to 'stick with it' in picket line visit unparalleled in history

President Joe Biden grabbed a bullhorn on the picket line Tuesday and urged striking auto workers to “stick with it” in an unparalleled show of support for organized labor by a modern president.

With cameras capturing every word, the pressure is on for the Georgia judge over Trump’s indictment

ATLANTA (AP) — Judge Peter Cahill hardly slept during the six weeks he presided over the murder trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd. Cameras in the courtroom broadcast the veteran Minnesota judge’s every word to a global audience.

Want to tune in for the second GOP presidential debate? Here's how to watch

The second Republican presidential debate is drawing near with a smaller onstage lineup than the first event last month. Here’s all of the information on how to watch: TUNING IN The two-hour debate will start at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

Dallas selected as one of three national hubs for new medical innovation federal agency

The city joins Cambridge, Mass. and the Washington, D.C. area as epicenters of the new agency. A Biden administration initiative, Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health will work toward medical breakthroughs in treating diseases like cancer, Alzheimer and diabetes.

Paxton critics pile on, calling impeachment trial rigged

House Speaker Dade Phelan wrote an op-ed for his hometown newspaper, saying the “fix was in from the start,” while other Republican officials are calling for Phelan’s resignation.

Democrats move to expand control over broadband

The Federal Communications Commission will vote next month to start a rulemaking to bring back net neutrality, setting up a likely tussle with the telecom industry and Republicans in Congress.