WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller says a lawyer for one of Donald Trump's former campaign aides may have a conflict of interest. Mueller is investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. In court papers Monday, Mueller said Walter Mack, attorney for Rick Gates, who has pleaded not guilty to federal money laundering charges. Mack also represents a business associate of Gates charged in an unrelated case with bilking movie investors.
NEW YORK (AP) - A 38-year-old mother who admitted smothering her 1-year-old child in the restroom of a Manhattan burger restaurant had been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Latisha Fisher pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter in the 2015 death of her son, Gavriel Fisher.
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say two explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory north of New York City have left between 30 and 35 people injured, including seven firefighters caught in the second blast. New Windsor town police say the first explosion occurred around 10:15 a.m. Monday at the Verla International cosmetics factory. Police say firefighters were inside when the second explosion occurred.
BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) - The body of a diver who went missing inside a flooded mine north of New York City has been recovered. Authorities say the body of 48-year-old Robert Thomas of Jersey City, New Jersey, was recovered Monday afternoon. Preliminary reports indicate the experienced diver may have become entangled in wires or cables on the bottom of the flooded mine shaft.
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