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Flynn pleaded guilty last December to lying to the FBI about the nature of his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, after the election but before Trump was sworn in as president.
Trump Jr.'s post on Instagram, where he has 1.3 million followers, featured an image of faux classroom note from "Bret" to a girl, with the president's son saying, "Judge Kavanaugh's sexual assault letter found by Dems."
An attorney for the New York Republican says his client will remain on the ballot despite an insider trading indictment.
GOP worries about Kavanaugh would have been unthinkable just days earlier, when the appellate judge and George W. Bush administration veteran appeared to have few obstacles left on his way to a lifetime Supreme Court appointment.
One of China's most famous actress, Fan Bingbing, has not been seen publicly since July after reports emerged that she had been caught up in a probe by Chinese authorities into tax evasion in the film industry.
If Trump were to pardon Manafort now, the special counsel already knows what Manafort said and can still compel him to testify with a grand jury subpoena, according to former Justice Department official Matt Miller.
Paul Manafort is forfeiting an estimated $46 million in real estate properties and cash as part of his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. The properties include residences in New York City and the Hamptons.
Nearly 2.5 tons of grapes were stolen from a vineyard in Virginia Monday night, resulting in $50,000 of lost wine profits.
Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy and agreed to help special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign.
The crimes that Manafort pleads guilty to relate to money earned from consulting work on behalf of pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine, predating his tenure on the Trump campaign.
It is not yet clear if Paul Manafort will cooperate with Mueller against President Trump.
A hearing in U.S. District Court in Washington is set for Friday morning, and jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday.
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Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly wants Paul Manafort's plea deal to include information he may have "related to President [Donald] Trump and the 2016 campaign." Manafort managed that campaign for several months in 2016.
Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in August to federal tax crimes and to violating campaign finance law with a $130,000 hush-money payment he made to porn star Stormy Daniels at what he said was the direction of President Donald Trump.
Butina, 29, was jailed in July pending trial on the basis that she posed an "extreme risk of flight" after being charged with conspiring to infiltrate U.S. political organizations in order to advance Russia's interests.