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The charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison, though the defense noted Thursday that federal sentencing guidelines recommend no time to six months. Treasury Department in April. In Spain, federal law enforcement has investigated Torshin for alleged money laundering and working with Alexander Romanov, who the Spanish Civil Guard has alleged to be a figure in Russia's Taganskaya crime syndicate.
  • A USA judge postpones plea agreement for Maria Butina

    A USA judge postpones plea agreement for Maria Butina

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    The case has no connection with the Mueller inquiry into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election in an attempt to secure victory for Donald Trump . In addition to attending numerous NRA events, Butina also organized "friendship dinners" in Washington with influential political figures. Among evidence uncovered by the U.S.
  • Massive Marriott data breach traced to Chinese hackers

    Massive Marriott data breach traced to Chinese hackers

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    The information of about 500 million customers worldwide was exposed. The Post's sources warned against making definitive conclusions on the attack, as the investigation was still ongoing, but said the methods of the hack suggested it was state-sponsored.
  • Clashes in Ramallah amid Israeli raids after West Bank shooting

    Clashes in Ramallah amid Israeli raids after West Bank shooting

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    The West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem were captured by Israel in a 1967 war. The vehicle in Thursday's attack on the Israeli soldiers fled toward Ramallah, Conricus said, prompting Israeli troops to shut down entrances to the West Bank city and to begin searches and roadblocks.
  • IN teen to face charges in pregnant classmate's death

    IN teen to face charges in pregnant classmate's death

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    During questioning, Trejo initially told police that he was supposed to meet with Rouhselang to talk about the pregnancy at the alley behind her house but she never showed up, according to an arrest affidavit . Deputy Prosecutor Chris Fronk said the incident has hit investigators hard. A 16-year-old teen has been arrested in the killing of a 17-year-old pregnant schoolmate whose body was found in an IL restaurant dumpster.
  • Dutch PM calls Strasbourg shooting

    Dutch PM calls Strasbourg shooting "horrible"; at least 3 killed, 12 hurt

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    A statement by local French police says the shooter is from the notorious Neuhof neighborhood, a hub of Islamist radicalization and a known "no-go" zone. Heitz said the man attacked his victims with a handgun and a knife. Two people were killed in the attack and a third person was brain-dead but on life support, the prosecutor said.
  • Donald Trump recycles unwanted Christmas presents says son Donald Jr

    Donald Trump recycles unwanted Christmas presents says son Donald Jr

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    While the sentence was a modest reduction from the four to five years recommended under federal guidelines, Pauley described Cohen's crimes as a "smorgasbord of fraudulent conduct" marked by deception and 'motivated by personal greed'. Mueller, who also is examining whether the president has unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe, has secured guilty pleas from several former Trump aides including his former campaign chairman and national security adviser, and has brought charges against some ...
  • Trump threatens to shut down government over border wall funding

    Trump threatens to shut down government over border wall funding

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    After two years of unified Republican control in Washington, Trump learned the hard way that as challenging as his first two years in office have been, the next will be even more trying. The president demanded border wall funding - and said he's not afraid to shut down the government over it. The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss details of the large and ongoing investigation.
  • Man gets stuck in restaurant grease vent

    Man gets stuck in restaurant grease vent

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    Alameda County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that emergency crews responded to reports of a "a faint voice calling for help" from the building in the San Francisco area. Ray Kelly, the sheriff's office public information officer. He was very thankful to see us'. "First off we can confirm this man was not Santa Claus and did not have legal authority to be here", Kelly told ABC Action News .
  • Turkey and United Nations in talks to investigate Khashoggi's murder

    Turkey and United Nations in talks to investigate Khashoggi's murder

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    Senators have been enraged over Khashoggi's October killing and the White House response . That outrage prompted several Republicans to support the Yemen resolution because it would be seen as a rebuke to the longtime ally. -Saudi relationship on Capitol Hill. President Trump has chose to stand by Saudi Arabia and bin Salman - who's pals with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner - despite the CIA's conclusion.
  • May to address parliament on Brexit: oppn

    May to address parliament on Brexit: oppn

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    She spoke with her Cabinet colleagues by a telephone conference call before addressing the Commons. The prime minister was scheduled to make a statement to Parliament at 3:30 p.m. The timing of the ruling on the eve of the British parliamentary vote was not a coincidence: The court said it had ruled with unprecedented haste to ensure that British lawmakers would understand their options.
  • Conservative party triggers vote of no confidence in Theresa May

    Conservative party triggers vote of no confidence in Theresa May

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    The ultimate outcome will shape Britain's $2.8 trillion economy, have far reaching consequences for the unity of the United Kingdom and determine whether London can keep its place as one of the top two global financial centres. Furthermore, at a time when tensions in the party are at an all time high, the Chancellor's divisive comments are in severe danger of completely alienating a vast section of their MPs whom they would need the votes of should a parliamentary confidence vote be brought ...
  • UK PM Theresa May ends tour without EU Brexit concessions

    UK PM Theresa May ends tour without EU Brexit concessions

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    The most contentious issue has been the Irish "backstop", an insurance policy that would keep Britain in a customs union with the EU in the absence of a better way to avoid border checks between British-ruled Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland.
  • Strasbourg shooting: What we know so far about the suspect

    Strasbourg shooting: What we know so far about the suspect

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    One of the soldiers was wounded in the hand in the exchange. Members of the elite French police unit BRI stand on the Pont de l'Europe (Europe bridge), crossing the border with Germany over the river Rhine in Strasbourg , on December 12, 2018, as part of searches in order to find the gunman who opened fire near a Christmas market the night before, in Strasbourg , eastern France .
  • 'Yellow vests': French minister tells Trump to stop meddling in country's politics

    'Yellow vests': French minister tells Trump to stop meddling in country's politics

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    The number of injured in Paris and nationwide was down Saturday from protest riots a week ago, and most of the capital remained untouched, but the violence in neighborhoods popular with tourists is tarnishing the country's image. The protests have shown little sign of easing since they began on November 17. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen - who is backed by some protesters from "forgotten" provincial France, but by no means all - called for Macron to "recognise society's suffering and ...