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Nation Mar 08Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify about Wikileaks
A U.S. district judge ordered Manning to be jailed for contempt of court on Friday.
Politics Mar 07Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort to be sentenced for tax fraud
When former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is sentenced for tax and bank fraud, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III will likely issue the same lecture he gives to drug dealers and bank robbers.
Politics Dec 17Prosecutors charge 2 men involved in Michael Flynn’s Turkish lobbying campaign
An indictment unsealed Monday accused two men of conspiring to "covertly and unlawfully" influence U.S. politicians on behalf of Turkey. Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, admitted last year to lying about several aspects of the lobbying work. The new…
Economy Nov 12What’s the appeal? A look at two top contenders for Amazon HQ2
Both Long Island City and Crystal City are stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers, but there are also plenty of differences.
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 18Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort
As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge…
Politics Aug 17Manafort judge says he’s received threats, won’t name jurors
The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial refused Friday to release the names of jurors, saying he has received threats and fears for their safety as well.
Politics Aug 15‘Manafort and his lies’ are at the heart of the case, prosecution argues in closing arguments
In the closing arguments for Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial Wednesday morning, prosecutors took jurors through a rundown of the 18 charges filed against him, highlighting evidence of falsified paperwork used to obtain bank loans.
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.