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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California State Senator Leland Yee faces new charges in Chinatown corruption case

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 03:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Senator charged again in Chinatown graft case A US federal grand jury charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping crime and corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown. A new indictment charged Senator Leland Yee with racketeering and conspiracy "to ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California senator Leland Yee indicted on gun, corruption charges

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters in Sacramento

    ... senator and gun-control advocate has been indicted by a San Francisco grand jury on charges of corruption and conspiracy to traffic in firearms, according to court documents released on Friday. ... month. Senators Ron Calderon and Roderick Wright were placed on paid leave of absence after Calderon was indicted on corruption charges and Wright was convicted of lying about living ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California senator Leland Yee accused of corruption, plot to deal firearms

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:18pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Californiasenator Leland Yee allegedly introduced anagent to an arms trafficker and told him how to get weapons from Muslim separatists Senator arrested for graft after FBI sting One of California's most prominent et ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Texas Governor Perry indicted over abuse-of-power allegations

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... oversees the office's public integrity unit, which investigates statewide allegations of corruption and political wrongdoing. Perry said he wouldn't allow Texas to fund the unit while ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Public being told more lies about Iraq, says Chelsea Manning

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... He was "shocked by our military's complicity in the corruption of that election. Yet these deeply troubling details flew under the American media's radar." Agence ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    San Francisco Chinatown duo claim FBI entrapment in organised-crime case

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... offered their targets criminal schemes, leading to the indictment of 29 people- including state senator Leland Yee- on charges that included money laundering, public corruption and gun ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US youth justice scandal highlighted in documentary 'Kids for Cash'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Philadelphia Documentary shows how teenagers jailed by corrupt judges are rebuilding their lives Youth justice scandal highlighted in US film Charlie Balasavage, ... up for mouthing off to a woman at his school bus stop. They are just three among thousands of youths whose lives were derailed by a corrupt Pennsylvania judge, a post-Columbine fervour ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama criticises Fox News coverage in O'Reilly interview

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:55pm by Reuters

    ... whether there was "widespread corruption" at the Internal Revenue Service, and if the White House had tried to play down the significance of an attack in 2012 on the US consulate ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Prominent Obama critic Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating US election law

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:04am

    ... individual to any one candidate. “As we have long said, this office and the FBI take a zero tolerance approach to corruption of the electoral process,” the US Attorney for Manhattan, Preet Bharara, ... corrupt or criminal intent whatsoever. He and the candidate have been friends since their college days, and at worst, this was an act of misguided friendship by D’Souza,” Brafman said. Long, who ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US airport worker charged after terror threats made

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... and a birth date that matches public records for him. The site contains letters celebrating Jesus and Israel, condemning al-Qaeda and lamenting that Satan has corrupted so many. There also are photos ...




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