Political corruption

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. Attorneys defending Greitens against an invasion-of-privacy charge are raising doubts about the testimony of a woman with whom he had an affair. In a court filing dated Sunday, April 8, 2018, his attorneys say the woman testified she never saw Greitens with a camera or phone on the day he is accused of taking a partially nude photo of her while she was blindfolded and bound. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 09, 2018 - 10:48 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys defending Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens against a felony invasion-of-privacy charge have raised new doubts about a key allegation that he took a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an affair. In a court filing dated Sunday, Greitens'...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 9, 2018. South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. The signs read: " Former President Lee Myung-bak" (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 09, 2018 - 6:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors formally charged jailed ex-President Lee Myung-bak with a range of corruption charges on Monday, making him the country's fourth leader to face a criminal trial in about two decades. Last Friday, Lee's conservative successor, Park Geun-hye, was...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 9, 2018. South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. The signs read: " Former President Lee Myung-bak" (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 09, 2018 - 5:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors formally charged jailed ex-President Lee Myung-bak with a range of corruption charges on Monday, making him the country's fourth leader to face a criminal trial in about three decades. Last Friday, Lee's conservative successor, Park Geun-hye, was...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, center, gets into a car as he is transferred to a detention center, at his residence in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors say on Monday, April 9, 2018, they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool via AP, File)
April 09, 2018 - 3:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Lee Myung-bak was indicted on bribery, embezzlement and other charges Monday, becoming the latest South Korean leader arrested or entangled in scandals at the close of their terms or after leaving office. Lee's indictment came three days after his...
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April 09, 2018 - 1:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted former President Lee Myung-bak on bribery, embezzlement and other charges. Lee's indictment Monday came three days after his successor Park Geun-hye was sentenced to 24 years in prison for a separate corruption scandal. The...
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Demonstrators protest against Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva outside the Federal Police Department where he was taken in Curitiba, Brazil, late Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva woke up in jail Sunday, in a stunning fall from grace for a man who rose from nothing to lead Latin America's largest nation and later became engulfed in corruption allegations. (AP Photo/Denis Ferreira)
April 08, 2018 - 1:07 pm
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva woke up in jail Sunday, becoming the first current or former president in Brazil's modern history to be incarcerated amid an ongoing saga that has added a measure of unpredictability to the country's upcoming presidential...
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Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, leaves the metal workers union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva was taken into police custody later Saturday after a tense showdown with his own supporters, the capstone of an intense three days that underscored raw emotions over the incarceration of a once wildly popular leader who has been engulfed by corruption allegations. (AP Photo/Thiago Bernardes/FramePhoto)
April 07, 2018 - 10:56 pm
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was taken into police custody Saturday after a tense showdown with his own supporters, capping an intense three days that underscored raw emotions over the incarceration of a once wildly popular leader who has...
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Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva delivers a speech outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva told supporters he will comply with an arrest warrant and turn himself in to police, to begin serving a sentence of 12 years and one month for a corruption conviction. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
April 07, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Upset supporters of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday blocked the former leader from presenting himself to police, underscoring the raw emotions in Latin America's largest nation over his impending incarceration. Just hours earlier...
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Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva waves at supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva told supporters he will comply with an arrest warrant and turn himself in to police, to begin serving a sentence of 12 years and one month for a corruption conviction. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
April 07, 2018 - 1:46 pm
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told thousands of supporters Saturday that he would turn himself in to police, but also maintained his innocence and argued his corruption conviction was simply a way for enemies to make sure he doesn't run —...
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Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva waves at supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva told supporters he will comply with an arrest warrant and turn himself in to police, to begin serving a sentence of 12 years and one month for a corruption conviction. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
April 07, 2018 - 12:44 pm
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told thousands of supporters Saturday that he would turn himself in to police, but also maintained his innocence and argued his corruption conviction was simply a way for enemies to make sure he doesn't run —...
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