graft and conflicts of interest

NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during the NCAA Convention, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. Emmert says the governing must act on a set of recommendations to clean up college basketball before the start of next season. He expects to receive the report from an independent commission by April 25. The Board of Governors will then be expected to vote on formal proposals at their August meeting. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
January 18, 2018 - 8:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert intends to act swiftly and decisively to clean up college basketball. When it happens, he expects everyone in the governing body to jump on board. With an independent commission looking into alleged corruption in the sport, Emmert used his annual state...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:55 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Council of Europe's anti-corruption body on Thursday called on Romania to do more to prevent and combat high-level corruption. The anti-corruption arm of Europe's leading human rights organization said Romania should redouble its efforts to prosecute lawmakers, judges...
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January 18, 2018 - 4:40 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's deputy president is urging state prosecutors to target suspects in corruption scandals, some of whom have been linked to a business family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said in Johannesburg on Thursday that he wants...
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A man rests with his bicycle near the Cristo del Pacifico (Christ of the Pacific) statue in Lima, Peru, on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. The replica of the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro was set on fire days before Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in the South American nation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
January 13, 2018 - 12:31 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A giant Christ statue in Peru's capital that was donated by a construction company at the center of Latin America's largest corruption scandal was damaged Saturday in a fire, days before Pope Francis is set to arrive in the South American nation. Peruvians awoke to find nearly the...
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A man rests with his bicycle near the Cristo del Pacifico (Christ of the Pacific) statue in Lima, Peru, on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. The replica of the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro was set on fire days before Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in the South American nation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
January 13, 2018 - 11:28 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A giant Christ statue in Peru's capital that was donated by a construction company at the center of Latin America's largest corruption scandal was damaged Saturday in a fire, days before Pope Francis is set to arrive in the South American nation. Peruvians awoke to find nearly the...
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January 11, 2018 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic members of the House oversight committee are asking the Republican chairman to begin a serious investigation into President Donald Trump's conflicts of interest. They also want to subpoena the Trump Organization for documents requested months ago. The letter was sent to...
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January 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Hong Kong businessman charged in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy has pleaded not guilty. Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho said "not guilty, judge" on Monday to each of eight counts he faces in Manhattan federal court. Prosecutors say the 68-year-old former Hong Kong government...
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FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne, center, shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, as Byrne's wife Ruthi Zinn Byrne, second from left, and former New Jersey Gov. James Florio, right, clap after Christie outlined his 2014 state budget proposals in Trenton, N.J. Byrne, a Democrat who served as New Jersey governor from 1974 to 1982, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at age 93. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)
January 08, 2018 - 12:04 am
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) — New Jerseyans will bid farewell to a former governor who mobsters said was too ethical to be bribed and who authorized the law permitting gambling in Atlantic City. A memorial service for Brendan Byrne will be held Monday at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn. The two-term...
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January 05, 2018 - 6:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The attorneys for a former Hong Kong government official charged in the United States with using bribes to secure business deals are asking for their client to be released on bail. The lawyers representing Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho wrote to Judge Katherine Forrest on Friday saying Ho...
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FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne, center, shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, as Byrne's wife Ruthi Zinn Byrne, second from left, and former New Jersey Gov. James Florio, right, clap after Christie outlined his 2014 state budget proposals in Trenton, N.J. Byrne, a Democrat who served as New Jersey governor from 1974 to 1982, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at age 93. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)
January 04, 2018 - 7:28 pm
Former two-term Gov. Brendan Byrne, who mobsters said was too ethical to be bribed and who authorized the law permitting gambling in Atlantic City, has died at age 93. Byrne, a Democrat, died Thursday at a home in Livingston, his son Tom Byrne said. He suffered an infection that went into his lungs...
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