Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House intelligence committee, pictured in Washington, DC.  File photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The US House of Representatives intelligence committee has hired a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan with experience investigating Russian mobste(...)

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness tampering, at a US District Court in Washington. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

A judge on Friday sent longtime Republican political operator and businessman Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after a charge of witness tampering(...)

Paul Manafort has been indicted in federal courts in Virginia and Washington DC with  allegations ranging from money laundering and failing to register as a foreign agent, to bank and tax fraud. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

US president Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller, attempted to tamper wit(...)