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Manafort Trial Day 4: Bank Fraud And Bookkeepers

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| Manafort's longtime tax accountant will take the stand again Friday morning. He and bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn testified Thursday that they were unaware of Manafort's offshore bank accounts.

Government, Immigration Advocates Continue Court Clash Over Family Reunification


A federal judge in San Diego will hold a hearing Friday to discuss the government's progress on meeting a now-expired deadline to end family separations.

Manafort Trial: Prosecutors Detail Spending On Luxuries Purchased With Offshore Funds


Prosecutors plowed through eight witnesses on Day 2. Thursday is expected to be another day of documents and details about lavish spending, overseas bank accounts and financial recordkeeping.

Judge Extends FEMA Housing Program For Evacuees Of Hurricanes Maria And Irma


The agency was ordered to continue payments for Puerto Rico disaster survivors living in hotels after their homes were destroyed nearly 11 months ago. The extension expires on Aug. 31.

Former Fraternity Member Gets House Arrest In Penn State Hazing Death


Ryan Burke, who was in charge of recruitment at Beta Theta Pi fraternity, is the first person to plead guilty in the case.

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking 3D-Printer Guns


The judge said the untraceable weapons could end up in the wrong hands. But it's unclear how effective the order is since some gun plans have already been online for four days.

Manafort Heads To Court As First Defendant In Mueller Probe To Face Trial


The bank and tax fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is the first special counsel prosecution to go to trial.

Federal Judge Orders Government To Seek Consent Before Medicating Migrant Children


The court ruled the government must abide by a decades-old court settlement affecting the detention of migrant children.

In Battle Pitting Cities Vs. States Over Minimum Wage, Birmingham Scores A Win


A federal appeals court sided with workers from Birmingham, Ala., who argued that state lawmakers racially discriminated against the majority-black city by blocking a 2016 municipal minimum wage hike.