Political corruption

FILE - This 1998 frame from video provided by C-SPAN shows George Nader, president and editor of Middle East Insight. Nader, an adviser to the United Arab Emirates who is now a witness in the U.S. special counsel investigation into foreign meddling in American politics, wired $2.5 million to Donald Trump's fundraiser, Elliott Broidy, through a company in Canada, according to two people who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. (C-SPAN via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 2:05 am
A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to U.S. lawmakers considering legislation targeting Qatar, the UAE's chief rival in...
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FILE - This 1998 frame from video provided by C-SPAN shows George Nader, president and editor of Middle East Insight. Nader, an adviser to the United Arab Emirates who is now a witness in the U.S. special counsel investigation into foreign meddling in American politics, wired $2.5 million to Donald Trump's fundraiser, Elliott Broidy, through a company in Canada, according to two people who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. (C-SPAN via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 2:04 am
An Associated Press investigation has found that a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates before he began making political donations to U.S. lawmakers considering legislation targeting the UAE's chief rival in the...
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March 26, 2018 - 1:56 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government on Monday proposed new legislation to outlaw fake news with a 10-year jail term for offenders, a move slammed by critics as a draconian bid to crack down on dissent ahead of a general election. Prime Minister Najib Razak has been dogged by a...
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FILE - This 1998 frame from video provided by C-SPAN shows George Nader, president and editor of Middle East Insight. Nader, an adviser to the United Arab Emirates who is now a witness in the U.S. special counsel investigation into foreign meddling in American politics, wired $2.5 million to Donald Trump's fundraiser, Elliott Broidy, through a company in Canada, according to two people who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. (C-SPAN via AP, File)
March 25, 2018 - 11:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to U.S. lawmakers considering legislation targeting Qatar, the UAE...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, John Bailey arrives at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Tuesday, March 27, 2018, that it has concluded its review of a misconduct allegation against Bailey and determined that no further action is required, saying that Bailey will remain intact in his position, which he has held since August. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 24, 2018 - 6:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the motion picture academy is denying he engaged in sexual misconduct. In a memo sent to staff of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, President John Bailey said an allegation that he attempted to touch a woman inappropriately a decade ago on a movie...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 file photo Olympiakos soccer club chairman Vangelis Marinakis appears in a court in Athens. Greek ship owner and soccer club owner Marinakis says drug-trafficking charges against him are part of a government-led "conspiracy" to silence dissent. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file)
March 24, 2018 - 1:01 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek ship owner and soccer club owner Vangelis Marinakis says drug-trafficking charges against him are part of a government-led "conspiracy" to silence dissent. Marinakis, who is also a media owner, accuses the government of targeting him through friendly media, putting...
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March 24, 2018 - 11:15 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek ship owner and soccer club owner Vangelis Marinakis says drug-trafficking charges against him are part of a government-led "conspiracy" to silence dissent. Marinakis, who is also a media owner, accuses the government of targeting him through friendly media, putting...
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National Congress President Luis Galarreta helps with the placement of the presidential sash on Peru's newly-sworn in President Martin Vizcarra waves, in Lima, Peru, Friday, March 23, 2018. Vizcarra, who became Peru's new president Friday, has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the worst political crises in the Andean nation's recent history. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
March 23, 2018 - 8:51 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — New President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight Peru's corruption head on as he assumed the office Friday vowing to heal the wounds left by a vote-buying scandal that abruptly forced his predecessor from office. In his first address as president, the relatively unknown former...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2016 file photo, Martin Vizcarra, who was running for first vice president on the ticket with Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, arrives at Kuczynski's home in Lima, Peru. Vizcarra, next in line to become Peru’s next president after President Kuczynski quit the office, has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation’s recent history. An engineer by training, he is to be sworn into office Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
March 23, 2018 - 4:56 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's new president has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation's recent history. Martin Vizcarra is a 55-year-old engineer by training whose four...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018 file photo, Catalan separatist politician and left-republican ERC party's Marta Rovira arrives at the Supreme court for questioning in Madrid, Spain. Marta Rovira, a prominent Catalan separatist politician has defied a summons to appear in a Spanish court on Friday March 23, 2018 and says in a letter to her party followers that she has chosen "the path to exile." Marta Rovira does not say in the letter whether she has left Spain already or where she might go, but six other Catalan politicians, including ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, earlier fled to Brussels. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
March 23, 2018 - 3:16 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain's confrontation with Catalan separatists (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Spain's Supreme Court says international arrest warrants have been issued for six fugitive Catalan politicians, including ousted regional chief Carles Puigdemont, who were indicted for rebellion...
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