L: Michael Cohen. Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images. R: Paul Manafort. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
President Trump's longtime personal lawyer and his 2016 campaign chairman each became felons during the 4pm hour this afternoon.
In New York, Michael Cohen accepted a plea deal to charges that include campaign finance violations, tax and bank fraud. His sentencing hearing will be on December 12.
In Virginia, a jury found Paul Manafort guilty on eight counts of fraud.
The bottom line: Former Trump allies are going to jail, with no end in sight for the Mueller probe.
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Hurricane Lane pictured by a NOAA satellite on Aug. 21, 2018.
Hurricane Lane, an intense Category 4 storm, is poised to move perilously close to the Hawaiian islands later this week, according to updated forecasts on Tuesday.
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