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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.
Dana Verkouteren via AP
August 08, 2018 - 12:07 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's protégé wrapped up his testimony Wednesday after implicating the former Trump campaign chairman and himself in financial crimes while also enduring stinging attacks on his character and credibility. Rick Gates has been the government's star witness in Manafort...
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Portrait of Rep. Chris Collins R-New York.
Jack Gruber/USA TODAY NETWORK
August 08, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Maegan Vazquez and Shimon Prokupecz, CNN (CNN) -- New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins has been charged with securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Collins, who was the first sitting member of Congress to endorse Trump's presidential bid...
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In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
July 26, 2018 - 7:11 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 11 House conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The move came Wednesday...
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In this July 14, 2018, file photo, Jelsin Aguilar Padilla shakes immigration attorney Jorge L. Baron's hand after stepping off his flight from New York into the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as he is reunited with his mother Yolany in Seattle.
Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP, File
July 16, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of reunited families who were separated by the Trump administration after crossing the southwest border. The American Civil Liberties Union had asked Judge Dana Sabraw to delay...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 13, 2018 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen communications, in a sweeping effort by a foreign government to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to a grand jury...
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Left: Emmett Louis Till. Right: Carolyn Byant
AP Photo/File; AP Photo/Gene Herrick, File
July 12, 2018 - 10:40 am
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice...
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Ever Reyes Mejia is reunited with his 3-year-old son at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)  office building in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP
July 11, 2018 - 8:38 am
By Elliot Spagat and Mike Householder, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters...
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In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Christian, from Honduras, recounts his separation from his child at the border during a news conference at the Annunciation House,in El Paso, Texas.
AP Photo/Matt York, File
July 09, 2018 - 7:47 am
By Elliott Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases. The ACLU said late Sunday...
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The historic gate of the famous Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dreamstime
July 03, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Laura Jarrett and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. While the decision does not change current US law on affirmative action, it...
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Ex CIA Employee Charged
CIA
June 19, 2018 - 8:44 am
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- Joshua Schulte, a former CIA employee, has been charged with leaking classified information, the Justice Department announced on Monday. A grand jury indicted Schulte on a series of charges, including illegal gathering of national defense information and illegal...
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