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Former head of world athletics Lamine Diack is jailed for corruption

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The former head of athletics' governing body, Lamine Diack, has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty on charges of corruption related to the Russian doping scandal, a Paris courthouse annou...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption charges

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Jerusalem Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told a Jerusalem court he is not guilty of one charge of bribery and three charges of fraud and breach of trust. Monday's appearance was Netanyahu's second in c...

South African corruption inquiry wants Zuma jailed for two years after no-show

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A South African inquiry into corruption during Jacob Zuma's time in power is seeking the former president's imprisonment for two years, after he defied a summons and court order to appear and give evidence. In an ap...

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley enters Ohio gubernatorial contest with focus on corruption

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Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley announced a bid for Ohio governor on Monday, jumping into a race that could pit her against incumbent Republican Mike DeWine. The Ohio Democrat enters a race that figures to be difficult for ...

Russian tennis player Yana Sizikova arrested for sports corruption and fraud

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Russian tennis player Yana Sizikova was arrested in Paris on Thursday evening for sports corruption and fraud in an organized group, two French law enforcement sources have told CNN. She was arrested and taken into...

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigns amid corruption scandal

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Austrian leader Sebastian Kurz said he was stepping down from his office Saturday evening, days after his office was raided by Austrian prosecutors investigating him and close team members on suspicion of bribery an...

Alexander Schallenberg sworn in as Austria chancellor after Sebastian Kurz quits amid corruption inquiry

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Alexander Schallenberg was named Austria's new chancellor on Monday after his predecessor, Sebastian Kurz, resigned abruptly amid a corruption scandal. Former foreign minister Schallenberg was sworn in by President ...

Los Angeles councilman facing federal corruption charges will ‘step back’ from participating in meetings

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In the letter to the city council, Ridley-Thomas said he plans to fight the "outrageous allegations" made against him and expects to be exonerated. He is not resigning.  SAN FRANCISCO ARCHBISHOP HOLDS EXORCISM WHERE ...