Corruption

Worldwide soccer scandal satirized in Amazon's ‘El Presidente'

Worldwide soccer scandal satirized in Amazon's ‘El Presidente'

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The new Amazon series "El Presidente" lays bare the 2015 FIFA soccer scandal that exposed the international organization's wide-ranging corruption.
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Netflix's 'Space Force' bombs amid Trump's very real reality

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Thanks to the stewardship and conscience of Steve Carell, no one dies in "Space Force" because of cutting corners, corruption or saber rattling. If only this were true in the...
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Sidelined Watchdog Had Rocky Tenure at Pentagon

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Sen. Chuck Grassley, a longtime champion of whistleblowers and congressional oversight, has joined Democrats in criticizing President Trump's firing of several inspectors...
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Report: US considering charges against Venezuela's first lady

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

US prosecutors are preparing to charge First Lady Cilia Flores with crimes including drug trafficking and corruption.
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Baltimore voters face watershed moment with mayoral primary

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

BALTIMORE - Baltimore's most consequential election in a generation is set to take place next week, when voters will be looking for a leader who can rein in violent crime...
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Garcetti says Huizar should resign from LA City Council over bribery investigation

1 day ago   |   ABC

Mayor Eric Garcetti and the president of the City Council called Thursday for the resignation of Councilman Jose Huizar, who is the focus of a federal corruption investigation.
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LA mayor says councilman should resign over bribery probe

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the president of the City Council called Thursday for the resignation of Councilman Jose Huizar, who is the focus of a federal corruption...
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Lebanon removes banking secrecy rules to fight corruption

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Lebanon's state news agency says parliament has approved a law to remove decades-old banking secrecy rules in order to better fight corruption
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Lebanon removes banking secrecy rules to fight corruption

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Lebanon's parliament approved on Thursday a law to remove decades-old banking secrecy rules in order to better fight rampant corruption that has pushed the country to the edge...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter...
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Supreme Court rules against church fighting social distancing restrictions

Supreme Court rules against church fighting social distancing restrictions

The Supreme Court has ruled that state officials can limit in-person church gatherings during the pandemic. The 5-4 decision saw Chief Justice John Roberts joining forces with... Read more ...

Elon Musk's historic SpaceX mission makes successful launch

Elon Musk's historic SpaceX mission makes successful launch

Elon Musk, with an assist from NASA, opened up space for private business Saturday when two veteran astronauts shot off in orbit on the first-ever manned commercial space... Read more ...

Military Police Ordered To Prepare To Deploy To Minnesota

Military Police Ordered To Prepare To Deploy To Minnesota

The order follows a night of angry protests in Minneapolis and nationwide. As many as 800 personnel could move within four hours at the governor's request, a U.S. official told... Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects church's claim

In a 5-4 decision Friday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's guidance to restrict religious gatherings. Read more ...

Barr threatens to bust 'far-left extremist groups' in Floyd unrest

Barr threatens to bust 'far-left extremist groups' in Floyd unrest

Attorney General William Barr announced on Saturday that he won't wince at prosecuting protesters who cross state lines to participate in violent rioting as protests and unrest... Read more ...

Get tougher with protesters, or federal government sends military - Trump...

Get tougher with protesters, or federal government sends military - Trump warns ‘Liberal governors & mayors'

President Donald Trump has warned states and cities if they don't get “much tougher” on protesters then the federal government will get involved using the military, who... Read more ...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons'...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons' if crowd breached White House fence during George Floyd rally

President Donald Trump spoke out on the protest over George Floyd's death that gathered demonstrators in Washington DC, specifically across from the White House. Trump posted a... Read more ...

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

The 21-year-old midfielder brought the Justice for George campaign overseas during his team's match on Saturday. Read more ...

Allegheny County's COVID-19 cases increase by 27, but no new deaths

Allegheny County's COVID-19 cases increase by 27, but no new deaths

Allegheny County reports 27 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, but no new deaths, which continues a trend of fewer and fewer cases and deaths Read more ...

Protests over death of George Floyd happening in downtown Pittsburgh

Protests over death of George Floyd happening in downtown Pittsburgh

A group of protesters is gathering in downtown Pittsburgh Saturday afternoon in response to the death of George Floyd. Read more ...