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Nation Aug 30Trump administration backs Asian-Americans in Harvard case
The Justice Department said in a court filing that Harvard has failed to demonstrate that it does not discriminate on the basis of race.
Politics Aug 29Paul Manafort asks to move upcoming trial, cites D.C. publicity
His lawyers cite "intensely negative news coverage" and possible juror bias in requesting that the case be relocated to Roanoke, Virginia.
Politics Aug 23A juror in Paul Manafort’s trial says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction
The jury on Tuesday found Manafort guilty on eight counts. The judge declared a mistrial on 10 counts the jury was deadlocked on.
Politics Aug 21Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others.
Politics Aug 08Trump’s legal team responds to Russia investigation interview request
Mueller's investigators want to interview the president on whether he sought to obstruct justice by firing FBI Director James Comey and other actions.
Politics Aug 08Rick Gates says former boss Paul Manafort told him to be truthful to FBI
The star witness in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says the former Trump campaign chairman told him to be truthful about offshore shell companies and bank accounts during a 2014 interview with the FBI.
Politics Aug 07Rick Gates says he and former boss Paul Manafort disguised foreign income as loans
Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates returns to the witness stand in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Politics Aug 04All eyes on ‘right-hand man’ in Manafort trial
The most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial will likely arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Rick Gates, whom witnesses have described as Manafort's "right-hand man."…
Politics Aug 02Paul Manafort’s bookkeepers to take the stand on trial’s third day
Prosecutors will ask jurors Thursday to follow the money in the Paul Manafort trial, a trail they say shows that the former campaign chairman took millions from wealthy Ukrainian clients then hid it from banks and the IRS.
Politics Aug 01FBI agent testifies about raid on Paul Manafort’s condo in second day of trial
Special Agent Matthew Mikuska told jurors on Wednesday that the FBI knocked multiple times on the door of Manafort's condo before entering with a key after no one answered.