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Peruvians vote in referendum on fighting corruption

LIMA, Peru (AP) – Peruvians vote Sunday in a referendum aimed at curbing corruption as the South American nation tries to put an end to a scourge that has landed lawmakers, judges and even former presidents behind bars. The four questions [...]

Trump/GOP corruption, remembering George Bush, and rapey Xmas songs (or not)

Home News Trump/GOP corruption, remembering George Bush, and rapey Xmas songs (or not) In today’s UnPresidented podcast we discuss the Republicans trying to steal an election in North Carolina, and attempting to steal powers from Democratic [...]

Trump hits Nicaraguan officials with sanctions over corruption, human-rights abuses

The U.S. imposed sanctions Tuesday on Nicaragua’s vice president and its national security adviser for corruption and for their violent repression of pro-democracy protesters, as President Trump ramps up economic and diplomatic pressure on [...]

Imelda Marcos Is Sentenced to Decades in Prison for Corruption

MANILA — A Philippine court on Friday sentenced Imelda R. Marcos, the country’s flamboyant former first lady, to a minimum of 42 years in prison for creating private foundations to hide her unexplained wealth. But it is unlikely [...]

Ex-mayor argues insufficient evidence on corruption charge

NILES, Ohio (AP) – A former northeastern Ohio mayor sentenced to 10 years in prison argues in an appeal that his conviction should be overturned and he should get a new trial. Longtime Niles mayor Ralph Infante was accused of running [...]

Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruption

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Most Afghans will return to the polls for parliamentary elections on Saturday, hoping to bring change to a corrupt government that has lost nearly half the country to the Taliban. Voters in Kandahar, however, [...]

NJ attorney general creates office to investigate corruption

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s attorney general says he is setting up an office to fight corruption and build confidence in government. Gurbir Grewal said Monday that the new Office of Public Integrity and Accountability will be [...]

Former mayor found guilty in federal corruption trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A former Pennsylvania mayor who prosecutors said sold off the powers of his office for campaign contributions was found guilty Thursday evening in a federal corruption trial. Jurors in Philadelphia came back with a [...]

Ex-Illinois congressman Schock wants corruption trial moved

URBANA, Ill. (AP) – Former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock is seeking to move his corruption trial from a federal court in Urbana to Peoria. Schock’s attorneys argue in a motion filed in U.S. District Court that because a number of [...]

Ouster of Zuma Loyalist Bolsters South Africa’s Corruption Fight

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The country’s chief prosecutor, a close ally of ex-president Jacob Zuma, was told to step down, clearing the way for the Ramaphosa administration to take a tougher stance on graft. Source: [...]