Impeachments

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during a news conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, outside the Alabama Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala. Bentley vowed again he won't resign even as his political troubles mounted and lawmakers said they would move forward with impeachment hearings because of a sex scandal. (Albert Cesare /The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 5:36 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scandal involving Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A special counsel's impeachment report says Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley directed a state law enforcement officer to "advance his personal interests" and "encouraged an atmosphere of...
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during a news conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, outside the Alabama Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala. Bentley vowed again he won't resign even as his political troubles mounted and lawmakers said they would move forward with impeachment hearings because of a sex scandal. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 4:57 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley made a last-ditch attempt to stop proceedings that could lead to his impeachment and calls for his resignation grew Friday, with the House speaker warning that continuing a sex-tinged scandal would drag the state through "a long, painful and...
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during a news conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, outside the Alabama Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala. Bentley vowed again he won't resign even as his political troubles mounted and lawmakers said they would move forward with impeachment hearings because of a sex scandal. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 11:44 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley simultaneously sued to block potential impeachment proceedings and apologized to voters Friday, assuring them he has done nothing illegal and vowing to stay in office in the face of a sex-tinged scandal. The governor's defiance comes at the end of...
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley exits out of the back of the RSA Union Building in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Alabama Ethics Commission on Wednesday began weighing whether Bentley might have broken the law in a sex-tinged scandal that has engulfed him for the past year. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 4:23 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley could face criminal prosecution after a state ethics panel found probable cause that he broke ethics and campaign finance law in a sex-tinged scandal that has engulfed him for more than a year. The Alabama Ethics Commission, after an all-day...
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FILE -- In this Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 file photo South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan, center, arrives at the South African Parliament to deliver the annual Budget speech in Cape Town, South Africa. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Gordhan, announced early Friday, March 31, 2017 comes as part of a cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the country's 35 ministers. Tension had been growing between Zuma and Gordhan, who had a reputation as being resistant to corruption. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam, File)
March 31, 2017 - 2:37 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president fired his respected finance minister early Friday in an expected move that spooked investors this week and has sent the currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan comes as part of a Cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the...
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Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 31, 2017 - 1:14 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president fired his respected finance minister early Friday in an expected move that spooked investors this week and sent the currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan comes as part of a Cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the country'...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, then South Korean President Park Geun-hye bows during her address to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park was jailed Friday, March 31, 2017, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of office over a corruption scandal. Prosecutors accuse her of colluding with a jailed confidante to amass an illicit fortune and allowing the friend to manipulate state affairs. (Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 9:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, then South Korean President Park Geun-hye bows during her address to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park was jailed Friday, March 31, 2017, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of office over a corruption scandal. Prosecutors accuse her of colluding with a jailed confidante to amass an illicit fortune and allowing the friend to manipulate state affairs. (Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 9:24 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of...
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Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 30, 2017 - 8:03 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president replaced his embattled finance minister early Friday in an expected move that spooked investors this week and sent the currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan comes as part of a Cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the...
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Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 30, 2017 - 8:01 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president replaced his embattled finance minister early Friday in an expected move that spooked investors this week and sent the currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan comes as part of a Cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the...
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