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Far-right extremist guided ‘army’ of rioters to Pelosi’s office on Jan. 6 , prosecutors tell jury

WASHINGTON — A far-right extremist charged with aiding and abetting the theft of a laptop from Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, “led an army” towards the House Speaker’s suite, prosecutors told jurors during closing arguments on Wednesday. Riley Williams, a 23-year-old Pennsylvania woman arrested weeks after the Capitol attack, faces eight …

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Prosecutors: Giuliani won’t be charged over Ukraine-related actions

The episode, including an attempt by Giuliani to seek the ouster of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, spurred the first impeachment of Trump by the House. The FBI raids against Giuliani last year seemed to signal a particularly grave criminal investigation, since the sign-off of senior Justice Department officials is required for searches of …

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Tom Girardi firm’s CFO embezzled $10 million, prosecutors say

BALTIMORE —  The chief financial officer of Tom Girardi’s law firm embezzled at least $10 million from firm bank accounts and used stolen funds to renovate his Los Angeles home, purchase a Caribbean mansion and shower an escort with gifts, including a $120,000 purse, a federal prosecutor said in court Thursday. Government lawyers disclosed allegations against …

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Iowa teens killed Spanish teacher over bad grade, prosecutors say

DES MOINES, Iowa — Two Iowa teenagers killed their high school Spanish teacher last year because of frustration over a bad grade, prosecutors said Tuesday in court documents that for the first time reveal a possible motive. The documents were filed ahead of a hearing Wednesday where a judge will hear arguments on whether to …

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Trump Org. CFO will spill tax fraud to New York jury, prosecutors say

In opening statements, Hoffinger detailed allegations that Trump personally paid private school tuition for Weisselberg’s grandchildren and signed a lease for the top lieutenant’s Upper West Side apartment overlooking the Hudson River, because he wanted him to live in Manhattan rather than commuting from Long Island. Trump Corp. attorney Susan Necheles, meanwhile, tried to insulate …

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