Political scandals

April 20, 2017 - 9:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, Bill O'Reilly attends The Hollywood Reporter's "35 Most Powerful People in Media" celebration in New York. O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that "after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
April 20, 2017 - 8:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite the inglorious end to Bill O'Reilly's two-decade Fox News Channel career, observers say his deep imprint on Fox and other cable news outlets and his influence on barbed political discourse are intact for the foreseeable future. Fired on Wednesday amid a drumbeat of sexual...
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Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council walks with supporters as he arrives at the prosecutor office in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He has to testify in an investigation into an alleged secret deal between Polish and Russian intelligence officials. Tusk is to be questioned by prosecutors in Warsaw as a witness. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
April 19, 2017 - 7:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, was met at Warsaw's main train station Wednesday by hundreds of people — both supporters and angry opponents — as he arrived to testify in an investigation. The mood at the train station was tense, with supporters of the former...
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Supporters of former Polish Prime Minister and now European Council President Donald Tusk gathered at the Central Railway Station in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Tuske has to testify in an investigation into an alleged secret deal between Polish and Russian intelligence officials. He is to be questioned by prosecutors in Warsaw as a witness. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
April 19, 2017 - 6:32 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, was met at Warsaw's main train station Wednesday by hundreds of people — both supporters and angry opponents — as he prepared to testify in an investigation. The mood at the train station was tense, with supporters of the former...
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April 19, 2017 - 5:46 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, was met at Warsaw's main train station Wednesday by hundreds of people — both supporters and angry opponents — as he prepared to testify in an investigation. The mood at the train station was tense, with supporters of the former...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors on Monday, April 17 indicted Park on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)
April 17, 2017 - 5:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. It is the latest in a series of humiliations for Park, who was driven...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors on Monday, April 17 indicted Park on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)
April 17, 2017 - 4:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. It is the latest in a series of humiliations for Park, who was driven from office by massive and peaceful popular...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted jailed former President Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal. The Seoul prosecutors' office on Monday made the indictment. Park was arrested and confined to a detention...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:49 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted jailed former President Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal. The Seoul prosecutors' office on Monday made the indictment. Park was arrested and confined to a detention...
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April 12, 2017 - 4:34 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Protesters in South Africa are gathering for a demonstration against President Jacob Zuma, who turns 75 on Wednesday amid calls for his resignation because of scandals and his dismissal of a widely respected finance minister. The rally in Pretoria, which follows nationwide...
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