Criminal investigations

June 21, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Nigerian man who masterminded a conspiracy to obtain millions in refunds from the Internal Revenue Service has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison. Emmanuel Kazeem, 35, who also lived in Bowie, Maryland, was sentenced Wednesday in Eugene. A jury previously...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2006, file photo, Brendan Dassey, is escorted out of a Manitowoc County Circuit courtroom in Manitowoc, Wis. Lawyers for Dassey are hoping the Supreme Court will agree to take his case. AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
June 20, 2018 - 11:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The teenager in the video sits slouched on a loveseat wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, cargo pants and white sneakers, his hands folded but fidgeting in his lap. Eyes downcast, he answers questions from investigators interrogating him. Slowly, with a lot of prodding, he admits...
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Emergency services at the scene of a small explosion at Southgate Underground station, in London, Tuesday June 19, 2018. London police are investigating a small explosion at the Southgate Underground station that officials say does not seem to be related to terrorism. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — A small explosion at a London Underground station on Tuesday evening left three people with minor injuries while two others were hospitalized. Officials said the incident did not seem to be related to terrorism. Police said they were not aware of any serious injuries in what the force...
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June 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A still-unidentified serial rapist who preyed on housekeepers at Washington-area hotels has been indicted on the basis of his DNA profile. The FBI and multiple Washington-area police departments announced the unusual step by the U.S. Attorney's Office on Tuesday. Authorities have...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee to examine Horowitz's report of the FBI's Clinton email probe, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 18, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 18, 2018 - 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a congressional hearing at which he repeatedly sought to distance himself from...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
June 18, 2018 - 7:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that President Donald Trump might pardon former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work is finished, calling it unnecessary for now as the White House seeks to push a rapid end to the year-long probe. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 18, 2018 - 1:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly." Until then,...
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Barbara Barca, right, a survivor of the stampede at a crowded nightclub, cries as she leaves police headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Venezuela's government says 17 people were killed early Saturday after a tear gas device was set off during a nightclub brawl in the capital, leading hundreds of people to flee. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
June 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela's capital Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds gathered for a graduation celebration, government officials said. Interior Minister Nestor...
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Private investigator Jason Jensen holds a phenotype report at his office Friday, June 15, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Groups of private investigators in Utah and California have been emboldened by the arrest of the suspected Golden State Killer and are spearheading a push to replicate authorities' use of DNA evidence in that case by urging amateur genealogists to contribute genetic information to a public DNA database, despite concerns about privacy. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 16, 2018 - 12:09 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A microscopic thread of DNA evidence in a public genealogy database led California authorities to declare this spring they had caught the Golden State Killer, the rapist and murderer who had eluded authorities for decades. Emboldened by that breakthrough, a number of private...
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Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 16, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson Friday adds to the already...
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