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Tokyo governor won’t speculate on Olympic bribery scandal

TOKYO (AP) – The head of Tokyo’s city government has declined to weigh in on the future of Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for his part in an alleged bribery scandal. Asked Monday if [...]

Virginia Democrats confront second blackface scandal

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring was being discussed in the Capitol as another possible successor to Gov. Ralph Northam if the allegations against Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax were too much for him to bear. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share [...]

Trump targets Gillespie amid Northam race scandal

After nearly 24 hours without commenting publicly on the scandal, President Donald Trump tweeted after Northam held a press conference to deny the allegations. | Win McNamee/Getty Images white house By CHRISTIAN VASQUEZ 02/02/2019 [...]

Florida Senate agrees to pay aide $900k in sex scandal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Florida Senate is paying $ 900,000 to settle a complaint with a legislative aide who accused a former Republican senator of sexual misconduct. The settlement between Rachel Perrin Rogers and the Senate was [...]

Franken scandal haunts Gillibrand’s 2020 chances

Nearly a year after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand led the charge in calling for former Sen. Al Franken’s resignation, the anger is fresh on the minds of major donors. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images 2020 Election ‘Let me tell you how strongly [...]

Czech government faces no-confidence vote over PM’s scandal

PRAGUE (AP) – The Czech coalition government is facing a confidence vote in parliament over a fraud scandal implicating Prime Minister Andrej Babis. His government is likely to survive Friday’s vote because the opposition doesn’t [...]

Racism and the Windrush scandal in the U.K.

Racism and the Windrush scandal in the U.K. OP: Just as a quick explanation (more detail is in the second article below). Those arriving in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean countries have been labelled the Windrush generation. This [...]

Silicon Valley silent on Saudi money amid Khashoggi scandal

“In addition to pulling out of the conference, Silicon Valley needs to be quite clear that they’re not going to accept any additional Saudi investment,” said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), whose district encompasses the headquarters [...]

Jean-Claude Arnault, Central Figure in Nobel Scandal, Is Jailed for Rape

The court acquitted him of the other charges. The verdicts were unanimous. “The evidence in this case has mainly consisted of statements made during the trial by the injured party and several witnesses,” Judge Antemar said in a statement [...]

Lawsuit over suicide after political scandal ends for some

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A judge is letting off the hook some people sued by relatives of a Mississippi man after he killed himself following a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday ruled Mark Mayfield’s [...]