Corporate investigations

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves federal court after his sentencing in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Cohen was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to two women that he says was done at the direction of Trump. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
December 12, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to conceal his boss' alleged sexual affairs, telling a judge that he agreed time and again to cover up Trump's "dirty...
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December 06, 2018 - 6:43 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court has refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation against tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling Thursday that upheld a lower court's rejection, The Hague Appeals Court said...
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Michael Cohen walks out of federal court, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York, after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia. Cohen, President Donald Trumps former lawyer, told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump's "political message." (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 30, 2018 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 2 p.m. The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says the guilty plea from President Donald Trump's former lawyer sends a message that "if you lie...
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November 29, 2018 - 4:44 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been arrested for allegedly receiving bribes. Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao was taken into custody by federal police at the governor's palace early Thursday. A statement by police said operation "Wolf's Mouth" was focused on alleged...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing Manafort of lying to federal investigators in the Russia probe in breach of his plea agreement. Prosecutors say in a new court filing that after Manafort agreed to truthfully cooperate with the investigation, he “committed federal crimes” by lying about “a variety of subject matters.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 26, 2018 - 8:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying to federal investigators in breach of his plea agreement, an extraordinary allegation that could expose him to a lengthier prison sentence — and potentially more...
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November 25, 2018 - 8:40 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The board of Mitsubishi Motors is meeting Monday to decide whether to oust Carlos Ghosn as chairman at the Japanese automaker, which is allied with Renault-Nissan. Ghosn was arrested a week ago on suspicion of under-reporting his income by millions of dollars for five years. Nissan...
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British investigator, Peter Humphrey, addresses the media in front of a screen showing a TV interview situation with him, during a press conference in London, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The British corporate investigator has filed a complaint to U.K. regulators about Chinese state TV, saying its British license should be revoked because it broadcast his forced confession when he was imprisoned in China.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 23, 2018 - 11:06 am
LONDON (AP) — A British corporate investigator filed a complaint Friday to U.K. regulators about China's state TV channel, saying its British license should be revoked because it aired his forced confession when he was imprisoned in China. Peter Humphrey submitted the complaint against China...
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November 23, 2018 - 5:10 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have launched an investigation into flight ticket distribution services on concerns that their agreements with airlines might result in more expensive plane tickets. The EU's executive Commission said Friday that it has opened an antitrust investigation...
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People walk by Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Nissan's board of directors will meet Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 22, 2018 - 4:11 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive's nearly two-decade reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In an hourslong meeting, the company's board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Flipkart Group Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Binny Bansal poses during a photo call at the company's headquarters in Bangalore, India. Bansal, the co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, is stepping down following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, said Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that an independent investigation done on behalf of both companies did not find evidence corroborating the allegation against Bansal, but it did reveal lapses in judgment on his part. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
November 13, 2018 - 6:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, has stepped down as CEO following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, the largest...
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