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Next month, Paul Manafort faces a separate trial on federal felony charges. He sold it to politicians who wanted his advice. He sold it to party apparatchiks who feared his power. He sold it to US presidents, foreign despots, members of Congress, corporate boards, the media. As much as Alan Couture or House of Bijanwhich sold him his lavish wardrobe, composure was the Manafort brand.
Manafort, 69, the former chairman of the Donald Trump presidential campaign, kept that composure on Tuesday as he listened to a Virginia jury declare him guilty of criminal fraud charges, in a verdict that meant he could die in prison.
But the verdict was a stunning reminder of how far Manafort had fallen since his heyday as one of the most powerful men in Washington. This frictionless revolving door involved the biggest names in Republican politics. He ran the Republican national convention as late as Manafort began a lifelong indulgence in multiple homes, custom suits, luxury automobiles, Concorde flights and first-class everything.
That attitude appeared intact when Manafort arrived at district court this month in Virginia.
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Attendees noted how comfortable the defendant seemed. Staring down the barrel of an effective life sentence, with a federal judge and 12 jurors presiding over his fate, Manafort calmly conferred with his lawyers and occasionally turned to smile at his wife seated behind him.The fall of the Maya has long been one of the great mysteries of the ancient world.
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But it's more than a historical curiosity. Within sight of the Mayan ruins, in the Petén region of Guatemala near the border with Mexico, the population is growing again, and rain forest is being cut to make farmland. Their downfall was the result of several bad decisions.
Bad decision-making was their downfall. May 16, · Whatever you may think progress looks like — a rebounding stock market, a new house, a good raise — the governments of the world have long held the . "The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo" is a genre-defying film about the life of radical Chicano lawyer, author and countercultural icon, Oscar Zeta Acosta — the basis for the character Dr.
Gonzo in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," written by his friend, legendary journalist-provocateur Hunter S. Thompson.
U.S. stocks end sharply lower on Friday, unable to shake fears of an intensification of trade tensions with China. In April of , Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Soviet Armies closing in from the west and south.
In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his Generals and advisers to fight to the last man.