Fraud and false statements

FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Jason Maloni, left, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's spokesman, left, walks with Paul Manafort, center, as they leave the Alexandria Federal Courthouse after an arraignment hearing in Alexandria, Va. A federal judge in Virginia has rejected Manfort's move to throw out charges brought by the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision June 26 was a setback for Manafort in his defense against numerous tax and bank fraud charges. Behind Manafort protester Bill Christeson holds up a sign that says "traitor." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 26, 2018 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to throw out charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, clearing the way for a much-anticipated trial to start as scheduled next month. The decision Tuesday...
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June 26, 2018 - 1:33 am
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to forging a dead woman's will and having her cremated in order to steal close to $1.2 million. Newsday.com reports 53-year-old John Derounian pleaded guilty to mail fraud in connection with the theft Monday. Prosecutors say the Oyster Bay...
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Men hold a banner with a picture of of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate outside his Justice and Development Party, or AKP, headquarters in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Unofficial results from Turkey's presidential election show incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a commanding lead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
June 24, 2018 - 4:23 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 11 p.m. The leading Turkish opposition party says it believes the results for the presidential elections are incomplete and may go to a second round, moments before President Recep...
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A polling station worker stamps ballots for Turkey's presidential election at a polling station in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters are voting Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 24, 2018 - 11:54 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Early partial results in Turkey's presidential elections show incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the lead, with challenger Muharrem Ince in second place. Turkey's official...
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A polling station worker stamps ballots for Turkey's presidential election at a polling station in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters are voting Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 24, 2018 - 10:37 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A contender for Turkey's presidency has called on citizens "to not abandon the ballot boxes" as polls closed in critical dual presidential and parliamentary elections...
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A woman casts her ballot for Turkey's elections at a polling station in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters are voting Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 6:33 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 13:30 p.m. The head of Turkey's electoral commission says authorities have taken the "necessary initiatives" following reports of irregularities at voting stations in southeast Turkey...
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A bicycle, left by a cyclist taking a break is seen in Ortakoy square backdropped the "July 15th Martyrs' bridge, formerly known as Bosporus Bridge, over the Bosporus Strait, separating Europe and Asia, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters vote Sunday, June 24, in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 4:47 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Two main candidates posing a tough challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections have cast their votes and vowed vigilance...
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June 21, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Nigerian man who masterminded a conspiracy to obtain millions in refunds from the Internal Revenue Service has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison. Emmanuel Kazeem, 35, who also lived in Bowie, Maryland, was sentenced Wednesday in Eugene. A jury previously...
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June 19, 2018 - 9:56 am
PARIS (AP) — A top European Union court has ruled that French far-right leader Marine le Pen must return 300,000 euros ($346,000) to the European Parliament for funds incorrectly paid to an assistant. The case dates back to Le Pen's time as a European parliament member, from 2009-2017, representing...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File)
June 18, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest...
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