Political ethics

March 13, 2017 - 1:47 pm
PENN STATE ABUSE 2 Penn St. ex-administrators plead guilty in abuse case HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two former Penn State University administrators have pleaded guilty in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, more than five years after the scandal broke. Ex-Athletic Director Tim Curley and former...
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March 10, 2017 - 4:46 pm
TRUMP-NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER WH: Trump didn't know Flynn was to register as foreign agent WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was not aware his national security adviser was probably going to have to register as a foreign agent for his lobbying work. Spokesman Sean...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, during a meeting on healthcare, Friday, March 10, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 10, 2017 - 3:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The Office of Government Ethics disagrees with a White House belief that government ethics rules don't apply to executive branch employees. In a letter to the Republican and Democratic House Oversight leaders, OGE...
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Computer screens showing some of the Trump trademarks approved by China's Trademark office and seen on their website in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. China has granted preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks, fueling conflict of interest concerns and questions about whether President Donald Trump is receiving special treatment from the Chinese government. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 08, 2017 - 10:31 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — China has granted preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks, a move that offers a potential business foothold for President Donald Trump's family company and protects his name in a country notorious for counterfeiters. The trademarks cover everything from hotels and golf...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:00 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA UPDATE: Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — There are calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step down and to step aside from the Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election. Sessions had two...
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March 01, 2017 - 10:01 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA NEW: Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign. The Justice Department said Wednesday night that the...
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March 01, 2017 - 7:54 pm
WALL STREET Surge carries Dow above 21,000 NEW YORK (AP) — Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Wednesday's gain was the biggest for the blue-chip index since November. Energy companies...
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