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The defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, front left, and Thomas Zehnle, front right, arrive at federal court for the continuation of the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 09, 2018 - 11:42 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The federal judge overseeing the financial trial of Paul Manafort said Thursday he was likely in error when he angrily confronted prosecutors during expert witness testimony, telling jurors in the former Trump campaign chairman's case to "put aside" his criticism. U.S...
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The defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, front left, and Thomas Zehnle, front right, arrive at federal court for the continuation of the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 09, 2018 - 11:04 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Thursday that the judge presiding over the former Trump campaign chairman's case incorrectly admonished them in front of the jury, and they want him to correct the error. Attorneys for special counsel Robert Mueller's...
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FILE - In this Dec.13, 2017 file photo, president of Venezuelan parliament Julio Borges leaves after receiving the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, an award given to Venezuela's opposition, in Strasbourg, eastern France. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro implicated Borges, one of the country’s most prominent opposition leaders, in an alleged assassination attempt using drones. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
August 09, 2018 - 3:03 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly stripped two opposition lawmakers of their immunity from prosecution on Wednesday, accusing them of having roles in a drone attack that authorities say was an attempt to kill socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The...
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FILE - In this Dec.13, 2017 file photo, president of Venezuelan parliament Julio Borges leaves after receiving the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, an award given to Venezuela's opposition, in Strasbourg, eastern France. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro implicated Borges, one of the country’s most prominent opposition leaders, in an alleged assassination attempt using drones. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
August 08, 2018 - 6:48 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly stripped two opposition lawmakers of their immunity from prosecution on Wednesday, accusing them of having roles in a drone attack that authorities say was an attempt to kill socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The...
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FILE - In this Dec.13, 2017 file photo, president of Venezuelan parliament Julio Borges leaves after receiving the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, an award given to Venezuela's opposition, in Strasbourg, eastern France. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro implicated Borges, one of the country’s most prominent opposition leaders, in an alleged assassination attempt using drones. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
August 08, 2018 - 6:30 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly stripped two opposition lawmakers of their immunity from prosecution on Wednesday, accusing them of having roles in a drone attack that authorities say was an attempt to kill socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the exiled opposition leader Venezuelan authorities are accusing of directing a failed assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro, said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 that the arrests of two high-ranking military officers in connection with a thwarted attack using drones loaded with plastic explosives is yet another signal that fractures within the nation’s armed forces are growing and may now be irreversible. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
August 08, 2018 - 3:24 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the apparent drone attack on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Venezuela's supreme court is ordering the arrest of prominent opposition leader Julio Borges in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President...
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August 08, 2018 - 3:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit by 17 states challenging President Donald Trump's separation of migrant families at the Mexico border has been transferred to a California courtroom where a federal judge is already overseeing several related cases. Washington, California, Massachusetts and other states led...
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The defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, front left, and Thomas Zehnle, right, arrive at federal court for the continuation of the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 08, 2018 - 3:18 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's trial (all times local): 3:10 p.m. An FBI forensic accountant is telling the jury in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial how she traced millions of dollars of payments for mortgages, home improvements and expensive cars, rugs and clothes back...
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This courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates on the witness stand as he is cross examined by defense lawyer Kevin Downing during the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 1:15 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's trial (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Paul Manafort hid more than 30 offshore accounts in three types of currencies from the IRS. That's according to an FBI forensic accountant testifying in the former Trump campaign chairman's trial. Morgan...
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This courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates on the witness stand as he is cross examined by defense lawyer Kevin Downing during the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's trial (all times local): 12:54 p.m. The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial is joking about his efforts to speed up the prosecution's presentation of its case. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III says that judges should be patient but "...
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