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National Enquirer’s reporting on Jeff Bezos under scrutiny by federal prosecutors – CNN

New York (CNN Business)With Jeff Bezos accusing American Media Inc. of attempted “extortion and blackmail,” the company’s legal troubles are just beginning.Federal prosecutors are once again examining the conduct of American Media, or AMI for short, which owns the National Enquirer and other magazines.Last year AMI, the company’s CEO David Pecker, and chief content officer Dylan Howard struck an immunity deal with federal prosecutors. In exchange, they cooperated in the hush money case that ensnared Michael Cohen and implicated President Trump in campaign finance violations.The AMI deal contained standard language that said that if the company committed “any crimes” in …

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Emin Agalarov cancels US concert tour after not reaching testimony deal with Mueller and Congress – CNNPolitics

Emin Agalarov, the Russian pop star who initiated the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with members of Donald Trump’s campaign, canceled his upcoming US tour after failing to reach a deal with the special counsel’s office and Congress over the contours of his testimony.

Source: Emin Agalarov cancels US concert tour after not reaching testimony deal with Mueller and Congress – CNNPolitics

Revelations about Manafort’s 2016 interactions with Russian associate show special counsel’s intense focus on Russia contacts – The Washington Post

The new details inadvertently revealed in a court filing serve as a reminder that President Trump’s White House bid was led for a time by a man with long-standing ties to powerful Russian figures.

Source: Revelations about Manafort’s 2016 interactions with Russian associate show special counsel’s intense focus on Russia contacts – The Washington Post