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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces possible jail sentence

Dec. 12, 2018 1:07 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws. Cohen, 52, is due to...

The Latest: Flynn requests probation, community service

Dec. 12, 2018 12:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Lawyers for former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn are calling his false statement to the FBI "an uncharacteristic error in judgment" as Flynn hopes to...

Flynn's lawyers say his lie to FBI 'uncharacteristic'

Dec. 12, 2018 12:35 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an "uncharacteristic error in judgment." The arguments to the judge echoed those of special...

A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

Dec. 12, 2018 12:33 AM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him. WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the...

A primer on the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation

Dec. 11, 2018 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him. A look at the nearly...

Trump threatens shutdown in wild encounter with Democrats

Dec. 11, 2018 7:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a wild Oval Office confrontation, President Donald Trump heatedly threatened to shut down the U.S. government Tuesday as he and Democratic leaders bickered over funding for his promised border wall and offered a grim preview of life in Washington the next two years under divided...

Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Dec. 11, 2018 5:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The moment of reckoning has nearly arrived for Michael Cohen, who finds out Wednesday whether his decision to walk away from President Donald Trump after years of unwavering loyalty will spare him from a harsh prison sentence. A federal judge in New York is set to decide whether Cohen gets...

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

Dec. 11, 2018 5:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly hostile world. The designation wasn't intended as a specific...

'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018

Dec. 11, 2018 1:08 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani's statement came in an August interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" when he told host Chuck Todd...

With eyes on House majority, Dems cautious about impeachment

Dec. 11, 2018 10:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democrats who will take the House majority in January are willing to say that President Donald Trump may have committed impeachable offenses. But that doesn't mean they will try to impeach him — at least not yet. For several reasons, Democrats have been extremely cautious...