Criminal investigations

October 04, 2018 - 6:11 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's largest bank says the United States government has a criminal investigation into the flow of dirty money through its Estonian branch. Danske Bank says it is "in dialogue" with U.S. authorities after the U.S. Department of Justice had asked for information after...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, walks out of his office on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 11:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide which party wins an election-season battle royale that has consumed the nation. A...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations against him (all times local): 9 p.m. All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI's new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, a portrait of President Donald Trump's father Fred Trump, and three un-signed Executive orders are seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump received at least $413 million from his father over the decades, much of that through dubious tax dodges, including outright fraud. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
October 03, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Though President Donald Trump insists he did nothing wrong on his taxes, experts say he could be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in civil fines if state and federal authorities substantiate a New York Times report that found he and his family cheated the IRS for decades...
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Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters about the political battle for confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, following a closed-door GOP policy meeting, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 02, 2018 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and allegations of sexual misconduct against him (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Lawyers for two women who accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct say they fear the FBI is not conducting a thorough...
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October 02, 2018 - 10:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities were investigating two envelopes suspected of containing a suspected poison that were addressed to top military chiefs and a third with unknown contents sent to President Donald Trump. In a statement Tuesday evening, the Secret Service confirmed that a suspicious...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2018 file photo Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo looks to the sky as he reacts during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Lazio at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy. Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000. The suit filed Thursday asks the Clark County District Court to void the 2010 settlement and non-disclosure agreement, claiming the woman was so traumatized by the events that she was incapable of participating in negotiations. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
October 02, 2018 - 7:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for a Nevada woman alleging that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in Las Vegas in 2009 said Tuesday her client was "emotionally fragile" and agreed to an out-of-court financial settlement nine years ago because she never wanted her name made public. Kathryn Mayorga...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller is shedding more attorneys. Two prosecutors detailed to the Russia investigation are returning to their duties in other parts of the Justice Department. The moves come after two other attorneys left the team over the summer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 02, 2018 - 6:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is shedding more attorneys, another sign that his team of prosecutors has begun winding down parts of their investigation. Two prosecutors detailed to the Russia investigation for the past year are returning to their duties in other parts of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, listens to Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. speak during a Senate Judiciary Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI agents interviewed one of the three women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct a thorough investigation before a high-stakes vote on his nomination to the nation's highest court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 02, 2018 - 3:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants to by Friday in its investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The new guidance, described to The Associated Press by a person familiar with it, was issued...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, listens to Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. speak during a Senate Judiciary Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI agents interviewed one of the three women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct a thorough investigation before a high-stakes vote on his nomination to the nation's highest court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 01, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants to by Friday in its investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The new guidance, described to The Associated Press by a person familiar with it, was issued...
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