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Former Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg arrives for a hearing on his criminal case at Manhattan Criminal Court on Aug. 12 in New York City. The Manhattan District Attorney's office is charging Weisselberg and the Trump Organization with tax fraud after being accused of paying employees "off the books" in order to pay less taxes. Weisselberg has pleaded guilty. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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Allen Weisselberg, a Trump Org employee for decades, pleads guilty to felony charges

Weisselberg entered his guilty plea in state court in lower Manhattan on Thursday. He's the latest person close to former President Trump to plead guilty or be convicted at trial of a felony.

A boat is pictured on the shallow Rhine river near Oestrich Winkel, western Germany, on Aug. 12, as the water level passed below 40 centimeters, making ship transport increasingly difficult. Yann Schreiber/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Rhine is at one of its lowest levels. That's trouble for the top EU economy

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How do mosquitoes smell us out? And how can we stop them? A new study offers a surprising answer to the first question — and hope for better preventive strategies as a result. LWA/Getty Images hide caption

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Mosquitoes surprise researcher with their 'weird' sense of smell

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Jewish townspeople of the village of Nasielsk, Poland in 1938. Family Affair Films, US Holocaust Memorial Museum hide caption

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'The Territory' and 'Three Minutes: A Lengthening' find cinematic hope in tragedy

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Former Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg arrives for a hearing on his criminal case at Manhattan Criminal Court on Aug. 12 in New York City. The Manhattan District Attorney's office is charging Weisselberg and the Trump Organization with tax fraud after being accused of paying employees "off the books" in order to pay less taxes. Weisselberg has pleaded guilty. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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Allen Weisselberg, a Trump Org employee for decades, pleads guilty to felony charges

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