Political corruption

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. Nunes said Friday that Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, volunteered to be interviewed by committee members. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 10:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into purported ties between Trump associates and Russia (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Sen. John McCain says House intelligence chairman Rep. Devin Nunes must explain why he went to the White House alone to review intelligence critical to a bipartisan...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:13 am
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE-GRAHAM NEW: GOP senator says House intel chairman put his 'objectivity in question' WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says the House intelligence chairman has "put his objectivity in question" when it comes to investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Sen...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, right, listens to President Donald Trump speak during a breakfast with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law, Kushner, that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
March 28, 2017 - 7:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into purported ties between Trump associates and Russia (all times local): 7:50 a.m. A Republican senator says the House intelligence chairman has "put his objectivity in question" when it comes to investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:58 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:13 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In some versions of a March 24 story about the criminal conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, The Associated Press erroneously reported the length of retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's sentence. It was for 30 to 60 years, not 10...
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March 27, 2017 - 1:36 pm
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years' jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison. Bala James Ngilari of northeastern Adamawa state was the first senior government figure successfully prosecuted since President...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 27, 2017. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is making a court appearance Monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally on Sunday. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)
March 27, 2017 - 11:34 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders. Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 27, 2017. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is making a court appearance Monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally on Sunday. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)
March 27, 2017 - 9:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders. Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow...
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In this image taken from video, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is escorted to a court room in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 27, 2017. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is making a court appearance Monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally the previous day. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Russia on Sunday in the biggest show of defiance since the 2011-2012 anti-government protests. (AP Photo)
March 27, 2017 - 6:18 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appeared in court on Monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally against government corruption that he led the previous day. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has lashed out at protest organizers, blaming them for putting lives at risk...
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FILE - In this March, 21, 2017 file photo, South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrives at a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea. Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have decided to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations. Yonhap news agency reported Monday, March 27 2017, that prosecutors reached the decision after they grilled Park last week over suspicions she colluded with a jailed confidante to extort from companies and allowed the friend to secretly interfere with state affairs.(Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 27, 2017 - 4:14 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power. The move comes after prosecutors grilled Park for 14 hours last week over...
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