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Michael Cohen, ex-lawyer and fixer for Donald Trump, set to be released from prison due to coronavirus pandemic
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Michael Cohen, ex-lawyer and fixer for Donald Trump, set to be released from prison due to coronavirus pandemic

Michael Cohen is currently locked up at FCI Otisville in New York after pleading guilty to numerous charges, including campaign finance fraud and lying to Congress. He will remain under quarantine for 14 days before he is released.

Much to be told, says Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen as he heads to New York prison to serve 3-year sentence
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Much to be told, says Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen as he heads to New York prison to serve 3-year sentence

Donald Trump's one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen entered federal prison to serve a three-year sentence on Monday for a crime he said was ordered by the US president, suggesting he still has more to tell about his former boss.

Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening
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Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening

It was outgoing president Barack Obama who first imposed sanctions on Russia and kicked out nearly 35 diplomats as a result of allegations that Russians had hacked the US election in favour of Donald Trump

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 3.5 more years in jail; will serve 7.5 years total
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Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 3.5 more years in jail; will serve 7.5 years total

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an additional three and a half years of prison as she questioned his remorse and criticized him for his crimes and years of lies. That makes seven and one-half years for Manafort, coming on top of the roughly four-year term he received last week in a separate case in Virginia.

Daily Bulletin: SC to decide on appointing mediator for Ayodhya case; UN rejects Hafiz Saeed's appeal for removal from terror list; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to decide on appointing mediator for Ayodhya case; UN rejects Hafiz Saeed's appeal for removal from terror list; day's top stories

Today's top stories: The Supreme Court will decide whether to refer the Ayodhya case to an officially appointed mediator or not; the UN has rejected Hafiz Saeed's request for removal from the global terrorists' list; India to take on Australia in third ODI of series; and more.

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 'shockingly lenient' 47 months in jail in Robert Mueller case
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Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 'shockingly lenient' 47 months in jail in Robert Mueller case

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, 69, has gotten away with what legal pundits are describing as a "shockingly lenient" sentence of 47 months in jail for eight criminal counts of tax and bank fraud in the only case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller that has gone to trial so far.

Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort set to be sentenced for tax crimes and bank fraud, may face life in prison
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Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort set to be sentenced for tax crimes and bank fraud, may face life in prison

Paul Manafort, who turns 70 in April, faces potentially spending the rest of his life behind bars

House panel seeks documents from 81 people linked to Donald Trump; effort to ‘build public record’ may impact 2020 polls
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House panel seeks documents from 81 people linked to Donald Trump; effort to ‘build public record’ may impact 2020 polls

Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of Donald rump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries

Paul Manafort 'intentionally' lied to investigators, federal grand jury in Russia probe, says judge
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Paul Manafort 'intentionally' lied to investigators, federal grand jury in Russia probe, says judge

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators and a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia probe, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the Russia investigation.

Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'
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Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'

Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani claims he 'never said there was no collusion' between US president's campaign and Russia
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Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani claims he 'never said there was no collusion' between US president's campaign and Russia

The comments on collusion came after Giuliani was asked about the revelation in court papers that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had shared campaign polling data with an associate the US has tied to Russian intelligence.

Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort shared 2016 US polling data with 2 pro-Russia Ukrainian oligarchs, says report
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Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort shared 2016 US polling data with 2 pro-Russia Ukrainian oligarchs, says report

Pro-Russia Ukrainians Serhiy Lyovochkin and Rinat Akhmetov had paid Paul Manafort millions of dollars over the years for lobbying work

US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws
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US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws

Stunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."

Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse
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Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse

In a stunning turn of events, a federal judge in Washington lashed out at US president Donald Trump's acolyte and first national security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who pleaded guilty last year to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about his Russia contacts, for selling his country out and then abruptly postponed the sentencing, sending a loud message to all those in the Russia probe crosshairs not to try and 11th hour stunts like Flynn did the night before - when Flynn suggested that he was somehow entrapped and forced to lie to investigators.

Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee
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Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee

A federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday set a status conference for March.

Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'
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Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'

Can US President Donald Trump be indicted while in office? After Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen implicated the US president in a criminal case and is now going to jail for 36 months, this is the hottest question in American politics right now.

Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen sentenced to 36 months in jail; Cohen says 'blind loyalty' to Trump led him to 'darkness'
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen sentenced to 36 months in jail; Cohen says 'blind loyalty' to Trump led him to 'darkness'

US President Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen who has pleaded guilty to a slew of crimes including campaign finance violations, lying to US Congress and is co-operating with the Robert Mueller investigation, has been sentenced to 36 months in prison. This is less than the guideline sentencing timeframe of 51-63 months for the crimes that Cohen has admitted to. Clearly, Cohen has benefitted hugely from his co-operation with the Mueller investigation.

Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough
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Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough

For the first time since taking office, the US president is tied fo a federal crime and is the central figure in multiple investigations by both special counsel Robert Mueller and Southern District of New York - especially the one where he is being directly implicated by his own Justice department.