Criminal investigations

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on Manafort, threatening new criminal charges for witness tampering and asking a judge to put him in jail while he awaits trial (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)
June 08, 2018 - 10:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new charges against Paul Manafort (all times local): 10 p.m. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is calling newly filed obstruction charges "dubious allegations." Manafort's attorneys argue in newly filed court papers that he never asked anyone to provide...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt listens to questions as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Democrats are asking the Justice Department to investigate Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt for any potential criminal conduct. They allege he repeatedly violated federal anti-corruption laws by seeking to leverage his government position for personal gain. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 08, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Friday formally requested that the Justice Department investigate Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt for potential criminal conduct. In a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray and Justice criminal division chief John Cronan, six Democratic...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, James Wolfe, then-director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee, waits for the start of a hearing with the nation's national security chiefs about Russia's election meddling, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Federal prosecutors are accusing Wolfe with lying to the FBI about contact he had with reporters who covered the committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
June 08, 2018 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters and is expected in federal court Friday in Baltimore. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. A series of seemingly authoritative assertions in recent weeks about the shape and scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference have helped define it in the public eye. But none of those pronouncements about Mueller’s probe were made by Mueller. They were made by Giuliani, who is trying to color the perception of the investigation among voters and lawmakers, all while confident that Mueller will never speak up to correct him. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 08, 2018 - 1:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani is trying to color the perception of the investigation of Russian election interference among voters and lawmakers, all while confident that special counsel Robert Mueller won't speak up to correct him. A series of seemingly...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel, center seated, testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. A former employee of the committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday, June 7, 2018. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of multiple congressional panels investigating potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign — was indicted on three false statement counts after prosecutors say he misled agents about his relationships with reporters. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 08, 2018 - 1:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of multiple...
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The search photo provided by Wiesbaden, western Germany, police shows 20-years-old Iraqi Ali Basar who is suspected of raping and killing a 14-years-old girl. (Polizei Wiesbaden via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities investigating the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl said Thursday they are seeking a fugitive Iraqi asylum-seeker, but released a Turkish suspect in the latest high-profile criminal case involving migrants. The body of the girl, who had been missing since May 22...
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FILE -- This photo was taken from a the body of a dead Germany officer killed in Russia, showing a German firing squad shooting Soviet civilians in the back as they sit beside their own mass grave, in Babi Yar, Kiev, 1942. German prosecutors are investigating a suspected former member of Adolf Hitler’s traveling killing squads for involvement in massacres carried out by the “Einsatzgruppen” in Ukraine. The investigation centers on 95-year-old Wilhelm Karl Friedrich Hoffmeister, a corporal in the Nazi SS who was in Ukraine around the time of 34,000 people were massacred in 1941. The case is the third of its kind in recent months, raising hopes among Nazi hunters that Germany is pursuing a new wave of prosecutions. (AP Photo, file)
June 06, 2018 - 3:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are investigating a suspected former member of Adolf Hitler's mobile killing squads for involvement in massacres carried out by the "Einsatzgruppen." The investigation centers on 95-year-old Wilhelm Karl Friedrich Hoffmeister, a former corporal in the Nazi SS who is...
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Former FBI director James Comey speaks during the Canada 2020 Conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is questioning why it's taking so long for the Justice Department's watchdog to investigate the FBI's handling of matters related to Hillary Clinton's emails. A report from the Justice Department's inspector general is expected within days. It's forecast to...
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June 05, 2018 - 7:48 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Civil rights groups in Oregon are calling for an investigation after a video showed police punching a prone man in the head at least 16 times. The video shows four officers converging on a man standing on a street, then pulling him to the ground, with three officers holding his...
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Former FBI director James Comey speaks during the Canada 2020 Conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to begin another assault on the credibility of those investigating him, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to know "what is taking so long" with an internal Justice Department investigation that is expected to cast a harsh spotlight on the FBI. The early-morning...
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