Political corruption

Madivian women cast their votes in Male, Maldives, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Voting is underway in the Maldives in a parliamentary election many hope would help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
April 06, 2019 - 3:07 am
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Voting began in the Maldives in a crucial parliamentary election on Saturday many hope would help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Thousands lined up to cast their...
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Maldivian polling workers prepare a polling station for expatriates at the Maldivian High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is hoping Saturday's parliamentary elections will help him overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
April 06, 2019 - 1:24 am
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Voting began in the Maldives in a crucial parliamentary election on Saturday many hope would help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Thousands lined up to cast their...
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FILE-In this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, file photo Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaks after being sworn in as the country's new President in Male, Maldives. Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is hoping that parliamentary elections on Saturday will help him overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to fulfill key pledges from last year's presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan, file)
April 05, 2019 - 8:47 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is hoping Saturday's parliamentary elections will help him overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party is seeking at least 44 seats...
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FILE-In this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, file photo Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaks after being sworn in as the country's new President in Male, Maldives. Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is hoping that parliamentary elections on Saturday will help him overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to fulfill key pledges from last year's presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan, file)
April 05, 2019 - 8:44 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is hoping Saturday's parliamentary elections will help him overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party is seeking at least 44 seats...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., joined at right by Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., prepares for the start of a hearing on The Equality Act, a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill for LGBT rights, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Nadler is preparing subpoenas seeking special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report's release. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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Lori Lightfoot speaks at her election night party Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Chicago. Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago mayor, making her the first African-American woman to lead the city. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
April 03, 2019 - 4:19 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot easily won the Chicago mayor's race Tuesday, earning support from every part of the city to defeat a longtime political insider and become the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation's third-largest city. Lightfoot, who had...
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