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NEW YORK | Sex-trafficking case against self-help group could expand

NEW YORK — A federal prosecutor says there could be more criminal charges brought against the leader of a purported self-help group who’s accused of forcing women into having unwanted sex. Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza also told a Brooklyn judge at a hearing on Thursday that it’s possible more people could be charged in … Continue reading NEW YORK | Sex-trafficking case against self-help group could expand

WASHINGTON | Trump’s lawyer pleads guilty, implicates president

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and his former campaign chairman convicted for financial fraud, raising questions about the president’s own legal jeopardy. Most damaging to Trump were statements by his longtime attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty in New York, saying he and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s lawyer pleads guilty, implicates president

WASHINGTON | Justice taps prosecutor to speed Republican document demands

WASHINGTON| April 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Justice Department, has tapped a federal prosecutor in Chicago to help speed its response to Republican document demands related to the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, after President Donald Trump accused officials of “slow walking” their release. The department is facing mounting pressure from Republicans to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Justice taps prosecutor to speed Republican document demands