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Prosecutors want 15-year sentence for Manafort's former son-in-law

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Federal prosecutors are seeking a 15-year prison sentence for Jeffrey Yohai, the ex-son-in-law and real estate partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, on fraud charges - roughly double the time Manafort received for a slew of crimes prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller's office. Prosecutors say Yohai swindled numerous individuals and lenders out of a total of more than $13 million through deals to develop real estate in wealthy Los Angeles neighborhoods, as well as more mundane scams like renting out luxury homes he did not own and selling exclusive passes to the...
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CBS credit union manager gets 14 years for $40M embezzlement

CBS credit union manager gets 14 years for $40M embezzlement

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The former manager of a credit union that served employees of the CBS television network has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for a two-decade embezzlement scheme that drained $40 million from the institution and forced it into insolvency.
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B.C. man killed wife, took daughters to church before smothering them: court

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KELOWNA, B.C. - A man who murdered his wife during an argument about his drinking then took his daughters to church before smothering them was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison before he's eligible for parole.
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Texas woman sentenced to 5 years in prison for casting vote in 2016 election while on supervised release

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In our new ongoing series “Justice For All,” Lester Holt speaks with a Texas woman who was sentenced to five years in prison after voting in the 2016 election while she was on supervised release from federal prison.
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Mayors urge for outrage over George Floyd to be constructive, not destructive

Mayors urge for outrage over George Floyd to be constructive, not destructive

A trio of black mayors called for Americans outraged by George Floyd's death to protest peacefully Sunday, decrying the violent eruptions that are destroying communities... Read more ...

'This is unity': LeBron James shared a powerful video of Colorado protesters...

'This is unity': LeBron James shared a powerful video of Colorado protesters chanting 'I can't breathe' in memory of George Floyd

Los Angeles Lakers star player LeBron James shared a powerful video of protesters in Colorado lying on their backs and chanting "I can't breathe" for nine minutes on... Read more ...

Tanker Truck Barrels Toward Crowd Of Thousands Of Protesters In Minneapolis

Tanker Truck Barrels Toward Crowd Of Thousands Of Protesters In Minneapolis

Authorities said no one appeared to be injured in the "disturbing" incident. The driver has been arrested. Read more ...

Biden visits protest site in Delaware

Biden visits protest site in Delaware

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday left his home for a site in Wilmington, Del., that has seen protests over the death of a black man at the hands of a white police... Read more ...

Trump and Facebook's Zuckerberg reportedly talked on the phone amid the...

Trump and Facebook's Zuckerberg reportedly talked on the phone amid the president's spat with social media

President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke on Friday, Axios reported Sunday, days after the president signed an executive order targeting social media... Read more ...

Longtime supporters dismayed at de Blasio's shift from police reformer to...

Longtime supporters dismayed at de Blasio's shift from police reformer to defender

NEW YORK - During three days of unrest in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio has sided with the NYPD over protesters - a move many, including longtime supporters, see as... Read more ...

Protests, confrontations continue near White House

Protests, confrontations continue near White House

Confrontations between protesters and police continued Sunday night in the streets around the White House. The protests, which were launched after a black man, George Floyd... Read more ...

Trump says he's naming Antifa a 'Terrorist Organization.' Can he do that?

Trump says he's naming Antifa a 'Terrorist Organization.' Can he do that?

President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that the U.S. government would be “designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization.” There were just two problems with that. First, he... Read more ...

Foreign foes taking advantage of divide over race, national security adviser...

Foreign foes taking advantage of divide over race, national security adviser says

National security adviser Robert O'Brien on Sunday said foreign powers were trying to exploit the fraught state of U.S. race relations and protests over George Floyd's... Read more ...

Amazon tweeted an extraordinary statement about the 'inequitable and brutal...

Amazon tweeted an extraordinary statement about the 'inequitable and brutal treatment of Black people' in support of George Floyd protesters

As protests over George Floyd's death turned to riots across the country, Amazon offered an extraordinary show of support for the protesters and the Black community. The... Read more ...