5 things to know for March 8: Manafort, politics, China, fish fraud, conjoined twins

05 manafort sentencing court sketches
Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison 01:14
CNN reporter details Manafort's reaction in courtroom
CNN reporter details Manafort’s reaction in courtroom 03:39
House passes resolution condemning anti-Semitism
House passes resolution condemning anti-Semitism 01:57

Meanwhile, it looks like Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against President Trump is over. A federal judge tossed out her suit, which sought to invalidate a $130,000 hush money agreement, because the suit “lacks subject matter jurisdiction.” The judge remanded the case back to where it was first filed. Daniels, an adult film star, says she and Trump had an affair in 2006, which Trump denies.

China’s economy looks a lot more wobbly lately. The latest sign: Chinese exports plunged 21% in February, compared with a year earlier. That’s the weakest performance in three years, and it was a lot worse than economists had predicted. This is partly due to the trade war with the US, but that’s not the only worry for the Chinese. The export slump indicates “global demand is cooling,” one economist says. The International Monetary Fund expects global economic growth to decline this year, and the European Central Bank warned of a “sizeable reduction” in economic expansion.

Voices of the Trade War: What's at stake?
Voices of the Trade War: What’s at stake? 01:54

Are we all the victims of a big fish fraud? Oceana says we are. A new study from the conservation group says the fish that lands on our plates may not be what we think it is. Oceana tested more than 400 samples from markets, stores and restaurants in 24 states and Washington. DNA tests showed that about 21% of it was not what it was called on the label or menu. For example, what was supposed to be pricey sea bass often turned out to be giant perch or Nile…

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