Manafort judge deals blow to Mueller probe

Manafort judge deals blow to Mueller probe

A federal judge in Virginia agreed Monday to grant immunity to five potential witnesses in Paul Manafort’s upcoming trial — but, in a blow to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said their identities would be made public. Mueller’s team wanted the identities of…

Backpage execs charged with promoting prostitution, money laundering

Backpage execs charged with promoting prostitution, money laundering

The operators of Backpage.com — whose sleazy classified website was shut down by the FBI last week — have been charged with promoting prostitution and money laundering. Those targeted in a whopping 93-page indictment unsealed Monday include everyone from company founders Michael…