US Senator Menendez to be arraigned on new charges Oct. 18 -filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez will be arraigned next week on new charges that he conspired to act as a foreign agent for the Egyptian government, according to court document posted on Friday.

Menendez, a Democrat who on Thursday was charged with Foreign Agents Registration Act violations, along with his wife and other co-defendants, is scheduled to face the new charges at a Oct. 18 hearing in federal court in New York, the filing said.

(Reporting by Luc Cohen; writing by Susan Heavey; editing by Doina Chiacu)