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Politics Jul 20Trump inaugural committee head arrested over accusation of being UAE agent
The chair of Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday in California on charges alleging that he and others conspired to influence Trump’s foreign policy positions to benefit the United Arab Emirates.
Politics Jul 13Feds charge 4 in Iran plot to kidnap U.S. journalist, 4 others
An Iranian intelligence officer and three members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to lure a U.S. journalist and human rights activist from New York City to Iran.
Nation Jul 08Avenatti sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for extortion
A New York judge has sentenced the combative California lawyer Michael Avenatti to 2 1/2 years in prison for trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike.
Nation Jun 08Fed lawyers say Trump is not liable for ‘crude’ remarks at accuser
Donald Trump cannot be held personally liable for “crude and disrespectful” remarks he made about a woman who accused him of rape because he made the comments while he was president, U.S. Justice Department lawyers said.
Nation Jun 03Ex-Treasury worker sentenced to prison for leaking banking reports to reporter
Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards pleaded guilty last year to a conspiracy charge, admitting she leaked banking reports. Edwards lawyer, Stephanie M. Carvlin, argued that Edwards made her disclosures at a time when she believed people running the Treasury Department "were…
Nation Mar 30Sex trafficking crimes brought against Epstein ex-girlfriend Maxwell
Sex trafficking charges were added Monday to the indictment against financier Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend as prosecutors alleged that she groomed a 14-year-old girl to recruit other young females in the early 2000s to provide "sexualized massages" to Epstein in return…
Nation Jan 19U.S. soldier arrested in plot to blow up New York City 9/11 Memorial
Cole James Bridges of Stow, Ohio, was in custody on charges of attempted material support of a terrorist organization — the Islamic State group.
Nation Nov 25Justice Department appeals judge’s decision in Trump defamation case
A judge concluded last month in a written decision that President Donald Trump’s June 19 statements about columnist E. Jean Carroll didn’t constitute an official act of the presidency and were outside the scope of his employment as president.
Nation Oct 27Self-improvement guru Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison
Keith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization, NXIVM, attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, was sentenced Tuesday to 120 years after convictions that he turned some followers into sex slaves branded with his initials.
Politics Oct 27Judge says U.S. can’t replace Trump in columnist’s slander suit
A federal judge on Tuesday denied President Donald Trump's request that he be replaced as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s.