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Defense rests without ex-President Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial

Defense rests without ex-President Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers rested their defense Tuesday without the former president taking the witness stand in his New York hush money criminal trial , moving the case closer to the moment the jury would begin deciding his fate.
The Latest | Defense rests its case without Trump testifying in his hush money trial

The Latest | Defense rests its case without Trump testifying in his hush money trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case in Donald Trump's hush money trial on Tuesday morning without the former president taking the witness stand to testify, bringing proceedings one step closer to closing arguments.
Macron is making a surprise trip to New Caledonia amid deadly unrest and indigenous frustration

Macron is making a surprise trip to New Caledonia amid deadly unrest and indigenous frustration

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is making a surprise trip to riot-hit New Caledonia , the French Pacific territory that has been gripped by days of deadly unrest and where indigenous people have long sought independence.
Greek judge dismisses case against 9 Egyptians accused of causing a deadly shipwreck

Greek judge dismisses case against 9 Egyptians accused of causing a deadly shipwreck

KALAMATA, Greece (AP) — A Greek judge dismissed a case Tuesday against nine Egyptian men accused of causing a shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants last year and sent shockwaves through the European Union’s border protection and asylum operation
1 dead, others injured after London-Singapore flight hit severe turbulence, Singapore Airlines says

1 dead, others injured after London-Singapore flight hit severe turbulence, Singapore Airlines says

BANGKOK (AP) — One person has died aboard a London-Singapore flight that encountered severe turbulence, Singapore Airlines said Tuesday. The plane was diverted to Bangkok, where emergency crews rushed to help injured passengers amid stormy weather.
Australia and New Zealand sending planes to evacuate nationals from New Caledonia's unrest

Australia and New Zealand sending planes to evacuate nationals from New Caledonia's unrest

SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian and New Zealand governments announced Tuesday they were sending planes to evacuate their nationals from violence-scorched New Caledonia .
Judge in Trump's hush money trial threatened to throw witness out of court for behavior on stand

Judge in Trump's hush money trial threatened to throw witness out of court for behavior on stand

NEW YORK (AP) — The judge in Donald Trump's hush money trial cleared the courtroom of reporters Monday and then threatened to remove the defense's witness from the trial altogether because of his behavior on the stand, a court transcript later showed
Iran's president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

Iran's president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister were found dead Monday hours after their helicopter crashed in fog, leaving the Islamic Republic without two key leaders as extraordinary tensions g
Scottie Scheffler's Louisville court date postponed after arrest during PGA Championship

Scottie Scheffler's Louisville court date postponed after arrest during PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky court has postponed pro golfer Scottie Scheffler's appearance on charges he injured a police officer and disobeyed commands outside the gates of Valhalla Golf Club as the venue hosted this year's PGA Championship.
The Latest | Prosecution rests its case in Donald Trump's hush money trial

The Latest | Prosecution rests its case in Donald Trump's hush money trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's hush money trial entered its final stretch with the prosecution resting its case late Monday afternoon following the conclusion of star witness Michael Cohen 's testimony.