Bribery

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez speaks during an event kicking off his campaign for re-election at Union City High School, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Union City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 28, 2018 - 1:57 pm
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling a cheering gymnasium full of high school students that "I am here because I am your...
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March 27, 2018 - 6:56 am
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The former head of NATO has asked the prime minister of Latvia to create an international task force to guide the country in cleaning up its banking sector, which has been rocked by accusations of money laundering and bribery. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who's also been prime...
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March 22, 2018 - 12:43 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss federal authorities have conducted house searches and seized documents following claims by state-controlled defense contractor Ruag of possible criminal wrongdoing. The investigators are reportedly looking into allegations of shady business practices and bribery linked to...
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Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski talks on his cellphone as he leaves the Government Palace also known as the House of Pizarro, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The embattled Peruvian leader has offered his resignation to Congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor, according to a presidential aide. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
March 21, 2018 - 7:04 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered his resignation Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to a fast-moving political drama playing out just three weeks before the Andean nation is set to host U.S. President Donald Trump for a regional summit...
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Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski talks on his cellphone as he leaves the Government Palace also known as the House of Pizarro, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The embattled Peruvian leader has offered his resignation to Congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor, according to a presidential aide. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
March 21, 2018 - 3:37 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has offered his resignation to Peru's congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor on corruption charges, according to a presidential aide. Kuczynski will announce his decision in a televised...
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Riot police divert a man shouting slogans against Peru's government outside Government Palace also known as the House of Pizarro, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Pressure is building on Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to resign after several allies were caught in secretly-shot videos allegedly trying to buy the support of a lawmaker so he would block the leader’s impeachment. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
March 21, 2018 - 3:34 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has offered his resignation to Peru's congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor on corruption charges, according to a presidential aide. Kuczynski will announce his decision in a televised...
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Riot police divert a man shouting slogans against Peru's government outside Government Palace also known as the House of Pizarro, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Pressure is building on Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to resign after several allies were caught in secretly-shot videos allegedly trying to buy the support of a lawmaker so he would block the leader’s impeachment. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
March 21, 2018 - 2:38 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pressure built on Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to resign Wednesday after several allies were caught in secretly-shot videos allegedly trying to buy the support of a lawmaker to block the conservative leader's impeachment. The shock revelation of the four videos a day...
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President Donald Trump speaks about his plan to combat opioid drug addiction at Manchester Community College, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manchester, N.H., even as more Republicans are telling Trump in ever blunter terms to lay off his escalating criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia probe. But party leaders are taking no action to protect Mueller from possibly being fired, embracing a familiar strategy with the president _ simply waiting out the storm. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
March 19, 2018 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Republicans are telling President Donald Trump in ever blunter terms to lay off his escalating criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia probe. But party leaders are taking no action to protect Mueller, embracing a familiar strategy with the president —...
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Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak arrivesl for questioning over bribery allegations at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 11:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday were questioning South Korea's conservative former President Lee Myung-bak over corruption allegations, making him the latest of the country's leaders entangled in scandal. The move came about two weeks after prosecutors demanded a 30-year prison...
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Joseph Percoco, center, a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accused of bribery, leaves Federal court in New York, Monday, March 12, 2018. Jurors have finished another day of deliberations after a second deadlock. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 13, 2018 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the bribery conviction of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local): 3:50 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the conviction of his former top aide is "personally painful" but he respects the jury's decision. The federal jury...
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