graft and conflicts of interest

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, Joseph Percoco arrives at Federal Court, in New York. Jurors in the bribery trial of Percoco, a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, may begin deliberations as early as next week. The government rested its case Thursday, Feb. 22, in federal court in Manhattan against Joseph Percoco and three businessmen. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 27, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments in the trial of Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Defense lawyers at the bribery trial of a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo say the government's troubled star witness is proof...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, arrives to attend a hearing on the extension of her detention at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 have demanded a 30-year prison term for Park for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country’s first female leader and former conservative icon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and...
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Supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye stage a rally to call for her release in front of the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Prosecutors on Tuesday have demanded a 30-year prison term for Park for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and former conservative icon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 27, 2018 - 2:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and...
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Supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye stage a rally to call for her release in front of the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Prosecutors on Tuesday have demanded a 30-year prison term for Park for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and former conservative icon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 27, 2018 - 1:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, arrives to attend a hearing on the extension of her detention at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 have demanded a 30-year prison term for Park for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country’s first female leader and former conservative icon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
February 27, 2018 - 1:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and...
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February 27, 2018 - 12:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors have demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader. The Seoul...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, Joseph Percoco arrives at Federal Court, in New York. Jurors in the bribery trial of Percoco, a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, may begin deliberations as early as next week. The government rested its case Thursday, Feb. 22, in federal court in Manhattan against Joseph Percoco and three businessmen. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Defense lawyers presented witnesses over three days to refute a month of evidence from prosecutors aimed at convincing jurors in Manhattan federal court that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, Joseph Percoco arrives at Federal Court, in New York. Jurors in the bribery trial of Percoco, a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, may begin deliberations as early as next week. The government rested its case Thursday, Feb. 22, in federal court in Manhattan against Joseph Percoco and three businessmen. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) is nearing its end. Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday in Manhattan federal court in the trial of Joseph Percoco and three businessmen. Prosecutors say Percoco accepted more than $300,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, June 7, 2016, Romania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's justice minister Tudorel Toader says there are serious concerns about the way Laura Codruta Kovesi does her job and she will be asked to answer accusations, which Kovesi denies. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, FILE)
February 26, 2018 - 7:12 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's top legal body on Monday summoned the chief anti-corruption prosecutor to answer charges made by the justice minister, who wants her ousted over what he says are serious concerns about the way she does her job. The Council of Supreme Magistrates said that...
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February 26, 2018 - 6:20 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's top legal body has summoned the chief anti-corruption prosecutor to answer charges made by the justice minister who wants her ousted over what he says are serious concerns about the way she does her job. The Council of Supreme Magistrates said Monday that...
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