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A look at corruption scandals facing Israeli prime minister

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking re-election Tuesday as corruption charges loom over him – and even if he gets another term, the legal proceedings could make it a very short one. Israel’s attorney [...]

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

BEIJING (AP) – China’s former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday. The [...]

US ambassador slams Ukraine over corruption

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – The U.S. ambassador to Kiev directed unusually scathing criticism at the Ukrainian government in remarks released Wednesday, urging authorities to replace a senior anti-corruption official and tackle the country’s [...]

House Democrats open sweeping corruption probe into Trump’s world

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler opened his much-anticipated probe with letters to 81 individuals, companies and government entities seeking a wide range of materials that go to the heart of allegations against President Donald [...]

Prosecutor Moves to Indict Netanyahu on Corruption Charges

That, in turn, has bolstered his leading opponent, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, the former army chief of staff, and Mr. Gantz’s argument that Israel needs a clean, fresh start. “Thank you for the last 10 years,” Mr. Gantz has taken to [...]

Reports: Ex-Rome mayor convicted in corruption case

ROME (AP) – Italian news reports say a former Rome mayor has been convicted of corruption and illegal financing and sentenced to six years in prison. The ANSA news agency quoted Gianni Alemanno as saying Monday’s “verdict is wrong. [...]

Venezuela’s Ex-Spy Chief Rejects Maduro, Accusing Leader’s Inner Circle of Corruption

CARACAS, Venezuela — A former intelligence chief in Venezuela who is one of the government’s most prominent figures turned against President Nicolás Maduro on Thursday, calling him a dictator with a corrupt inner circle that has [...]

Lake Erie island mayor facing corruption charges resigns

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) – The village mayor on a popular Lake Erie resort island has resigned four months after he was indicted on public corruption charges. Put-in-Bay Mayor Bernard McCann officially stepped down Wednesday. He also released [...]

AP Interview: Ukraine ex-PM accuses president of corruption

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is running for president in next month’s election, has accused the incumbent of corruption. Tymoshenko told The Associated Press in an interview Monday that [...]

Judge: Honolulu corruption trial to go on, despite shutdown

HONOLULU (AP) – A U.S. judge says a trial on corruption-related charges must go on against a now-retired Honolulu police chief and his former deputy prosecutor wife, despite the government shutdown. U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Puglisi [...]