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Michael Cohen, on his way to prison for Trump hush-money scheme, says 'much to be told'

- Associated Press

Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there "remains much to be told" as he heads to prison to begin a three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf.

In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. Baltimore's mayor resigned under pressure Thursday, May 2, 2019, amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns from office

- The Washington Times

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday, one week after federal agents had raided her homes and offices in an investigation of hundreds of thousands of dollars she made from sales of her self-published children's health book to a hospital network on whose board she served and to contractors seeking to do business with the city.

In this April 1, 2019, file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. Avenatti is expected to be arraigned Monday, April 29, 2019, on charges that he stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes and lied to investigators. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to all charges

- Associated Press

Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes and lied to investigators.

Federal Bureau of Investigation and Internal Revenue Service agents enter City Hall in Baltimore, MD., on Thursday, April 25, 2019. FBI, IRS launched raids connected to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. (Ian Duncan/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Baltimore mayor whereabouts unknown as FBI, IRS raid her office, home

- The Washington Times

Thursday was a red-letter day for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. Federal agents raided her homes and offices, Maryland's governor called for her resignation "for the good of the city" and speculation swirled about her whereabouts, as she presumably is still recovering from a bout of pneumonia.

Pentagon watchdog clears acting chief Patrick Shanahan of wrongdoing

- Associated Press

The Pentagon's watchdog agency said Thursday it has cleared acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that he had used his official position to favor his former employer, Boeing Co.