Political corruption

In this Aug. 21, 2018 photo, White House counsel Don McGahn, follows Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to meetings on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is tweeting that his White House counsel, Don McGahn, will be departing in the fall after the Senate confirmation vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
August 30, 2018 - 5:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House counsel Don McGahn, a consequential insider in President Donald Trump's legal storms and successes and a key figure in the administration's handling of the Russia investigation, will be leaving in the fall, the president announced Wednesday. McGahn's exit continues the...
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Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega speaks to supporters as his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo applauds, in Managua, Nicaragua, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. A United Nations report released Wednesday calls on Ortega's government to immediately halt the persecution of protesters and disarm the masked civilians who have been responsible for much of the killings and arbitrary detentions. Ortega's government dismissed the report as baseless. It denied accusations of excessive use of force against protesters. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
August 29, 2018 - 9:41 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A United Nations report released Wednesday on four months of unrest in Nicaragua describes a comprehensive effort of repression by the government that extends from the streets to the courts. The report by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on the...
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In this Aug. 21, 2018 photo, White House counsel Don McGahn, follows Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to meetings on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is tweeting that his White House counsel, Don McGahn, will be departing in the fall after the Senate confirmation vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
August 29, 2018 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House counsel Don McGahn, who has maintained a front row seat in the Trump administration's controversies and accomplishments, will be departing in the fall after the expected Senate confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump...
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FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo, police in riot gear riding on the back of pick-up trucks fire their shotguns towards university students protesting Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega in Managua, Nicaragua. More than 300 people have been killed in violence since mid-April. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
August 29, 2018 - 6:56 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A United Nations report released Wednesday on four months of unrest in Nicaragua describes a comprehensive repression effort by the government that extends from the streets to the courts. The report by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on the...
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Kamel Jendoubi, centre, Chairperson of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen, is flanked by Charles Garraway, left, member of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen, and Alessandra Vellucci, right, Director of UN Information Service to Geneva, as they inform on the publication of its report on the establishment of facts and circumstances surrounding alleged violations and abuses committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen, during a press conference, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva,, Switzerland, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 8:21 am
GENEVA (AP) — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and "deprivation of the right to life" during 3½ years of escalated...
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Kamel Jendoubi, centre, Chairperson of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen, is flanked by Charles Garraway, left, member of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen, and Alessandra Vellucci, right, Director of UN Information Service to Geneva, as they inform on the publication of its report on the establishment of facts and circumstances surrounding alleged violations and abuses committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen, during a press conference, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva,, Switzerland, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 7:33 am
GENEVA (AP) — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and "deprivation of the right to life" during 3½ years of escalated...
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August 28, 2018 - 3:10 am
GENEVA (AP) — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and "deprivation of the right to life" during 3½ years of escalated...
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August 28, 2018 - 3:00 am
GENEVA (AP) — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and "deprivation of the right to life" during 3½ years of escalated...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Two GOP-led House committees will interview Bruce Ohr behind closed doors Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, as part of an investigation into decisions made by the Justice Department in 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
August 28, 2018 - 1:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bruce Ohr was a relatively anonymous lawyer at the Justice Department for more than 25 years. But he's now caught up in a Republican maelstrom of criticism toward the department, with some of President Donald Trump's allies implying that he helped conspire against Trump's election...
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August 28, 2018 - 12:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bruce Ohr was a relatively anonymous lawyer at the Justice Department for more than 25 years. But he's now caught up in a Republican maelstrom of criticism toward the department, with some of President Donald Trump's allies implying that he helped conspire against Trump's election...
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