The first week of Paul Manafort’s high-stakes criminal trial took off with a bang: Here’s everything you need to know

AP The first week of Paul Manafort’s criminal trial rapidly took off, as the prosecution used some of Manafort’s closest financial associates to begin mapping out a case for the charges against him. Manafort is the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign. He is the defendant in two criminal indictments brought by the special […]

Trump’s seething Russia probe tweets may return to haunt him as evidence in an obstruction trial

President Donald Trump bluntly declared on Twitter that his attorney general should terminate “right now” the federal probe into the campaign that took him to the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders scrambled to explain that Trump’s tweet Wednesday was “not an order” and instead, just an opinion. But Trump’s early morning […]

Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort faces prison time in first trial from Mueller probe

Thomson Reuters Former campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend the rest of his life in prison, or deal a significant blow to special counsel Robert Mueller in the first trial from the investigator’s probe. Jury selection for Manaforts trial begins on Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia.  While the main areas of Mueller’s investigation are Russia’s actions […]

South Korea’s military considering pulling troops away from DMZ border ‘on a trial basis’ amid eased tensions with North Korea

AFP South Korea is reportedly considering withdrawing some military forces and equipment from guard posts on the border with North Korea on a “trial basis.” It’s part of the South Korean defense ministry’s plan to transform the [Demilitarized Zone] into a “peace zone.” The ministry said it would also plan on designating a de facto […]

Legion Finale Recap: Trial and Terror

If you thought Legion might tone down the weird for Tuesday’s Season 2 finale, it opens with David singing (singing!) The Who’s “Behind Blue Eyes” while levitating across a field. So there’s your answer! David immediately faces off with Amahl Farouk in a climactic, if purely mental, battle: Huge animated avatars — David’s is green, […]

Arrow Photos: A New (Yet Familiar?) Green Arrow Crashes Oliver's Trial

Well, this name wasn’t on the witness list! In new photos from next Thursday’s Arrow (The CW, 9/8c), Oliver’s trial is interrupted by a most unexpected and yet familiar face. As teased on social media and now touted in the latest promo, former series regular Colin Donnell will make another Season 6 encore when the […]