The 52-year-old has been charged with the transferring of obscene material to a minor, which was bundled in a plea deal with Manhattan's U.S. Attorney's Office. "I have a sickness", he said, "but I do not have an excuse".
Investigators say Weiner, then 51, began exchanging illicit text messages with a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina in January 2016. According to the NYT, it was that discovery that led to the late October announcement by since fired F.B.I. director James B. Comey, that the bureau was conducting a new investigation into Mrs. Clinton's handling of official email.
Weiner began messaging the girl when she was a sophomore in high school, the newspaper reported.
A lawyer for Abedin did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the N.Y. Post report.
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Sesame Street lands already are in SeaWorld's two Busch Gardens parks and two SeaWorld parks in San Diego and San Antonio . The new park will open no later than mid-2021, but a location hasn't been determined, officials said.
The controversy over Clinton's use of a private email server while she was USA secretary of state dogged her throughout the campaign. Clinton has said Comey's decision is part of the reason she lost the election.
Officials began to investigate Weiner over the allegations previous year, and the probe into Weiner even affected the 2016 presidential campaign.
Comey testified on May 3 that it makes him "mildly nauseous" that the letters to Congress could have changed the election outcome, NPR reported, but he stood by that he believes he did the right thing.
The investigation into Weiner came to light after the Daily Mail, a British newspaper, published an interview with the teen whom Weiner allegedly messaged.
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Weiner ran for mayor of New York City in 2013, but dropped out after it was revealed that he had exchanged explicit messages with more women after he resigned from Congress. He claimed his account had been hacked but eventually acknowledged he had sent the image as well as inappropriate messages to several women.
The plea covers conduct by Mr. Weiner from January through March of previous year, the person said.
The Democrat cried in court earlier Friday as he apologized for his behavior and said he had destroyed his "life's dream in public service".
Roadside bomb kills 11; attacks kill 10 Afghan policeman
The Taliban have not claimed the responsibility, but the provincial government has blamed the militant group for the attack. Earlier, a Policeman shot dead five of his colleagues in eastern Nangarhar province last night.