Tag: Political corruption

Romanian parliament passes law that may dilute graft fight

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian lawmakers on Monday approved changes that critics say will weaken the European Union member's efforts to root out high-level corruption. ...
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PHOENIX — The Latest on a special election to replace Arizona Rep. Trent Franks (all times local): ...
3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe

WASHINGTON — Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." ...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Democrats in Maryland say a newly elected county council chairman should resign over his close ties to Alabama Senate candidate Roy...
Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency faces strong resistance

KIEV, Ukraine — An anti-corruption agency established in Ukraine two years ago was expected to be the driving force that would uproot the endemic...
Romania: Protests of laws viewed as lax on graft renewed

BUCHAREST, Romania — More than 10,000 people on Sunday participated in another round of protests against Romanian legislation that critics say would make it...
Haley: Trump’s accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even...
Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for US Senate

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine's Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday that Alabama politician Roy Moore was unfit to serve in the Senate even before...
Wife of former GOP Rep. Marlin Stutzman eyes Statehouse bid

INDIANAPOLIS — The wife of a former Indiana congressman who came under ethics investigation for spending campaign contributions on lavish hotels, meals and at...
Saakashvili supporters demand Ukraine’s leader be impeached

KIEV, Ukraine — Several thousand supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili rallied in the Ukrainian capital Sunday, demanding his release from jail and calling...

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