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Paul Manafort Close To Plea Deal To Avoid Second Federal Trial

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appears close to reaching a plea deal. The agreement would avert a second trial for Manafort, this time in Washington, D.C., scheduled to begin next week.

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Front Line Mobb Deep
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Government Study Of BPA Backs Its Safety, But Doesn't Settle Debate

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Paul Manafort Close To Plea Deal To Avoid 2nd Federal Trial

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