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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. A federal judge in Washington has denied Paul Manafort's request to move his second trial from the District of Columbia. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says Manafort hasn't shown that he couldn't pick an impartial jury in the District of Columbia due to pre-trail publicity. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
September 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two federal charges as part of a cooperation deal with prosecutors. The deal requires him to cooperate "fully and...
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September 13, 2018 - 8:33 am
A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers pleaded guilty Wednesday to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentials, distribute spam emails and install malicious software.
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September 12, 2018 - 11:41 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Eleven states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut's appeal in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder case and reinstate his conviction. The states filed a friend-of-the-court brief on Monday. The court is deciding whether to take up the appeal. The...
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September 11, 2018 - 10:20 am
(Farmington, Conn./WTIC) - With Hurricane Florence setting its sights on the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic, the American Red Cross has been readying its response. Here in Connecticut, spokeswoman Stefanie Arcangelo says they've sent supplies and materials to those areas expected to be impacted...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh smiles as he is visited by young student athletes he coaches over the years, as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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September 06, 2018 - 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats hoping to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation pivoted Thursday to the deeply contentious issue of abortion after disclosure of an email he once wrote suggesting the high court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling wasn't universally considered settled law. But...
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September 04, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Quarreling and confusion disrupted the start of the Senate's confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, Democrats trying to block the proceedings over documents withheld by the White House, while protesters interrupted the session in a persistent display of...
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