Political corruption

Brazilian actor Wagner Moura, wearing a T-shirt that reads in Portuguese "Elections now" speaks during a protest against Brazil's president Michel Temer at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, May 28, 2017. People gathered on Copacabana beach ahead of a concert by Brazilian musical performers calling for new presidential elections while pressure mounts on the country's leader to resign amid corruption allegations. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
May 28, 2017 - 7:09 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top Brazilian musical performers lent their talents Sunday to the latest protest calling for a new presidential election while pressure mounts on the country's leader to resign amid corruption allegations. The afternoon concert on Copacabana Beach featured Grammy award-winner...
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From left to right; Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, Guinea's President and African Union President Alpha Conde', US President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni pose for a family photo of G7 leaders and Outreach partners at the Hotel San Domenico during a G7 summit in Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool photo via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 8:34 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision on whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week. Trump's surprise announcement, in the form of a tweet on the final day of his lengthy international trip, comes after Trump declined to commit to...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump greets French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron before a concert by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra at the Ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina, Sicily, Friday, May 26, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is second from left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is at center. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
May 27, 2017 - 6:30 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal. Trump started Saturday at the second day of the...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump greets French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron before a concert by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra at the Ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina, Sicily, Friday, May 26, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is second from left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is at center. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
May 27, 2017 - 4:25 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal. Trump started Saturday at the second day of the...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump greets French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron before a concert by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra at the Ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina, Sicily, Friday, May 26, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is second from left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is at center. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
May 27, 2017 - 12:08 am
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal. Trump will spend Saturday at the second day of...
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FILE - In this March 19, 1974 file photo, President Richard Nixon pounds his fist during a news conference in Houston, Texas. In Watergate, the smoking gun was a White House tape proving that Richard M. Nixon ordered a cover-up, the final evidence that forced him from the White House. In the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election campaign, the smoke hasn’t cleared because President Donald Trump keeps shooting. (AP Photo, File)
May 23, 2017 - 4:53 am
In Watergate, the smoking gun was a White House tape proving that Richard M. Nixon ordered a cover-up — the final evidence that forced him from the White House. In the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election campaign, the smoke hasn't cleared because President Donald...
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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, front left, sits as her longtime friend Choi Soon-sil, right, arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
May 23, 2017 - 3:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A steely gaze from one woman. A slight, apologetic bow from another. On the first day of the biggest trial in South Korea in years, two small gestures reflect the state of a friendship that toppled a president. Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was a study in...
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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves after her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 23, 2017 - 3:26 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life. Police had earlier escorted Park, in handcuffs, into court for her first public appearance...
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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, front left, sits with her longtime friend Choi Soon-sil, right, for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
May 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead in court Tuesday and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at the start of a criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life if convicted. Police escorted...
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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, center, arrives at a court in Seoul, South Korea Tuesday, May 23, 2017 for the beginning of her corruption trial. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 9:47 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In handcuffs, her eyes downcast, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday began a corruption trial that could send her to prison for life if she is convicted. Police escorted Park as she emerged from a bus, her inmate number 503 attached to her dark-colored...
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