RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled next week in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island.
Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1OhiTtY ) reports testimony ended Wednesday in the non-jury trial of Jason Lee. The former Goldman Sachs executive has pleaded not guilty to raping a 20-year-old woman in the bathroom of an East Hampton home he rented in the summer of 2013.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The government trustees who will assess the scale of damage to New York's Hudson River from prolonged contamination say the waterway's recreational and commercial fisheries have been severely harmed.
The updated fisheries report released Thursday by the Natural Resources Trustees will be used as they assess the broader damages of PCBs, potentially cancer-causing chemicals.
General Electric Co. discharged about 1.3 million pounds...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government official says two separate U.S. drone strikes killed the two hostages and two Americans who died in U.S. counterterrorism operations against al-Qaida targets in January.
The official said one drone strike was on Jan. 14 and the other on Jan. 19. The official was not authorized to discuss details of the attacks and spoke on condition of anonymity.
The deaths were announced Thursday by the White House....
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says a security alarm at the Texas home of former President George H.W. Bush was broken for at least 13 months before the Secret Service fixed it.
Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth says in a report released Thursday that Secret Service personnel protecting Bush noticed a failure in the alarm system at Bush's Houston home in September 2013. A temporary alarm wasn't installed until April 2014.