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Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria relief officials arrested, accused of bribery and fraud

Two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency were accused of bribery and fraud in efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico. ...

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria relief officials arrested, accused of bribery and fraud

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Ex-FEMA officials, contractor accused of Puerto Rico hurricane relief fraud Federal authorities announced Tuesday that two former officials from the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA), as well as the former president of the main relief contracting agency in Puerto ...
03:34, 2019-09-11

FEMA official arrested for fraud over Hurricane Maria recovery effort in Puerto Rico Federal authorities arrested Ahsha Tribble, FEMA's former deputy administrator for the region that includes Puerto Rico. Donald Keith Ellison, the former president of Cobra Acquisitions was also ...
20:34, 2019-09-10

Trump Administration Officials Arrested for Scamming Puerto Rico Out of $1.8 Billion in Hurricane Relief Funds Remember when Trump blasted Puerto Rico’s government for their corruption and thievery, explaining that he was the best thing that ever happened to that foreign country whose president’s name he could...
08:00, 2019-09-12

FEMA officials, contractor accused of hurricane relief fraud Federal authorities have arrested former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Authority and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud as t...
00:34, 2019-09-11

U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who oversaw the rebuilding of Puerto Rico's electrical grid after Hurricane Ma...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Med...
02:00, 2019-07-11

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
20:51, 2019-06-06

Trump's DHS Moves Money From Disaster Relief to Immigrant Detentions as Puerto Rico Prepares for Storm President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly interested in taking money from within the Department of Homeland Security aimed at disaster relief and putting it toward immigration detention fa...
08:00, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
22:00, 2019-08-27

Former FEMA Official Accused of Taking Bribes in Hurricane Maria Recovery Federal authorities arrested a former top FEMA official and the ex-president of a company that secured $1.8 billion in contracts to repair Puerto Rico’s power grid....
18:34, 2019-09-10

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
21:00, 2019-08-26

Dorian could be a Category 1 hurricane as it nears Barbados, Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Dorian could strengthen into a hurricane as early as Tuesday — as it continues to roar into the Caribbean with Barbados, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in its path. The storm, w...
00:34, 2019-08-27

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Is on Alert for Hurricane As the storm crossed into the eastern Caribbean, Puerto Rico was under a state of emergency and faced the possibility of being swiped again by a hurricane....
23:34, 2019-08-27

FBI Arrests Former FEMA Officials for Allegedly Misusing Hurricane Maria Recovery Funds to 'Enrich Themselves' The Department of Justice has arrested the person the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) put in charge of Hurricane Maria recovery in Puerto Rico along with two others on charges of committing...
23:00, 2019-09-10

New Emergency Sirens Sat in Storage as Hurricane Dorian Skimmed Puerto Rico Much of a $1.2 million siren system to warn people near a dam of coming hazards has not been installed, raising questions about the island’s hurricane response plan....
10:34, 2019-08-30

Dorian to slam Puerto Rico and become a Category 3 hurricane before reaching US mainland Forecasters warn heavy rain could cause heavy flooding, landslides and power outages in the U.S. territory that's still coping with damage and losses from Hurricane Maria nearly two years later....
19:00, 2019-08-28

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian skirts island President Donald Trump lashed out at Puerto Rico on Wednesday, calling it "one of the most corrupt places on earth" before an approaching hurricane skirted the U.S. territory, stirring up memories of ...
04:00, 2019-08-29

Trump calls Puerto Rico ‘one of the most corrupt places on Earth’ as hurricane skirts by Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover from back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 that killed about 3,000 people soon after the island filed for bankruptcy....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Hurricane Dorian spares Puerto Rico and heads for eastern coast of Florida Power outages and flooding were reported in the Virgin Islands and the Puerto Rican islands, but no damagesHurricane Dorian caused limited damage in the northern Caribbean as it left the region and ga...
14:34, 2019-08-29

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Dorian becomes hurricane, heads for island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders as they prepared for Tropical Storm Dorian which became a hurricane on We...
00:00, 2019-08-29

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit Puerto Rico As a Hurricane. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Tropical Storm Dorian is strengthening as it moves westward towards the Caribbean, and could reach hurricane strength by early Thursday, possibly before hitting Puerto Rico. As of Monday morning, Dori...
20:00, 2019-08-26

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial...
13:17, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 3-Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Dorian becomes hurricane, heads for island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders as they prepared for Tropical Storm Dorian which became a hurricane on We...
21:00, 2019-08-28

UPDATE 4-Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian menaces island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders just as Hurricane Dorian menaced the island, reawakening memories of rece...
02:00, 2019-08-29

Puerto Rico officials order governor, aides to hand over phones amid scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday executed search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid scandals that have provoked 10 days of protests demanding his ...
02:00, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico's governor goes AWOL as protesters gather outside his residence, US officials call to step down Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official residence remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La Fortaleza that serves as the governor’s official resid...
21:17, 2019-07-20

Now, He Worries: Trump Shows Concern as Hurricane Dorian Bears Down on Florida; Not So Much When It Was Headed for Puerto Rico Seems there was a time — long, long ago — when the commander in chief, the so-called leader of the free world, was also the consoler in chief, comforting Americans in their time of need and assuring t...
04:34, 2019-08-31

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens, may threaten Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic as minimal hurricane The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathered strength Monday while approaching the islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, as forecasters warn Tropical Storm Dorian could impact Puer...
19:34, 2019-08-26

Top officials say UN will support Bahamas’ rescue, relief efforts as Hurricane Dorian churns in Atlantic United Nations leaders on Monday expressed solidarity with the people and Government of the Bahamas and all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, the massive storm pummeling the region with high winds a...
08:51, 2019-09-03

Puerto Rico's Government Is Corrupt as Hell, and It's Hurting Regular Puerto Ricans Today, the FBI arrested two former senior officials who served with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, along with four other suspects in a corruption scandal, according to the Washington Post. The sca...
08:34, 2019-07-11

Former California DMV worker sentenced to 2 years for bribery, fraud involving driving test results A former employee at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was sentenced recently to two years in prison for taking bribes in exchange for altering the agency's database -- falsely suggest...
00:51, 2019-08-26

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party...
09:51, 2019-05-23

Former top FEMA official busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria A former top official in the Federal Emergency Management Agency was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking bribes from the head of a company who received $1.8 billion in federal contracts to repair...
22:34, 2019-09-10

Puerto Rico set to get its third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico will get its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office wa...
03:34, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand now?        ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Puerto Rico streets 072419 Puerto Ricans wait for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's reported resignation on Wednesday night in the streets of Old San Juan.        ...
06:34, 2019-07-25

Hurricane Maria's legacy: how the rise of nationalism creates climate victims Speaking in Puerto Rico at the International Congress of Youth Voices, David Wallace-Wells warns the the devastation could be routinely replicated – but youth activism offers hopeDave Eggers: why we s...
00:00, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
05:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
17:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
13:51, 2019-08-01

Understanding the Anger Boiling Over in Puerto Rico Amid the massive protests in Puerto Rico, much of the focus of the demonstrators’ ire has been on a string of profanity-laced text messages in which Governor Ricardo Rossello disparaged ordinary citiz...
01:00, 2019-07-25

The Latest: Trump says he’s ‘best thing’ for Puerto Rico President Donald Trump says he’s “the best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico” and he’s renewing his attacks on the U.S. territory’s officials on a day when tens of thousands are marching to dema...
07:34, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as t...
08:34, 2019-08-03

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to complain about Puerto Rico’s elected officials and ...
22:00, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegatio...
04:34, 2019-08-18

South African tycoon accused of bribery killed in car crash Gavin Watson was at the centre of claims of systematic graft involving leading ANC figuresOpposition politicians in South Africa are calling for a “thorough and transparent” investigation into a car c...
21:00, 2019-08-27

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borr...
23:17, 2019-07-03

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade Puerto Rico’s governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s ...
07:34, 2019-07-12

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
22:51, 2019-07-10

Puerto Rico tries to pick new governor amid crisis Puerto Rico’s governing party is in full-blown crisis as the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló heads to an uncertain confirmation vote in the U.S. territory’s legislature...
16:17, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Full-Blown Revolt The last decade in Puerto Rico has been a constant stream of disaster and oppression, from the U.S. government’s unelected fiscal control board and the austerity it imposed on the territory to Hurrica...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico braces for clashes over island’s next leader Puerto Rico’s political crisis is expected to deepen as the island’s outgoing governor and legislators including those from his own party spar over who should be the U.S. territory’s next leader...
21:51, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following we...
08:34, 2019-08-03

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after first helping nine states....
03:34, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for trouble...
04:17, 2019-07-15

Why You Need to Know About Puerto Rico's Protests and Governor Ricardo Rosselló In Puerto Rico, protests have taken over the country, calling for the resignation of their governor, Ricardo Rosselló—who is now expected to resign today. After a leak of messages between the governo...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurrican...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for re-election in 2020 Following days of mass protests, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection in 2020 though he refused to resign....
10:34, 2019-07-22

Wanda Vásquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leaving without making any public comment....
02:34, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutio...
06:34, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico is in turmoil. Here's how business on the island is being whipsawed Businesses in Puerto Rico are reeling from the political corruption of Governor Ricardo Rossello's administration. They are trying to maintain local operations despite the turmoil....
16:51, 2019-07-24

The Latest: Puerto Rico governor preparing statement The spokesman for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says the politician is preparing a message to the people of Puerto Rico and will address them directly Wednesday night...
01:34, 2019-07-25

Ricky Martin wants Puerto Rico Governor Rossello out Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for reelection as governor of Puerto Rico — but he also won't resign. The US territory is seething after chats leaked that show the governor and associates insult...
11:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt go...
11:34, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign: source Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló plans to resign, a source tells Fox News, concluding an administration that was the target of mass protests in its final weeks over corruption allegations and a leake...
18:00, 2019-07-24

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leaving without making any public comment....
03:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico's new governor says she intends to remain in office The revolving door at the governor's office in Puerto Rico may finally stop with Wanda Vazquez, the newly sworn-in chief executive of the bankrupt U.S. territory, who said on Thursday she has no plans...
23:34, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico begins impeachment against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Puerto Rico’s legislature has begun an impeachment process against embattled Governor Ricardo Rosselló, a senior lawmaker said Wednesday. This comes after a probe into leaked Telegram app chat m...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
01:00, 2019-07-22

Why is Puerto Rico protesting? 5 biggest questions about the US territory The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration.      ...
23:17, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico governor's likely successor may not soothe protester's ire Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation Wednesday will draw cheers from protesters, politicians and financial stakeholders, but his tapped replacement - Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez Gar...
07:17, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests that led to the ouster of the former governor. Rica...
14:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico’s governor to quit Aug. 2 in face of protests Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has announced he will resign Aug. 2, conceding power after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval touched off by a leak of crude and insulting ch...
08:34, 2019-07-25

Cincinnati police captain arrested in alleged bribery try CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police captain already under investigation for possible financial wrongdoing has been arrested for allegedly offering to retire early in return for $5,000 from a sergean...
02:51, 2019-06-08

NMacedonia: Senior official arrested on suspicion of bribery North Macedonia's police say they have arrested a senior government official suspected of receiving a bribe of nearly 38,000 euros ($43,000) to favor a company....
16:17, 2019-06-10

The once-untouchable Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló: Can he survive? Embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's political crisis deepened, massive protests continued unabated and calls for his ouster intensified.        ...
00:17, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico protesters rally around what they're calling the start of a revolution Erica Diaz's 6-year-old daughter convinced her to join the burgeoning protest movement against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The 40-year-old stay-at-home mom had never attended a protest....
07:17, 2019-07-24

Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, but some protesters warned his resignation would not...
08:17, 2019-07-24

Spokesman: Puerto Rico governor preparing to address island A spokesman for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says the politician is preparing a message to the people of the island and will address them directly Wednesday night...
01:34, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico House approves Pierluisi, but next governor still unknown Puerto Rico's House of Representatives on Friday approved the nomination of attorney Pedro Pierluisi as the island's next secretary of state, potentially positioning him to take over as governor from ...
23:34, 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico legislature begins impeachment process against governor Puerto Rico's legislature has begun an impeachment process against Governor Ricardo Rosselló after an investigation into leaked chat messages found crimes may have been committed during the conversati...
23:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico's new governor sworn in, but Senate approval still needed The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short-live...
02:00, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló soon to resign? Aide says not yet Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has endured a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico Protesters Get Creative: Dancing, Singing, Diving… On kayak and horseback, in prayer and cacophony, Puerto Ricans have been venting their political frustrations in a host of unconventional ways in recent days. Here are some examples....
22:34, 2019-07-24

7 striking photos show how massive the Puerto Rico protests really are Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has been deep in controversy over leaked text messages containing misogynistic and homophobic language.        ...
17:17, 2019-07-23

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials said....
00:00, 2019-08-02

No word from Puerto Rico governor as impeachment process begins Puerto Ricans waited for a promised announcement from their Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday as the island's legislature began an impeachment process against him amid mass protests calling for h...
06:34, 2019-07-25

Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, but would not resign....
03:00, 2019-07-22

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to succeed the governor of the U.S. territory this w...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive chat messages, as the Caribbean island's trade union...
01:51, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico prepares for massive protest to expel governor Puerto Rico is bracing for what many people expect to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory as irate islanders pledge to drive Gov. Ricardo Rosselló from office...
14:00, 2019-07-22

Who is Puerto Rico's next leader? Island braces for a clash The political crisis in Puerto Rico took a turn on Wednesday. The island nation still isn't sure who will become the next leader.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico governor taps former U.S. delegate as successor: report Puerto Rico's embattled governor will name the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, as his new secretary of state and next in line to succeed him when he steps down, E...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will nominate the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress Pedro Pierluisi as his new secretary of state and next in line to succeed him when...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders, says governor is 'terrible' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of dollars of hurricane disaster relief aid as protests...
20:34, 2019-07-22

US politicians criticize embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló As protests against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló intensified on Monday, politicians on the US mainland joined the chorus of voices criticizing his leadership or calling for him to resign....
04:34, 2019-07-23

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, whi...
20:01, 2019-06-14

Scandals and storms have left Puerto Rico drowning in debt The scandal engulfing Puerto Rico was most recently fueled by revelations in July that Gov. Richard Rosselló had exchanged sexist and homophobic messages with top aides — but the seeds of citizens’ di...
05:51, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving offensive chat messages and government ...
07:17, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to Monda...
23:34, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as...
00:51, 2019-07-20

HUD seeks financial probe of Puerto Rico agency set to get $8.2 billion Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has asked the department’s inspector general to open a financial investigation into the Puerto Rican agency set to get over $8 billion in disaster re...
22:00, 2019-09-10

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to di...
14:17, 2019-08-23

Puerto Rico Supreme Court rules new governor must step down The Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that last week's swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional and that he must leave office later in the day, paving the way for Jus...
22:00, 2019-08-07

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading a multistate probe that could snag a Silicon Valley startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and the rapper Nas, The Post has learned. The probe, ...
02:00, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
00:00, 2019-08-09

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement...
04:01, 2019-08-03

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthritis, diabetes and other ailments....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Ex-Met Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Former Mets outfielder Angel Pagan survived a scare when a boat he was on off the coast of Puerto Rico was flipped over by a 15-foot wave. Pagan, former Mets minor leaguer Orlando Roman and a 16-year-...
22:00, 2019-05-29

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
06:00, 2019-08-08

1-year-old dies in fall from cruise ship in Puerto Rico Authorities say a 1-year-old girl apparently slipped from her grandfather’s hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico...
21:34, 2019-07-08

Former Peru President Arrested in U.S. as Part of Vast Bribery Scandal The ex-president, Alejandro Toledo, is wanted on charges he got $20 million in bribes stemming from the largest corruption scandal in Latin American history....
00:51, 2019-07-17

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pen...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Puerto Rico high court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as governor Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up the post af...
23:34, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello swears in successor, resigns Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello officially stepped down from office on Friday night — and his last act was to swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his successor. Th...
10:34, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico protesters to block highway as governor remains defiant Mass demonstrations resume in the US island territory demanding Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation following abusive text messagesPuerto Rico is braced for more massive protests as the US territory’s gove...
17:34, 2019-07-22

Thousands jam San Juan streets to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people blocked a major San Juan highway on Monday in a protest aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a b...
18:51, 2019-07-22

Opposition in legislature, streets to Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor The lawyer tapped to succeed Puerto Rico's outgoing governor faced opposition on Wednesday largely over conflict of interest concerns, two days before the bankrupt U.S. territory's top executive plans...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Ex-Giants, Mets, Cubs speedster Angel Pagan was one of three men aboard boat hit by 15-foot wave off coast of Puerto Rico.        ...
10:34, 2019-05-30

Puerto Rico’s incoming governor faces crisis, wary populace The woman set to become Puerto Rico’s next governor has been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration during her nearly two years as the territory’s...
08:34, 2019-07-25

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 that's tainted his administration....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from...
00:51, 2019-07-18

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island ...
20:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesTens of thousands to take to streets of San JuanPuerto Rico is bracing for large demonstrations in the capital city of San Juan on Wednes...
22:17, 2019-07-17

US briefing: Mueller testimony, Iran tanker crisis and Puerto Rico Monday’s top story: House committee chairman says Mueller has evidence of Trump’s ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’. Plus, Why leftist groups are taking up armsGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s ...
12:51, 2019-07-22

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns...
00:34, 2019-07-19

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Protesters are outraged over offensive comments in leaked online messages between Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other officials. Rosselló’s constituents say they are also fed up with charges of corruption...
00:51, 2019-07-21

Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama design PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike won’t release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama noted one of its traditional designs was used. A Nike ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection amid texting scandal The governor of Puerto Rico announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection amid protests seeking his ouster. Governor Ricardo Rossello said that he will step down as the president of the New Progre...
01:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico high court to weigh legitimacy of U.S. territory's governor The future of Pedro Pierluisi as Puerto Rico's governor will be up to the U.S. territory's supreme court after the island's Senate on Monday declined to vote on his confirmation, adding to the politic...
06:17, 2019-08-06

Thousands marched on Puerto Rico governor’s residence demanding he quit The march on Governor Ricardo Rossello's official San Juan residence was the latest in a week of sometimes violent protests over the messages attacking political adversaries, some of which were misogy...
06:00, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico is in Dorian’s bull’s-eye: Three things to know as island braces for the storm Puerto Ricans are bracing for Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to hit the island Wednesday afternoon and evening. The storm presents itself as the first true test of Puerto Rico’s fragile elec...
20:00, 2019-08-28

Obscene texts and corruption: the downfall of Puerto Rico's governor - podcast Mass protests triggered by leaked text messages have led to the resignation of Ricardo Rosselló. Oliver Laughland discusses his time on the island. And: Larry Elliott on why sterling is at a 28-month ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico governor says will not seek re-election, but refuses to resign over chats Puerto Rico's governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year but refused to step down after nine days of sometimes violent protests demanding his resignation over vulgar chat messages...
02:00, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over leaked chat mess...
05:00, 2019-07-22

Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the air...
18:51, 2019-07-03

San Juan mayor tells Trump to ‘get out of the way’ as Dorian nears Puerto Rico San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told President Trump to “get out of the way” Tuesday — saying his opinion is not welcome in Puerto Rico — after he tweeted about Tropical Storm...
14:00, 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian gains strength on path to Puerto Rico Puerto Rico was bracing early Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to become a hurricane before threatening the Bahamas and the US, according to forecasters. Dorian wa...
14:00, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the ba...
08:51, 2019-06-13

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek re-election but refused to resign, as corruption allegations have sparked widespread protests in San Juan....
01:34, 2019-07-22

Tropical Storm Dorian barrels toward Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Tropical Storm Dorian churned toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday and was expected to be close to hurricane strength when it nears the islands on Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-08-28

Major plan for Puerto Rico debt coming this month, attorney says A long-awaited plan to restructure Puerto Rico's core government debt will finally be filed in court later this month, an attorney for the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's federally created fina...
21:34, 2019-09-11

Puerto Rico Battens Down the Hatches as Tropical Storm Dorian Nears On Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Dorian looked like it would thread the needle between western Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. But as the sun rose on the still-organizing storm on Wednesday,...
19:34, 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian gathers strength as it nears Puerto Rico The storm is expected to hit Puerto Rico as a hurricane on Wednesday, while much of Barbados is shut downTropical Storm Dorian is gathering strength and hurtling on a path to hit Puerto Rico and the D...
15:34, 2019-08-27

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló expected to resign today Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
13:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico governor plans statement amid rumors he will resign Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló prepared to make an announcement to the people on Wednesday as the legislature began an impeachment process against him amid mass protests and rumors that the gov...
01:51, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns, will swear in replacement Scandal-scarred Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned as promised Friday afternoon and said he would swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his replacement. Thousands of Puerto Ricans che...
06:34, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 ...
11:34, 2019-06-17

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's res...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigns Friday Night. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Puerto Rico Gov. Ricard Rosselló resigns at 5 p.m. Friday, but after a raucous day of political surprises it’s not clear who will take his place. Rosselló is stepping down after ma...
21:17, 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Se...
20:00, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outrage over corruption allegations as well as sexist an...
01:00, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
22:51, 2019-07-16

Wanda Vázquez: Puerto Rico swears in new governor after ousting predecessor Puerto Rico’s supreme court overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi, who was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court on Wednesday overturned the swearing-in of Pedro P...
09:00, 2019-08-08

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló....
12:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the m...
01:34, 2019-07-12

After 11 days of 'Rickyleaks' protests, Puerto Rico governor mulls future Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was weighing his political future on Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests demanding his resignation over the publication of offensive chat messages and a ...
21:00, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, announced his intended successor on Wednesday morni...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory bus...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Massive San Juan protest demands Puerto Rico governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people marched in San Juan on Monday to demand Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island strugglin...
04:34, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that...
23:51, 2019-06-18

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 sparked by the publication of offensive chat messag...
14:01, 2019-07-24

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh da...
18:17, 2019-07-20

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi Is Sworn In The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the island’s next chief executive....
03:34, 2019-08-04

Wanda Vázquez is the new governor of Puerto Rico She faced heat before ever taking the office: Here's why Reuters After embattled Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation, the woman named as his successor, Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez, began facing heat from pro...
18:34, 2019-08-08

Fact check: Does Trump's reallocation of FEMA funds take money from Puerto Rico? In late July, President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress of its decision to reprogram $271 million from federal agencies, including $155 million from FEMA, in order to finance the effor...
17:34, 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return t...
20:34, 2019-07-03

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed over the weekend....
01:17, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governorProtesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departurePuerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he will resign as ...
03:34, 2019-07-22

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the governor and other officials featured homophobic and ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns after days of mass protests Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday amid protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
06:34, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico’s new governor vows to evaluate contracts as corruption scandal simmers In one of her first moves as governor, she suspended a pending contract that is part of the program to rebuild and strengthen the island's power grid....
15:00, 2019-08-12

Protesters clash with police in rally against Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello Growing demonstrations in Puerto Rico turned violent late Wednesday as thousands in the street demanded the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello stemming from disparaging messages that were leaked to ...
00:34, 2019-07-19

Trump calls storm-threatened Puerto Rico one of most corrupt places on earth President Donald Trump on Wednesday struck out at a U.S. territory facing the destructive threat of Tropical Storm Dorian and financially limping under a massive bankruptcy filing, saying that Puerto...
18:34, 2019-08-28

Bond insurer MBIA sues banks over defaulted Puerto Rico bonds Bond insurance company MBIA Inc sued several financial institutions on Thursday over their role in underwriting billions of dollars of Puerto Rico bonds that eventually went into default....
02:00, 2019-08-09

Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez sworn in as governor The move comes after Puerto Rico Supreme Court ruled former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's successor, Pedro Pierluisi, was not legitimate.        ...
02:34, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of c...
07:17, 2019-06-17

U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of Puerto Rico financial board appointments The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's res...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive action.       ...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Trump slams Puerto Rico's Rosselló as 'terrible governor' after refusal to step down President Trump on Monday blasted Puerto Rico's Ricardo Rosselló as “a terrible governor” just hours after the leader of the U.S. territory announced he would not seek re-election amid corruption alle...
22:17, 2019-07-22

Dorian takes aim at Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic; Florida, Bahamas on alert Tropical Storm Dorian is set to take a path that will reach the coast of the Dominican Republic mid-week before traveling northwestward through the Bahamas with an eventual strike on the Florida Penin...
22:34, 2019-08-27

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-17

High court takes case involving Puerto Rico financial crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will decide a challenge to the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico’s financial crisis. The justices say Thursday they a...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency as tropical storm Dorian approaches Dorian is expected to pass on the southwest side of Puerto Rico as a hurricane on Wednesday night, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory....
20:00, 2019-08-27

Mayor in Puerto Rico rebuts embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's claim of support A mayor in Puerto Rico refutes embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s claim that he supports him after the governor made the declaration on Fox News on Monday, amid widespread protests and calls for his re...
03:51, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico braces for Dorian emergency as storm blows past Barbados Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic braced for tropical storm Dorian on Tuesday as it churned west-northwest, with officials cautioning that it could approach hurricane-strength on Wednesday after ...
01:34, 2019-08-28

Toddler takes fatal plunge from cruise ship in Puerto Rico: reports A one-and-a-half year-old girl died Sunday after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico, local reports said. The toddler was being held by her grandfather when she slipped ou...
09:17, 2019-07-08

Tropical Storm Dorian heads toward Puerto Rico, Dominican, expected to strengthen Tropical Storm Dorian churned toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday and was expected to be close to hurricane strength when it nears the islands on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by lea...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters in wake of governor's sexist texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quitThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets ...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
04:34, 2019-07-17

Thousands fill streets of San Juan to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people began pouring into the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello resign over offensive chat messages....
15:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a thi...
20:00, 2019-07-16

How you can help Hurricane Dorian disaster relief The UN has said 70,000 have been made homeless in the Bahamas – here’s how to helpThe devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has left dozens of people confirmed dead, and potentially th...
06:00, 2019-09-09

How to Help Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Over the weekend, Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc over the Bahamas, damaging 13,000 homes and killing at least five people. As of Tuesday morning, Dorian—which was recently downgraded to a Category 2 ...
20:51, 2019-09-03

Judge orders search of Puerto Rico governor's phone amid text scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of top associates of Governor Ricardo Rosselló amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demand...
19:34, 2019-07-23

2020 Mets schedule: Subway Series, Puerto Rico trip highlight season The Mets can already have an eye toward next year with the schedule release on Monday. The Amazin’s open the season March 26 against the Nationals at Citi Field, and then take on the rival Phillies on...
10:34, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico police fire teargas at protesters demanding governor's resignation - video Police in San Juan fired teargas on Monday to disperse thousands of protesters calling on Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló to quit over leaked homophobic and misogynistic chats with his closest...
20:00, 2019-07-23

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
12:34, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Storm Dorian heads for island President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" as the U.S. territory prepared for a hit by Tropical Storm Dorian, which brought back memories on the i...
20:00, 2019-08-28

The people of Puerto Rico are angry: Here is what's fueling a major protest planned for Monday A major demonstration is planned Monday in Puerto Rico in an unrelenting push to get Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after a text message scandal.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek re-election, leaves his party The governor's leaked chats insulting women and mocking victims of Hurricane Maria sparked uproar and protests in Puerto Rico.        ...
07:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and calls for his ouster in the U.S. territory over allega...
09:51, 2019-07-25

'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s historyOn Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 Puerto Ricans lined the grounds of the capitol, cro...
09:51, 2019-07-21

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen w...
00:34, 2019-06-19

Child dies after fall from Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico By Elisha Fieldstadt A little girl died after falling off a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, authorities said. The 1-and-a -half-year-old plunged from the 11th floor of a Royal Caribbean “Freedom of ...
16:34, 2019-07-08

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the local Port Authority said....
04:34, 2019-07-09

Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico and its politicians as the U.S. territory braces for Tropical Storm Dorian In a morning tweets, the president called the island “one of the most corrupt places on earth.” Earlier, he derided San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto as “incompetent.”...
17:34, 2019-08-28

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
18:34, 2019-06-17

Pentagon takes money from Puerto Rico, European projects to fund Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
23:51, 2019-09-04

After signing emergency, President Donald Trump says Puerto Rico one of 'most corrupt places on Earth' President Donald Trump has approved a federal emergency for Puerto Rico -- amid a political spat with one of its leaders -- as the U.S. territory is in the direct path of Tropical Storm Dorian....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a ...
03:51, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico legislators grill potential new governor Pedro Pierluisi over conflicts of interest Puerto Rico’s potential next governor defended himself Friday against conflict of interest concerns that threatened to derail his confirmation and leave the island in political turmoil after disgraced...
06:34, 2019-08-03

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and ...
04:01, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico closes schools, opens emergency shelters ready for Storm Dorian Puerto Rico was bracing on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, closing schools and diverting cruise liners even as it is still struggling to recover from devastating back-to-back hurri...
18:34, 2019-08-28

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he cannot abide....
15:17, 2019-06-19

Rosselló officially resigns as Puerto Rico governor, Pedro Pierluisi sworn in as replacement Outgoing Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló made his resignation official Friday, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to become the island territory's new chief executive, at least...
02:17, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico protesters stand up to vulgar texts, alleged corruption, and years of scandal Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him spurred thousands of Puerto Ricans to demonstrate in...
01:00, 2019-07-21

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi is Sworn in to Succeed Him The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the island’s next chief executive....
03:34, 2019-08-03

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico judge issues search warrants for embattled governor and aides as protests continue Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday confirmed that search warrants have been issued in the investigation into Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and 11 of his aides....
21:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Final bond insurers join deal over Puerto Rico electric utility debt Two holdout bond insurers have agreed to a previously announced deal to restructure more than $8 billion of revenue bonds issued by Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility, the U.S. commonwealth's fed...
00:00, 2019-09-10

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Tropical Storm Dorian spurs Puerto Rico to declare state of emergency, as Florida under possible threat The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was churning in the eastern Caribbean Sea on Tuesday after passing by Barbados and St. Lucia on a track that will take it extremely close to Pue...
08:34, 2019-08-28

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light o...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Tulsi Gabbard joins Puerto Rico protests: 'The most important thing is a corrupt governor steps down' Democratic Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard joined thousands of protesters in Puerto Rico Saturday in demanding that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down, taking action on a chorus of calls from 2020 presidential...
21:34, 2019-07-22

Police fire teargas to break up massive protests demanding Puerto Rico governor resign Police in San Juan fired tear gas on Monday night to disperse thousands of protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island ...
09:01, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico Under State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Dorian Approaches. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced signed an executive order late on Monday d...
21:00, 2019-08-27

PR Protests: Why Daddy Yankee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ricky Martin Are Protesting the Puerto Rico Governor Demonstrators are calling for Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after publication of sexist, homophobic, and macabre text messages....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Puerto Rico justice secretary sworn in as governor after Supreme Court overturns inauguration of predecessor Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez was sworn in as the island's new governor Wednesday, hours after its Supreme Court ruled that Friday's inauguration of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was again...
04:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico Supreme Court puts lawsuit seeking to oust governor on fast track Puerto Rico's supreme court agreed on Monday to hear a lawsuit filed by the bankrupt U.S. territory's Senate president seeking to remove newly installed Governor Pedro Pierluisi from office on constit...
23:34, 2019-08-05

Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign after his exposed texts revealed him ...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Local volunteers join Hurricane Dorian relief efforts TUCSON — Volunteers with the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross are heading out to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Eleven volunteers have already left, and another is se...
22:17, 2019-09-03

Bahamas: new cyclone threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Cyclone Nine expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds has neared the already devastated Ba...
04:34, 2019-09-14

Hurricane Dorian: 135 rescued in Bahamas, relief supplies arriving Officials said airplanes and helicopters have rescued more than 100 people from the storm-ravaged Bahamas, and rescuers searched Thursday for more victims of Hurricane Dorian....
23:17, 2019-09-05

Hurricane Dorian: Tips to avoid disaster relief scams PHOENIX – To support those who have endured the tragic and devastating damage of Hurricane Dorian, many Arizonans have begun donating supplies to aid the disaster relief in the Bahamas. However,...
01:17, 2019-09-05

Boy Donated Savings To Hurricane Relief, So Disney Gifted Him VIP Trip Instead of going to Disney World, Jermaine Bell, 7, asked his parents to go to South Carolina on Labour Day weekend as he wanted to use his vacation money to help people affected by Hurricane Dorian....
04:00, 2019-09-11

Bahamas: new storm threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Storm Humberto expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical storm carrying heavy rain and strong winds is nearing the already devastated Ba...
14:51, 2019-09-15

Crowds light fireworks, flood streets after Puerto Rico governor resigns; pols and celebs congratulate islanders Crowds in San Juan set off fireworks and flooded the streets, cheering and waving Puerto Rican flags Wednesday, moments after learning that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló had announced plans to leave office....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Trump slams ‘broken’ Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, accuses pols of squandering aid funds As Tropical Storm Dorian barrels towards Puerto Rico, President Trump is lashing out at the island territory over how its government handled federal aid after Hurricane Maria....
20:00, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico bowling team stripped of gold medal at Pan American Games over player's failed doping test Puerto Rico’s doubles bowling team was stripped of its gold medal at the Pan American Games over the weekend after one of its players failed a doping test, officials said....
03:34, 2019-08-13

Man arrested for fraud, theft in Sahuarita SAHUARITA – A man was taken into custody Thursday in connection to a vehicle theft that occurred April 21 in the parking lot of a grocery store in Sahuarita. Sahuarita Police Department investig...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Florida officials breathe sigh of relief as Dorian heads to Carolinas Florida officials said they "dodged a missile" as Hurricane Dorian left the state relatively unscathed as it moved north along the shore toward the Carolinas....
21:17, 2019-09-05

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to step down after the leak of a raft of controversial ...
13:17, 2019-07-19

Former Anderlecht executive arrested in fraud case Belgian police have arrested former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holsbeeck as part of a money laundering and corruption investigation in soccer       ...
13:00, 2019-09-12

Hurricane Dorian Turns, Central Florida City Breathes Sigh Of Relief After a frantic week in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, residents of Fort Pierce, Florida breathed a bit easier on Saturday when forecasters said the state's central Atlantic Coast may dodge a......
12:00, 2019-09-01

Relief efforts have exploded since Hurricane Dorian decimated the Bahamas Labor Day weekend Widespread humanitarian relief efforts have materialized in the days since Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on the Bahamas.        ...
13:51, 2019-09-07

A World War II plane takes flight to Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Volunteers will load up to 5,000 pounds of hurricane relief supplies aboard the warbird, which will take off for Sandy Point on Great Abaco Island.        ...
13:51, 2019-09-07

Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan pledges $1M for hurricane relief in Bahamas Chicago Bulls great and Pro Basketball Hall of Fame guard Michael Jordan pledged to donate $1 million to organizations assisting relief efforts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian....
03:34, 2019-09-11

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters ...
05:51, 2019-06-08

Brooklyn man accused of immigration fraud, submitting hundreds of faked applications: DOJ A New York City man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly running an immigration fraud scheme that involved filing over 1,800 fake immigration applications over the past four years, according to a press ...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and.....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Case, Raids Against J&K Bank After Officials Unearth 177-Crore Loan Fraud The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Jammu, officials said....
01:34, 2019-06-28

Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the a...
03:51, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the a...
22:34, 2019-07-03

Woman arrested in Sahuarita credit card fraud case TUCSON – Sahuarita Police Department arrested a woman in connection with a credit card theft case. Jessica Diaz was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service near Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road on Wednesd...
00:51, 2019-07-19

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor Diego Costa has been accused of income tax fraud worth just over 1 million euros (£885,755) for money made from image rights, prosecutors in Madrid said on Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-06-04

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New Y...
05:00, 2019-07-14

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the terri...
04:34, 2019-07-11

With Ricardo Rosselló out as governor, Puerto Rico 'needs to regain its moral compass and hope.' But, how? Puerto Rican protesters accomplished their mission to oust Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Now comes the hard part – overcoming the island's many woes.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

'He must resign': Thousands pack Puerto Rico streets again with an urgent message for Gov. Rosselló Thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets Monday as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló clung to his job amid a deepening scandal.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-22

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."        ...
03:00, 2019-08-29

Arizona state trooper arrested on 61 sex-related, kidnapping and fraud counts Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives arrested one of their own troopers Tuesday on charges of sexual abuse, extortion, kidnapping, harassment and fraud, AZDPS Col. Frank Milstead said at a n...
23:34, 2019-09-11

Arizona trooper arrested on sex-related, kidnapping and fraud charges: police An Arizona State Trooper was arrested Tuesday and charged with 61 counts of sexual abuse, sexual extortion, kidnapping, harassment and fraud after his department received multiple complaints from wome...
03:34, 2019-09-11

Protesters rally at White House to show solidarity with Puerto Rico: 'We might not live there now, but it’s home' The protesters sought to show solidarity with the hundreds of thousands who have rallied on the island against embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
12:34, 2019-07-23

'He must resign': Thousands shut down Puerto Rico streets demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down Thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets Monday as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló clung to his job amid a deepening scandal.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Chinese professor accused of Huawei-related fraud asks why case was moved to Brooklyn A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in...
01:34, 2019-09-12

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
07:34, 2019-07-14

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister's Nephew Arrested In 354-Crore Bank Fraud Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an alleged Rs 354 crore bank fraud case. The Central Bureau of.....
05:51, 2019-08-20

Kamal Nath's Nephew Ratul Puri Arrested In Bank Fraud Case Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, was arrested this morning by the Enforcement Directorate for an alleged Rs 354 crore bank fraud, after multiple attempts by him to.....
09:51, 2019-08-20

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
23:00, 2019-08-10

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.        ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Hurricane Dorian still 'raging' in Carolinas but relief in sight as storm moves out to sea Dorian's winds knocked out power at 215,000 homes and businesses across North Carolina as massive waves threatened buildings along the coast.        ...
21:17, 2019-09-06

3 accused of trafficking Mexican boy, 9, to Texas for $2,500, officials say Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in a human trafficking scheme that involved a 9-year-old Mexican boy being delivered to his family in Texas for $2,500, the U.S. District At...
05:00, 2019-08-03

Barry makes landfall after becoming hurricane: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Puerto Rico's governor: It's 'crazy he hasn't resigned yet' Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined protests calling for Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign following Chatgate, and expects it will come soon.        ...
07:34, 2019-07-25

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskf...
22:17, 2019-06-28

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former president Porfirio Lobo’s administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
07:51, 2019-05-25

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
12:51, 2019-06-18

’Chatgate’ scandal threatens to doom Puerto Rico's governor: 'I think Ricardo Rosselló has lost legitimacy' Thousands of protesters marched in the capital for a third day Monday to call for Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.        ...
10:17, 2019-07-16

Man accused of upskirting 555 women caught in the act and arrested Police in Madrid arrested a 53-year-old man accused of recording intimate videos of more than 500 women without their consent before posting the footage on porn sites....
14:17, 2019-08-22

SC mom accused of yelling at son’s bullies arrested, charged GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman accused of confronting her third-grader’s bullies was arrested and charged with disturbing schools. News outlets quote a Greenville County sheriff&...
16:17, 2019-06-12

Man arrested in Madrid accused of upskirting more than 500 women Police say they caught him filming on Metro after allegedly uploading videos for a yearPolice in Madrid have arrested a man accused of filming the intimate parts of more than 500 women without their c...
18:51, 2019-08-21

Sri Lankan AG question why 2 officials haven’t been arrested Sri Lankan AG’s office asked police to explain why two former top officials have not been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter bombings that killed 250 people...
10:17, 2019-07-02

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
01:01, 2019-07-10

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI...
12:51, 2019-06-14

29 Accused Arrested After Sonbhadra Massacre: Yogi Adityanath Promising justice to those killed in the Sonbhadra clash, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said the sub divisional magistrate and four policemen including circle officer were......
15:51, 2019-07-19

Iran Arrested 17 People Accused of Being CIA-Trained Spies Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered earlier this year,...
16:34, 2019-07-22

Man Arrested For Duping Aaditya Thackeray's Officials Of Rs 8,500: Cops A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly duping officials at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's house in Bandra, Mumbai, the police said today....
11:51, 2019-09-14

Hurricane Dorian death toll at 44, but officials, residents know it will rise dramatically The grim toll of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas reached 44 on Sunday, according to the Caribbean nation's government, which expects the number of dead to rise....
19:34, 2019-09-09

Main Accused In Smriti Irani Aide's Murder Arrested The main accused in the murder of a former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, was arrested by the police today, news...
11:17, 2019-05-31

Main Accused In UP Spurious Liquor Tragedy Arrested After Encounter Pappu Jaiswal, the main accused in the Barabanki spurious liquor tragedy that has claimed 16 lives, was arrested early on Wednesday after an encounter with the Uttar Pradesh Police....
07:51, 2019-05-29

4 employees arrested for nursing home deaths after Hurricane Irma Police arrested four employees facing federal charges in the deaths of 12 Florida nursing home patients exposed to extreme heat following Hurricane Irma in 2017, authorities said....
10:00, 2019-08-27

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Trump officials secretly contacted Maduro hardliner accused of drug trafficking The Trump administration's new talks highlight the White House’s stalled effort to oust Nicolas Maduro and install opposition leader Juan Guaido.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-28

Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett was arrested Saturday in Mexico on charges of murdering his parents earlier this week in their home in Minnesota, authorities said....
03:51, 2019-08-25

Captain of migrant vessel arrested, accused of trying to sink police boat She could face 10 years in prison if convicted of attacking a police boat. The Vessel carrying the migrants was operated by German charity Sea-Watch, which conducts civil search and rescue operations ...
23:51, 2019-06-29

Dominican police say they've arrested man accused of being behind David Ortiz shooting Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández.     &...
01:34, 2019-06-29

Statue of Liberty shown cuffed and arrested by immigration officials in new mural Mural in downtown Las Vegas by British artist Izaac Zevalking meant to draw attention to America’s founding by immigrantsA mural of the Statue of Liberty, handcuffed and slammed on the hood of a polic...
23:00, 2019-08-14

Mastermind behind shooting that left David Ortiz wounded arrested, officials say Authorities in the Dominican Republic arrested the mastermind behind the shooting that left Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz wounded earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
06:51, 2019-06-29

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
21:01, 2019-05-22

Trump officials defend decision to send FEMA funds to ICE ahead of Hurricane Dorian (NBC News) — Trump administration officials said Sunday that transferring $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund to Immigration and Customs Enforc...
03:51, 2019-09-02

Hurricane Dorian's slow pace hinders Bahamas rescue efforts; at least 5 dead, officials say At least five people have died and 21 have been injured as slow-moving Hurricane Dorian pummels the Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Monday, grimly telling the world, "We are in the midst of...
02:51, 2019-09-03

Man arrested, accused of trespassing at Phoenix airport, triggering plane emergency slide Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir has been arrested at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport. Police say he was seen entering a secure area around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday.       ...
09:00, 2019-08-14

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles' brother arrested as accused shooter in triple murder The brother of U.S. gymnastics star Simone Biles has been arrested and charged with murder, accused of shooting and killing three people at a New Year's Eve party in Cleveland, law enforcement agenci...
00:00, 2019-08-31

'Italian Bonnie and Clyde' arrested in Thailand, accused of pretending to be George Clooney to sell clothes A husband and wife known as the “Italian Bonnie and Clyde” were arrested Saturday after years on the run with the husband allegedly pretending to be George Clooney online to sell clothes....
02:17, 2019-06-17

Hurricane Dorian spurs Florida authorities to warn against looting, 2 arrested for allegedly stealing sandbags As Hurricane Dorian churns "dangerously close" to Florida's east coast and hundreds of thousands of people in the Sunshine State face evacuation orders, authorities are warning they're out in "full fo...
05:17, 2019-09-04

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120...
15:34, 2019-07-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused border patrol officials of forcing migrant women to drink out of toilets while detained JEENAH MOON/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused US Customs and Border Patrol agents of forcing detained migrant women to drink water out of toilets at a Texas facility. Ocasio-Cortez accus...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Bahamas officials focus on 'rescue, recovery and prayer' as Hurricane Dorian slams islands The historic storm hovered over the islands after virtually grinding to a halt, pounding the islands with record winds, rain and storm surge.        ...
00:51, 2019-09-03

Jonathan Dick: 'Most wanted' fugitive accused of killing his brother is arrested A fugitive accused of killing his brother with a sword in a shopping centre two years ago has been taken into custody after a "citizen's arrest" in central Melbourne....
13:51, 2019-08-19

'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s ex-girlfriend arrested, accused of battering him Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s ex-girlfriend will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge alleging she attacked him at a Las Vegas club on New Year’s Eve.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Maria Sharapova retires from Wimbledon in first round Maria Sharapova retired injured for the first time in her grand slam career at Wimbledon on Tuesday when trailing Pauline Parmentier 5-0 in the third set and after originally leading by a set and 5-2....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Amal Clooney will represent Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested ...
17:17, 2019-07-09

|EOHtoapproachpoliceafterprobefindsevidenceoftheft,bribery The ICT group was giving an update on the findings on the first part of a forensic probe by law firm ENSafrica into possible fraudulent transactions involving the group....
13:51, 2019-07-16

Hurricane Dorian upgraded to major Cat 3 hurricane as Florida residents scramble for gas, water As Hurricane Dorian closes in, Florida has set up police escorts to deliver more gas to stations, waived service and truck rates for fuel trucks and ordered a million gallons of water....
21:34, 2019-08-30

Hurricane Dorian to approach Florida as Category 4 with 130 mph winds: Hurricane Center Hurricane Dorian is expected to intensify over the weekend as a Category 4 storm with winds picking up to 130 miles per hour (210 kph), a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-08-29

DOJ alleges FEMA official took bribes in Maria recovery A person deployed as a FEMA official to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, has been charged with taking bribes to favor a contractor in the island's recovery....
03:34, 2019-09-11

Maria Sharapova retires from Wimbledon first round with yet another injury Maria Sharapova retired for the first time in her grand slam career at Wimbledon but suggested she isn't about to quit the game for good after a series of demoralizing injuries....
20:34, 2019-07-02

|Ex-PICexecutivesreportedtoHawksoverperceived'bribery'demand A witness testifying before a commission of inquiry into the PIC has revealed that top executives at the state-owned fund manager have been reported to the Hawks over suspicion of bribe solicitation....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical.        ...
13:34, 2019-09-11

All pressure on Serena Williams against 'nothing to lose' Maria Sharapova - Hantuchova "Serena Williams will be under pressure from the start at this year\u0027s US Open when she takes on Maria Sharapova in her opening match of the tournament, according to one former player."...
09:00, 2019-08-27

Peru suspends permit for Southern Copper's $1.4 bln Tia Maria project Peru has suspended a construction permit it recently gave to Southern Copper Corp for its $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper project while officials can re-evaluate its legality, authorities announced late...
02:00, 2019-08-10

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Tellez was emotional as he talked to News 4 Tucson about...
05:34, 2019-07-13

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this y...
02:17, 2019-07-09

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova To Clash In US Open First Round Serena Williams is looking to match the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles won by Margaret Court when the year's final major championship gets under way Monday....
04:17, 2019-08-23

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands suc...
05:17, 2019-06-23

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in US Open first round Serena opens bid for record-tying 24th major against SharapovaTop-seeded Djokovic drawn into same half as No 3 seed FedererBreakout star Cori Gauff could face Naomi Osaka in round threeSerena Williams...
01:51, 2019-08-23

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder.        ...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Di Maria free kick earns PSG comeback win in French Super Cup "Paris Saint-Germain substitute Angel Di Maria scored the winner with a spectacular free kick and Kylian Mbappe was also on target as the Ligue 1 champions recovered to beat Stade Rennes 2-1 and lift ...
17:17, 2019-08-03

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight prices?       ...
07:34, 2019-08-31

How to Get a Table at a Busy Restaurant Without Bribery In 2014, a New York-based chef made headlines after opening the world’s “most exclusive” restaurant⁠—to grab a table, you’d have to wait 10 years. And while the restaurant’s exclusivity turned out to ...
17:34, 2019-08-12

Peru suspends permit for Southern Copper's $1.4 billion Tia Maria project Peru has suspended a construction permit it recently gave to Southern Copper Corp for its $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper project while officials can re-evaluate its legality, authorities announced lat...
01:00, 2019-08-10

Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru on Friday suspended a recently issued construction permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria mine, a project that has triggered violent protests by nearby residents....
07:00, 2019-08-10

US Open: Serena Williams overpowers Maria Sharapova in opener under the lights, 6-1, 6-1 In her return to Flushing Meadows, where Serena Williams' 2018 season ended in controversy, she dispatches the former No. 1 player in straight sets.       ...
06:00, 2019-08-27

Maria Sharapova still struggling to finish her tale of redemption | Tumaini Carayol The former World No 1 has struggled with injuries and controversy in recent years, but will head to Wimbledon believing her story is not over yetFifteen years ago, Maria Sharapova arrived at Wimbledon...
13:51, 2019-06-23

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoul...
18:17, 2019-05-21

A Bowling Alley!? Inside Maria Sharapova's Beachside Minimalist Mansion The walls may be concrete, but there's nothing cold about Maria Sharapova's modern home. The famed 32-year-old tennis player took Architectural Digest on a tour of her Los......
21:17, 2019-06-27

Watch: Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova in first round of U.S. Open Serena Williams crushed Maria Sharapova and defending champion Novak Djokovic cruised past Roberto Carballes Baena in the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
11:34, 2019-08-27

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are sti...
14:17, 2019-07-03

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival – Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a back injury that coul...
22:17, 2019-08-22

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams put 15-year feud on line at US Open The nervous energy and sense of expectation around first-round showdown will light a flame under the championshipsIf Serena Williams really did say of Maria Sharapova in the Wimbledon locker room in t...
06:17, 2019-08-25

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
18:17, 2019-06-21

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to investigate allegations that nine of its members – ...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal who ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in priso...
04:34, 2019-06-13

Serena Williams wins 19th straight over Maria Sharapova in US Open laugher Williams wins 6-1, 6-1 over Sharapova in 59 minutesDjokovic opens title defense with straight-set victorySo much has changed since the last time Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova stared each other d...
08:00, 2019-08-27

UPDATE 1-Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru has suspended a construction permit recently issued to Southern Copper Corp for its $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper project while officials re-evaluate its legality, authorities announced late on F...
02:00, 2019-08-10

It’s Finally Happening: Serena Williams to Face Off Against Maria Sharapova at the US Open for the 1st Time Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French opens—but she’s never gotten the chance to face off against Sharapova at t...
06:17, 2019-08-23

US Open: Serena Williams Routs Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic Cruises Serena Williams needed only 59 minutes to rout her Russian rival, improving to 20-2 all-time against Sharapova with her 19th consecutive victory in the rivalry....
13:34, 2019-08-27

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it promise rich entertainment value anyway? Hell yes....
09:17, 2019-08-23

Maria Folau: Netball star will not be punished for social media support of husband Netball star Maria Folau will not be punished for social media support for sacked rugby player husband Israel Folau, who claimed "hell awaits" gay people....
15:51, 2019-06-23

Serena Williams draws former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova in U.S. Open's first round Serena Williams, No. 8 in WTA rankings, drew 87th-ranked Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster U.S. Open match slated for Monday at Rolling Meadows       ...
08:17, 2019-08-23

Tour the gorgeous home of jewelry designer to the stars Tara Maria Famiglietti Illustrious jewelry designer Tara Maria Famiglietti (whose A-list clients include Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Gisele Bündchen, Jessica Alba and Ali MacGraw, to name a few) and her husband, musician Matt ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

It’s Finally Happening: Serena Williams to Face Off Against Maria Sharapova at US Open for 1st Time Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French Opens—but she’s never gotten the chance to face off against Sharapova at t...
02:51, 2019-08-24

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
17:17, 2019-07-03

Maria Shriver reveals how the death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill made her see life in new way Soon after Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death, Maria Shriver climbed a mountain and had an "extraordinary revelation." Here's what she realized.        ...
20:51, 2019-09-03

US Open 2019: Serena Williams makes quick work of Maria Sharapova From all the history Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova have written — from Grand Slams and greatness to meltdowns and meldonium — they had never once played each other at the U.S. Open. Monday’s fir...
10:00, 2019-08-27

UPDATE 2-Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru on Friday suspended a recently issued construction permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria mine, a project that has triggered violent protests by nearby residents....
05:34, 2019-08-10

Gassnola avoids prison in college bribery scandal Thomas "T.J." Gassnola, who pleaded guilty in April 2018 to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in pay-for-play schemes to steer recruits to Adidas-sponsored schools, was sentenced to probati...
01:00, 2019-09-11

Microsoft will pay $25 million to settle Hungary bribery charges Microsoft is on the hook at home for alleged crimes abroad. The company has agreed to pay about $25 million in settlements with both the Justice Department and SEC over charges that its Hungary subsi...
12:00, 2019-07-23

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Former JPMorgan Banker Pleads Not Guilty in Bribery Case A former executive at JPMorgan pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in a Hong Kong court, after prosecutors alleged she persuaded her colleagues to hire the son of a potential client in 2009....
12:34, 2019-07-18

China's Former Interpol Chief Pleads Guilty To Bribery Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty at a trial in China on Thursday to accepting $2.1 million in bribes - a remarkable fall from grace for the former vice minister of public security....
09:34, 2019-06-20

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corrupt...
12:17, 2019-06-07

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
00:34, 2019-05-22

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutor...
23:34, 2019-08-01

Person avoids prison in college bribery sentencing Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person was sentenced to community service during two years of supervised release for accepting $91,500 in bribes as part of the college corruption scandal....
21:00, 2019-07-17

Former FIFA official fights life ban for bribery in court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has been challenging his life ban for bribery and corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport       ...
18:34, 2019-07-04

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports manage...
23:51, 2019-06-07

Kentucky Police Officer Charged With Bribery, Misconduct LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been indicted on charges of bribing a public servant, unlawfully accessing a computer and official misconduct. The Courier-Journal rep...
15:17, 2019-06-07

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a myster...
03:17, 2019-07-23

El Salvador: Ex-President Saca to plead guilty to bribery Authorities in El Salvador say ex-President Tony Saca has reached a deal to plead guilty to bribing a judicial official to leak information in a civil case against him....
02:34, 2019-06-06

Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest....
09:51, 2019-07-23

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Offi...
15:34, 2019-07-23

Former NCAA coach gets 3-month sentence for bribery scheme Emanuel “Book” Richardson, a former University of Arizona basketball coach who admitted to taking bribes to steer players to sports managers when they go pro, is now the first of four coaches convicte...
00:34, 2019-06-07

Mexico Charges Former Oil Official With Bribery in Anticorruption Drive The administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced its first major anti-corruption prosecution, delivering on a central campaign promise....
03:51, 2019-05-29

Microsoft agrees to pay $25M to settle Hungary bribery case Software and tech giant Microsoft has agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle a Hungarian bribery case, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday....
01:01, 2019-07-23

Another parent charged in college admission bribery scam BOSTON (AP) — A California man has become the 51st person charged with taking part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. Federal prosecutors in Boston said Friday that 59-year-old Jeffrey...
20:00, 2019-06-28

Maria Balsa, Daughter of the Dragon: The Long-Lost Illegitimate Child of Vlad the Impaler? Has a 16th-century Italian noble woman, Maria Balsa, wife of Giacomo Alfonso Ferrillo, Count of Muro Lucano and Lord of Acerenza, (Italy) been identified as the illegitimate daughter Vlad III Tepe ...
00:34, 2019-09-01

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an attempt from the Philippine government to intimida...
00:34, 2019-07-24

Good Husband Alexis Ohanian Trolls Maria Sharapova With D.A.R.E. Shirt After Serena Williams's 6-1, 6-1 Win As Serena Williams easily drubbed Maria Sharapova in their first-round U.S. Open match last night, she got to be magnanimous in victory, applauding one of Sharapova’s few winners in the second set an...
09:34, 2019-08-28

US Open: Serena Williams delivers powerful punch, in classic form against Maria Sharapova In Serena Williams' return to Flushing Meadows, where her 2018 season ended in controversy, she shows no sign of the back spasms that have slowed her.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-27

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-play program that rewards big donors at the schoo...
07:17, 2019-09-04

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed on Monday to pay about $25.3 million, including a criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it made improper payments that were used to bribe government officials in Hungary and othe...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Walmart agrees to pay $282M to settle international bribery investigation Walmart agreed to pay $282 million to settle a U.S. federal bribery investigation involving retailers in Mexico, China, Brazil and India, according to court filings....
15:00, 2019-06-21

Macau billionaire loses U.S. appeal of U.N.-related bribery conviction A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected billionaire Macau real estate developer Ng Lap Seng's request to throw out his conviction and four-year prison sentence for bribing two U.N. ambassadors to help...
00:00, 2019-08-10

Court Orders Retrial For Samsung Heir In Bribery Case South Korea's top court on Thursday ordered a new trial for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted of offences including bribery and embezzlement in connection with the scandal that brought down...
11:00, 2019-08-29

Novartis CEO sets aside $700 million to settle doctor bribery lawsuit Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan set aside $700 million to settle a U.S. doctor bribery lawsuit, as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to close the chapter on allegedly aggressive business practices th...
12:17, 2019-07-18

Accountant, ex-coach plead guilty in college bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and an accountant for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme have pleaded guilty in the sweeping ca...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
14:34, 2019-07-18

14th parent pleads guilty in college bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former insurance executive from California is the 14th parent to plead guilty to participating in the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme. Authorities say Toby MacFarlane paid...
20:17, 2019-06-21

PSG President Charged For Alleged Bribery Over World Championships In Athletics Bid If there’s one realm of sports more openly corrupt than soccer, it is international athletics competition. Further proof of this well-known fact comes from France, where reports today say Paris Saint-...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Impunity through bribery: Helen Mack Chang on corruption in Guatemala A culture of impunity and organized crime have made life dangerous for many in Guatemala. As citizens went to the polls, DW sat down with Helen Mack Chang to discuss the situation for activists in the...
13:51, 2019-06-17

CBI Gets 4 More Months To Complete Probe In Rakesh Asthana Bribery Case The Delhi High Court has granted four more months to the CBI to complete its probe in a bribery case involving the agency's former special director Rakesh Asthana....
09:51, 2019-05-31

China: Ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleads guilty to bribery Chinese state media report that the former head of Interpol has admitted to accepting over $2 million in bribes. The verdict in his trial will be announced at a "later date."...
09:17, 2019-06-20