Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

/ Jul 13, 2017

Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering — a historic judgment underscoring that no one is out of reach of this Latin American country's sprawling graft investigation. Former President Luiz Inacio ...

U.S. lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

/ Jun 14, 2017

U.S. lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

More than 190 Democratic lawmakers sued U.S. President Donald Trump in federal court on Wednesday, saying he had accepted funds from foreign governments through his businesses without congressional consent in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The complaint said Trump had not sought congressional approval for ...