Bribery

The Real Message of Trump's Latest Clemency Binge

7 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Throughout the Ukraine scandal, President Donald Trump's defenders argued that his freeze on military aid sprang from a “legitimate interest” in anti-corruption efforts in that...
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One of NC's biggest political donors being tried on bribery charge

One of NC's biggest political donors being tried on bribery charge

1 day ago   |   WRAL

U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn will preside over the case involving Greg E. Lindberg, who quickly became one of North Carolina's largest political donors before his indictment...
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Border Patrol ex-agent gets 6-year term for aiding smugglers

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent who admitted helping traffickers smuggle drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border has been sentenced to six years in prison on drug and bribery...
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Political corruption trial of big N Carolina donor to start

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

RALEIGH, N.C. - An insurance company magnate and two associates go on trial this week on charges they conspired to bribe an elected North Carolina regulator with up to $2...
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Cook County official indicted in FBI corruption probe

4 days ago   |   WGN TV

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - A high-ranking Cook County political operative was indicted as part of a long-running FBI corruption investigation. A three-count indictment was made public...
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Michael Avenatti was just found guilty on all charges in his Nike extortion trial

Michael Avenatti was just found guilty on all charges in his Nike extortion trial

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was convicted by a Manhattan jury on Friday on all three charges concerning his attempts to extort up to $25 million from Nike. Avenatti was...
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Arrest of Former Oil Chief Is a Win for Mexico's Anti-Corruption Drive

5 days ago   |   NY Times

Emilio Lozoya, accused of corruption while leading the state-run oil company Pemex, had been on the run from the law in Mexico since May.
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Lori Loughlin, parents seek to push trials in alleged college admissions scam to 2021

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Lori Loughlin and “Varsity Blues” defendants are ready to drag out their fight for freedom, asking Wednesday for trials to begin in 2021 and pledging they'll move to dismiss...
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Airbus shows loss for 2019 due to big bribery settlement

6 days ago   |   ABC News

Plane maker Airbus lost money last year because of a big bribery settlement
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Airbus pledges profit gain after bribery settlement hit

6 days ago   |   Reuters

Airbus plunged to a 1.362 billion euro net loss in 2019, weighed down by a multinational bribery settlement, but the European aerospace group pledged to increase operating...
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Bernie Sanders campaign to seek recount of Iowa caucuses

Bernie Sanders campaign to seek recount of Iowa caucuses

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign plans to ask the Iowa Democratic Party for a recount of the chaotic Iowa caucuses, which melted down earlier this month when a faulty app... Read more ...

VIDEO: Married off-duty cops pause date night to stop masked robber

VIDEO: Married off-duty cops pause date night to stop masked robber

A masked robber demanded cash from the register. Little did they know the couple having date night in the corner were both cops. Read more ...

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The move would free Blagojevich, once seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, from federal prison four years before he would have been eligible for parole and clear his... Read more ...

President Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich sentence

President Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich sentence

President Donald Trump is commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Read more ...

'Good Times' star Ja'Net DuBois dead at 74

'Good Times' star Ja'Net DuBois dead at 74

Known for playing Willona Woods on "Good Times," as well as singing "The Jeffersons" theme song, DuBois is survived by three children. Read more ...

Banking Giant HSBC To Cut 35,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring

Banking Giant HSBC To Cut 35,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring

The bank says it will shed nearly 15% of its workforce and $100 billion in investments as it refocuses on growth markets in Asia and reduces operations in Europe and the U.S. Read more ...

AP source: AG William Barr tells people he might quit over President Trump's...

AP source: AG William Barr tells people he might quit over President Trump's tweets

Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he's considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn't heed his warning to stop tweeting about... Read more ...

Newman awake, speaking after horrific Daytona 500 crash

Newman awake, speaking after horrific Daytona 500 crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is awake and speaking with family and doctors a day after his horrific crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500. Read more ...

Dosunmu scores 24, Illinois beats No. 9 Penn State 62-56

Dosunmu scores 24, Illinois beats No. 9 Penn State 62-56

The win also snapped Illinois' six-game losing streak against Penn State Read more ...

Cavaliers part ways with John Beilein amid disastrous first season

Cavaliers part ways with John Beilein amid disastrous first season

The Cleveland Cavaliers and John Beilein parted ways Tuesday, just over midway through his first season as head coach, ESPN reported Tuesday. Associate head coach J.B... Read more ...