DC sues Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breachMay 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia on Monday sued Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg, seeking to hold him personally liable for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a privacy breach of millions of Facebook users’ personal data that became a major corporate and political scandal.
California mayor resigns amid baseball stadium deal scandalMay 23, 2022 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of the Southern California city of Anaheim is resigning amid a swirling political scandal over the sale of Angel Stadium to the baseball team.
Saudi restores full ties with Thailand after diamond disputeJanuary 26, 2022 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ordered the restoration of full diplomatic ties with Thailand and said the countries agreed to trade ambassadors, closing the chapter on three decades of mistrust and hostility between the nations that stemmed from a sensational jewelry heist.
Decision day looms in NY party primariesJune 21, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The final votes are set to be cast Tuesday in New York's party primaries, where mayors, prosecutors, judges and city and county legislators will be on the ballot, along with other municipal offices.
Closed cold case murder tied to ousted Tennessee governorJune 9, 2021 GMT
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee governor's administration helped fund a contract murder of a key federal witness decades ago while embroiled in the state's largest political scandal, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday.
Judge: City didn’t target dead lawyer in Mississippi scandalMay 21, 2021 GMT
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming a Mississippi city was at fault in the death of a lawyer who killed himself in the wake of a political scandal that defined Mississippi's bitter 2014 U.S.
Famous private eye Jack Palladino gravely injured in robberyJanuary 30, 2021 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jack Palladino, the private investigator who worked on high-profile cases ranging from the Jonestown mass suicides to celebrity and political scandals, has been placed on life support after suffering a head injury during an attempted robbery...
Jerry Falwell Jr. will leave behind a very different legacy from his influential fatherAugust 26, 2020 GMT
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Searches by FBI, IRS add to Baltimore mayor’s mounting woesApril 25, 2019 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal agents raided the homes and City Hall offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid dramatically widening investigations to determine whether she used bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise kickbacks...
Acting mayor: Baltimore ‘in good hands’ amid mayor scandalApril 2, 2019 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore's acting mayor told legislators Tuesday that the city "is in good hands" until the mayor decides whether to return after abruptly announcing a leave of absence to "focus on her health" amid a political scandal about "self-dealing" book sales...
Baltimore mayor goes on leave as book scandal intensifiesApril 1, 2019 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's embattled mayor announced Monday that she is taking an indefinite leave of absence, just as a political scandal intensifies over what critics call a "self-dealing" book-sales arrangement that threatens her political career...
Donald Trump: Those investigating Russia collusion may have allegedly spied on his campaignMay 23, 2018 GMT
President Trump said Wednesday those investigating him are actually the ones who may be involved in a massive political scandal.
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As Roy Moore scandal churns, a Democrat gets out of the wayNovember 14, 2017 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — If you ask Doug Jones, there's no political scandal in Alabama.
Jones, the Democratic Senate candidate whose fortunes have been dramatically boosted by allegations of sexual conduct against his Republican opponent, says he's barely paying attention to what's happening "over there...
Q&A: Samsung chief is jailed. Here’s what you need to know.August 25, 2017 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of South Korea's most successful business group, was sentenced Friday to five years prison for offering bribes and other crimes...
South Korean prosecutors push to arrest ousted presidentMarch 27, 2017 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power...
South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung’s de facto chiefFebruary 28, 2017 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors indicted Samsung's de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye...
2 former aides of Park arrested as S. Korea scandal widensNovember 6, 2016 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Sunday formally arrested two former presidential aides as they bring their investigation over a bizarre political scandal that has engulfed the nation a step closer to President Park Geun-hye...
Government sells scandalized Teapot Dome oilfield for $45MJanuary 30, 2015 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A private company finally will be able to drill legally for oil at Teapot Dome, a remote Wyoming oilfield that remains best known for a political scandal that embroiled the administration of President Warren G.