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Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial saiys he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump camp...

How Trump's big military parade evaporated into thin air

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lofty vision of big tanks, vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets swooping through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbled Friday u...

Jury to begin deliberating in Manafort financial fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash for his luxurious lifestyle and lied some more to procure millions in bank loans when his income dropped off, prosecutors told...

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has admitted error for its false claim President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It...

Secretly taping conversations is not unknown in Trump world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman's former colleagues say they are shocked that she secretly recorded private con...

Lordy, they have tapes: Secret tapes in Trump orbit not new

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman's former colleagues say they are shocked that she secretly recorded private con...

Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort kept close track of bills

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort inflated his business income by millions of dollars and kept his bookkeeper in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy luxury items and pay pe...

Trump insults Koch brothers as 'total joke' in GOP circles

NEW YORK (AP) — The war of words intensified between two titans in Republican politics as President Donald Trump trashed the conservative billionaire Koch brothers as a "total joke in real Republican ...

Trump says Koch brothers are 'a total joke' in GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the Koch brothers, tweeting that the billionaire industrialists are a "total joke in real Republican circles" and that he is "a puppet...

What the Trump lawyer recording does - and doesn't - tell us

WASHINGTON (AP) — The audio recording of President Donald Trump and his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen, captures the two men discussing hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair. ...

'Get me a Coke!' What's in the Trump-Cohen audio, what's not

WASHINGTON (AP) — The audio recording of President Donald Trump and his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen, captures the two men discussing hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair. ...

Trolls and snowflakes: Once-stuffy DC embraces tough slang

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House speaker dismissed the actions of a U.S. president as merely "trolling." And the nation's attorney general knocked America's university students as a bunch of sensitive "sno...

The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the week when "would" turned into "wouldn't" and "no" meant "yes," as President Donald Trump and his top aides tried to walk back several of his comments on Russia and the F...

Let's be clear: The White House week of walk-backs

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the week when "would" turned into "wouldn't" and "no" meant "yes," as President Donald Trump and his top aides tried to walk back several of his comments on Russia and the F...

Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his supporters are using a new buzz phrase to diagnose his critics. They call it: "Trump Derangement Syndrome." The term is intended to d...