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The Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, said the investigation arose in part from the slew of materials seized in April raids on Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, by federal prosecutors.
Butina was first charged by U.S. prosecutors in Washington, D.C., federal court in July. They alleged that she infiltrated U.S. organizations and cultivated relationships to advance a Russian agenda without registering as a foreign agent.
The majority of those detained were facing anti-state charges, according to data from the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Trump's tweets came a day after Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for his guilty pleas to charges brought by federal prosecutors in New York and special counsel Robert Mueller.
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for crimes that included facilitating the National Enquirer's payment to Playboy model Karen McDougal.
Federal prosecutors in New York had urged Judge William Pauley to impose "a substantial term of imprisonment" on Michael Cohen.
Cohen admitted facilitating hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal. He also admitted lying to Congress about President Trump's involvement in an aborted deal to build a Trump Tower in Russia.
Despite the White House ramping up its rhetoric, the United States remains a free and fair press, Ben Goldberger, assistant managing editor of Time Magazine told CNBC on Wednesday.
In a heavily redacted court filing Friday, Mueller laid out five lies Manafort is alleged to have told after he signed the plea agreement.
Maria Butina allegedly tried to inflitrate the National Rifle Association as part of a conspiracy to act as a Russian agent and advance the country's interests in the United States.
Key legal moves are scheduled in cases involving at least three central figures in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
The outcomes for Madoff's victims vary widely. They are the result of a deeply controversial process for unwinding the fraud that is still playing out to this day, having set precedents — and cautionary tales — for scandals to come.
For all the signs of progress, no one seems willing to rule out a Madoff-sized financial fraud happening again. Indeed, experts are concerned that renewed volatility in the financial markets could reveal new frauds.
A London court ordered the extradition of Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by India's authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines.
Butina is charged with conspiracy and failing to register as a foreign agent. She and federal prosecutors filed a joint motion in U.S. District Court in Washington to ask a judge to set a date for a change-of-plea hearing as soon as possible.
Attorneys for Corsi are demanding $100 million in "general and compensatory damages" and $250 million in "punitive damages" from Mueller, the Justice Department, the National Security Agency, the FBI and the CIA.