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BC-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, NY

August 22, 2018

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NEW YORK — What other dirt does Michael Cohen have on Donald Trump, and what does that mean for the president? Cohen’s lawyer says the former Trump “fixer” has information “that would be of interest” to prosecutors beyond allegations he made in court while pleading guilty to charges that that Trump directed him to make hush-money payments. A Cohen confidant says he suggested attacks from Trump and his team helped pave the way for his guilty plea and possible cooperation. By Jonathan Lemire and Michael R. Sisak. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m.


NEW YORK — It’s unlikely the guilty plea of the former attorney for President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, means “case closed” for federal prosecutors in Manhattan. Those prosecutors were mum Wednesday about what might come next. But court papers filed this week pointed to several avenues of investigation for a U.S. Attorney’s office with an appetite for high-profile public corruption cases. By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister. UPCOMING 650 words, photos by 4 p.m.


SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco opens $2 billion transit terminal billed THE “Grand Central of the West.” By Lorin Eleni Gill. UPCOMING: 500 words. With photos.




FIFA INVESTIGATION-TRIAL: A former South American soccer official has been sentenced to four years in prison for his conviction on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal.


Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee resigned Tuesday amid charges of harassment stemming from an incident at the NHL scouting combine in Buffalo. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. SENT: 363 words, photo.


MIAMI — The Yankees, now 33 games above .500 for the first time since 2011, close out a two-game series at Miami uncertain how long injured closer Aroldis Chapman will be sidelined. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard (8-3, 3.40 ERA) makes his fourth career start against San Francisco when the Mets host the Giants. San Francisco counters with Casey Kelly (0-1, 1.69 ERA), who is making his second start in place of Dereck Rodriguez. By Adry Torres. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen will address reporters on Wednesday for the first time since being named the starter for Buffalo’s preseason home game against Cincinnati on Sunday. The decision provides the first-round draft pick out of Wyoming an opportunity to secure the No. 1 job following an offseason-long three-way competition. By John Wawrow. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 6 p.m.


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The next time Saquon Barkley plays in a game for the New York Giants might be in the season opener against Jacksonville. By Tom Canavan.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Former NFL offensive lineman Richie Incognito bonded out of an Arizona jail Tuesday after being arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home a day earlier, authorities said.

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