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Ray Nagin Must Pay Government Over $500,000

On Tuesday, a federal judge ordered former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to pay over $501,000, which is the total amount he got from bribing and exploiting his position as a Mayor. Nagin was convicted in February on several counts …

Yingluck Shinawatra Is Forced Out By Thai Court

Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been the target of several months of angry protest, has been forced out of office. The 46-year-old politician was ordered to step down from her position as prime minister on Monday by the Constitutional Court. The …

Jesse Jackson Jr., Former Illinois Rep., Moved to Alabama Prison

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been spending time in a North Carolina federal prison since October of last year. Jackson is in custody for looting $750,000 from his treasury that he used for purchasing elk heads, celebrity memorabilia, and …

EU Corruption Costs Over €120 Billion A Year

An official EU report published Monday says corruption affects all member countries of the European Union and costs the bloc at least 120 billion euros ($162 billion) annually. She said the amount lost annually would be enough to fund the Union’s …