- House committee to investigate charges vs Sec of State Duran Updated: Sep-02-15 9:02 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The speaker of New Mexico's House of Representatives said Wednesday that he has created a special committee to investigate charges of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering against Secretary of State Dianna Duran.
- Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight Updated: Aug-29-15 9:13 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania's legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will invoke a rarely-used sanction to quickly suspend her law license.
- Brazil's Rousseff faces growing impeachment threat Updated: Aug-28-15 9:57 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, she's now faced with an angry rival who controls the possibility of impeachment proceedings against her.
- Guatemalan ex-vice president held during corruption trial Updated: Aug-26-15 3:02 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - A judge ordered Guatemala's former vice president to remain in jail Wednesday while she stands trial on charges of conspiracy, customs fraud and bribery, based on allegations that she accepted $3.7 million in bribes as part of the scandal that forced her from office.
- Leader of Brazil's lower house denies corruption charges Updated: Aug-21-15 5:26 pm
SAO PAULO - The speaker of Brazil's lower house of congress on Friday strongly denied newly filed charges of corruption and said he won't resign from office.
- Muscogee Principal Chief Tiger announces for re-election Updated: Aug-17-15 9:28 am
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma - Principal Chief George Tiger of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation - who was the subject of an impeachment petition drive - has officially announced for re-election to a second term.
- Anti-government protesters take to streets across Brazil Updated: Aug-16-15 6:47 pm
SAO PAULO - Brazilians took to the streets of cities and towns across the country Sunday for anti-government protests being watched as a barometer of discontent with the increasingly unpopular President Dilma Rousseff.
- 248 ex-lawmakers not banned for bid to change Thai charter Updated: Aug-14-15 10:10 am
BANGKOK - Thailand's legislature voted Friday against impeaching 248 members of the previous Parliament, sparing them a ban from politics for trying to amend the constitution.