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Judge restricts social media use of Trump friend Roger Stone

Jul. 16, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after concluding that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, who is charged with lying in the Russia investigation, repeatedly flouted her gag...

Austria: Ukrainian businessman's US extradition on hold

Jul. 16, 2019 8:07 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's justice minister has approved the extradition to the U.S. of Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash, but he can stay in Austria while a court considers a defense motion to reopen the case, authorities said Tuesday. Last month, Austria's Supreme Court of Justice ruled that Firtash...

Double jeopardy fight looms after Manafort pleads not guilty

Jun. 27, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A frail Paul Manafort shuffled into court Thursday in handcuffs and prison garb and pleaded not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges that could keep him behind bars even if President Donald Trump pardons him for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian election...

The Latest: Manafort lawyer says case is double jeopardy

Jun. 27, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the New York arraignment of Paul Manafort (all times local): 3 p.m. Paul Manafort's lawyer says he intends to seek the dismissal of state mortgage fraud charges, citing New York's strong double jeopardy protections. Manafort is the former chairman of President Donald Trump's...

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges

Jun. 27, 2019 2:19 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges.

Lawyers for Ukrainian oligarch lament extradition ruling

Jun. 26, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for a Ukrainian oligarch say they're disappointed that an Austrian court has ruled him eligible for extradition to the United States in a bribery case. Austria's Supreme Court of Justice said Dymitro Firtash can be sent to the U.S. in connection with an alleged conspiracy to pay...

Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

Jun. 25, 2019 9:09 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's Supreme Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort, can be extradited to the United States in a bribery case. Judges upheld a Vienna court's ruling that Dymitro...

US judge lets case against Manafort-linked oligarch stand

Jun. 23, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal judge has refused to dismiss bribery charges against a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort. Her 39-page weekend ruling denies a motion to toss an indictment accusing Dymitro Firtash of a...

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody

Jun. 18, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges, a Justice Department official said Tuesday. Manafort, who is serving a federal prison sentence, is waiting to be...

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges

Jun. 17, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime, a closely watched case because of its potential implications for people prosecuted in the Russia investigation. The court's 7-2 decision Monday preserves...