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March 29, 2020

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Malaysia anti-graft chief who investigated 1MDB quits

Malaysia anti-graft chief who investigated 1MDB quits

Malaysia's anti-corruption chief, who had been investigating scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, said Friday she had resigned after a reformist government collapsed and a graft-tainted party took power.The "Pact of Hope" alliance, which stormed to a historic victo

Trump prepares scorched earth campaign against Biden

Trump prepares scorched earth campaign against Biden

President Donald Trump makes no secret of the scorched earth campaign he'll mount against Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden -- complete with questioning the former vice president's cognitive abilities and accusing him constantly of corruption.A veteran senato

US charges ex-UAW chief in corruption probe

US charges ex-UAW chief in corruption probe

US prosecutors accused the former president of the United Auto Workers of embezzling more than $1 million for pricey cigars, liquor and other personal items, according to federal charges unsealed Thursday.The allegations against Gary Jones make him the most hi

Top Swiss prosecutor has salary cut over FIFA case lies

Top Swiss prosecutor has salary cut over FIFA case lies

Switzerland's top prosecutor will have his pay docked after a disciplinary investigation found Wednesday that he lied repeatedly when questions were raised about his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA.The body that oversees the office of Sw

Netanyahu leads Israel election but short of majority

Netanyahu leads Israel election but short of majority

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emerged victorious Tuesday after Israel's third election in a year despite a looming corruption trial, though his right-wing coalition appeared short of a majority.Monday's election left the veteran right-winger likely to be