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The Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice said Wednesday they have halted a $364 million Ponzi scheme that targeted hundreds of investors across the U.S.
Trump's comment came five days after Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges brought by Mueller in federal court in Washington, D.C., and agreed to cooperate with the prosecutor in an ongoing probe of the Trump campaign and other issues.
In an interview with The Hill, the president said he wasn't happy with Jeff Sessions over "numerous things," including how the Justice Department has handled the border.
A big change since the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings has been the #MeToo movement, which has made it less likely that women's accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men will be brushed off.
Tesla said the Justice Department requested documents regarding CEO Elon Musk's Aug. 7 tweets about taking the company private. The shares sank earlier Tuesday after it was reported that DOJ has opened a criminal probe looking at his comments.
A spokesman for the Judiciary Committee's ranking Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, says, "It could be that they haven't heard from her yet because they scheduled the hearing without first talking with her or her lawyer."
Fast-food staffers are vulnerable to unwanted physical advances, lurid comments, graphic pictures and gestures as they do everything from flip burgers and brew coffee. USAToday reports.
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.