Criminal investigations

Malaysia's commercial crime investigations chief Amar Singh shows a picture of jewelry during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Malaysian police say the total value of cash, jewelry and hundreds of watches and handbags seized from properties linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $273 million. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
June 27, 2018 - 3:05 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The total value of cash, jewelry and hundreds of watches and handbags seized from properties linked to former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in a money-laundering investigation amounted to at least $273 million, police said Wednesday, calling the haul "the...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Jason Maloni, left, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's spokesman, left, walks with Paul Manafort, center, as they leave the Alexandria Federal Courthouse after an arraignment hearing in Alexandria, Va. A federal judge in Virginia has rejected Manfort's move to throw out charges brought by the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision June 26 was a setback for Manafort in his defense against numerous tax and bank fraud charges. Behind Manafort protester Bill Christeson holds up a sign that says "traitor." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 26, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to throw out charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, clearing the way for a much-anticipated trial to start as scheduled next month. The decision Tuesday...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., recognizes a member during a meeting on their months-long standoff with the Justice Department on the request by the Republican-controlled panel for documents related to the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation and the handling of its probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Democrats charge the subpoena undermines special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's Russia ties and whether there was obstruction of justice. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 26, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Republicans have struggled in an election year to find resolution on immigration and other policies, a handful of GOP lawmakers have managed to keep much of the chamber's attention on another topic — what they say is bias at the Department of Justice. The House Judiciary...
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June 26, 2018 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women are underrepresented in the ranks of criminal investigators and leadership roles at four of the nation's top federal law enforcement agencies. And those agencies have only taken "limited actions" to recruit more women for those positions. That's according to a new report by...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file image taken from video, Chinese labor activists Hua Haifeng, center, carries his son Bo Bo, and Li Zhao, second left, leave a police station after being released in Ganzhou in southern China's Jiangxi Province. China Labor Watch says three activists who were arrested while investigating abuses at Ivanka Trump's Chinese suppliers last year were released from bail on Tuesday June 26, 2018, but questions remain about their ability to live and work freely. (AP Photo/Gerry Shih, File)
June 26, 2018 - 10:26 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Three China Labor Watch activists arrested last year while investigating abuses at Chinese suppliers for Ivanka Trump's fashion brand were released from bail Tuesday, the New York non-profit group said, but questions remain about their ability to live and work freely in China. "Of...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court, in New York. According to a person familiar with the matter, on Monday, June 25, 2018, Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 25, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Stormy Daniels' planned meeting with investigators Monday in the federal probe of President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney was abruptly canceled just hours before it was to start after an ugly, finger-pointing spat between prosecutors and the porn star's lawyer over who tipped off the...
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A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a handgun as he walked down a city street. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 8:10 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota state authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police shot and killed a black man they say had been firing a handgun as he walked outside. Roughly 300 people gathered for a Sunday afternoon protest at a police station and a vigil near the north Minneapolis...
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A security officer stands guard while Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters outside his official residence in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Erdogan has claimed victory in critical elections based on unofficial results, securing an executive presidency with sweeping powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Thousands of people are celebrating in the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakir after a pro-Kurdish party passed a difficult electoral threshold to enter...
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June 24, 2018 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday that the...
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June 22, 2018 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny portion of materials seized in a raid that have been kept so far from prosecutors probing President Donald Trump's former personal attorney mainly pertain to his communications with other lawyers in which he sought or received legal advice, a judge said Friday. U.S...
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