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Chicago mayor proposes reforms after alderman is charged

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing far-reaching ethics reforms for the City Council in the wake of a federal attempted-extortion charge filed this month against a powerful alderman. A Sunday statement from the mayor’s [...]

Paul Whelan, American Accused of Spying, Is Said to Be Charged in Russia

He had done two tours in Iraq, and one of his initial trips to Russia seemed to come in 2006, when he visited for two weeks as part of a special furlough program. Mr. Whelan had at least 70 friends on Vkontakte, the social media website, although [...]

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. has accused a Russian woman of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the [...]

Republican NY Assemblyman Errigo charged with taking bribe

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Republican New York state Assemblyman Joseph Errigo has been charged with taking a bribe to introduce legislation that would have helped a developer. U.S. Attorney James Kennedy announced the charge against the [...]

Jackson A. Cosko, Democratic operative, charged with ‘doxxing’ senators

U.S. Capitol Police said Wednesday they have arrested a man they believe responsible for stealing and releasing personal information of senators online. Police charged Jackson A. Cosko, 27, with threats, witness tampering, unauthorized access [...]

Official says wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister has been arrested and is expected to be charged in

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Official says wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister has been arrested and is expected to be charged in graft scandal. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The [...]

Argentina’s Fernandez charged, arrest sought

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – An Argentine federal judge has indicted former President Cristina Fernandez and asked for her arrest for allegedly being the head of an illegal association that collected bribes in exchange for public work [...]

Fugitive Malaysian Moneyman, Jho Low, Is Charged With Money Laundering

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low, a prime suspect in the theft of billions of dollars from the government, was charged Friday with eight counts of laundering money, much of it reportedly used to purchase [...]
Noted Humanitarian Charged With Child Rape in Nepal, Stunning a Village
KARTIKE, Nepal — When Peter Dalglish, a lauded humanitarian worker, built a sleek cabin near a Nepalese village of rutted roads and hills ribbed with rice paddies, locals knew virtually nothing about him. But over several years, Mr. [...]
Toronto Van Rampage Suspect Is Charged with Murder
Still, the killings raised fears about Toronto’s vulnerability to a terrorist attack. The marauding van evoked memories of deadly vehicle rampages carried out by extremists in a number of major Western cities in recent years, including [...]