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Justice Department steps in, stops Paul Manafort from going to Rikers

President Trump’s former campaign chairman, who is serving a federal prison sentence, had been expected to be transferred to the notorious Rikers Island jail complex this month.

Florida officer found guilty of negligence for 2016 shooting of caretaker

A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker.

Trump says ICE planning ‘millions’ of immigration arrests

In a tweet Monday, Trump said the mass removal of migrants would begin next week.

Justices dismiss appeal in Virginia racial gerrymandering case

The vote was 5-4, and it scrambled some of the court’s usual alliances. Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch were in the majority, and Justice Stephen Breyer was among the dissenters.

Comedian wins $4.1 million in lawsuit against The Daily Stormer

Comedian and writer Dean Obeidallah has been awarded $4.1 million in a lawsuit he filed against The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website that published a false article about him in 2017.

Millionaire gets 9 years for deadly fire above tunnels

A wealthy stock trader was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home.

Masked gunman killed in shootout at Dallas courthouse

An Army veteran wearing a mask and carrying more than 150 rounds of ammunition for his high-powered rifle was shot dead Monday after he opened fire outside a busy federal courthouse in downtown Dallas, authorities said.

Navy SEAL goes on trial in troubled war-crimes case

Wearing a starched white uniform and a chestful of ribbons from years of military service, Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher walked into a military courtroom in San Diego on Monday to stand trial on war crimes charges.