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Britney Spears’ Ex David Lucado Just Wants To Talk To Her After His Cheating Scandal, But Her Team Won’t Let Him!

Good for them! After Britney Spears found out her ex-boyfriend David Lucado was cheating on her, she rightfully kicked him to the curb. But he wants to talk to the pop princess one more time! New reports state that David is desperate to explain himself to Brit Brit, since she never directly told him that they were over, [...]

Gov. Christie's legal team costs state more than $7M

The law firm hired to defend Gov. Chris Christie's administration in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal has charged the state another $780,000 for work this summer.

Anatomy of an Illinois patronage scandal

It began with an anonymous complaint to the state's Office of the Executive Inspector General in April 2011: The sister-in-law of the Illinois Department of Transportation's chief counsel had been hired by IDOT without an interview,Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns After Bribery Scandal Deepens

After former Iowa state senator Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to crimes related to accepting payment from a presidential campaign during Iowa’s 2012 presidential caucus, Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager has resigned. Show More Summary

Tainted chicken feet seized in China

Chinese authorities have seized over 30,000 tonnes of chicken feet contaminated with hydrogen peroxide, according to state media, in the latest food scandal to rock the country.

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Recovering After Car Crash

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Freeh, who issued a scorching report in the Penn State University sex abuse scandal, apparently drove his SUV off the road in Vermont.

400 gnomes disappeared in Austria, and it’s causing a political scandal

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Last weekend in the mountainous Austrian state of Vorarlberg, 400 gnomes disappeared. Nobody knows where they have gone. But everyone knows it's down to politics. With regional elections set for Sept. 21, the left-wing Social Democratic Party ordered 20,000 gnomes called "Coolmen" earlier this year. Show More Summary

Tenn. politician wins primary despite personal scandals

Jim Tracy, a Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday.

Embattled congressman opts for icy challenge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana congressman plagued by a cheating scandal registered for re-election and then immediately took the "ice bucket challenge" while standing outside the secretary of state's office.

Teachers Go Back to School in Trouble for STAAR Test Cheating

DALLAS, Texas -- There is a history of cheating on the annual standardized tests in Texas and it's not the students. It's the teachers, and these classroom scandals have rocked the state. These days, that test is the State of Texas Assessments...Show More Summary

Social workers can now check if foster parents have criminal pasts

In response to a series of scandals involving mistreatment of children under state supervision, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law new rules giving county social workers access to the criminal histories of foster parents and employees at foster care contractors before abused and...

Brandao headbutt 'scandalous' - French sports official

French secretary of state for sports Thierry Braillard on Monday dubbed as "scandalous" the headbutt Brazilian striker Brandao landed on Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta. PSG confirmed that Motta suffered a broken nose in an ugly clash with Brandao after Saturday's 2-0 win against SC Bastia. Show More Summary

How Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his primary by 36 points

State Senator David Ige Governor Neil Abercrombie Incumbents lose primaries for a variety of reasons—crime, scandal, or when they face unfamiliar voters. Maybe they get outspent, maybe a more powerful politician takes them on. Hawaii Gov. Show More Summary

Ramona Singer Speaks on Divorce: I'm in a Fragile State, Emotionally Bruised

The Real Housewives of New York City star Ramona Singer is opening up about her divorce and her husband’s cheating scandal in a new blog post for Bravo. After filing for divorce late last year, only to reconcile, Ramona left Mario Singer...Show More Summary

Ramona Singer Opens Up About Mario Singer’s Alleged Affair In Bravo Blog Post – ‘I Was In A Fragile State

Real Housewives of New York star Ramona Singer is ready to talk about her husband’s alleged cheating scandal. The reality star has taken to her Bravo blog to address his… READ ON

Architect Helmut Jahn: Thompson Center condition 'a scandal'

If our buildings reflect us as truly as a mirror, as the architect Louis Sullivan once said, the image emanating from Chicago's run-down James R. Thompson Center speaks with painful honesty about the sad state of the state of Illino...

State workers: The unsung heroes of the Virginia ethics scandal

The McDonnell corruption trial, now in its third week, is an enormously sad and tawdry affair bringing shame on the defendants and the prosecution’s key witness, businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. Yet there are heroes — state employees. Show More Summary

Prison scandal: Ashford at odds with fellow Democrats on probe

Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog Calls for an independent probe into the state’s prison-sentencing scandal took a step back today. As the Nebraska Democrat Party criticizes Gov. Dave Heineman’s (R) decision putting the Nebraska State Patrol at the center of the investigation, a key fellow Democrat—Brad Ashford— tells Nebraska Watchdog he’s OK with the NSP...

Some See a Political Ploy in Trinidad & Tobago's Proposed Constitutional Reform

Given labour strikes, corruption scandals, escalating crime and police state concerns, this sudden interest in reforming the country's constitution reads to some like an act of desperation.

Poll: Only 51 Percent Say Watergate Was a “Serious” Political Scandal

Forty years ago today Richard Nixon tendered his resignation as president of the United States. The announcement was reportedly...

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