Bribery

FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury in New York deliberated a week before reaching the partial...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of South American soccer officials (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Two former South American soccer officials convicted at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal will be jailed while they await sentencing. Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, was...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of South American soccer officials (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. But the...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury in New York deliberated a week before reaching the partial...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury deliberated a week before reaching the partial verdict in...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 1:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury deliberated a week before reaching a partial verdict Friday...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2017 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jurors say they have reached verdict on all but one of the charges against three former South American soccer officials accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes. On Friday, jurors sent a note to the judge saying they had agreed on six of the charges but were...
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December 22, 2017 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the New York City trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their sixth day on Friday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of Paraguay; and...
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December 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their sixth day on Friday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of Paraguay; and Jose...
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Lawmakers celebrate after voting against impeaching Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Kuczynski survived an impeachment effort by opposition lawmakers trying to oust him over ties to Odebrecht. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
December 22, 2017 - 1:17 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski defied ardent calls by opposition lawmakers demanding his impeachment over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal in a late Thursday night vote that his proponents hailed as a...
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