British PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote, day after major Brexit defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government narrowly survived a vote of no-confidence in Parliament Wednesday as her Conservative Party stuck together to push back an effort to oust the government — despite May’s colossal Brexit defeat a day earlier. The House of Commons voted 325-306 in favor of the government and against the motion, as Conservative Read more about British PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote, day after major Brexit defeat[…]

President Trump, first lady visit George H.W. Bush’s casket at US Capitol after emotional ceremony

Hours after the body of former President George H.W. Bush arrived at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, President Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects to the 41st president of the United States. Trump visited the late president’s flag-draped casket in the building’s rotunda, where Bush will lie in state until Wednesday morning Read more about President Trump, first lady visit George H.W. Bush’s casket at US Capitol after emotional ceremony[…]

Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014

The Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014 is a reported pattern of negligence in the treatment of United States military veterans. Critics charged that patients at the VHA hospitals had not met the target of getting an appointment within 14 days. In some hospitals, the staff falsified appointment records to appear to meet the 14-day Read more about Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014[…]

Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to charges of lying to the FBI

Dismissal and investigation On February 13, 2017, Flynn resigned as National Security Advisor, following news reports about his communications with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak and additional reports that he had misled the Vice President about them. Flynn’s 24-day tenure as National Security Advisor was the shortest in the 63-year history of the office. Those Read more about Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to charges of lying to the FBI[…]

Paul Manafort (R) convicted of bank fraud and filing false tax returns to hide funds.

FBI and special counsel investigation The FBI reportedly began a criminal investigation into Manafort in 2014, shortly after Yanukovych was deposed. That investigation predated the 2016 election by several years and is ongoing. In addition, Manafort is also a person of interest in the FBI counterintelligence probe looking into the Russian government’s interference in the Read more about Paul Manafort (R) convicted of bank fraud and filing false tax returns to hide funds.[…]

Hillary Clinton email controversy

During her her tenure as United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton drew controversy by using her family’s private email server for official communications rather than using official State Department email accounts maintained on secure federal servers. An FBI examination of Clinton’s server found over 100 emails containing classified information, including 65 emails deemed “Secret” Read more about Hillary Clinton email controversy[…]

Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

The Russian government interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election to increase political instability in the United States and to damage Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign by bolstering the candidacies of Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein. A January 2017 assessment by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) stated that Russian leadership Read more about Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections[…]

Dumitru Dragomir – Football Scandal

Dumitru Dragomir was the president of the Romanian “Professional Football League” from 1996 to 2014. Before that, he was president of Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea, Olt Scorniceşti, FCM Braşov and Victoria Bucureşti. He sat in the Romanian Chamber of Deputies from 2000 to 2008, representing Vâlcea County and winning election twice, in 2000 and in 2004. He Read more about Dumitru Dragomir – Football Scandal[…]

Cătălin Voicu Scandal

Cătălin Voicu is a Romanian politician, member of the Social Democratic Party, and member of Parliament of Romania in 2004–2008 and 2008–2012 legislature. Voicu was adviser of the President of Romania, Ion Iliescu, from 2000 until 2004. On 10 December 2009, Voicu was invited for questioning by the National Anticorruption Directorate. He was later arrested and Read more about Cătălin Voicu Scandal[…]

Elena Udrea

In January 2015, she was questioned by prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Directorate on charges of money laundering and false statements on declarations of assets, as part of a wider investigation into the Microsoft licensing corruption scandal. As a result, she stepped aside as PMP president, with Eugen Tomac taking over the party on an Read more about Elena Udrea[…]

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