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Guatemala President Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns amid corruption scandal The corruption scandal, uncovered by prosecutors and a U.N. commission probing criminal networks in Guatemala, involved a scheme known as “La Linea,” or “The Line,” in which businesspeople paid bribes to … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith tried to buy election in alleged $200K bribery scheme | New York Post

The NY Post reports on Day 1 of disgraced ex-state senator Malcolm Smith’s federal corruption trial in White Plains. Read key excerpts below: “To get on the GOP line in the 2013 mayoral race, Smith — once one of the … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith blows city money on self-promotional newsletter | New York Post

NY Post reporter Carl Campanile writes in Saturday’s paper that “Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith — who faces federal corruption charges in a trial that starts Monday — blew tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on a self-promotional newsletter marking … Continue reading

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Stevenson lawyer: “Witness was in league with Hispanic politicians…” | NY Daily News

In today’s Daily News account of Assemblyman Eric Stevenson’s federal corruption trial, the paper reports on the defense lawyer’s effort to cast government witness, Sigfredo Gonzalez as a political enemy. Bronxites will remember that Stevenson and Gonzalez were political allies … Continue reading

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Judge, lawyer spar over use of the N-word in Stevenson trial | NY Post

http://nypost.com/2014/01/09/judge-lawyer-spar-over-use-of-the-n-word-in-stevenson-trial/ Manhattan federal court’s top judge got into a heated debate on Thursday with a black lawyer on whether the N-word can ever be interpreted as a “term of endearment.” Muhammad Ibn Bashir, lawyer for Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson in … Continue reading

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Ex-Bronx GOP chairman Savino copped to helping rig mayoral race for state Sen. Malcolm Smith – Daily News

Bronx G.O.P. chairman was accused of taking $15,000 to help put Malcolm Smith on the Republicans’ mayoral ballot line. Continue reading

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Albany Madness 2013: All – Amigos Final

Albany Madness 2013 Final: Who will be King of the Albany Grifters?  You Decide. http://t.co/T6YWAc0kEH Voting ends 8:00 PM.

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Albany Madness – Update

Albany Madness has opened for voting. Rd 1 voting ends Sunday at 9AM. In the battle of Senate Majority Leaders, Joe Bruno is beating Malcolm Smith. In the sex offenders match convicted pedophile Chris Ortloff is having his way with … Continue reading

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