Political corruption

FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Accused of sexual and political misconduct, Greitens is defying calls to resign from top lawmakers in his own party while instead banking on steady support from the voters who backed his populist campaign against "corrupt insiders" and "career politicians." (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 8:33 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the first-term Republican governor who responded by calling it another effort to "smear" him. The charge of...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Accused of sexual and political misconduct, Greitens is defying calls to resign from top lawmakers in his own party while instead banking on steady support from the voters who backed his populist campaign against "corrupt insiders" and "career politicians." (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 8:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the first-term governor who responded by calling it another effort to "smear" him. The charge of tampering with...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Accused of sexual and political misconduct, Greitens is defying calls to resign from top lawmakers in his own party while instead banking on steady support from the voters who backed his populist campaign against "corrupt insiders" and "career politicians." (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 7:47 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor's legal woes. The charge of tampering with computer data is in addition to an earlier charge alleging...
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FILE - This March 16, 2004 file photo shows the monument for thousands of people killed in Jasenovac concentration camp 1941-45 in Croatia. Croatia’s president on Friday April 20, 2018, visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims despite a continued boycott by Croatia’s Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
April 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's president visited the site of a World War II concentration camp on Friday and honored its victims, while Jewish leaders are boycotting the main commemoration ceremony for the third year in a row. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said visiting the Jasenovac camp...
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Police and protesters clash in the provicial capital of Mahikeng, South Africa in the North West province Friday, April 20, 2018. South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests. (AP Photo)
April 20, 2018 - 10:25 am
MAHIKENG, South Africa (AP) — South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital. President Cyril Ramaphosa left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to the turmoil in the North West capital of Mahikeng, where...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday April 17, 2017, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa during his meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in central London, on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM). It is revealed Friday April 20, 2018, that Ramaphosa has left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to turmoil in the South African North West capital of Mahikeng. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 8:23 am
MAHIKENG, South Africa (AP) — South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital. President Cyril Ramaphosa left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to the turmoil in the North West capital of Mahikeng, where...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday April 17, 2017, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa during his meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in central London, on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM). It is revealed Friday April 20, 2018, that Ramaphosa has left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to turmoil in the South African North West capital of Mahikeng. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 7:14 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital. President Cyril Ramaphosa left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to the turmoil in the North West capital of Mahikeng, where residents have...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday April 17, 2017, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa during his meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in central London, on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM). It is revealed Friday April 20, 2018, that Ramaphosa has left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to turmoil in the South African North West capital of Mahikeng. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 5:38 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital. President Cyril Ramaphosa left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to the turmoil in the North West capital of Mahikeng, where residents have...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize the proceeds arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders, two U.S. Treasury officials said Thursday. The decision came at a Washington...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, he believes there's enough evidence to bring a criminal charge and pursue impeachment of Gov. Eric Greitens for allegedly using a charity donor list for political purposes. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 11:43 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge on Thursday rejected a request from Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to dismiss a felony criminal indictment against him, but sanctioned prosecutors for failing to turn over evidence as soon as they should have. Greitens was indicted in February on a charge of invasion...
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