Paul Manafort has three passports and ties to Russian oligarchs, prosecutors say

  • Manafort and associate Rick Gates pose serious flight risk, prosecutors say
  • Two men under house arrest, with $10m bond for Manafort and $5m for Gates

Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager for Donald Trump, had three US passports, millions in assets and ties to Russian oligarchs, according to federal court documents related to his indictment on tax fraud and money laundering charges.

Related: Trump-Russia inquiry heats up as three key aides indicted

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Tiger Woods may not win again but his latest comeback can still inspire | Ewan Murray

Woods has endured another troubled year culminating in pleading guilty to reckless driving but he is remodelling himself as a mentor as well as a competitor as he plots his latest return

Whatever else Tiger Woods may have developed during his latest lengthy absence from competitive golf there appears a new willingness to display a sense of humour.

That Woods privately does a sharp line in wit has been insisted upon for years by those who know him, and the 41-year-old has raised smiles by offering thanks to “the committee of one for picking myself to play” in the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas at the end of November. Woods essentially hosts the tournament, managed by one of his companies, and the 14-times major winner’s foundation is a key beneficiary. Whispers that Woods was not only playing but playing well were confirmed with his addition to an 18-man cast that also includes Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose.

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‘He’s bait, absolutely’: experts say George Papadopoulos a lure to catch bigger fish

Former prosecutors say the ex-Trump aide is being used as leverage in Mueller’s inquiry – and the public charges are intended to send a message to others

In the heat of the 2016 election campaign, George Papadopoulos was a jet-setting political operative on the rise.

But now, experts say, the 30-year-old is almost certainly being used as a lure to catch bigger fish in the wider inquiry being led by special prosecutor Robert Mueller, which is examining Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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