Political corruption

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens listens to a question during an interview in his office at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., where he discussed having an extramarital affair in 2015 before taking office. His political future faces a big test Wednesday, April 11 when a special legislative committee issues an investigative report related to the affair. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 11, 2018 - 7:03 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens initiated a physically aggressive unwanted sexual encounter with his hairdresser and threatened to distribute a partially nude photo of her if she spoke about it, according to testimony from the woman released Wednesday by a House investigatory...
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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 11, 2018 - 5:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens said Wednesday that a state House committee's report on an investigation into his extramarital affair with his hairdresser will be "full of lies," citing a "political witch hunt." The governor's comments came an hour before the...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2018 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House oversight panel Wednesday that he believes it is "inevitable" there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties...
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President Donald Trump listens as he meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 11, 2018 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted that all was "very calm and calculated" at the White House, even as he vented Wednesday about the Russia probe, complained about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and served noticed that "nice and new and 'smart'" missiles will be coming down...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 11, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says users whose personal information was obtained by data-mining firm tied to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign are being...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 11, 2018 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 10:55 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he believes it is "inevitable" that there will be regulation of his industry. Lawmakers in both parties have floated possible...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 11, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 9:56 a.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is back on Capitol Hill. A house hearing examining the company's privacy policies and the role Facebook played as Russians intervened in...
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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 11, 2018 - 10:11 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The political future of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faces a big test Wednesday when a special legislative committee issues an investigative report related to an extramarital affair the Republican engaged in before his election. The report, along with the governor's...
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President Donald Trump listens as he meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 11, 2018 - 9:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): ___ 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is attacking Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Twitter, as he complains about what he calls the "Fake & Corrupt Russia Investigation." Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday: "Much...
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April 11, 2018 - 6:50 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is urging Buddhists to work with Christians to combat corruption, saying corrupt political, business and religious leaders put lives at risk, damage the environment and threaten governance. The Vatican's interreligious dialogue office issued a message to Buddhists to...
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