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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....

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal

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As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday ...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Gabon finds 200 missing containers of rare hardwood - prosecutor Gabon has recovered 200 containers of protected hardwood out of a larger haul that was confiscated by the authorities earlier this year and then went ...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Gabon vows no mercy over theft of hardwood worth nearly $250 million Gabon's president vowed on Monday to find and punish those responsible for the disappearance of over 350 containers of protected hardwood worth nearly...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the presid...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
18:16, 08/25/2019

Thirsting, ill and ablaze, Germany's forests in critical state, minister says Forest fires, drought and insect infestations have left Germany's forests in a critical state, agriculture minister Julia Kloeckner said after forest ...
18:48, 08/30/2019

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.    ...
05:00, 07/10/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in th...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party,...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Lobster vs. kebab: French food fight after minister scandal France’s government spokeswoman says the resignation of the country’s ecology minister over reports of lavish dinners at taxpayers’ expense comes at a...
16:48, 07/17/2019

Polish deputy minister resigns over judge trolling scandal Polish Deputy Justice Minister Lukasz Piebiak said he was resigning on Tuesday, following a report he sought to discredit judges critical of the gover...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon ...
00:32, 08/24/2019

A bank scandal, an oligarch and the IMF: Ukraine's president has a lot to deal with right now Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is under pressure over how he will resolve a long-running dispute regarding a nationalized bank and its former ...
09:16, 09/20/2019

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...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Billionaire Czech prime minister's business ties fuel corruption scandal It's the Czech Republic's largest protest since 1989. Some 250,000 people have taken to the street calling for Andrej Babis to resign amid a corruptio...
22:32, 06/25/2019

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 den...
20:00, 05/20/2019

‘Big Carpet’ Is Betting This New Floor Covering Will Get Americans to End Their Love of Hardwood After presiding over 18 months of research and development, Keith Weinberger says he’s finally found the “generational change” neede...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacin...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elec...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesm...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Former Peru President Arrested in U.S. as Part of Vast Bribery Scandal The ex-president, Alejando Toledo, is wanted on charges he got $20 million in bribes stemming from the largest corruption scandal in Latin American hi...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right bro...
20:00, 05/19/2019

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 Mo...
20:48, 05/29/2019

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, i...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa fires minister for 'inappropriate behavior' after corruption charge Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired his tourism minister, who was last month charged with corruption involving $95 million, a senior gover...
21:16, 08/08/2019

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 actio...
02:32, 07/04/2019

UAW Vice President Sentenced In Major Corruption Scandal With Fiat Chrysler UAW executives sentenced after betraying the workers they’re meant to protect, Trump’s EPA isn’t willing to compromise on emissions, Maserati isn’t ma...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over video scandal that’s rocked government BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over video scandal that’s rocked government ....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Brazilian president imposes nationwide burn ban as new fires pop up Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a nationwide burn ban for the next two months as the country deals with large-scale wildfires in the Amazon ...
17:32, 08/29/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfire...
09:48, 08/23/2019

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s ...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping th...
18:16, 08/22/2019

In first for Gabon, Dorothee finally feels like a woman after surgery For 28 years, Gabonese Dorothee Adjakidjie suffered embarrassment and shame from not knowing whether she was male or female after being born with geni...
07:16, 06/21/2019

G7 To Help Nations Hit By Amazon Fires: French President Emmanuel Macron World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible , F...
18:16, 08/25/2019

As Amazon Fires Become Global Crisis, Brazil’s President Reverses Course After days of downplaying the fires raging across the Amazon, President Bolsonaro orders the military to step in. But it’s not clear that will be enou...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Countries 'overreact' by linking rainforest fires to approval EU-Mercosur pact: Brazil minister Countries like Ireland and France "overreact" when they link the recent fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to the final approval of a trade agreemen...
20:48, 08/26/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video...
15:48, 05/19/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosur...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due...
09:16, 07/16/2019

Brazilian president demands apology before accepting $20M to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he will accept the offer of international aid to help fight the fires raging across the Amazon ra...
21:16, 08/27/2019

'Nice man, terrible president': Trump fires back at Jimmy Carter Carter: successor ‘put into office because Russians interfered’Trump: predecessor is ‘like the forgotten president’Donald Trump has dismissed Jimmy Ca...
03:32, 06/30/2019

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro...
09:16, 08/23/2019

Brazil President To Skip Summit On Amazon Fires On Doctor's Orders Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will skip a regional summit on fires that have devastated swaths of the Amazon because doctors want him to get ready...
05:48, 09/03/2019

| Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to ad...
11:16, 08/23/2019

Biden delivers scathing address on Trump, and the president fires back Biden calls Trump “an existential threat to America” and Trump terms the former vice president a “loser,” “dumb” and “mentally weak,” on a day when bo...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Cyprus president fires police chief over serial killer investigations The president of Cyprus fired the country's police chief on Friday over what he described as a failure to promptly investigate the disappearances of w...
18:00, 05/03/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta fires another shot at Trump, says media is more honest with Americans than the president is American media outlets have been much more "honest and straightforward" than President Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta said in an interview published on Tuesd...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Brazil President "Working Very Hard" On Amazon Fires, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's response to the fires raging in the Amazon and pledged "full and co...
19:48, 08/27/2019

CORRECTS: Michigan State chooses Stony Brook president as next leader in wake of Nassar scandal EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — CORRECTS: Michigan State chooses Stony Brook president as next leader in wake of Nassar scandal. (Corrects APNewsAlert to r...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Meet Kuimba, the French-born gorilla released into Gabon's rainforest Kuimba, a western lowland gorilla, adapts to her island home in Gabon after she was flown from a French zoo in a new project to save the endangered su...
08:48, 08/13/2019

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil's president calls out France's Macron French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, bu...
09:48, 08/23/2019

President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to combat Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his government does not have the resources to combat a record number of fires in the Amazon rain...
01:16, 08/23/2019

US President Donald Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced he has fired his hawkish national security advisor John Bolton, saying he disagreed "strongly" with his po...
18:48, 09/10/2019

Amid Amazon Fires, Brazil President Weakens Environment Agency: Report As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with p...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of co...
01:00, 08/24/2019

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest ha...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by P...
18:00, 07/08/2019

President Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton After They ‘Disagreed Strongly’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had strong ...
03:32, 09/11/2019

President Donald Trump calls Russian leader Vladimir Putin to offer help with Siberia forest fires U.S. President Donald Trump has offered assistance to the Russian government with fighting multiple forest fires that have blackened millions of acres...
19:16, 08/01/2019

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France...
18:16, 08/26/2019

Estonia President says far-right minister unfit for job Estonia President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Monday that Finance Minister Martin Helme, one of the leaders of the far-right EKRE party, was unfit to ser...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore eco...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws t...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Malawi president appoints Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretar...
22:48, 06/19/2019

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house ...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister,...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name h...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met...
21:16, 08/29/2019

Malawi president appoints economist Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha, an economist and former banker, as finance minister in hi...
01:16, 06/20/2019

Czech government on brink as president again refuses to sack minister The Czech ruling coalition appeared closer to collapse on Thursday after President Milos Zeman again refused a government request to sack the culture ...
18:48, 07/04/2019

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time a...
09:48, 06/01/2019

Mexico president says budget hole probe only targets ex-minister so far Mexico's president said on Friday that a former cabinet minister who had been questioned over an alleged $250 million loss to taxpayers under the prev...
01:16, 08/10/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, a...
17:16, 05/03/2019

McLaren Indy fires team president in wake of Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 failure In the wake of McLaren Indy and Fernando Alonso's failure to qualifying for the 103rd Indianapolis 500, team president Bob Fernley has been fired...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Mexico Finance Minister Resigns After Clashes With President; Peso Falls The departure deepens doubts among investors over economic policy under leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and whether he will maintain the...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Ukraine president proposes political novice Honcharuk as prime minister Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has proposed insider Oleksiy Honcharuk - a 35-year-old lawyer with little political experience - as prime mini...
16:00, 08/29/2019

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He als...
10:48, 06/01/2019

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, accor...
04:00, 07/23/2019

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Indonesian president plans to move capital city: planning minister Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital of Southeast Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, the pl...
11:16, 04/29/2019

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, befor...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, openi...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Marc Anthony fires back at President Trump for calling Puerto Rico 'corrupt' Marc Anthony is hitting back at President Donald Trump after the commander in chief bashed Puerto Rico as "one of the most corrupt places on earth." ...
09:48, 08/29/2019

Why the Swedish Prime Minister Can’t Release A$AP Rocky on Bail – No Matter What President Trump Says The arrest of A$AP Rocky in Sweden has led many high-profile Americans––including President Donald Trump––to call on the Swedi...
20:48, 07/26/2019

E.U. Nominates Germany’s Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, for President of European Commission The nomination, along with the naming of Christine Lagarde as head of the European Central Bank, would put women in some of the most important Europea...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Czech president backs new culture minister nominee, defusing government crisis Czech President Milos Zeman on Wednesday backed the new nominee for culture minister from the junior party in the ruling coalition, defusing a politic...
17:16, 08/21/2019

Czech government spat over minister drags on, president to decide on post in August Czech President Milos Zeman will decide in August on whether to accept the Social Democrats' preferred pick for culture minister, a personnel move at ...
21:16, 07/24/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns President Trump’s Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s berating of...
06:00, 07/16/2019

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the na...
00:32, 06/06/2019

‘An Absurd Discussion.’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Dismisses President Trump’s Interest in Purchasing Greenland Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has dismissed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. could buy Greenland from Denmark, callin...
10:32, 08/20/2019

One Night In Darkwood Will Ruin Forests For You “Respect the woods,” Darkwood cautions you before you start playing for the first time. It’s part of a warning that mostly uses more practical languag...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Meet The Man Walking 700 Km In Reverse To Save Forests An Indonesian man is walking 700 kilometres (435 miles) from his home on a volcano in East Java to Jakarta in the hope of drawing attention to the arc...
23:16, 08/05/2019

As Bolivian forests burn, Evo's bet on Big Farming comes under fire In the tropical Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, a wealthy farming hub on the edge on the Amazon rainforest, President Evo Morales gathered w...
21:16, 09/09/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Argentina Preserving Pristine Forests Thousands of species of animals and plants which are indigenous to a vast forest in Argentina could be saved thanks to a partnership between the Unite...
03:48, 08/23/2019

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fir...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Climate of fir: German forests struggle with heat Germany’s forests are feeling the heat as a second consecutive year of unusually dry and warm weather has left swaths of forest dead or dying, fueling...
14:48, 08/10/2019

Opening Up the Land of Forests, Lakes and Campgrounds The national parks service and some of its provincial counterparts are offering newcomers basic knowledge about camping they likely didn’t bring with ...
03:16, 07/06/2019

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the Un...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon f...
04:32, 05/30/2019

U.S. proposes rules to allow faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by...
19:32, 06/19/2019

NSW remaps old growth forests to open up reserves to logging Exclusive: ‘Sneaky’ rezoning exercise now under way to address timber shortfall The New South Wales government is considering reclassifying old growth...
04:48, 07/17/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read ...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Indonesian walking 700 kilometers backward to save forests An Indonesian man is walking more than 700 kilometers (430 miles) backward from his home in eastern Java to the country’s capital to raise awareness a...
14:16, 08/22/2019

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endangere...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Amazon Forests Vanish at Breakneck Speed. It’s Not Just in Brazil. Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integra...
01:48, 08/31/2019

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by...
21:32, 06/19/2019

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 ...
11:16, 07/20/2019

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see specta...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Amazon Forests Are Being Razed at Breakneck Speed, and Not Only in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integra...
18:48, 08/30/2019

Grand Bahama forests unrecognizable after Hurricane Dorian Before Hurricane Dorian, Grand Bahama was a vibrant tropical island filled with life, but in the week since the devastating storm, the island no longe...
22:17, 09/11/2019

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of t...
10:32, 09/12/2019

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick...
16:16, 09/11/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the imp...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests ...
11:48, 08/13/2019

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientis...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Invasive Pests Are Devastating American Forests at an Alarming Rate New findings show that invasive species are wiping out trees across the U.S., devastating forests and their ability to store carbon. That’s particular...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the ove...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our...
01:00, 07/06/2019

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise ...
16:48, 07/29/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and i...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise ...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around...
15:48, 05/01/2019

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing t...
20:16, 07/19/2019

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest mak...
13:32, 05/29/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it noth...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coas...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which defin...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Backward step for mankind: man walks 800km in reverse to save Indonesia’s forests Medi Bastoni hopes to get to meet the president when he arrives in Jakarta, in several weeks A man from a village in East Java has embarked on an unco...
02:32, 07/24/2019

Dead mangrove forests in northern Australia found to emit more methane than live trees Emissions from dead trees were eight times higher than those from the healthy treesMangrove forests that died along a 1,000km stretch of coastline in ...
12:32, 07/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; effor...
03:32, 05/07/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was seriou...
09:00, 06/01/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis...
14:00, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
11:16, 05/25/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little o...
16:17, 09/09/2019

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight ...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President ...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Brazil president's trip to Texas brokered by ex-president Bush: spokesman Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision to visit Texas next week followed an invitation from former U.S. President George W. Bush, a spokesman f...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American histor...
10:32, 05/23/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and tha...
04:16, 06/13/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvani...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into...
20:17, 09/21/2019

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reag...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French Preside...
08:48, 08/28/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summ...
04:16, 06/11/2019

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s pris...
00:48, 09/10/2019

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.   ...
02:00, 09/14/2019

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health cr...
03:48, 07/25/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a...
00:48, 04/29/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to rever...
22:00, 04/28/2019

VW to get second U.S. monitor after diesel scandal VW has reached an agreement with the EPA that qualifies the company for public-sector contracts in exchange for a new three-year monitoring process....
12:32, 09/03/2019

Beyond the college cheating scandal The college admissions cheating scandal rocked higher education and dozens of individuals involved in the investigation. Jon Fortt and a panel of expe...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that ha...
04:32, 06/06/2019

College admissions scandal is getting the TV treatment It’s a part Lori Loughlin was born to play. The widespread college admissions scandal is getting the small-screen treatment from one of the writers of...
03:16, 05/10/2019

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 scan...
01:32, 06/27/2019

College admissions scandal: Even if you could give your kid everything, should you? Beyond the utter lunacy of the current college admission scandal is a much more widespread angst among parents and, increasingly, struggles among thei...
03:32, 09/18/2019

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 ...
18:16, 06/05/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal - podcast The financier Jeffrey Epstein is back in court on charges of the sex trafficking of minors. Vicky Ward and Ed Pilkington discuss his case. Plus: Adity...
05:00, 07/20/2019

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 e...
11:16, 07/03/2019

How One Family Fell Into---and Dug Out of---an Insurance Scandal What happened to 71-year-old Yaeko Nawata and tens of thousands of other Japan Post policyholders has now ballooned into the biggest scandal since the...
13:32, 09/08/2019

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 regulator...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-run...
15:32, 05/05/2019

VW settles Australia suit over 'dieselgate' scandal Volkswagen has agreed to pay out millions over a class-action suit brought by about 100,000 Australian consumers. The company has paid billions to US ...
11:32, 09/16/2019

A School for Scandal Is a Haven for Student Journalists As part of an investigative journalism program at the University of Southern California, a student found dozens of new sexual abuse allegations agains...
01:48, 09/09/2019

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 i...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled wit...
12:00, 09/14/2019

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 an...
18:32, 07/05/2019

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....
01:32, 05/23/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indicte...
03:48, 05/08/2019

‘This should not be happening’: the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandal Signe Swenson exposed the story of powerful men and millions of dollars in donations to the school’s Media Lab“I felt like my job was to protect secre...
00:17, 09/13/2019

| 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 pos...
12:32, 06/17/2019

UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the tainted-blood scandal as "a tragedy that never should have happened." At least 2,400 people died ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Accused of cheating: another immigration scandal? – podcast Amelia Gentleman discusses the immigration scandal in which the Home Office has accused 34,000 international students of cheating in English language ...
21:32, 05/01/2019

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 lan...
21:48, 06/28/2019

Former Audi boss charged in the VW diesel scandal that won't die Nearly four years after the automaker admitted cheating on diesel emissions tests, and after Volkswagen has now spent more than 30 billion euros on fi...
19:16, 07/31/2019

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 aw...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Nissan Loses Another Top Boss To A Money Scandal Another boss at Nissan is out, German automakers wonder about their place in this world, and Bugatti might make a car that seats four humans. All this...
01:16, 09/10/2019

Counting the Toll of U.K.’s Costliest Banking Scandal It was the costliest scandal in the history of British banking: the mis-selling of payment protection insurance, or PPI, to tens of millions of borrow...
13:16, 09/20/2019

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 ...
20:32, 05/21/2019

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 Bi...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Trump on Snowballing Whistleblower Scandal: 'No Problem!' You’ll have to forgive me if I don’t feel particularly reassured by President Donald Trump when he emphatically suggests that an alleged whistleblowe...
23:32, 09/19/2019

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college ad...
22:48, 07/18/2019

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....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Michael Jackson’s popularity endures, even after new scandal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson was depicted as a child molester in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” earlier this year, but the ...
19:32, 06/23/2019

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;...
18:48, 06/21/2019

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 Dies...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Former Audi CEO Stadler charged over Dieselgate scandal Rupert Stadler Rupert Stadler is among four people charged with failing to prevent sale of affected cars despite being told of defeat device Former...
14:16, 07/31/2019

Ex-UAW official charged in widening corruption scandal Jeffery Pietrzyk, who was an assistant to former UAW-GM Vice President Joe Ashton, is the 11th person charged in an ongoing federal corruption investi...
07:49, 09/21/2019

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 cooper...
17:16, 06/01/2019

Pennsylvania GOP Chair Resigns Amid Dick Pic Scandal Pennsylvania’s Republican party chair announced he’d be resigning today after a sexting scandal was revealed, according to the New York Times....
05:00, 06/26/2019

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 ne...
16:32, 07/12/2019

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 yea...
22:48, 06/20/2019

Austria's far-right FPO lose 5 points in poll after video scandal Support for Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) fell by 5 percentage points to 18 percent after longtime FPO leader Heinz-Christian Strache was ca...
13:32, 05/20/2019

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-million...
23:00, 07/11/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

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 adm...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Porsche fined 535 million euros over diesel scandal German prosecutors have levied a huge fine on carmaker Porsche for dereliction of duty in the emissions-cheating scandal that has engulfed parent comp...
18:00, 05/07/2019

K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in a series of scandal...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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...
14:32, 06/21/2019

| Trump denounces 'partisan' whistleblower as scandal swirls Donald Trump angrily denied wrongdoing in a phone call with a mystery foreign leader that prompted an intelligence whistleblower to sound the alarm, a...
10:01, 09/21/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the en...
15:48, 07/31/2019

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video s...
18:16, 05/28/2019

Germany’s Bosch fined $100 million over diesel scandal BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have fined auto components and technology company Robert Bosch GmbH 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in ...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Meghan McCain's Take on the Child Detention Scandal Is Repulsive Even for Her Meghan McCain’s superhuman ability to make everything about Meghan McCain reached new heights on Tuesday’s edition of The View, in which she managed t...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Flint water scandal's special prosecutor out after 3 years A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, app...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Danish bank in big money laundering scandal taps new CEO COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s largest bank, which has admitted to massive money laundering at its Estonian subsidiary, has appointed a Du...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tr...
22:16, 06/12/2019

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 seas...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Former 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 o...
17:16, 06/07/2019

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 ...
06:32, 05/28/2019

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, off...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Lynn Swann resigns after scandal-filled USC tenure LOS ANGELES — Southern California athletic director Lynn Swann has resigned after three years on the job at his alma mater. USC President Carol ...
06:00, 09/10/2019

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, whethe...
13:48, 06/06/2019

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 FP...
22:16, 05/20/2019

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 scanda...
13:32, 07/04/2019

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation sc...
22:32, 08/14/2019

After Ghosn scandal, Nissan CEO under pressure as profit sinks Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa faces internal strife over whether he is the right executive to fix the automaker, which is on track to announce on Tuesday ...
10:16, 05/12/2019

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 un...
16:00, 07/03/2019

Justin Trudeau's Blackface Scandal Is Spiraling Out of Control Perhaps you’ve heard about Justin Trudeau’s recent racism scandal? No, not that one. And no, not that one, either. I’m talking about a third instance ...
23:32, 09/19/2019

Panama prepares for vote with Odebrecht scandal looming As the presidential race enters its last stage, voters are angry over a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht. The firm's misdee...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Prince Andrew is Testing the Royals' Playbook For Scandal For years, Buckingham Palace has successfully protected Prince Andrew from the consequences of his long-running association with convicted sex offende...
08:48, 08/22/2019

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 ca...
14:16, 05/14/2019

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 ...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Malaysia Charges Goldman Directors Over 1MDB Scandal Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former Goldman Sachs directors over their handling of the sprawling, multibillion-dollar financ...
17:16, 08/09/2019

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 s...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Austrian government heads for collapse over video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scandal that has rocked the A...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Malaysia Charges Goldman Executives Over 1MDB Scandal Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former Goldman Sachs executives over their handling of the multibillion-dollar financial scanda...
07:48, 08/10/2019

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 a...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women a...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the last two months, th...
14:32, 05/08/2019

‘This should not be happening’: the whistle-blower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandal Signe Swenson exposed the story of powerful men and millions of dollars in donations to the school’s Media Lab“I felt like my job was to protect secre...
13:00, 09/12/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after blackface scandal Gucci has hired a new person to oversee its diversity and inclusion efforts following the disastrous publicity it received for selling a racist sweate...
10:16, 07/31/2019

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...
10:32, 07/09/2019

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 bro...
07:00, 07/09/2019

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 asso...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Czech Cabinet survives no-confidence vote over PM’s scandal The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis has survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament over European Union subsidi...
05:32, 06/27/2019

Nigerian officials ponder next move in $9bn energy scandal As war of words continues over potential loss of assets, mixed messages of negotiation and scam emanate from governmentNigeria’s top government offici...
03:48, 09/05/2019

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down on Friday after it emerged he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politi...
16:48, 08/08/2019

Ex-UAW VP Norwood Jewell faces sentencing in corruption scandal Prosecutors describe lavish parties and trips in arguing for a 15-month prison sentence, while former UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell's attorney, ar...
17:48, 08/05/2019

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 co...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Temple's Former Dean Sues University After Rankings Scandal The former dean of Temple University’s Fox School of Business is suing the school for allegedly defaming his character by blaming him for an M.B.A. ra...
03:00, 05/03/2019

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 sc...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medi...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Un...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Ex-KPMG Partner Gets a Year and a Day in 'Steal the Exam' Scandal A former high-ranking partner at KPMG was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for his role in a scheme to steal confidential information to he...
06:32, 09/12/2019

Video scandal rocks Austrian governing coalition Austria’s vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache was expected to make a statement about his political future after two German newspapers published fo...
12:16, 05/18/2019

Austria heading for September election after far-right video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video...
14:48, 05/19/2019

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 ...
02:48, 07/09/2019

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
15:48, 07/23/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales ...
10:48, 07/31/2019

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...
04:32, 07/09/2019

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...
09:16, 06/03/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step a...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Charges Against Another Parent Revealed in the College Admissions Scandal Prosecutors said a Chinese woman living in Canada had paid $400,000 to bribe her son’s way into U.C.L.A., raising the total number of parents accused ...
03:32, 09/18/2019

Bobby Petrino says he wants to coach again, apologizes for Arkansas scandal Bobby Petrino said he still wants to coach, praised quarterback Lamar Jackson and apologized for the scandal that cost him his Arkansas job.  &#...
01:48, 09/11/2019

'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 admissio...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried ...
12:32, 05/30/2019

Netflix trolls USC with billboards outside campus over admissions scandal Netflix appears to be trolling the University of Southern California over its role in the college admissions scandal with billboards for a new show th...
23:48, 08/29/2019

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, A...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say w...
06:48, 07/18/2019

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 arou...
15:16, 05/09/2019

AMC and ITV's 3-part Quiz to explore infamous Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? scandal And now for something completely British: AMC and ITV have ordered a three-part, Michael Sheen-starring drama from the producers of The Crown that wil...
18:00, 08/16/2019

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 baromet...
22:32, 06/13/2019

'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 unlik...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Fan Bingbing, China’s Top Actress, Talks of Comeback After Scandal In a rare interview after a spectacular fall from grace that tarnished China’s film industry, Ms. Fan talks about her comeback plans at a time when th...
22:16, 08/02/2019

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World: QuickTake Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations arou...
16:16, 08/28/2019

Facebook to pay separate $100 million SEC fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook isn't just settling with the FTC over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The social network has also agreed to pay the US Securities ...
17:48, 07/24/2019

Sex, Scandal, and Allure: The Erotic Art of Shun-ga from Edo to Early Modern Japan In the year 1770, within a large village house by the bustling city of Edo, Japan (modern day Tokyo City) ...
09:48, 07/22/2019

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 fore...
08:16, 05/27/2019

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs figures in 1MDB scandal Prosecutors charged 17 current and former Goldman Sachs employees Friday with charges connected with a long-running corruption investigation into a Ma...
19:48, 08/09/2019

Australia releases convict over 'Lawyer X' police informant scandal A man has been acquitted after serving 12 years for being the getaway driver in a Melbourne mob murder. His defense barrister at trial was also acting...
12:00, 07/26/2019

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...
15:00, 06/12/2019

'You had one job': tearful Simone Biles attacks USAG over Nassar scandal Olympic champion angry at lack of protection for gymnastsBiles revealed she was abused by disgraced gymnastics doctorSimone Biles was in tears as she ...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecute...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Fri...
23:48, 09/13/2019

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyers The founder of the far-right National Front was charged with embezzlement of public funds. The scandal centered around the misuse of EU money to pay f...
22:48, 09/13/2019

Missing files and an exorcism: Guam’s clergy abuse scandal AGAT, Guam — Walter Denton wanted to grow up to be just like Father Tony Apuron, until the night he says the parish priest raped him in a church recto...
19:16, 08/09/2019

The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno-elites The MIT-Epstein debacle shows ‘the prostitution of intellectual activity’. Time for a radical agenda: close the Media Lab, disband Ted Talks and refus...
03:48, 09/08/2019

Riot Games is expanding 'League of Legends,' even in the midst of scandal League of Legends has been online for nearly 10 years. During that time, it's competed with newcomers like Dota 2, PUBG, Overwatch, Fortnite and ...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs figures over 1MDB scandal KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 more current and former directors at three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for t...
13:48, 08/09/2019

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...
04:16, 07/03/2019

He’s the man the pope calls when the Vatican faces a major sex-abuse scandal Within a church besieged by clerical abuse cases, Archbishop Charles Scicluna has become the Vatican’s emergency investigator — a priest-and-lawyer-tu...
23:16, 05/12/2019

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the co...
02:16, 05/10/2019

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 charge...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Al Franken regrets resigning from Senate over sexual misconduct scandal Former Sen. Al Franken says he “absolutely” regrets his December 2017 resignation over a sexual misconduct scandal — and some of the senat...
00:32, 07/23/2019

‘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&#...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Rep. Chris Collins may not seek re-election amid trading scandal The Buffalo GOPer made the comments outside Manhattan federal court, after saying he looked forward to being "exonerated" of charges stemming from his...
01:32, 09/13/2019

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 a...
13:00, 06/17/2019

German doctor acquitted in transplant scandal gets €1 million in damages Instead of spending almost a year in custody, the surgeon could have taken up a lucrative position in Jordan. But after his acquital in an organ donor...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Ex-Goldman banker charged in 1MDB scandal released on $20M bond A former Goldman Sachs banker was released on a $20 million bond Monday following his extradition from Malaysia to face charges in a massive money-lau...
04:16, 05/07/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman goes to court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent set to be sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, faces prison time on Friday...
18:49, 09/13/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice revealed Tuesday that it’s moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first exposed by Th...
23:16, 05/14/2019

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 S...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Italy's CMC di Ravenna denies any wrongdoing in Kenya dams scandal Italian construction company CMC di Ravenna, which faces charges in a multi-million dollar corruption scandal in Kenya, has denied any wrongdoing and ...
11:00, 07/24/2019

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 mi...
05:00, 05/09/2019

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 ne...
21:00, 05/29/2019

The contradictory, scandal-ridden life of NRA honcho Wayne LaPierre Wayne LaPierre’s public persona is as the hard-fisted leader of the NRA and public face of the Second Amendment. Behind the scenes, however, the 69-ye...
10:16, 08/10/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Felicity Huffman is ready to face the consequences for her actions. On Monday afternoon, the Hollywood actress officially pleaded guilty to charges o...
22:32, 05/13/2019

Ex-NBA referee pleads guilty in NCAA basketball bribery scandal A former NBA ref who went into the bespoke suit business pleaded guilty on Tuesday to paying bribes to former Auburn coach and professional player Chu...
04:32, 05/08/2019

Wendy Williams Doesn't Know Who Ex Kevin Hunter "Became" After Cheating Scandal Wendy Williams doesn't know who her ex is, but she like the new woman she is. It's no secret by now the talk show maven parted ways with her former ...
17:32, 09/09/2019

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 h...
19:32, 06/22/2019

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 agen...
08:16, 07/09/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in ...
05:48, 05/20/2019

Argentina detains businessman at center of Mexican corruption scandal Argentine authorities and Interpol detained on Friday a businessman who was at the center of a Mexican corruption scandal in 2004 that hurt the reputa...
11:32, 08/17/2019

Chinese woman says daughter 'victim' in college admission scandal The Chinese mother of a Stanford University student who was expelled in the college admissions scandal said she was duped into paying $6.5 million to ...
20:32, 05/03/2019

Estonia warns of risks in wake of money laundering scandal Banks in Estonia have not yet plugged all the gaps in their money laundering controls, the Baltic state's regulator told Reuters, pledging to maintain...
18:16, 06/24/2019

A bold new podcast takes on the Epstein scandal – podcasts of the week Big Short director Adam McKay teams up with investigative journalists for a deep dive into the case of the disgraced financier Adam McKay, whose recen...
14:32, 09/06/2019

The Scandal That Cost Justin Trudeau His Rock-Star Popularity Revelations about the Canadian prime minister’s advocacy for SNC-Lavalin, which faces fraud allegations, threaten his party’s majority in October elec...
09:16, 08/03/2019

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged w...
07:16, 08/01/2019

‘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, we...
01:32, 06/11/2019

Ex-UAW VP Norwood Jewell sentenced to 15 months for role in corruption scandal Norwood Jewell is the highest-ranking UAW official to be charged in the case involving misuse of funds meant to train Fiat Chrysler Automobiles union ...
07:16, 08/06/2019

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 ...
03:00, 07/13/2019

L.A.’s Elite on Edge as Prosecutors Pursue More Parents in Admissions Scandal New parents have been told that they’re under investigation, while others worry that they will be. “This is the only thing they can think about,” one ...
19:32, 05/01/2019

Nothing Is More Dramatic Than the Trailer for Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal Movie Perhaps nothing is more suited to a Lifetime movie than the college admissions scandal. The network hopped on that story, which broke in March, fast...
23:16, 09/06/2019

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 ...
00:32, 07/08/2019

Will electric cars be able to save Volkswagen from its diesel emissions scandal? Reeling from the worst scandal in its long history, Volkswagen is making a bold, multi-billion dollar bet on electric vehicles. The move looks both li...
17:33, 09/19/2019

Europe's centrists draw on Austrian scandal to issue far-right warning Mainstream parties hope voters will shun populists in wake of ‘politicians for sale’ revelationAustria’s ‘Ibiza scandal’: what happened and why does i...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, the...
21:00, 07/19/2019

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 score...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Diamond jewelry linked to Malaysian fund scandal to be handed to U.S. A $1.7 million diamond jewelry set, allegedly bought for the mother of fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, will be handed over to the U.S. gove...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with inve...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Dad in USC bribery scandal alleges rampant pay-to-play scheme at university A father who has been ensnared in the University of Southern California college cheating scandal claims that there is a “university-wide” pay-to...
08:32, 09/04/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Secluded Baltimore mayor to make announcement amid scandal BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for Baltimore’s mayor is making an announcement amid growing pressure for the city’s top leader to resign over...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice ...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Hein...
05:48, 05/19/2019

Old allegations against Prince Andrew surface amid Epstein scandal Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — with old allegations surfacing again Monday that the British blu...
06:32, 08/20/2019

Reality check: No, the RCMP did not confirm an investigation into SNC-Lavalin scandal The Conservative Party of Canada posted and quickly deleted a tweet Tuesday declaring that the “RCMP confirms Justin Trudeau is under investigation."...
01:00, 09/18/2019

As Baltimore mayor scandal drags on, donors want their money back As Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's indefinite home leave drags on, donors to her reelection campaign - which has raised more than $1 million - say th...
19:48, 05/01/2019

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...
04:16, 05/22/2019

'At the Heart of Gold' gymnastics scandal doc puts focus on survivors To feel angry is to be human watching "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal," an HBO documentary that chronicles the crimes of Dr. ...
01:16, 05/03/2019

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 fa...
21:48, 05/22/2019

The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno elites The MIT-Epstein debacle shows ‘the prostitution of intellectual activity’. Time for a radical agenda: close the Media Lab, disband Ted Talks and refus...
00:32, 09/08/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Med...
01:32, 05/03/2019

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 ...
13:00, 06/10/2019

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 t...
05:48, 07/13/2019

Lifetime releases dramatic trailer for ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ Lifetime on Friday released the trailer for its made-for-television movie about the college admissions scandal. “The College Admissions Scandal&...
02:48, 09/07/2019

Scrutiny over Trump’s Ukraine scandal may also complicate Biden’s campaign The story is inextricably linked to the Democratic front-runner’s son, pushing one of the topics that Biden is least comfortable discussing into the s...
04:35, 09/21/2019

Austria's Kurz hopes to sidestep scandal to stay in power Even though he brought the far right into power, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hopes voters will see him as having put his country first by stic...
21:32, 05/20/2019

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 th...
18:16, 07/04/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter ...
04:01, 09/14/2019

| Smith savours Ashes century after fearing scandal would end career Australia's Steve Smith said he had contemplated the end of his career after marking his first Test since a year-long ball-tampering ban with a superb...
00:48, 08/02/2019

VW's U.S. sales gains on track to erase losses from emissions scandal VW's U.S. sales were up 6.1 percent through July. If the trend continues, the brand this year will top levels last seen before its emissions scandal....
10:00, 09/02/2019

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Andrew avoids Epstein question on first overseas trip since scandal Prince Andrew has been photographed on his first royal overseas engagement since the scandal over his relationship with the late paedophile financier ...
16:00, 09/07/2019

Trudeau, Once the Bright New Hope, Enters Campaign Tarnished by Scandal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada hope for reelection rests with a small number of uncommitted voters following an ethics watchdog’s findings th...
03:32, 08/16/2019

| 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...
18:48, 05/23/2019

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a ...
15:32, 09/20/2019

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the ...
02:48, 07/21/2019

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 bi...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Scheer’s same-sex marriage remarks resurface amid Trudeau scandal Scheer continues to face questions about why he has not expressed any regret about comments made during the debate on same-sex marriage in Parliament ...
08:48, 09/20/2019

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 bo...
00:48, 07/07/2019

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 universiti...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Canada's Trudeau loses a little ground in first polls since blackface scandal Canada's Liberal Party lost a little ground to rival Conservatives after bombshell images of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface emerge...
19:32, 09/21/2019

Battered Trudeau gets brief reprieve amid Canada blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got his first day out of the spotlight on Saturday after being hammered for images showing him in blackface, wh...
19:32, 09/21/2019

What the Amazon's fires mean for its animals As flames burn through Brazil's rainforest, its inhabitants are at risk of losing their homes. The fires pose a serious threat to the Amazon's delicat...
17:16, 08/28/2019

Amazon fires: By the numbers The raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have captured the public's imagination worldwide for the last few weeks and recently prompted the count...
02:48, 08/28/2019

Tell us how you have been affected by the Amazon fires We want to hear from people living or working on the frontline of the fires destroying forests in Brazil, Bolivia and across the regionSmoke from wild...
18:16, 08/27/2019

Here's what we know about the fires in the Amazon rainforest Brazil's Amazon rainforest is in flames, burning at the highest rate since 2013, when that nation's space research center first began tracking fires t...
01:00, 08/24/2019

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Puerto Rico governor in 'Rickyleaks' scandal expected to quit Wednesday Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was expected to step down on Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests against his administration that were s...
11:32, 07/24/2019

Khloe Kardashian Says She's Found the ''Beauty'' in Life After Tristan Thompson Scandal In every cloud there's a silver lining. As upsetting as some scandals can be, Khloe Kardashian has managed to overcome the biggest challenges that li...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log tha...
18:48, 07/16/2019

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash ...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Lessons From a Scandal: Colleges Quietly Tighten the Athletic Recruiting Process Some prominent universities implicated in the admissions scandal swiftly announced new layers of oversight. Dozens more did the same out of public vie...
17:16, 05/09/2019

Justin Fairfax 'seriously' considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is "seriously" mulling a run for the commonwealth's highest office and suggested that the multiple sexual mi...
21:48, 06/21/2019

Canadian woman arrested in Varsity Blues college admissions scandal Authorities arrested a Canadian woman in Spain for a U.S. indictment accusing her of paying $400,000 to get her son admitted to the University of Cali...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Brown University suspends director linked to MIT Epstein donation scandal A Brown University fundraising director has been placed on leave amid claims he helped cover up Jeffrey Epstein’s connections to the Massachuset...
23:48, 09/09/2019

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...
16:48, 06/16/2019

Margot Robbie takes on the Fox News scandal in a tense Bombshell teaser If you weren’t already familiar with Bombshell, the upcoming film from director Jay Roach, then this teaser might be a teensy bit confusing at first w...
19:16, 08/21/2019

'You had one job': Simone Biles in tears over USA Gymnastics' failures in abuse scandal – video Simone Biles was in tears as she spoke about the anger and disappointment she feels about the handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, only ...
21:48, 08/08/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy ...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Lori Loughlin’s former co-star says she was 'a very driven person’ before college admissions scandal Pamela Donnelly first met Lori Loughlin on the set of “The Edge of Night” back in 1983 — and she was surprised by what she witnessed while filming the...
12:01, 06/06/2019

REFILE-Prosecutors charge former Audi CEO Stadler over his role in emissions scandal Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions ch...
10:16, 07/31/2019

Austrian Video Scandal Highlights Concerns Over Nationalist Links to Russia The release of a secretly-recorded video showing a nationalist Austrian politician offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Russian ol...
18:32, 05/18/2019

Danske Bank cuts outlook as money laundering scandal weighs Danske Bank lowered its outlook for 2019 after a disappointing first quarter, due in part to the effects of a massive money laundering scandal at its ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Rupert Stadler, Ex-Audi Chief, Charged With Fraud in Diesel Scandal Mr. Stadler, who led Volkswagen’s Audi luxury car division, was charged in Munich with fraud and illegal advertising tied to the company’s diesel emis...
10:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook facing billion-dollar fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook is set to face a $5bn fine following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The punishment comes from the US Fed...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Volkswagen emissions scandal stains legacy of former CEO Ferdinand Piech, dead at 82 The grandson of Porsche sports car company founder Ferdinand Porsche, Piech was hailed as a brilliant engineer and hard-driving manager who set a "can...
23:16, 08/27/2019

Felicity Huffman set to plead guilty in largest-ever college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty in Boston federal court on Monday to charges in the nation's largest-ever college admissions scandal. &#...
09:00, 05/13/2019

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 particip...
09:00, 07/14/2019

Queen Elizabeth goes to church with Prince Andrew amid Epstein sex scandal Queen Elizabeth II showed her support for Prince Andrew on Sunday morning as he faced increased scrutiny over his ties with late pedophile Jeffrey Eps...
19:52, 08/11/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to r...
22:32, 07/23/2019

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, ...
19:48, 06/19/2019

The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal Documentary filmmakers continue to wrestle with the grim reality that many of our era’s most important and urgent issues are woefully un-cinematic. Th...
22:32, 07/23/2019

Puerto Rican chief financial officer resigns in chat scandal Puerto Rico’s chief financial officer has resigned following criticism of his participation in a profanity-laced chat used by government officials tha...
00:32, 07/14/2019

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 spor...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Meghan Markle's Best Friend Slams "Racist Bullies" Over Private Jet Scandal Jessica Mulroney won't stand for the mistreatment of her longtime best friend, Meghan Markle. In the midst of yet another scandal involving the Duke...
04:48, 08/21/2019

Kremlin denies Russian involvement in Austria's Freedom Party scandal The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia was in no way involved in a political scandal in Austria after the country's vice-chancellor was shown on video...
13:32, 05/20/2019

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 &#...
15:32, 06/20/2019

Netflix documentary explores Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal The new documentary “The Great Hack” captures how Facebook’s cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democ...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Justin Trudeau's brownface scandal is bad. But voting him out isn't the solution | Moustafa Bayoumi Let’s make sure that this incident forces us to examine not just Trudeau but also Canada and its racismRecently surfaced photos of Canadian Prime Mini...
17:32, 09/20/2019

Wealthy California couple pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.   ...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Scandal at Nissan deepens as CEO Saikawa resigns after admitting he was improperly overpaid Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is stepping down after an internal company investigation revealed falsified documents that boosted his compensation in...
17:32, 09/09/2019

Ex-Adidas consultant, agent found guilty in NCAA bribery scandal Former Adidas consultant Merl Code and aspiring sports agent Christian Dawkins were found guilty Wednesday of conspiring to bribe NCAA college basketb...
22:32, 05/09/2019

Huffman says she feels 'utter shame' for her role in college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets payin...
03:16, 09/10/2019

Justin Trudeau tries to put blackface scandal behind him, pledges to ban assault rifles in Canada Justin Trudeau on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles, including the AR-15, in Canada as he attempted to get his re-election campaign ...
03:32, 09/21/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism,...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison over bribery scandal Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.     ...
21:48, 07/17/2019

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...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Congress Responds To The Larry Nassar Scandal With A Half-Measure And Handshakes All Around It’s been about three years since Rachael Denhollander called the Indianapolis Star and said she was sexually abused by the longtime doctor for the wo...
15:48, 08/02/2019

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 co...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Ariana Grande, Kim Kardashian speak out over alleged nude photo scandal Photographer Marcus Hyde, who worked with celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande, was recently accused of sexual misconduct by a Los Angele...
00:32, 07/25/2019

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...
16:00, 05/28/2019