us district court

Judge denies Manafort's request to move next trial

Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has denied a request by Paul Manafort to move his second criminal trial from Washington, DC, to Roanoke, Virginia, as she, the special counsel's office and Manafort's attorneys hash out last-minute parameters before the trial begins later this month.

Alleged Russian spy not a flight risk, says attorney

Mariia Butina, the 29-year-old Russian gun enthusiast and alleged spy who wanted to set up back channels between her government and the Republican Party and Trump campaign, spoke little at her first court appearance Monday.