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ZURICH | FIFA bans Dominican Republic official in bribery case

ZURICH  — FIFA ethics committee judges have banned the former president of Dominican Republic’s soccer federation for 10 years in a bribery case. FIFA says Osiris Guzman was also found guilty of charges of accepting gifts and conflicts of interest. Guzman was fined 150,000 Swiss francs ($151,000), though it is unclear how the fine can … Continue reading ZURICH | FIFA bans Dominican Republic official in bribery case

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The man at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal in Sweden that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature was convicted of rape and sentenced Monday to two years in prison. Jean-Claude Arnault, 72, a major cultural figure in Sweden, had faced two counts of … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape

WASHINGTON | Manafort asks to move upcoming trial, cites DC publicity

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is asking to move his upcoming trial out of the nation’s capital. His lawyers cite “intensely negative news coverage” and possible juror bias in requesting that the case be relocated to Roanoke, Virginia. Manafort was found guilty of eight counts last week in a separate trial in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort asks to move upcoming trial, cites DC publicity

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president’s associates. A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts the jury could not agree on. … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va | The Latest: Manafort found guilty of 8 financial crimes

ALEXANDRIA, Va— The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local): 9 p.m. Paul Manafort, the political operative who once led Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign, has been found guilty of eight financial crimes in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president’s associates. A judge declared a mistrial on … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | The Latest: Manafort found guilty of 8 financial crimes