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Midday Roundup: Hastert to make first appearance since scandal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Public appearance. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert will appear in public for the first time today since he was indicted in a hush-money scandal…

Is hosting the World Cup worth the cost?

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | Why would a country plead, cheat, and bribe for the honor of spending billions on stadiums that will probably never be used again? In the wake of the FIFA…

FIFA chief announces his resignation

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | FIFA chief Sepp Blatter finally bowed to his opposition. At a press conference earlier today, Blatter announced his decision to resign from his position as…

Nigerian bankers arrested in corruption crack-down

Nigerian bankers arrested in corruption crack-down

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) arrested 21 bankers for stealing defaced currency worth more than six billion naira, more than $33…

Wheaton cuts ties with Hastert amid misconduct allegations

By Leigh Jones
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Corruption | Wheaton College announced late Sunday it would remove Dennis Hastert’s name from its Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy building after…

Soccer fans, players skeptical of FIFA chief’s claim of innocence


By Abby Reese
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Sports | In the wake of FIFA executives’ arrests on Wednesday, European soccer teams are calling for soccer’s governing body to clean house, starting at the top.

The Schock factor

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | The ancient Athenians would ostracize a citizen who was dangerously preeminent in ability. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., who resigned last week under the weight…

Reports highlight international corruption, U.S. complicity

By J.C. Derrick
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Corruption | A pair of new reports are shedding fresh light on the business of international corruption and the United States’ complicity in it. This week, the…

Study: Crime, corruption crushing poor nations

By J.C. Derrick
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Corruption | WASHINGTON—Almost $1 trillion in illicit capital left developing and emerging economies in 2012, and the problem is only growing worse, according to a new…

Midday Roundup: Money can’t buy love or a New York mayoral election

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Not for sale. A New York state senator and a city councilman were among six arrested and charged early Tuesday in a bribery scheme designed to get one of the…

Mexico: Attack on U.S. Embassy car was an accident

By Wire Reports
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Mexico | MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are indicating that a shooting by federal agents against two CIA agents and a Mexican navy captain in a U.S. Embassy…

 
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