Jury selection was due to begin on Monday in a second trial on charges including conspiring to launder money, conspiring to defraud the United States, failing to register as a foreign agent and witness tampering. He has not been sentenced in that case. Please refresh for details.
The 69-year-old political consultant was convicted last month in Alexandria, Virginia federal court on charges of bank and tax fraud.
The D.C. trial that was averted by the new plea deal stood to pull back the curtain on the world of covert lobbying on behalf foreign powers in the nation's capital.
Paul Manafort will plead guilty to avoid a second trial. The jury could not reach a verdict on 10 other counts.
President Trump has not said whether he would pardon Manafort, but the president has not publicly ruled it out.
In the Washington case, prosecutors accused him of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act by not telling the Justice Department about a multimillion-dollar campaign to improve the image of Yanukovych and his Party of Regions in Europe and the U.S. Jurors would have heard about how he hired prominent U.S. firms like the Podesta Group and Mercury Public Affairs LLC to help him, along with several European former elected officials. Manafort would be the fifth Trump aide to plead guilty in connection to the special counsel's probe. The discovery of his witness contacts led to a superseding indictment in June and Manafort's jailing ahead of his trial.
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Still to be determined is the penalty. "I assume it will either be a fine or I m adding some events in the fall", Spieth said. He had his fourth back surgery in April of last year, and at this time last year he had just been cleared to chip and putt.
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Wednesday, the federal agency announced what it called its largest coordinated enforcement effort in its history. In raw numbers, that is 3.6 million students using tobacco a year ago compared with 4.5 million in 2011.
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In Myrtle Beach, ABC correspondent Pete Combs painted a starker picture of those who made a decision to stay in place. But, knowing the intensity of Florence's impact on Myrtle Beach, "My friends are worrying me right now", Combs said.
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It was a sunny calm optimistic year in 1913. "I believe that in Europe we are missing the dialogue between the East and the West". Too many of our journalists are intimidated, attacked or even murdered. "There is no democracy without a free press".