WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears via video at a Quito court hearing as he appeals against new protocols – Ecuador will no longer pay for his food and medical care, etc. – governing his stay at the Embassy in London

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Former Congressional Staffer Sentenced to Prison for Extensive Fraud and Election Crimes Scheme

‘A former congressional staffer was sentenced today to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $800,000 in restitution, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for participating in a multi-year scheme to defraud charitable donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars and secretly to funnel the proceeds to pay for personal expenses and to illegally finance campaigns for federal office. ‘

“In concert with” – That sounds like “Collusion” – That sounds like “Conspiracy” to commit fraud. Election fraud.

“In concert with” – That sounds like “Collusion” – That sounds like “Conspiracy” to commit fraud. Election fraud.

‘In a statement, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District said it agreed not to prosecute AMI after the company admitted “that it made the $150,000 payment in concert with a candidate’s presidential campaign, and in order to ensure that the woman did not publicize damaging allegations about the candidate before the 2016 presidential election.”’

The Deputy Finance Chair of the RNC was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for felonies committed during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

Yes, Michael Cohen was Trump’s personal lawyer, but more recently he was Deputy Finance Chair of the Republican National Committee.

The Deputy Finance Chair of the RNC was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for felonies committed during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison for crimes committed while working for Trump

BREAKING: “I stand before your honor humbly and painfully aware that we are here today for one reason, because of my actions that I pled guilty to,” Cohen said. “I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to, the personal ones to me and those involving the president of the United States of America.”

Here’s the latest on Michael Cohen’s sentencing:
• Judge sentences former Trump lawyer to 3 years in prison
• Two months concurrent for lying to Congress
• Cohen to pay $1.4m, forfeiture of $500k and fine of $50k

Australian archbishop convicted of covering up sexual abuse

The Roman Catholic leader was convicted of failing to act on reports of child sex abuse. He faces as much as two years in prison. The 67-year-old is the most senior Catholic leader to ever be charged with concealing abuse.

Venezuela welcomes Russian bombers in show of support for Maduro

Russia has landed two nuclear-capable “Blackjack” bombers in Venezuela as part of a joint training exercise experts say is designed to showcase Moscow’s growing military prowess and shore up the position of Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro.