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Ex-Trump aide Manafort had 'huge dumpster of hidden money,' jury told

Defense attorney Kevin Downing delivers a statement to journalists at the U.S. District Courthouse following closing arguments in former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's trial on bank and tax fraud charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Paul Manafort had "a huge dumpster of hidden money" abroad, a prosecutor said on Wednesday, urging a jury to convict U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chief on financial fraud charges based more on a paper trail of evidence than on the testimony of a former protege.  Full Article 

People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York City, New York, U.S., July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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The bell tower on the Roman Catholic St. Mark's Seminary is seen in Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Paul Gibbens

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