graft and conflicts of interest

A demonstrator holds up a poster that reads in Spanish: "Get out Chavarry!", referring to Attorney General Pedro Chavarry, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Chavarry reversed his dismissal of the lead investigators in a sweeping corruption probe, retreating after drawing a public outcry and a bid by the president to remove him from office. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
January 02, 2019 - 6:20 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's attorney general on Wednesday reversed his dismissal of the lead investigators in a sweeping corruption probe into top officials, retreating in the face of a growing public outcry and a bid by the president that could remove him from office. Attorney General Pedro Chavarry'...
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Manifestantes protestan contra el fiscal general Pedro Chávarry en la Plaza San Martín en Lima, Perú, el martes 1 de enero de 2019. (AP Foto/Martín Mejía)
January 02, 2019 - 4:13 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's attorney general on Wednesday reversed his dismissal of the lead investigators in a sweeping corruption probe into top officials, retreating in the face of a growing public outcry and a bid by the president that could remove him from office. Attorney General Pedro Chavarry'...
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Former Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland, left, arrives at federal court in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 02, 2019 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Tony Bland's plea in...
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January 02, 2019 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland has pleaded guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. Bland pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to a single count of...
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January 02, 2019 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. Bland's lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, says Bland is set to enter the plea to...
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January 02, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. Bland's lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, says Bland is set to enter the plea on...
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Demonstrators protest at San Martin Plaza in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, over Attorney General Pedro Chavarry's dismissal of a team investigating the sweeping Odebrecht corruption case. President Martin Vizcarra said Chavarry's actions jeopardize key investigations into allegations of bribery involving some of the country's highest-ranking politicians, including several former presidents. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
January 01, 2019 - 8:42 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Thousands of Peruvians marched in protest again Tuesday decrying the attorney general's dismissal of a team investigating the sweeping Odebrecht corruption case in a move that President Martin Vizcarra decried as "profoundly damaging." Demonstrators carried a giant Peruvian flag...
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January 01, 2019 - 7:18 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Martin Vizcarra rushed back to Peru from a foreign trip Tuesday to confront the attorney general's dismissal of a team investigating the sweeping Odebrecht corruption case, saying he would urge congress to declare the top prosecutor's office in a state of emergency...
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January 01, 2019 - 4:56 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Martin Vizcarra rushed back to Peru from a foreign trip Tuesday to grapple with the attorney general's move to dismantle a team investigating the sweeping Odebrecht corruption case. With hours left in the old year, Attorney General Pedro Chavarry removed two prosecutors...
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In this image made from Dec. 27, 2018, CCTV video, China's former deputy intelligence chief Ma Jian appears in a courtroom in the northeastern port city of Dalian, China. The court said Ma Jian has been found guilty of crimes including accepting bribes and insider trading. Ma, who previously was the vice minister of the state security bureau, was also ordered to pay more than 50 million yuan ($7.26 million) in penalties. (CCTV via AP)
December 27, 2018 - 6:52 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's former deputy intelligence chief was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for corruption. Ma Jian has been found guilty of crimes including accepting bribes and insider trading, said a court in the northeastern port city of Dalian. Ma, who previously was the vice minister of...
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