Bribery

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at the federal courthouse for jury selection for his corruption trial next month in Newark on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. . Menendez was charged in 2015 with accepting gifts and campaign donations from a Florida eye doctor in exchange for using his position in Congress to lobby for the man's business interests. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 6:34 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez concluded Tuesday with several panelists seated after the first day of questioning by attorneys. Several jurors were seated by the end of the day. The process will continue Wednesday to pick the 12 jurors and four...
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August 22, 2017 - 12:13 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former member of a military-style Christian sect says that for years she's been trying to draw attention to the New Mexico group whose leader has been charged with dozens of counts of child sexual abuse. Maura Alana Schmierer told The Associated Press on Monday that she...
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August 21, 2017 - 7:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A leader of a New Mexico military-style Christian sect is facing dozens of child sexual abuse charges in a case that authorities say is connected to widespread abuse by the religious commune. Peter Green of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps in the remote...
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August 18, 2017 - 7:41 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has been charged with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation if found guilty. Swedish prosecutor Thomas Forsberg says Evgeny Pavlov bribed a public servant...
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Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev waits for a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Ulyukayev was detained last year after he allegedly accepted $2 million in cash from state oil company Rosneft in a sting set up by the FSB intelligence agency. Ulyukayev was largely seen as a victim of a Kremlin power play against Igor Sechin, chief executive of the oil company Rosneft and President Vladimir Putin's close ally. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 16, 2017 - 4:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up. Alexei Ulyukayev was detained last year after a sting operation set up by the FSB intelligence agency. Ulyukayev...
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August 14, 2017 - 9:02 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Monday arrested a prominent Israeli billionaire businessman and four other suspects on a battery of charges, including money laundering, obstruction of justice and bribery, and other crimes. The police said the suspects were taken into custody and questioned...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt looks back after speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to provide records he contends could show conflicts of interest by Pruitt on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais,file)
August 11, 2017 - 6:37 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday for failing to provide records he contends could show conflicts of interest by Administrator Scott Pruitt. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, is trying to force the agency to...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks during his Likud Party conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017. Netanyahu, lashed out at the media and his political opponents in an animated speech to hundreds of enthusiastic supporters on Wednesday, seeking to deliver a powerful show of force as he battles a slew of corruption allegations that have threatened to drive him from office. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
August 09, 2017 - 2:57 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's embattled prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, lashed out at the media and his political opponents in an animated speech to hundreds of enthusiastic supporters on Wednesday, seeking to deliver a powerful show of force as he battles a slew of corruption allegations...
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August 08, 2017 - 12:10 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors have charged a former deputy minister and nine others in a corruption sting centered on Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman's party. The Justice Ministry announced Tuesday that 10 suspects in the high-profile case, including former lawmaker Deputy Interior...
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File- This July 27, 2017, file photo shows Ng Lap Seng leaving federal court in Manhattan. A judge tightened security Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at the luxury Manhattan apartment where Ng will likely reside under 24-hour guard until sentencing. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 07, 2017 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge tightened security Monday at the luxury Manhattan apartment where a Chinese billionaire convicted of bribing United Nations diplomats will likely reside under 24-hour guard until sentencing. U.S. District Judge Vernon S. Broderick rejected a request by prosecutors to...
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