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Paul Manfort, ex-chairman of the Trump campaign, is charged with tax fraud and money laundering.

SoftBank is dropping its effort to merge Sprint with T-Mobile.

Edgar Bronfman Jr. is forming a new venture firm Waverly Capital with longtime VC Daniel Leff.

Novartis has agreed to buy French-based Advanced Accelerator Applications for $3.9 billion.

A federal court blocks Trump’s ban on transgender troops.

NBC News and MSNBC have cut ties with veteran journalist Mark Halperin after multiple women told CNN he sexually harassed or assaulted them during his time at ABC News.

Alphabet has a 60-person division called Jigsaw that’s helping to fight fake news.

Actor Kevin Spacey apologizes and comes out as gay after a Broadway actor Anthony Rapp accused him of sexual misconduct when Rapp was 14 years old.
Photo: Paul Manafort of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s staff listens during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. Reuters/Carlo Allegri