Bribery

Demonstrators carry a sign that reads in Portuguese "Temer in jail" to protest Brazil's President Michel Temer in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The embattled Brazilian leader says he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to an ex-lawmaker jailed for corruption. (AP Photo/Ricardo Botelho)
May 20, 2017 - 3:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job amid a mushrooming corruption scandal, Brazilian President Michel Temer told the nation Saturday that an incriminating audio recording of him had been doctored. "That clandestine recording was manipulated and doctored with (bad) intentions," Temer said...
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May 18, 2017 - 6:08 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption. Even in this country weary from the constant drip of revelations of a wide-...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:28 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first active-duty U.S. Navy admiral ever convicted of a federal crime was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators about a Malaysian defense contractor at the center of a massive corruption scandal. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was...
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A member of staff walks towards the building hosting the AFC, Asian Football Confederation Congress 2017, in Manama, Bahrain, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings in Bahrain, with powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah off the ballot after his alleged bribery was disclosed by American authorities. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
May 07, 2017 - 6:49 pm
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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A member of staff walks towards the building hosting the AFC, Asian Football Confederation Congress 2017, in Manama, Bahrain, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings in Bahrain, with powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah off the ballot after his alleged bribery was disclosed by American authorities. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:20 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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May 04, 2017 - 2:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — When there's an Olympic bid to be won, Casey Wasserman can't risk putting off any voters as Los Angeles challenges Paris for the 2024 Games. That means continuing to engage with a high-profile Olympic powerbroker accused of bribery in soccer politics and not publicly condemning Sheikh...
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FILE- In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Asian Olympic leader Kuwaiti Sheik Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the Washington Hilton, in Washington. Ahmad denies claims in a U.S. federal court that he bribed FIFA voters.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2017 - 7:35 am
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad said Sunday in a statement he will withdraw from a May 8 election in Bahrain for...
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FILE- In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Asian Olympic leader Kuwaiti Sheik Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the Washington Hilton, in Washington. Ahmad denies claims in a U.S. federal court that he bribed FIFA voters.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2017 - 6:56 am
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad said Sunday in a statement he will withdraw from a May 8 election in Bahrain for...
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FILE- In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Asian Olympic leader Kuwaiti Sheik Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the Washington Hilton, in Washington. Ahmad denies claims in a U.S. federal court that he bribed FIFA voters.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2017 - 6:44 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad says he will withdraw from a May 8 election in Bahrain for the FIFA seat...
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