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Ex-football player found not guilty in rape case

Aug. 21, 2018 10:52 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been found not guilty of attempted rape. The Argus Leader reports Clay County jurors announced the verdict Tuesday evening. Twenty-two-year-old Dale Williamson of Donalsonville, Georgia, had been charged with attempted...

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Aug. 21, 2018 10:10 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates. A judge declared a...

Q&A: What Cohen's plea, Manafort's verdict mean for Trump

Aug. 21, 2018 9:59 PM EDT

Tuesday was a bad day in court for former associates of President Donald Trump, and it could foreshadow hard days ahead for the president. In a New York courtroom, Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer," Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations. Cohen said Trump directed him to arrange the...

The Latest: Manafort found guilty of 8 financial crimes

Aug. 21, 2018 9:03 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local): 9 p.m. Paul Manafort, the political operative who once led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, has been found guilty of eight financial crimes in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into...

US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany

Aug. 21, 2018 8:46 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany early Tuesday in what could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect. Jakiw...

A look at the verdicts on 18 counts in Paul Manafort's case

Aug. 21, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort's 16-day trial ended Tuesday with the former Trump campaign chairman convicted of eight felony counts and prosecutors facing a choice of whether to retry him on 10 other charges. The jury's verdict after four days of deliberations appeared to indicate prosecutors for special...

Manafort stoic, unblinking as 8 guilty verdicts arrived

Aug. 21, 2018 7:31 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort stood stoic and unblinking, his hands clasped in front of him, as a court clerk read off eight guilty counts against him — a list of offenses that could send President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman to prison for more than a decade. The 16-day bank and...

Mental health exam could loosen restrictions for Hinckley

Aug. 21, 2018 6:22 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will soon undergo a new round of psychological tests before a court decides if he can live under fewer restrictions in a gated community in Virginia. John Hinckley Jr. left a Washington mental hospital for good nearly two years...

Court won't remove judge, tells Meek Mill to appeal ruling

Aug. 21, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied a motion from rapper Meek Mill to remove a Philadelphia judge from his case after she denied his request for a new trial. The court said Tuesday Mill's attorneys must go through the regular process of appealing Judge Genece Brinkley's decision,...

Jury in Paul Manafort financial fraud trial says it's reached a verdict on 8 counts, but remains undecided on 10 others

Aug. 21, 2018 4:27 PM EDT
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (AP) — Jury in Paul Manafort financial fraud trial says it's reached a verdict on 8 counts, but remains undecided on 10 others.