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Paul Manafort found guilty of tax fraud in first criminal trial

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Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty by a federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday.

The jury decision came in the first of two federal cases against the longtime Republican operative and lobbyist that resulted from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

The federal indictment charged Manafort with bank fraud, tax fraud and failure to report foreign bank accounts while disguising more than $30 million in income through offshore financial institutions.

The jury told the judge it had failed to reach a decision on 10 of the 18 criminal counts. Manafort was found guilty on five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud, and one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts.

The judge declared a mistrial on the 10 other counts.

Manafort is scheduled to stand trial in September on charges of money laundering and failing to register as a foreign agent.

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Manafort surrendered to the FBI after being indicted in October 2017. Following additional charges of witness tampering that were filed in June, Manafort had his bail revoked.

Trump’s former campaign boss is now being held in the Alexandria Detention Center.

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Alabama is prosecuting a pregnant woman for manslaughter for being shot in the stomach — but not her shooter

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On Wednesday, AL.com reported that Marshae Jones, a 27-year-old woman from Birmingham, Alabama, was indicted on manslaughter charges.

Her crime? Allegedly instigating a fight that led to her being shot in the stomach and losing her pregnancy. The woman who actually shot her, on the other hand — 23-year-old Ebony Jemison — is walking free after a grand jury rejected the case against her.

Immediately after the shooting, which allegedly stemmed from a fight over the baby's father and took place outside a Dollar General in Pleasant Grove, in December, prosecutors announced their intention to charge Jones for having a miscarriage.

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Trump supporters shout down Hillary Clinton in Miami ahead of debate — even though she’s not there

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Supporters of President Donald Trump held a small rally outside of the Miami, Florida debate site, where they seemed to be confused about who was running in 2020.

According to NBC News reporter Allan Smith, the supporters had a megaphone where they were shouting "Lock her up!"

A few Trump supporters outside the debate hall in Miami chanting "lock her up" into a megaphone

— Allan Smith (@akarl_smith) June 26, 2019

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Soccer star slams Trump for attacking her teammate: He hates women he ‘cannot control or grope’

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On Wednesday, U.S. Women's Soccer champion Ali Krieger rebuked President Donald Trump for his attacks on her teammate Megan Rapinoe, saying that the president feels threatened by women that he "cannot control or grope":

In regards to the “President’s” tweet today, I know women who you cannot control or grope anger you, but I stand by @mPinoe & will sit this one out as well. I don’t support this administration nor their fight against LGBTQ+ citizens, immigrants & our most vulnerable.

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