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AP source: Giuliani interviewed for hours by 1/6 committee

May. 21, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, who as a lawyer for then-President Donald Trump pushed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election, met for hours with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a person familiar with the interview said Saturday. ...

Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

May. 21, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons, three people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Gary Mohr, who has also worked in the private prison...

Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

May. 20, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons, three people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday. Gary Mohr, who has also worked in the private...

Clinton campaign lawyer sought to 'use' FBI, prosecutor says

May. 17, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign who is charged with lying to the FBI early in the Trump-Russia probe sought to “use and manipulate” federal law enforcement to create an “October surprise" in the final weeks of the presidential race, a prosecutor alleged...

Jury selected for trial of lawyer charged with lying to FBI

May. 16, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A jury was picked Monday in the trial of a lawyer for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign who is accused of lying to the FBI as it investigated potential ties between Donald Trump and Russia in 2016. The case against Michael Sussmann, a cybersecurity...

EXPLAINER: Why stakes are high in trial tied to Russia probe

May. 14, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first trial resulting from special counsel John Durham’s investigation of the early days of the Trump-Russia probe hardly seems an explosive affair. It’s about a single false statement that a cybersecurity lawyer with ties to the Hillary Clinton campaign is alleged to...

Qatar, key US ally, faces new accusations of terror funding

May. 13, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

Qatar, a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, is facing increased scrutiny over its alleged financial ties to terrorism in a lawsuit from relatives of a slain American journalist and a separate federal investigation into a member of the country’s royal family. The family of Steven...

Texas conservative activist charged after alleged assault

Apr. 20, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

A prominent conservative activist in Houston has been charged with unlawful restraint and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon over an October incident involving a contractor the activist hired, his attorneys said Wednesday. Jared Woodfill and Gary Polland, attorneys for Dr....

Warden at Epstein jail quietly retires amid federal probe

Apr. 19, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The warden who ran the federal jail where disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself was allowed to quietly retire from the Bureau of Prisons in February. His retirement came in the midst of an investigation examining how one of the government’s highest profile inmates...

Case against Clinton lawyer in counsel's probe can proceed

Apr. 13, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The criminal prosecution of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer charged with lying to the FBI during the Trump-Russia investigation can move forward, a judge ruled Wednesday in denying a defense bid to dismiss the case. The ruling means Michael Sussmann, charged...