TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:17

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections

Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charge...

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections

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Alex Acosta's connection to Jeffrey Epstein scandal explained Alex Acosta has been under fire in recent days for his involvement in a secret 2008 plea deal for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was recently hit with new charges for alleged sex trafficking crimes. ...
2019-07-12 17:34

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
2019-07-08 00:17

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking scandal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted her call for Ac...
2019-07-10 05:51

Jeffrey Epstein: diamonds, cash and fake passport found in raid, prosecutors say Accusers ask judge not to release him before trial and prosecutors say ‘many individuals’ have come forward who say they are victimsTwo Jeffrey Epstein accusers offered emotional entreaties in court on Monday, asking a judge not to release the financ...
2019-07-16 06:00

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also found kiddie porn, the feds revealed Monday as they charged the multimillionaire with child sex traffi...
2019-07-09 05:00

Nude photos of underage girls found at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home: feds The feds found naked photos of young girls while searching Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home, prosecutors alleged Monday. At a press conference, Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman said investigators “seized evidence including nude photo...
2019-07-08 21:00

What’s Up With Jeffrey Epstein and Why Should You Care? On Monday, U.S. attorneys for the Southern District of New York unsealed a 14-page indictment that accused wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein of soliciting girls, some as young as 14, for sex acts in his sprawling Palm Beach Mansion and his 21,000 squ...
2019-07-08 23:34

Congresswoman will keep donations from Jeffrey Epstein Democratic Rep. Stacey Plaskett will reportedly keep campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, despite the financier’s latest round of sex-trafficking charges. Since 2016, Epstein has thrice donated $2,700 to Plaskett ...
2019-07-09 04:00

What did the famous friends of Jeffrey Epstein know and see? The arrest of the billionaire financier on child sex trafficking charges is raising questions about how much his high-powered associates knew about the hedge fund manager's interactions with underage girls....
2019-07-09 08:34

Trump distances himself from former pal Jeffrey Epstein President Trump on Tuesday distanced himself from accused child molester Jeffrey Epstein — saying he was “not a fan” and that the former pals had a “falling out” years ago. “I knew him like everybody in Palm Beach knew him. Everybody in Palm Be...
2019-07-09 21:51

U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday charged American financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of underage girls, more than a decade after he avoided similar charges in Florida in a plea deal....
2019-07-08 16:34

Feds say they have ‘devastating evidence’ against Jeffrey Epstein The feds have “devastating evidence” against Jeffrey Epstein that includes notes and messages seized from his Manhattan townhouse that corroborate the claims of women who allege he sexually abused them there when they were underage, accor...
2019-07-08 21:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s cell is 3 doors down from El Chapo Accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being kept this close to El Chapo at a Manhattan jail, sources told The Post. Epstein — who was arrested on sex-crime charges last week — landed in cell No. 4, three doors down from Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “E...
2019-07-13 00:34

Jeffrey Epstein’s latest accuser says he raped her at 15 Another one of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims has come forward, saying the billionaire pedophile raped her at age 15 at his multimillion-dollar Manhattan townhouse. Jennifer Araoz was just 14-year-old when she was recruited by a mystery brunette w...
2019-07-10 20:00

Financier Jeffrey Epstein due in court over sex charges NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court following an arrest in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials. E...
2019-07-08 19:17

Jeffrey Epstein Was a ‘Terrific Guy,’ Donald Trump Once Said. Now He’s ‘Not a Fan.’ Through a mutual appreciation of wealth, women and years of occupying adjacent real estate in Palm Beach and on Page Six, the lives of the two men routinely intersected for decades....
2019-07-10 02:51

MeToo isn't over yet. Ask Jeffrey Epstein | Linda Hirshman Ten years ago Epstein basically got off scot-free, so why is he finally facing justice now? Maybe reports of #MeToo’s demise are exaggeratedWhen convicted child molester Jeffrey Epstein’s plane touched down at Teterboro airport on Saturday, the FBI w...
2019-07-09 10:34

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990...
2019-07-10 20:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Infinite Means’ May Be a Mirage Mr. Epstein, facing sex-trafficking charges, has long been hailed as a financial wizard. He got rich with the help of two wealthy connections, but there is little evidence he’s a billionaire....
2019-07-11 14:01

Prosecutors had gone easy on ‘monster’ Jeffrey Epstein The charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein by Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman followed harsh criticism of other prosecutors for their handling of sex-abuse allegations against the financier. Former Miami US Attorney Alex Acosta — who is now Pres...
2019-07-09 05:00

Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking, reports say US billionaire will reportedly appear before a federal magistrate on MondayJeffrey Epstein, the politically well-connected US billionaire, has been charged with sex trafficking, according to reports.The New York Times reported that Epstein – a wealth...
2019-07-07 13:17

Bill Clinton said he 'knows nothing' about charges against Jeffrey Epstein Andrew Chin/Getty Images, Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images Former President Bill Clinton said in a statement that he "knows nothing about the terrible crimes" that financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with in New York. Clinton said...
2019-07-09 11:34

Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyers Say He Didn't Do the Really Bad Kind of Sex Trafficking Alleged child abuser and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s attorneys filed paperwork on Thursday requesting a pre-trial release for their client, and claiming that Epstein should be allowed to wait out his court date in his lux—and thoroughly bizarr...
2019-07-11 20:51

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking, after prosecutors said they found "nude photographs of what appeared to be underage girls", when federal agents searched his apartment....
2019-07-08 20:34

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly met with Harvard officials while he was a sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had meetings with officials at Harvard University in person and over the phone at least six times in 2014, likely about genetics research, according to a new report. The convicted pedophile, who made a $6.5 million donation to the uni...
2019-07-12 18:51

Barr recuses himself from Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking case because his former law firm once represented the convicted pedophile. “I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represent...
2019-07-09 15:00

What Jeffrey Epstein could face heading into trafficking trial The arrest of infamous multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has prompted much speculation — not the least of which is what steps his attorneys will take to keep him from serving the maximum 45-year sentence in prison....
2019-07-12 17:34

Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking charges Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty Monday to sex-trafficking charges in a conspiracy that allegedly let him abuse “numerous” underage girls inside his Manhattan townhouse and an estate in Palm Beach, Florida. The multi...
2019-07-08 21:00

Woman says Jeffrey Epstein 'forcefully raped' her when she was 15 years old A woman came forward on Wednesday with allegations that Jeffrey Epstein — the politically connected financier who pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking this week — forcefully raped her when she was 15 years old....
2019-07-10 20:00

Jeffrey Epstein charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Some victims were just 14 years old, prosecutors allegeBillionaire sex offender pleads not guilty in New York courtThe billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking contai...
2019-07-09 02:17

Jeffrey Epstein asks court to keep his finances under wraps A cloud of mystery has long surrounded Jeffrey Epstein’s finances, which have come under renewed scrutiny this week in the wake of his indictment on sex trafficking charges — but he’s taking steps to make sure the mystery stays alive. Attorneys...
2019-07-12 02:17

Jeffrey Epstein wants to be released on house arrest at his $77M mansion In a filing in federal court in Manhattan, Epstein's lawyers argued that home confinement, along with electronic monitoring, surveillance and a bond secured by a mortgage on his mansion would be enough to ensure that he does not flee the country....
2019-07-11 23:00

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior to 2014....
2019-07-08 22:34

The ‘Lady of the House’ Who Was Long Entangled With Jeffrey Epstein Ghislaine Maxwell worked with Mr. Epstein for more than a decade, raising questions about what she knew of his alleged sexual exploitation of young women and girls....
2019-07-16 09:17

Court papers reveal how much Jeffrey Epstein actually is worth Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is hardly a billionaire, according to the financial-disclosure form his lawyers filed in seeking bail for him. The single-page document had been kept under seal away from the public until the Manhattan federal j...
2019-07-16 03:34

Billionaire Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Is Finally Arrested Justice has been a long time coming for the dozens of alleged victims of billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing and trafficking multiple teenage girls over a span of several years....
2019-07-07 18:00

Author James Patterson says Jeffrey Epstein will get his ‘just deserts’ It’s about time sicko Jeffrey Epstein gets what he deserves, says best-selling author James Patterson, who wrote a book about the multi-millionaire pedophile. “Our hope when we did the book was that somehow he’d get his just deserts and now I t...
2019-07-09 15:00

Inside the Victoria’s Secret pipeline to Jeffrey Epstein In 2004, Elisabetta Tai was a 21-year-old Italian model with big dreams. A month after arriving in Manhattan, her booker gave her an Upper East Side address and told her he had set up a meeting with the man who would be able to get her a gig modeling...
2019-07-14 11:17

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prim...
2019-07-15 20:17

The Jeffrey Epstein charges are revolting, but let’s be careful about implicating others The Jeffrey Epstein case is appalling, heartbreaking and downright nauseating. How this disgusting human being who preys on young girls got off without a long prison term a decade ago is a testament to a criminal justice system that favors the rich a...
2019-07-10 14:00

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein arrested on new sex charges Convicted billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has been been indicted on new charges related to alleged sex crimes involving minors, media outlets reported....
2019-07-07 20:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s bail request likely to get shot down: experts Jeffrey Epstein may have millions of reasons why he should be released on bail — but a Manhattan judge is still likely to deny him his freedom at a hearing Monday, experts say. The convicted pedophile has offered to put up his $77 million Upper East ...
2019-07-15 04:00

Jeffrey Epstein busted for trafficking underage girls to NY: source Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is facing sex-trafficking charges involving several underage girls he allegedly brought to New York from out of state — and who weren’t part of his previous prosecution, The Post has learned. The new allegations al...
2019-07-08 01:51

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a Ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, Steven Hoffenberg, has claimed that Epst...
2019-07-14 01:17

Jeffrey Epstein accusers urge judge to deny him bail One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers stepped into the spotlight for the first time Monday to urge a Manhattan federal judge to keep the wealthy pedophile behind bars. Annie Farmer broke her silence as she told Judge Richard Berman that she was underage ...
2019-07-15 20:17

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
2019-07-09 19:34

Jeffrey Epstein bail ruling delayed as more accusers come forward Jeffrey Epstein will have to cool his heels at least a little longer in jail — as Manhattan prosecutors revealed Monday that more alleged victims have already stepped forward since his arrest earlier this month. “The evidence is already signifi...
2019-07-15 17:34

Jeffrey Epstein called billionaire, 'man of nearly infinite means' — but is it true? Even as his attorneys Thursday reportedly proposed a $77 million package to spring him from jail, reports are emerging that wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein may not be so wealthy after all....
2019-07-11 21:34

Bill Clinton claims he ‘knows nothing’ about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes Former President Bill Clinton released a statement on Monday night, distancing himself from convicted pedophile — and onetime friend — Jeffrey Epstein, who is facing a slew of new charges. “President Clinton knows nothing about the terrible cri...
2019-07-09 04:00

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told the Associa...
2019-07-09 21:51

Prosecutors say passport, valuables show Jeffrey Epstein will flee Prosecutors said Monday they found a phony passport, diamonds and artwork inside billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's $77 million Manhattan home -- a sign, they said, the accused sex trafficker will flee if he's granted bail....
2019-07-16 01:51

What we know about Jeffrey Epstein, the well-connected financier with ties to Trump and Clinton What we know about the wealthy investor, his history of sexual abuse, and his political ties that run all the way up to the Clintons and Donald Trump....
2019-07-09 04:00

Jeffrey Epstein claims he's worth $559 million in court documents New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein, who pleaded not guilty to sex-trafficking charges on July 8, appeared in a New York courtroom on Monday for a bail hearing. Judge Richard M. Berman released court documents that were discussed d...
2019-07-16 01:34

Everything we know about Trump's connection to financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking Davidoff Studios/Getty Images Financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday on charges of sex trafficking and sex trafficking conspiracy, and he pleaded not guilty in court in New York on Monday. Epstein's past intersects with plenty of famous fi...
2019-07-09 11:34

Prosecutors: Jeffrey Epstein exploited 'dozens' of underage girls Federal prosecutors charged billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Monday in an indictment that says he sexually exploited "dozens" of minor girls in New York, Florida and other locations over a period of three years....
2019-07-08 19:00

Jeffrey Epstein: prosecutors accuse financier of witness tampering Epstein, who was charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Monday, transferred $350,000 to two potential witnessesJeffrey Epstein, the American financier who was charged with federal sex trafficking crimes on Monday, transferred $350,000 to two clo...
2019-07-13 02:51

Jeffrey Epstein: How the sex-trafficking investigation could shed light on corruption The wealthy financier pleaded not guilty to sex-trafficking charges, but revelations about his past have sparked accusations of corruption.        ...
2019-07-09 21:17

Jeffrey Epstein: how US media – with one star exception – whitewashed the story The Miami Herald exposed a vast criminal network and a government cover-up – but why the silence elsewhere?When Julie K Brown of the Miami Herald approached a former police chief of Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017, hoping to get him to open up about his...
2019-07-13 08:17

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago and said the new charges lodged by Manhattan federal prosecutors could “more fully br...
2019-07-09 21:51

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild...
2019-07-08 21:00

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
2019-07-12 20:00

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansion, an analysis of his finances found. Epstein don...
2019-07-13 11:34

I Wonder Why Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Shipped Himself a Massive Paper Shredder New details of accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s deeply private life continue to be made public following Epstein’s arrest for sexual assault and sex trafficking this past Saturday, including a chilling new report that Epstein shipped himself a ...
2019-07-10 23:51

Jeffrey Epstein accused of paying off co-conspirators after newspaper reports Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made $350,000 in payments to a pair of possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stores detailed the allegations against him, prosecutors allege....
2019-07-13 20:17

Leon Black kept Jeffrey Epstein as charity director after plea deal After his pedophile conviction in Florida more than a decade ago, Jeffrey Epstein was shunned by most on Wall Street — with the notable exception of one of New York’s most affluent and powerful financiers. Leon Black — a billionaire buyout king who l...
2019-07-10 10:00

Jeffrey Epstein: sex abuse allegations against billionaire socialite began in 2005 Epstein’s friends have included Trump as he sought to manage money for wealthy clients, but allegations against him have been ongoing for yearsJeffrey Epstein, 66, is a Brooklyn-born financier who made his name at the investment bank Bear Stearns bef...
2019-07-09 03:51

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the multimillionaire and a young girl, and a pair of fake breasts the convicted pedophile played with in th...
2019-07-11 00:00

Jeffrey Epstein's Sex Trafficking Arrest Means His Victims Might Finally Get Justice With the Epstein attest, Trump Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is facing renewed scrutiny for the “deal of a lifetime” he offered Epstein more than a decade ago....
2019-07-09 03:34

Court wants Jeffrey Epstein’s potentially defaming documents made public They could reveal new allegations of abuse against “numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, a well‐known Prime Minister and other world leaders.”...
2019-07-03 23:17

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein to remain behind bars as judge considers bail US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars until a federal judge considers whether or not to grant him bail on charges he sexually abused underage girls....
2019-07-16 03:51

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly had a mural of him in a prison scene at his New York mansion Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old financier embroiled in a sex trafficking scandal, reportedly commissioned a mural of himself in a prison scene, a visitor to his home recalled to The New York Times. The mural, w...
2019-07-09 11:34

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger...
2019-07-10 21:51

Acosta Defends His Role in Brokering Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed calls for his resignation by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Mr. Epstein....
2019-07-10 23:01

Locals called Jeffrey Epstein’s Caribbean retreat ‘Pedophile Island’ Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Caribbean oasis in the US Virgin Islands was anything but chaste, locals say. “Everybody called it ‘Pedophile Island,'” St. Thomas boat operator Kevin Goodrich said of Epstein’s 75-acre Little St. James I...
2019-07-11 02:34

Jeffrey Epstein’s A-list pals rush to distance themselves after predator’s arrest Jeffrey Epstein carefully cultivated a circle of prestigious and powerful friends by exploiting the aura of money and mystery that surrounded him — but the hint of a dark side was always there. Now, in the wake of his blockbuster arrest on child sex ...
2019-07-10 07:51

Billionaire pedo Jeffrey Epstein held in Manhattan on new underage sex case Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested in New York in a massive new underage sex trafficking case, according to law enforcement sources. The hedge funder — who twelve years ago wriggled out of similar charges of abusing young girls —...
2019-07-07 09:34

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
2019-07-09 17:34

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hi...
2019-07-09 13:00

Jeffrey Epstein asks to be released on bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Epstein’s lawyers argued that home confinement and electronic monitoring would be enough to ensure that he does not fleeDisgraced American financier Jeffrey Epstein has asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house ...
2019-07-11 20:34

US briefing: Jeffrey Epstein, Ted Cruz and Hong Kong extradition bill Tuesday’s top story: Calls for Acosta to resign over 2008 plea deal for billionaire accused of sex trafficking. Plus, why Facebook is still ripe for exploitation in 2020Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walk...
2019-07-09 13:34

Trump 'not a fan' of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein — won't explain 'falling out' President Donald Trump said "I was "not a fan" of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, but repeatedly refused to reveal what led to a "falling out."...
2019-07-10 01:17

Jeffrey Epstein had help operating sex trafficking ring from women he allegedly coerced What motivated four women to allegedly assist disgraced billionaire Jeffery Epstein in his abuse of dozens of underage girls? The answer may consist of several psychological factors – including Stockholm Syndrome—according to a prominent New York Cit...
2019-07-11 21:34

Kellyanne Conway Does Her Best to Pretend Trump and Jeffrey Epstein Weren't Buddies Top White House aide Kellyanne Conway did her absolute best on Tuesday to make it seem like President Donald Trump and alleged pedophile rapist Jeffrey Epstein weren’t nearly as buddy-buddy as Trump’s own past boasts would have you believe....
2019-07-09 21:01

Jeffrey Epstein's New York Mansion Is Reportedly Full of Psycho Shit Now that Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier and friend to presidents, has been arrested and charged with running a sex trafficking ring, the public is beginning to learn a bit more about Epstein’s private life, and the luxury townhouse in wh...
2019-07-09 21:01

Jeffrey Epstein had 'vast trove of lewd' photos of girls: Prosecutors Federal prosecutors on Monday called wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein a "serial sexual predator" as they asked a judge to hold the former pal of President Donald Trump and ex-President Bill Clinton without bail....
2019-07-08 20:00

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge-fund manager — who was...
2019-07-13 00:51

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail        ...
2019-07-13 01:34

Jeffrey Epstein wants out of jail before trial; offers to ground jet, hire security Attorneys for Jeffrey Epstein asked a Manhattan federal judge Thursday to allow the financier to await trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges from the comforts and confines of his own home....
2019-07-12 06:17

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case draws his New Mexico ranch into investigation A sprawling desert ranch south of Santa Fe is tied to a New Mexico state attorney general investigation targeting financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to reports....
2019-07-14 21:34

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it | Jill Filipovic Holding people accountable for abusing girls should be nonpartisan. Sadly, in the Trump era of lowered expectations, we can’t count on thatI hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird.The wealthy and well-connected financier and registered sex offender w...
2019-07-09 19:17

Kamala Harris took money from firm behind Jeffrey Epstein plea deal Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris ripped a law firm’s work on a controversial plea deal involving deep-pocketed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — the same day she took money from some of its attorneys at a fundraiser. Harris had no problem allowing six pa...
2019-07-15 23:34

Councilmen blast NYPD for letting Jeffrey Epstein skip check-ins Two city councilmen slammed the NYPD on Thursday, reacting to a New York Post report that the department failed for years to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein check in with its Sex Offender Monitoring Unit, despite a judge’s order. “As y...
2019-07-11 21:17

Jeffrey Epstein wants to swap jail for house arrest while awaiting trial Jeffrey Epstein wants a federal judge to let him out on house arrest rather than making him sit in the notorious Manhattan federal lockup while he awaits trial for child sex trafficking. Lawyers for the billionaire convicted pedophile offered to put ...
2019-07-11 21:17

Trump barred Jeffrey Epstein from Mar-a-Lago over sex assault: court docs Jeffrey Epstein turned Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago into another of his hunting grounds for young girls, leading Trump to bar him from the Florida resort, court papers claim. “Trump allegedly banned Epstein from his Maralago Club in West Palm Beach beca...
2019-07-10 05:34

Judge sets hearing to discuss sealed Jeffrey Epstein docs One day after financier Jeffrey Epstein was hauled into court on an explosive new sex trafficking indictment in New York, a judge in another civil case related to the convicted pedophile has scheduled a hearing to lay out how potentially damaging doc...
2019-07-10 02:17

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
2019-07-13 02:00

Case against Jeffrey Epstein 'getting stronger,' prosecutors say as judge delays bail decision Epstein is accused of sexually exploiting dozens of underage girls from 2002 through 2005 at his New York and Florida residences. He is a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
2019-07-15 17:17

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
2019-07-10 01:34

Attorney General Bill Barr will not recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein child sex prosecution But Barr will recuse himself from an internal Justice Department probe of current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's involvement in approving a controversial no-prosecution deal with the wealthy financier a decade ago....
2019-07-10 01:17

Jeffrey Epstein's money: Accused child sex trafficker has $56.4M in cash, more in property, stocks A financial disclosure made by lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, reveals he has nearly $560 million in assets....
2019-07-16 04:00

Jeffrey Epstein used $46 million charitable donation to keep alive ties with billionaire Les Wexner Wealthy financier and accused child molester Jeffrey Epstein had a complicated relationship with billionaire and L Brands Chairman Les Wexner. It included a $46 million transaction between their foundations and a breakup....
2019-07-11 22:34

Jeffrey Epstein worth more than $500 million, paid potential witnesses, federal prosecutors say Prosecutors called Jeffrey Epstein — who had been friends with presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton — "a serial sexual predator who is charged with abusing underage girls for years."...
2019-07-13 00:17

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
2019-07-12 18:17

Jeffrey Epstein paid $350G to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say Financier Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to two potential witnesses against him in his sex trafficking case, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in a bid to keep the 66-year-old behind bars until trial....
2019-07-13 01:51

Former FBI official: Indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is 'placeholder,' expect dozens more charges in near future A former FBI official said Monday that the federal indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is a "placeholder" for prosecutors and he expects a much larger "superseding" indictment to be forthcoming. ...
2019-07-08 23:51

De Blasio outraged NYPD let Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted with outrage on Thursday over the revelation in a New York Post front-page story that the NYPD since 2011 failed to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein report to its sex offender unit, despite a judge’s order. “Somet...
2019-07-11 21:17

Jeffrey Epstein struck a secret deal in 2008. Here’s what it means for the current case The financier is accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at various locations, including homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and New York from 2002 through 2005....
2019-07-11 19:00

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with thei...
2019-07-12 07:00

Prosecutors Say Jeffrey Epstein Had Safe Full of Cash, Diamonds, and a Fake Passport This week, accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein will find out whether he will be allowed to spend his pre-trial days in his plush Manhattan home or if he’ll remain in jail until his day in court....
2019-07-16 00:00

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly wired $350,000 to 2 people after a bombshell 2018 report, prosecutors say Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images Federal prosecutors accused Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old hedge fund manager charged this week with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, of witness tampering and alleged he wired hundreds...
2019-07-13 08:51

Schumer will donate campaign contributions from accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein to charity Sen. Schumer will offset over $7,000 in donations from accused sex trafficker Epstein by giving to anti-sex trafficking and anti-violence against women groups....
2019-07-11 02:51

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
2019-07-11 02:51

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90 days — and the NYPD says it’s fine with that. After being labeled a worst-of-the-worst, “Level 3” s...
2019-07-11 04:00

Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused and trafficked 'dozens of minor girls,' prosecutors charge Child sex trafficking charges against wealthy businessman Jeffrey Epstein were unsealed Monday morning in New York City, in advance of a court appearance by the former friend of President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton....
2019-07-08 17:00

Jeffrey Epstein due in federal court after sex trafficking arrest, preyed on young girls, prosecutors say Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will make his first appearance in a New York City federal court Monday after being arrested over the weekend on new sex-trafficking charges where federal prosecutors allege he preyed o...
2019-07-08 16:51

Judge lets Jeffrey Epstein file financial disclosure under seal for sex traffic bail bid Defense lawyers said they feared that information in the financial disclosures would further fuel a media frenzy about the case against Epstein, a former friend of President Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
2019-07-12 17:51

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein once flew Bill Clinton and Kevin Spacey to Africa Andrew Chin/Getty Images, Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/BAFTA LA/Getty Images for BAFTA LA Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly arrested on suspicion of trafficking of minors, more than a decade a...
2019-07-08 17:34

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-12 17:34

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
2019-07-09 14:51

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
2019-07-11 00:51

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
2019-07-10 18:00

Too many men think teenage girls are fair game. That gave Jeffrey Epstein cover | Moira Donegan Epstein is an extreme example of how heterosexual pedophilia is both normalized and often cast as aspirational: the reward for male successJeffrey Epstein may well take a lot of powerful men down with him. A new indictment on sex trafficking and cons...
2019-07-11 01:17

Alex Acosta’s recollection of Jeffrey Epstein deal ‘completely wrong’: former state attorney Trump's labour secretary insisted Wednesday that the deal in which the billionaire pleaded guilty to lesser state charges was the toughest he could have gotten at the time....
2019-07-11 03:17

Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to charges of sexually exploiting 'dozens' of underage girls Federal prosecutors charged billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Monday in an indictment that says he sexually exploited "dozens" of minor girls in New York, Florida and other locations over a period of three years....
2019-07-08 23:17

Jeffrey Epstein accusers watch him plead not guilty, be ordered held in sex traffic case Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was ordered held without bail pending a July 15 detention hearing as he pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
2019-07-08 21:34

Jeffrey Epstein jail logs: Accused predator met with Alan Dershowitz, Bill Clinton pal a decade ago Wealthy financier and accused child sex predator Jeffrey Epstein had a laundry list of friends visit him while he was in jail in 2008 and 2009, including Alan Dershowitz, a Clinton financier and Epstein's alleged co-conspirators....
2019-07-13 03:00

Jeffrey Epstein, a onetime associate of Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, is in legal trouble: Here's what we know Here are answers to five questions about the case against Jeffrey Epstein, who was arrested Saturday on sex-trafficking charges.        ...
2019-07-08 10:51

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Virgin Islands, Florida and a ranch in New Mexico, a...
2019-07-08 01:00

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sex...
2019-07-09 11:34

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated...
2019-07-14 13:51

Jeffrey Epstein hobnobbed with Hollywood, media elite despite dirty past as registered sex offender, reports say Jeffrey Epstein has been a convicted sex offender for over a decade, but his perverted past didn’t limit his access to Hollywood and media elite, even at the height of the #MeToo movement, according to reports....
2019-07-11 18:17

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrad...
2019-07-11 21:34

Jeffrey Epstein had mysterious passport, 'piles of cash,' and 'dozens of diamonds' in home safe: prosecutors Financier Jeffrey Epstein had a variety of items in a safe at his multi-story mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that included a bogus passport and "dozens of diamonds," prosecutors revealed Monday as a judge said the registered sex offender...
2019-07-16 08:34

New York police, prosecutors point fingers after Jeffrey Epstein skipped court-mandated check-ins The New York Police Department and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office are both denying responsibility for enforcing Jeffrey Epstein's court-mandated check-ins as a registered Level 3 sex offender. ...
2019-07-12 06:17

Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexually abusing teenage girls, surrounded himself with influential network of defenders The alleged sex trafficker, who previously pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for prostitution, used power, money and charm to make powerful connections....
2019-07-10 03:34

A Manhattan mansion, a ranch in New Mexico, a private jet, and a black stuffed poodle on a Steinway. Here's a look at the assets of Jeffrey Epstein. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested over the weekend and is facing charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy in federal court. Court documents unsealed Monday say Epstein must forfeit any property connected w...
2019-07-12 02:34

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
2019-07-12 21:51

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.55pm BST The House has just voted to limit Trump’s...
2019-07-12 20:17

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
2019-07-14 13:51

From Bill Clinton to Naomi Campbell: Here are some of the famous people who have flown on Jeffrey Epstein's private plane, which has been dubbed the 'Lolita Express' Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via REUTERS The convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein hosted scores of famous people on his private plane, dubbed the "Lolita Express." Passengers included former President Bill Clinton, the actor Kevin Spacey, the lawye...
2019-07-09 23:34

Meet Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier arrested for alleged sex trafficking who's rubbed elbows with Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and Kevin Spacey (Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested and charged with sex trafficking of minors. The arrest comes more than a decade after Epstein dodged federal charges in a secret plea dea...
2019-07-08 02:00

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
2019-07-13 16:17

Sex-trafficking claims against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein 'shock the conscience' Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire financier, was charged with sex-trafficking and related offenses in a federal indictment unsealed Monday.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers propose up to $77M bail for accused sex trafficker's release Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers seek his release on a bail package as high as $77 million while the New York financier fights charges        ...
2019-07-11 22:00

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
2019-07-10 21:17

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex-trafficking claims that 'shock the conscience' Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire financier, was charged with sex-trafficking and related offenses in a federal indictment unsealed Monday.        ...
2019-07-09 03:34

Has the media 'sanitized' the accusations against Jeffrey Epstein? In Jeffrey Epstein coverage, some media outlets have been slammed by abuse survivors for using terms such as "underage women" and "sex with minors."        ...
2019-07-12 23:51

Jeffrey Epstein 'sweetheart' plea deal broker faces calls to quit over lenient treatment of sex offender billionaire A senior Trump administration official is facing demands to step down over a plea deal struck with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who has been charged with operating a trafficking ring involving girls as young as 14....
2019-07-09 12:17

"Tristan Admitted It!" See How Khloe Kardashian Found Out About the Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in New Promo The moment KUWTK fans have been waiting to see is finally here. The Jordyn Woods, Tristan Thompson cheating scandal comes to light in next Sunday's brand new episode of Keeping Up......
2019-06-17 05:17

Jeffrey Epstein seeks bail, says he's been 'walking the straight and narrow' for 14 years Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein square off against federal prosecutors in a high-stakes bid to have the wealthy financier and sex offender freed on bail.        ...
2019-07-15 17:51

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking targets: 'The more vulnerable the better,' investigator says "Vulnerable children and girls are all he targets. The more vulnerable ... the better," claims private investigator Mike Fisten of Jeffrey Epstein.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Harvard has 'no plans' to return Jeffrey Epstein's $6.5M gift He's neither an alum of Harvard nor a past faculty member. But Jeffrey Epstein donated generously to the Ivy League school.        ...
2019-07-11 22:00

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion: 'Vast trove' of lewd photos, a life-size doll and other oddities Federal agents who searched the East Side mansion of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein turned up a 'vast trove' of lewd photos of young-looking girls.        ...
2019-07-10 18:00

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.       ...
2019-07-15 02:17

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
2019-06-01 22:34

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
2019-06-08 10:00

Jeffrey Goldberg Can Fuck Right Off The Atlantic’s Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Goldberg is the poster boy for the failure of meritocracy in America. The man is simply gravity-defying with his ability to fail upwards. For proof, I encourage you to look no further than this interview with Ni...
2019-06-07 05:51

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its electronic tagging contract scandal....
2019-07-03 10:51

Another Top EPA Official Is Out Amid Ethics Scandal The mastermind behind the Trump administration’s pro-coal alternative to Obama’s Clean Power Plan is out, reportedly another victim of an ethics scandal....
2019-06-27 18:34

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
2019-06-05 19:00

The Best Way For Jeffrey Goldberg To Help Diverse Journalists Would Be To Quit His Job On Thursday, Nieman Lab published a friendly discussion with The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the magazine’s recently-promoted executive editor Adrienne LaFance, in which they addressed the great progress The Atlantic has made in a...
2019-06-08 00:00

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
2019-05-22 17:17

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
2019-05-30 22:17

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed and the cost of these news measures....
2019-07-06 00:17

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
2019-05-21 18:34

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
2019-06-21 15:51

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective positions....
2019-06-17 13:51

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his son’s way into the University of Southern Ca...
2019-06-29 03:34

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the language of the current investigation “procuring prostitution services.” The investigation is so far-re...
2019-06-28 20:00

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
2019-05-29 01:00

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
2019-05-31 20:00

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
2019-05-22 19:01

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
2019-05-22 17:17

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal are still on the road four years later.It will probably take ...
2019-05-29 06:51

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
2019-07-09 19:17

The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessionsThis month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009. Back then, a “trough” in business activity signified the end of the Great Re...
2019-06-14 23:51

E.U.: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Friday in the latest sign that Russia’s high-tech efforts to influence democratic votes have not slowed ...
2019-06-15 06:51

How the Kennedy Dynasty Has Endured in the Wake of So Much Scandal and Tragedy No matter how old you are, you have never been without a Kennedy in your life. Not necessarily personally (although there are so many of them, whether they still have the last name or......
2019-06-06 12:34

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
2019-06-04 21:00

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffma...
2019-06-04 07:00

Anthony Weiner complained about sex offenders in district before scandal Here’s another thing that gets a rise out of Anthony Weiner: other perverts. Long before the former Queens congressman earned himself a rap sheet for trading X-rated messages with a 15-year-old girl, he was getting hot and bothered about sex offender...
2019-05-28 06:51

Austria’s Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners are fakes. Kurz said Monday experts found multiple inconsistencies to confirm they weren’t gen...
2019-06-17 15:51

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a docum...
2019-05-30 10:51

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to...
2019-06-03 10:00

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
2019-06-01 06:17

Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal The sentencing of a former Stanford University sailing coach raises questions about the role of universities, who have been described as victims in the admissions scheme....
2019-06-12 21:34

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branch....
2019-06-21 12:51

Scandal-scarred Roy Moore announces new Senate bid, despite GOP protests Roy Moore, the scandal-scarred Republican who lost a 2017 bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, announced Thursday he will run again for Senate next year, despite President Trump and other conservatives in Washington insisting he can’t win....
2019-06-20 23:17

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for La...
2019-06-08 00:17

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent....
2019-06-12 22:34

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the De...
2019-06-16 10:00

Lee Daniels wishes he could believe Jussie Smollett, but is "beyond embarrassed" by the scandal Last week, a report claimed that Fox and the Empire writers were working to find a way they could bring Jussie Smollett back for the show’s final season, a reversal of prior claims that Smollett would not be returning to the show after he got cut fro...
2019-06-12 12:34

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
2019-06-07 19:51

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoul...
2019-06-07 19:34

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
2019-06-07 11:00

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire....
2019-06-18 16:17

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line under a long-running scandal over how it billed for electronic tagging contracts....
2019-07-03 15:34

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, offering lucrative public contracts in exchange for campaign support. The country's coalition governmen...
2019-05-21 16:17

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 04:51

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
2019-05-23 00:00

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of associating with ascendant far-right parties....
2019-05-25 17:00

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations around the world that have cast an unflattering spotlight on deal-making, election spending and politica...
2019-07-11 13:00

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive ...
2019-05-22 15:34

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 01:51

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
2019-05-21 14:32

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
2019-07-12 13:51

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
2019-05-21 22:17

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowl...
2019-07-09 06:51

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to hurt Facebook as candidates turn down job offers from what was once considered one of the...
2019-05-21 14:39

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
2019-05-23 08:17

I Love You, Now Die: behind the text suicide scandal that shocked America In an eye-opening new documentary, the story of the teenager accused of coercing her boyfriend to kill himself via text is brought to lightDocumentary film-maker Erin Lee Carr specializes in locating the real story behind what would otherwise be clic...
2019-07-09 10:34

Deloitte fined £4.2m over Serco tagging scandal-era audit The accounting watchdog has fined Deloitte over £4.2m for its audit of financial statements by Serco at the time of its electronic tagging scandal....
2019-07-04 10:51

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized......
2019-06-14 06:34

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online disinformation....
2019-06-13 16:51

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
2019-05-21 18:34

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
2019-06-28 12:00

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht Frankfurt played a large role in a rather muted campaign....
2019-05-23 15:34

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
2019-05-21 16:34

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the matter transcends party lines and progressives are frustrated with the lack of motion on the issue."This question should not be about polls. It ...
2019-06-16 20:00

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
2019-05-27 14:51

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
2019-06-03 04:17

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue reading......
2019-05-26 14:34

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalist opponents in the EU elections....
2019-05-27 12:17

| Football scandal girl film wins top Cannes prize A film starring the former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes film festival...
2019-05-23 19:51

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the U...
2019-05-29 21:34

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Considerati...
2019-06-04 17:00

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal....
2019-05-23 15:34

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
2019-05-23 10:17

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if ...
2019-05-30 01:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 09:17

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
2019-06-06 07:34

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
2019-05-23 06:17

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
2019-06-10 13:34

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, wearing a thrift-store sports coat, won more than $110,000 in a seemingly random fashion. James Holzha...
2019-06-11 05:51

FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) The Food and Drug Administration allowed the maker of a faulty implantable heart device to secretly log 50,000 malfunction incidents...
2019-05-22 01:51

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
2019-06-22 16:34

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometimes they receive a gift from the universe in the for...
2019-07-07 01:00

Lawyers: Ex-NBA star Chuck Person was broke in NCAA scandal A lawyer for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person says the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes       ...
2019-07-03 06:01

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
2019-06-17 11:17

FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them of colluding to rig foreign exchange rates during 2008-2013 to jack up profits at the expense of businesses and investors....
2019-05-27 05:51

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
2019-05-21 16:51

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule......
2019-07-13 04:34

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
2019-05-23 00:17

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal ...
2019-06-14 06:34

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universiti...
2019-06-13 00:17

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job amid allegations she bought an employee an unwanted $200 vibrator while on a work trip, The Post has...
2019-07-13 02:00

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes...
2019-06-12 14:34

How David and Victoria Beckham's Marriage Survived and Thrived After Scandal Internationally renowned pop star meets the planet's sexiest soccer player. What could go wrong? When Victoria and David Beckham got together more than two decades ago, they defined......
2019-07-04 16:34

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
2019-07-05 13:00

NYC to have more early polling sites for upcoming elections ALBANY– The New York City Board of Elections agreed to dramatically increase the number of early polling sites across the five boroughs preceding the Nov. 5 election — heeding complaints that it’s initial plan was inadequate for vot...
2019-05-31 07:00

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
2019-06-27 22:00

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 elections....
2019-06-28 08:51

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 ele...
2019-06-28 08:51

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
2019-06-28 19:17

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
2019-06-01 03:00

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were rejected....
2019-06-04 03:34

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to accept derogatory information on political opponents from a foreign government, a congressional interview...
2019-06-21 02:34

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in countries like Iran. Williamson described an "illusion of choice," and criticized the "political media el...
2019-07-07 17:34

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots Voter turnout is higher in several countries, including Germany and France, compared to the 2014 elections. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest here....
2019-05-26 19:34

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
2019-06-14 20:17

| 'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power until a new head of state is elected....
2019-06-08 16:17

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily...
2019-06-09 06:51

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily....
2019-06-09 06:51

Italy's Salvini rules out early elections Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, saying the coalition was focused on preparing the 2020 budget in the autumn....
2019-05-30 18:17

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament. Duda’s spokesman Blazej Spychalski ...
2019-05-30 17:34

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
2019-05-25 10:51

+++ EU elections – live updates on the final day of voting +++ Voters in 21 EU countries are heading to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament. Stakes are high as far-right groups and Euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest here....
2019-05-26 09:51

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the European elections. Why do we use a pencil to mark our...
2019-05-29 04:51

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being counted across Europe, voters have boosted Greens an...
2019-05-28 19:51

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
2019-05-24 10:34

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far-right parties in the European Parliament elections. ...
2019-05-27 13:51

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
2019-05-30 00:17

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
2019-05-27 03:34

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead....
2019-05-30 09:51

Out of sight: the Tories' strange EU elections non-campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods are assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides,...
2019-05-22 19:17

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Conservatives turned in their worst electoral performance since 1832. Labour managed to finish third in...
2019-05-27 17:17

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
2019-05-22 09:00

"Victory Of Democracy," Says PM Modi After Big Win In National Elections Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people over the BJP's landslide win today, and said it was a victory of "democracy". The BJP has won a hugely decisive victory today, crossing the......
2019-05-23 17:17

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election....
2019-05-28 11:00

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
2019-05-21 21:17

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among others, a pro-spiritual and a pro-love party....
2019-05-21 22:17

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
2019-05-23 22:17

Spanish football players arrested in Liga match-fixing scandal Several professional footballers have been arrested in Spain in relation to match-fixing. Spanish police have been investigating allegations of rigged games during the 2018-19 season....
2019-05-28 15:17

Canada's Trudeau regains momentum in election race after scandal: poll Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is regaining momentum after a damaging political scandal and could win a general election scheduled for October, a Nanos Research poll showed on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:17

British conservationist named Gabon forests minister after wood scandal A British former Wildlife Conservation Society officer has been named Gabon's forests minister, after the last one was fired over a scandal in which hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood went missing....
2019-06-11 17:17

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the ...
2019-05-24 21:00

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
2019-06-16 20:34

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
2019-06-11 22:17

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan soccer from the coach of the country's women's team....
2019-07-05 19:34

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — “The Wolf of Wall Street” producer and stepson of Malaysia’s former prime minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to laundering $248 million from a state investment fund, becoming the third person in hi...
2019-07-05 18:17

Austria's Kurz says email hoax tried to link him to Ibiza video scandal Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday that an email hoax had attempted to implicate him in a video sting scandal that felled the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) and blew up their coalition government....
2019-06-17 13:51

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
2019-07-14 18:17

Broadway legend’s daughter at center of wild Boris Johnson scandal Eve Leigh and her husband admitted Saturday that they called the cops Friday about the plate-smashing row between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his live-in gal pal, Carrie Symonds, and then tipped off the press....
2019-06-24 09:34

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
2019-05-24 22:17

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racketeering conspiracy charges....
2019-06-27 22:17

Afghanistan women's coach 'disgusted' with FIFA president over abuse scandal The coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team said on Wednesday she was disgusted with FIFA and its president Gianni Infantino for not taking action earlier and more rigorously to investigate an abuse scandal that engulfed soccer there....
2019-07-03 21:51

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager, has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony B...
2019-06-05 20:51

FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
2019-06-20 13:34

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwo...
2019-06-14 00:51

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
2019-06-09 13:17

Oxfam 'had culture of tolerating poor behaviour', sex scandal report finds Oxfam had a "culture of tolerating poor behaviour" and failed to report child abuse claims against its staff in Haiti, a damning report into the charity's sex scandal has found....
2019-06-11 16:34

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
2019-06-13 09:17

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
2019-05-21 14:51

An Arm of the World Bank Has Been Implicated in Latin America’s Biggest Corruption Scandal (BOGOTA, Colombia) — María Victoria Guarín was a key adviser on Colombia’s biggest-ever transportation project: a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) highway across mountainous terrain connecting the capital to busy Caribbean ports. ...
2019-07-02 11:51

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an h...
2019-06-15 10:00

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
2019-05-21 21:00

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies....
2019-06-13 07:17

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imminent after all. On the contrary, on 10 May the Tr...
2019-05-23 14:51

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised r...
2019-06-12 23:34

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial messages that have led to widespread calls for Ro...
2019-07-14 04:17

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached...
2019-06-05 04:17

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers...
2019-06-12 04:17

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
2019-06-02 18:51

Meghan King Edmonds Jokes About Being Pregnant Amid Husband Jim's Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds is maintaining her sense of humor and concentrating on spending time with her kids amid husband Jim Edmonds' cheating scandal. The 34-year-old Real Housewives of......
2019-06-22 23:00

CNN's Chris Cuomo calls Benghazi scandal a 'sham' during debate on Mueller probe CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated debate with two pro-Trump pundits about House Democrats' ongoing investigations into President Trump -- and injected the Benghazi controversy into the conversation, calling it a "sham."...
2019-05-23 08:51

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could dent the hopes of populist parties across the continent just days before European parliamentary electio...
2019-05-21 19:17

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
2019-06-04 06:51

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
2019-06-12 23:34

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer on Wednesday will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance cheating scandal, when he faces a federal judge in Boston....
2019-06-12 20:34

She became the face of Spain’s Franco-era stolen-baby scandal. Her family says she wasn’t abducted. The woman found her biological relatives with help of a DNA database and learned that she had been voluntarily put up for adoption and was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco....
2019-07-13 01:17

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
2019-06-13 04:00

Stony Brook president to lead Michigan State University after Nassar scandal Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a Harvard-trained doctor who has led Stony Brook University on Long Island for almost a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The biomed...
2019-05-29 00:34

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
2019-05-21 22:17

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official governmen...
2019-05-23 00:51

The Google-Genius copyright scandal reveals a much bigger problem for the internet giant A report earlier this week revealed how Genius, a site filled with song lyrics, was able to catch Google copying its content to display directly on the main Search results page. Google, meanwhile, explained what happened, placing the blame on the lyr...
2019-06-20 09:00

Lori Loughlin digs in — and 7 more surprises and takeaways in college admissions scandal What we've learned so far in the historic case against wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their children into college.        ...
2019-06-10 14:51

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
2019-05-22 18:34

Kylie Jenner Reveals What She Said to Jordyn Woods Right After the Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal "Never in a million years" did Khloe Kardashian think that Jordyn Woods would hurt her. In this exclusive clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the Good......
2019-06-20 17:17

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer charged with money laundering in 1MDB scandal Malaysia on Friday charged one of the producers of the film “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and stepson of the former prime minister, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)....
2019-07-05 16:34

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Ar...
2019-06-20 13:00

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
2019-05-28 19:17

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British nationals abroad who were denied a vote in the European...
2019-05-25 17:17

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters. Secretary of State David Whitley on Sunday was set to be forced from office unless the...
2019-05-26 23:17

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
2019-06-06 18:34

The Latest: Suit alleging racism in elections has been filed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s method of electing a governor and statewide officials (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A federal lawsuit seeking to strike down Mississippi’s method of electing statewide ...
2019-05-31 01:17

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
2019-05-28 03:51

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the talks....
2019-05-31 06:51

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
2019-05-22 21:51

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
2019-05-21 22:17

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
2019-06-04 10:34

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
2019-07-04 06:01

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
2019-06-04 11:34

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-28 15:34

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
2019-06-04 13:51

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
2019-05-23 15:34

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who wit...
2019-06-10 21:51

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
2019-06-16 19:34

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27 04:34

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive night of protests on Friday evening, demanding snap elections and the resignation of the country’s in...
2019-06-21 20:34

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three years ago, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on h...
2019-05-21 16:17

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early elections and coalition governments in Italy and Germany facing deeper strains....
2019-05-27 22:51

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
2019-05-27 12:34

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
2019-05-23 05:51

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
2019-06-05 11:17

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness cures and hemorrhoid creams....
2019-07-05 17:34

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the cen...
2019-05-28 02:34

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
2019-05-21 16:51

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
2019-06-03 02:00

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
2019-06-28 13:17

Census citizenship question could transform state elections AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Computer files discovered in the home of a Republican operative who died last year contain a blueprint for how the GOP could extend its domination of legislatures in states where growing Latino populations favor Democrats. The fi...
2019-05-31 22:17

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but its parliamentary elections produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future of both the 28-country EU and the domestic politics of sever...
2019-05-27 21:17

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advertising in the lead-up to the vote, Sky News can reveal....
2019-05-28 22:51

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
2019-05-24 06:51

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a reflection of the people's disillusionment with the......
2019-05-23 17:17

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
2019-06-18 04:34

How the Epstein fortune may be up for grabs While much of the early legal sparring has focused on questions of Epstein’s freedom, a secondary struggle may determine how much money Epstein has — and what he will owe and to whom when it’s all over....
2019-07-15 21:01

Daimler's stock drops as diesel scandal cuts profit for Mercedes' parent company Share's of German automaker Daimler fell almost 4% in Monday trading after the company said Sunday that profits for the second quarter would be hurt by troubles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and downgraded its earnings forecast for the the full y...
2019-06-27 19:00

BuzzFeed News issued cease-and-desist letter from woman in Tony Robbins scandal BuzzFeed News has been accused of using illegal and unethical means to obtain some information used in its recent bombshell accusing self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual wrongdoings, according to a cease-and-desist letter obtained by Fox News -- but...
2019-05-23 08:51

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer, Riza Aziz, Is Arrested in Malaysia Fund Scandal Mr. Riza, whose stepfather is a former prime minister of Malaysia, faces money-laundering charges in the disappearance of billions from a government fund....
2019-07-04 16:34

Bella Thorne Calls Out Whoopi Goldberg for Her "Awful" Views on Nude Photo Scandal Bella Thorne is not impressed with Whoopi Goldberg right about now. Earlier this week, The View moderator and her co-hosts including Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain got into a......
2019-06-19 09:17

Austria’s Government Collapses Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called time Monday on his coalition government with the far-right Freedom Party after its leader was shown on video appearing to offer favors to a purported Russian investor. Kurz said he was seekin...
2019-05-21 15:51

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments...
2019-05-23 08:00

Donald Trump quips to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections' U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-28 18:17

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary’s votin...
2019-05-22 18:00

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rocked investors, according to data compiled by......
2019-05-29 06:34

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections ...
2019-05-30 02:17

In major elections ruling, Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a contentious practice known as partisan gerrymandering that crit...
2019-06-27 19:00

State Board Of Elections Certifies Primary Election Results FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– After fixing nearly 50 errors, the state board of elections officially certified the results of last month’s primary Friday. “This is standard procedure that happens in elections. The election’s been c...
2019-06-07 23:51

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
2019-05-22 07:01

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey....
2019-06-12 16:34

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
2019-05-30 03:34

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
2019-05-23 13:00

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
2019-07-08 03:51

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have sai...
2019-06-27 22:34

Albania President Cancels Elections, Citing Tense Climate President Ilir Meta said he had acted because unrest had made it impossible to hold “true, democratic, representative and all-inclusive elections” on June 30....
2019-06-09 12:00

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years earlier, federal statistics showed Thursday....
2019-06-27 19:51

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talks, addressing domestic frustration with the slow pace of progres...
2019-06-06 19:34

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to determine the winner in the world’s largest democratic election began at 8 a.m. local time on Th...
2019-05-23 06:51

Algeria interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
2019-06-06 22:17

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
2019-05-29 22:17

India elections: Narendra Modi's BJP set to sweep back to power PM Narendra Modi's BJP party is on course to score a spectacular victory in India's general election. If the BJP's lead holds, it would be the first time a party has won back-to-back majorities in parliament since 1984....
2019-05-23 15:34

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
2019-06-14 23:51

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
2019-05-27 21:00

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags pinned to the walls, the former French Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau warned female voters that the...
2019-05-24 12:34

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
2019-05-31 05:17

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
2019-05-27 01:51

Tsipras faces fight to stay in power after EU elections mauling Greek PM ‘ready for battle’ after calling snap elections, but centre-right opponents are making groundFive days after announcing snap elections, the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras faces an uphill struggle to remain in power as results from Sunda...
2019-05-31 14:01

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, a once close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel Chairm...
2019-06-20 17:51

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
2019-05-30 07:17

Biden claims Russia wouldn’t meddle in elections on his watch Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community unanimously concluded they did just that when he was in the White House. “While Putin’s trying to undo ...
2019-07-05 23:00

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call a new election....
2019-05-30 09:51

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
2019-05-21 17:34

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
2019-05-24 11:17

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities tha...
2019-06-30 12:34

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
2019-06-21 03:17

Ukraine: Snap elections to be formally called in coming days KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An adviser to the new Ukrainian president says that he will sign a decree formally dissolving the parliament and calling snap elections within days. Andriy Bohdan, adviser to Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said in televised remarks Tuesday...
2019-05-21 16:17

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say things they didn’t really say or do things they didn’t really do....
2019-06-21 07:00

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in September....
2019-05-21 19:17

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
2019-06-04 14:17

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
2019-06-02 11:17

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections Into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
2019-05-30 21:34

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25 17:34

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in stor...
2019-06-14 23:51

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The discrepancies won’t change any...
2019-06-04 20:51

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
2019-06-17 01:51

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents...
2019-05-28 17:17

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their efforts....
2019-05-23 23:00

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
2019-05-23 22:17

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory....
2019-05-27 08:00

Epstein tried to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein tried to pay off two potential witnesses in the child sex trafficking case against him late last year, prosecutors said late on Friday....
2019-07-13 00:17

Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' about doping scandal that cost him 7 Tour de France titles Lance Armstrong says he “wouldn’t change a thing” about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles only to have them stripped away years later....
2019-05-24 21:51

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
2019-06-12 06:17

Drug Company to Pay Just $15.4 Million Over Doctor Bribery Scandal Involving Medicine That Brings in $1 Billion a Year Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and t...
2019-06-06 04:34

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Brooklyn, co-hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos ...
2019-06-03 23:17

Khloe Kardashian Hopes the Cheating Scandal Will Make Jordyn Woods & Tristan Thompson "Better" People Khloe Kardashian has been put through the wringer. In this exclusive clip from Sunday's season finale of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the Good American boss opens up about what......
2019-06-27 19:34

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
2019-05-30 07:34

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
2019-05-23 10:34

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded....
2019-06-07 19:51

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
2019-05-23 11:34

EU elections: Wake-up call for centrists amid euroskepticism, climate inaction Europeans have mobilized to vote in numbers not seen for decades. Major parties have seen their power shrink, and with populists and Greens making gains alliances will be crucial. Bernd Riegert analyzes the results....
2019-05-27 12:34

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
2019-05-28 15:00

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
2019-06-27 20:34

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for the Liberal Democrats in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alastair Campbell was booted from party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats...
2019-05-31 01:00

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police ahead of local elections Supporters of Albania's opposition parties scuffled with police outside vote-counting centers on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations, in a sign of potential trouble in local government elections due on June 30....
2019-06-19 18:51

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
2019-05-25 17:34

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
2019-05-21 15:34

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
2019-06-23 20:34

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
2019-05-24 23:51

European Union Elections Split the Center as Far-Right and Greens Both Gain Ground (BRUSSELS) — The European Union’s traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades, with the far right and pro-environment Greens gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote. Tu...
2019-05-27 09:51

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and liberal groups as well as far-right and populist parties. The upending of the traditional order was particu...
2019-05-28 00:51

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
2019-05-28 15:34

President Trump Jokes With Smiling Vladimir Putin About Meddling in U.S. Elections President Donald Trump had a good laugh with Russian President Vladimir Putin today at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. Both leaders hammed it up for the cameras as Trump said to Putin, “Don’t meddle in the election, please. Don’t meddle in the electi...
2019-06-28 13:17

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27 16:00

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
2019-06-13 20:34