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Canadian serial killer's sentencing moved to Friday

Canadian serial killer's sentencing moved to FridayThe sentencing of Bruce McArthur, a Canadian man who pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder, has been moved to Friday, Justice John McMahon told a Toronto court during a hearing on Tuesday. McArthur, 67, was arrested in January 2018 in connection with a police investigation of missing men in Toronto’s Gay Village neighborhood, and was charged with the murders of five men in a case that shook Toronto’s gay community. Last week, McArthur pleaded to killing eight men: Selim Esen, Andrew Kinsman, Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Mahmudi, Dean Lisowick, Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, Skandaraj Navaratnam and Abdulbasir Faizi.



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U.S. judge sets Manafort sentencing date in Washington case

U.S. judge sets Manafort sentencing date in Washington caseU.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced on March 13 for attempted witness tampering and conspiring against the United States, according to a court filing on Monday. Judge Amy Berman Jackson, the federal judge presiding over Manafort’s case in Washington, had previously tentatively scheduled the sentencing hearing for March 5. Manafort pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy against the United States and began cooperating with prosecutors working on U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible links between the Trump campaign and Moscow.



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Manafort Gets New Sentencing Date After Closed-Door Hearing

Manafort Gets New Sentencing Date After Closed-Door HearingU.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson held a hearing of more than four hours Monday in a sealed courtroom to consider secret evidence gathered by the government. Prior to the start of Monday’s hearing, thick loose-leaf binders could be seen near lawyers for the government and Manafort. Jackson’s decision on Manafort’s alleged breach of his deal with Mueller could influence how harshly she sentences him.



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U.S. judge sets Manafort sentencing date in Washington case

U.S. judge sets Manafort sentencing date in Washington caseU.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced on March 13 for attempted witness tampering and conspiring against the United States, according to a court filing on Monday. Judge Amy Berman Jackson, the federal judge presiding over Manafort’s case in Washington, had previously tentatively scheduled the sentencing hearing for March 5. Manafort pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy against the United States and began cooperating with prosecutors working on U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible links between the Trump campaign and Moscow.



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Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort's sentencing in Virginia delayed: court

Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort's sentencing in Virginia delayed: courtJudge T.S. Ellis in the Eastern District of Virginia said in a court order he wanted to delay the sentencing until the other judge ruled on whether Manafort had knowingly lied to investigators in breach of his plea deal, noting that such a decision “may have some effect on the sentencing decision in this case.” Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and whether Trump campaign members coordinated with Moscow officials. Judge Amy Berman Jackson in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last week ordered Manafort’s lawyers and lawyers from Mueller’s office to appear on Feb. 4 for a sealed hearing to hash out whether Manafort violated his plea deal.



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Paul Manafort’s First Sentencing Postponed Over Claims He Lied

Paul Manafort’s First Sentencing Postponed Over Claims He LiedSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors have accused Manafort of breaching the cooperation agreement he struck with them in September to avoid a second trial following his Alexandria jury trial conviction in August.



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Judge cancels Paul Manafort's Feb. 8 sentencing in Virginia case

Judge cancels Paul Manafort's Feb. 8 sentencing in Virginia caseA federal judge has canceled Paul Manafort's Feb. 8 sentencing in Virginia until DC plea dispute resolved



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Delayed sentencing for Flynn leaves key questions unanswered

Delayed sentencing for Flynn leaves key questions unansweredWASHINGTON (AP) — The delayed sentencing hearing for Michael Flynn did more than just postpone his punishment. It also put off by months any chance of getting definitive answers to questions that have shadowed President Donald Trump's first national security adviser.



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Judge's rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case

Judge's rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs caseWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge who described himself as disgusted by Michael Flynn's behavior upended a straightforward sentencing hearing, postponing punishment for President Donald Trump's first national security adviser and telling him in a stinging rebuke, "Arguably you sold your country out."



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Judge delays Flynn sentencing, 'not hiding disgust' at crime

Judge delays Flynn sentencing, 'not hiding disgust' at crimeWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, declaring himself disgusted and disdainful of Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI and raising the unexpected prospect of sending the retired Army lieutenant general to prison.



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