World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
A US Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking bribes including luxury hotel stays, cash and prostitutes in return for classified military information.
World | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in US court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
Britain's Prince Andrew has been named in a US court filing by a woman who claims she was kept as an underaged "sex slave" by a billionaire Wall Street financier.
World | Associated Press | Monday December 22, 2014
An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a US accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking UN Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal which brought down US president Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday. He was 93.
Tuesday August 5, 2014
An undercover local Chinese TV report on July 20 showed workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd using expired meat and doctoring food production dates. Regulators immediately closed the factory, which is part of OSI Group LLC, a US food supplier and imp...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
McDonald's Hong Kong has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and several other items after admitting it imported food from a US-owned firm in China at the centre of an expired meat scandal.
World | Reuters | Friday July 25, 2014
Germany will step up its counter-espionage activity against some of its allies, government sources said on Thursday, after Berlin opened investigations into two men it suspects of spying for the United States.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014
The second case within days of alleged US spying in Germany on Wednesday threatened to further strain transatlantic ties already frayed by the NSA surveillance scandal.
World | Reuters | Monday June 16, 2014
One of the most historic U.S. journalism sites will vanish after a Virginia county board voted to demolish the building and parking garage central to the Watergate political scandal of the 1970s.
Saturday June 7, 2014
GM, which faces tough scrutiny from US regulators and lawmakers amid an ignition-recall scandal it links to 13 deaths, said the majority of the cars affected -- 89,126 -- were in the United States.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday May 30, 2014
President Barack Obama's under-fire Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday, paying the price for an expanding scandal over failures in health care for America's retired warriors.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 12, 2014
In the aftermath of the US spying scandal, numerous companies have seized the opportunity to help secure users.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 12, 2014
A campaign finance scandal has ensnared a Hillary Clinton aide whose court papers show secured illegal funding for a 2008 campaign operation, media report said.
World | Associated Press | Thursday January 2, 2014
A Roman Catholic Church official in the U.S. is set to leave prison after winning an appeal of his landmark conviction in a priest-abuse scandal.
World | Reuters | Friday December 13, 2013
IBM Corp has been sued by a shareholder who accused it of concealing how its ties to what became a major U.S. spying scandal reduced business in China and ultimately caused its market value to plunge more than $12 billion.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 16, 2013
The White House said on Friday President Barack Obama had "absolute confidence" in the Secret Service leaders, despite new reports of misconduct by agents, including extramarital affairs and visits to prostitutes.
Reuters | Friday November 15, 2013
US technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal starts to take a toll.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 15, 2013
More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in its ranks.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 4, 2013
The gregarious Malaysian businessman nicknamed "Fat Leonard" is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific. But prosecutors in court papers say Leonard Francis worked his connections to obtain military secrets by arranging prostitutes, Lady Ga...
Wednesday October 30, 2013
US and European regulators ordered Dutch lender Rabobank to pay $1.07 billion to settle allegations it aided a six-year scheme to rig benchmark interest rates, imposing the fifth fine in a scandal that has helped to shred faith in the industry.
World | Associated Press | Sunday October 27, 2013
For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama's White House. One by one, the controversies faded away.
World | Reuters | Friday October 25, 2013
As a diplomatic row rages between the United States and Europe over spying accusations, state-backed Deutsche Telekom wants German communications companies to cooperate to shield local internet traffic from foreign intelligence services.
Friday September 20, 2013
JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest US bank, will pay approximately $920 million in penalties to regulators in two countries to settle some of its potential liabilities from its $6.2 billion London Whale derivatives loss last year, according to terms ma...