Embezzlement

Candidate for the 2017 presidential election Emmanuel Macron, center, gives a press conference, in Paris, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Macron, an independent centrist with pro-free market views, is fiercely promoting common European ideals of peace, prosperity and freedom with a blitz of campaign events across France and Europe to explain to voters why the EU matters. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 28, 2017 - 4:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed. Fillon himself had already been charged...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1016 file photo, ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from his room at the Maadi Military Hospital as they celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the Oct. 6, 1973 war. An Egyptian security official said Froday, March 24, 2017 that the country’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak returned home, after his release. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
March 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
CAIRO (AP) — Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed from custody Friday morning after six years of legal proceedings and wrangling that frustrated activists who had hoped he would face justice for the deaths of hundreds defying his rule. The ailing, 88-year-old Mubarak left the Armed...
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March 18, 2017 - 12:28 pm
G20-GLOBAL ECONOMY World powers fail to agree to oppose trade protectionism BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers have failed to agree on a joint position explicitly opposing trade protectionism amid pushback from the U.S. government. Finance ministers at the Group of 20...
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Head of Ukraine's State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov, 39, lays in a bed behind the bars with a masked policeman is foreground, during a court session in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, March 5, 2017. Nasirov was detained earlier this week in charge of corruption. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
March 07, 2017 - 2:08 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Ukraine's capital has placed a top tax official under arrest pending trial on embezzlement charges. A 14-hour hearing closed early Tuesday when the Kiev district court ruled to send Roman Nasirov, chief of the Ukrainian Fiscal Service, to pre-trial detention for two months...
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March 06, 2017 - 6:42 am
TRUMP Congress to probe Trump wiretap claim WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of Congress say they'll honor President Donald Trump's request to investigate his unsubstantiated claim that Barack Obama overstepped his authority as president and had Trump's telephones tapped during the election campaign...
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March 06, 2017 - 2:04 am
KOREAS-TENSION UPDATE: North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) —North Korea has fired four banned ballistic missiles. South Korean and Japanese officials say the missiles flew about 620 miles, with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive...
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March 06, 2017 - 12:50 am
TRUMP-WIRETAP-INVESTIGATION Congress to add wiretapping claim to probes of Russia's election actions WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Congress should expand its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election to include President Donald Trump's claim of wiretapping at Trump Tower by...
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