US prosecutors sink Manafort's bail deal over his op-ed with Russia colleague

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Court says former Trump campaign head, charged with conspiracy and money laundering, was working with Russia-linked colleague as recently as last week

Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was, as recently as last week, ghostwriting with a colleague, who has ties to Russian intelligence, an editorial about his past political work in Ukraine, federal prosecutors said.

The development sunk a deal Manafort had struck to be released from house arrest, to which he has been confined for five weeks.

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