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Politics Sep 15Manafort plea deal raises key question: What does he know?
The question remains what information Manafort, 69, is able to provide about the president, as well as whether the Trump election effort coordinated with Russia.
Politics Sep 10Trump’s jabs at Sessions could eclipse the attorney general’s work
As Sessions enters what may be the final stretch of his tenure, his efforts are at risk of being eclipsed by his boss' relentless verbal jabs that have made the attorney general seem like a perpetual presidential punching bag.
Nation Sep 06North Korean programmer charged in Sony hack, WannaCry attack
Park Jin Hyok, who is believed to be in North Korea, conspired with others to conduct a series of attacks that also stole $81 million from a bank in Bangladesh, according to the Justice Department's criminal complaint. The U.S. believes…
Arts Aug 31AP Report: Justice Department lawyer said Russia had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’
The official, Bruce Ohr, says he learned that information during a July 2016 breakfast with former British spy Christopher Steele.
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.