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U.S. federal judge elongates Paul Manafort's total prison time to 7.5 years

U.S. federal judge elongates Paul Manafort's total prison time to 7.5 yearsA federal judge on Wednesday sentenced President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 73 months in prison for two conspiracy charges.



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New York Judge Rules Unvaccinated Students Can't Go Back to Class

New York Judge Rules Unvaccinated Students Can't Go Back to ClassThe parents of 44 unvaccinated students in a New York suburb sued



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The Judge Who Sentenced Paul Manafort Rebuked Him for 'Lies'

The Judge Who Sentenced Paul Manafort Rebuked Him for 'Lies'Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Manafort 'it's hard to overstate the number of lies' involved



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Manafort Caught a Break on His Sentence, But Will Soon Face a Tougher Judge

Manafort Caught a Break on His Sentence, But Will Soon Face a Tougher JudgeManafort, 69, faced as long as 24 years in prison after jurors in Alexandria, Virginia, convicted him last year of hiding $ 55 million in offshore accounts, failing to pay $ 6 million in taxes, and defrauding banks. Next, Manafort will be sentenced on March 13 by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington, where he pleaded guilty to two conspiracy charges and pledged to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. It was Jackson who sent Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to jail on June 15 after prosecutors accused him of tampering with witnesses.



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AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts words in mouth of Manafort judge

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts words in mouth of Manafort judgeWASHINGTON (AP) — Claiming an exoneration that was not given, a "very honored" President Donald Trump is putting words in the mouth of the judge who sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to nearly four years in prison. Trump is misrepresenting a statement by Manafort's lawyer, too.



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U.S. judge gives Trump ex-aide Manafort leniency: under four years in prison

U.S. judge gives Trump ex-aide Manafort leniency: under four years in prisonU.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis imposed the surprisingly lenient 47-month sentence on Manafort, 69, during a hearing in Alexandria, Virginia, in which the veteran Republican political consultant asked for mercy but expressed no remorse for his actions. Manafort was convicted by a jury last August of five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. Ellis disregarded federal sentencing guidelines cited by prosecutors that called for 19-1/2 to 24 years in prison.



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At sentencing hearing, Trump ex-aide Manafort asks judge for mercy

At sentencing hearing, Trump ex-aide Manafort asks judge for mercyU.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis was due to impose the sentence on Manafort, 69, during the hearing in Alexandria, Virginia. Manafort, a veteran Republican political consultant, was found guilty last August by a jury of five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. Ellis noted during the hearing that Manafort “is not before the court for any allegations that he, or anyone at his direction, colluded with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election.” Manafort asked Ellis for mercy and thanked him for conducting a fair trial.



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U.S. judge sentences Trump ex-aide Manafort to nearly 4 years in prison

U.S. judge sentences Trump ex-aide Manafort to nearly 4 years in prisonManafort was sentenced Thursday to 47 months in prison for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.



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Hoda Muthana, who married into ISIS, won't get fast-tracked case, federal judge rules

Hoda Muthana, who married into ISIS, won't get fast-tracked case, federal judge rulesA federal court ruled that Hoda Muthana, a woman who fled Alabama to marry an Islamic State fighter in Syria, won't get a fast-tracked legal case.



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Roger Stone Judge Wants to Know Why She Wasn't Told About Book

Roger Stone Judge Wants to Know Why She Wasn't Told About BookIn a brief court order Friday, the judge overseeing Stone’s criminal case asked lawyers for the longtime adviser to President Donald Trump why she wasn’t told about the “imminent general release” of a book Stone appears to be involved with. Just eight days ago, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson reprimanded Stone for violating a gag order and threatened to jail him if he continued to talk to the media. Stone must explain by March 4 “why this matter — which was known to the defendant — was not brought to the court’s attention,” Jackson said in her order.



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