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On Monday, he testified that he helped Manafort file false tax returns and hide his foreign bank accounts. Oh, and he says he did it all "at the direction of Mr. Manafort was chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and his longtime deputy was part of the campaign, too. In other testimony, Gates recounted how he falsified documents for Manafort, including converting a PDF of a profit-and-loss statement to a Microsoft Word document so he could doctor it to inflate the business' ...
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    Wading into Florida Republican politics and a competitive primary, President Trump delivered a hearty endorsement for Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis . He'll then head to Tampa Bay Technical High School where he'll talk about workforce development and perform a ceremonial signing of H.E. 2353, the "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act".
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    Critics say the summit has so far failed to deliver on promised steps toward denuclearisation by Pyongyang. Trump tweeted early Thursday his thanks to the North Korean leader "for your nice letter - I look forward to seeing you soon!" The White House is not addressing whether Trump and Kim may again meet.
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  • Zimbabwe awaits 1st results of historic, peaceful election

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    President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mugabe's former right-hand man in the ruling ZANU-PF party, faced off against opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of the MDC ( Movement for Democratic Change ) in the historic vote. Meanwhile, a monitoring group, the Zimbabwe Election Support Network, issued preliminary findings on the vote, noting improvements such as a biometric registration system that reduced the chances of fraud.
  • Kavanaugh snags Rand Paul's support to be Supreme Court justice

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    The indictment says he and associate Rick Gates moved money from Ukraine through foreign bank accounts to hide it from the Internal Revenue Service. Manafort faces 18 criminal counts, to which he has plead not guilty. Still, Reid points out that the pardon power is broad enough for Mr. Trump to pardon Manafort at any time for the crimes he has been charged with in Virginia and Washington, D.C.