Manafort is pleading guilty to two criminal counts in Washington federal court – reports

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges, as part of a plea deal between Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to US media reports, Manafort pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort had been facing […]

The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax this week as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and implicated Trump — here’s a full timeline of events

Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week. It marked the climax of the Cohen controversy. Here’s the full timeline of events from it. President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to a list of federal crimes as the controversy surrounding […]

‘How ya like me now?!’: Stormy Daniels and Michael Avenatti are taking a victory lap after Michael Cohen’s guilty plea

President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight federal crimes on Tuesday. The investigation into Cohen focused on a $ 130,000 payment the lawyer facilitated to Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about her allegation of a 2006 affair with Trump. Trump has denied the allegation, and Daniels is suing Cohen and […]

2 brothers pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges over a plot to detonate a meat-grinder bomb on a passenger plane

PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images Two brothers accused of plotting to blow up a passenger plane scheduled to travel from Sydney, Australia, to Abu Dhabi have pleaded not guilty in the case. The suspects reportedly built the bomb under the instruction of a senior Islamic State operative in Syria. The elder of the two brothers is accused […]

Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault trial

Associated Press/Matt Rourke Bill Cosby was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial in a Norristown, Pennsylvania court on Thursday. He was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The conviction could put him in prison for up to 10 years on each count. A jury panel of seven men and five women deliberated […]

Backpage CEO pleads guilty to conspiracy, money laundering

Enlarge (credit: Fairfax Media via Getty Images) Carl Ferrer, the co-founder of Backpage, the notorious and now-shuttered site that once hosted a vast quantity of prostitution-related ads, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges. The CEO, in a federal plea agreement unsealed in federal court in Arizona on Thursday, admitted that during the […]

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye found guilty of abuse of power and coercion, sentenced to 24 years in prison

Ahn Young-joon/AP Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was found guilty of abuse of power and coercion. Prosecutors are aiming for a 30-year prison term. The judge’s verdict was nationally televised. Park has maintained her innocence. A South Korean judge said Friday that ex-President Park Geun-hye is guilty of abuse of power and coercion. The […]

‘Rampage’ Early Buzz: Dwayne Johnson Does His Thing in Your Latest Mindless, Loud Guilty Pleasure

At this point, you know what to expect in a Dwayne Johnson movie. Big explosions, even bigger pecs, and lots of testosterone-fuled male posturing — probably in the jungle, and probably while the Rock is wearing the same khaki shirt he’s dragged across five movie sets. Johnson has nailed a type, and he’s got an audience […]

‘Is this poker or intl. relations?’: Moscow on calls to accept that it is guilty in Skripal case

It is more appropriate to question the credibility of the West, which pressures other countries to express “solidarity” and invade Iraq on a false pretext, than that of Russia, the spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry said. “Are we playing cards here or dealing with serious matters? Is this a game of poker or international relations?” […]