Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedFeb 23rd - 4:28pm
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and his own lawyers, according to a sentencing memo filed Saturday by special counsel Robert Mueller's office.
Prosecutors on Saturday painted a dark portrait of a manipulative and sometimes violent R. Kelly, describing how he repeatedly sought out underage girls for sex, including one he encountered at her 16th birthday party and another who met the R&B star while he was on trial for child pornography.
Severe storms raked the South amid days of drenching rains that swelled rivers and raised the flood threat, and one confirmed tornado struck a part of the east Mississippi city of Columbus on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
Christine Armario and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press | PostedFeb 23rd - 9:57am
Opponents of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro braved tear gas as they rescued boxes of emergency food and medicine from burning trucks during violent clashes on the Colombian border with security forces blocking the entry of U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedFeb 23rd - 9:18am
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border that the government needs a broader, more effective approach to border control. He suggested the Pentagon might contribute with its expertise in surveillance and monitoring.