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Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

 04/18/2017 - 04:53
Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

The US charged Odebrecht with bribery in 12 countries in Latin America, with some bribes flowing through US banks.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:45am
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Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

US Attorney General slams 'sanctuary cities': No federal grant money without compliance

 03/28/2017 - 04:18
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R), with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L), responds to a question from the news media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 27 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

 Jeff Sessions on Monday urged the country's so-called "sanctuary cities" to once again begin cooperating with federal authorities to detain and deport undocumented migrants and immigrants who have committed crimes.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:15am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R), with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L), responds to a question from the news media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 27 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Thousands march in Dominican Republic against Odebrecht corruption

 03/27/2017 - 04:10
Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez
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Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday in the northern Dominican province of Santiago to demand that officials involved in taking bribes from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht be brought to trial.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
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Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez

Serious Accusations: FBI confirms probe of Trump campaign's Russia ties

 03/21/2017 - 03:10
FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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The FBI director confirmed Monday that his agency is investigating possible collusion between the United States President"s campaign and the Russian government to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:00am
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FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

U.S. lawsuit marks the start of legal action against VW

 01/04/2016 - 22:19
Photo: Kintaiyo via Wikipedia Commons (under license CC BY 3.0)
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The suit is in response to the emmissions-cheating scandal which began in September.

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