Either Greece, having fallen off the face of the geopolitical event map now that it is a vassal state of Germany, is in dire need of media attention and as a result the Greek prime minister has decided to intervene directly in the biggest...Show More Summary
The Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal has cost Penn State far more than was previously reported—and the university could still dish out more. Though the school previously reported paying out almost $60 million to 26 victims, a financial audit for the 2015 fiscal year ending June 30 shows Penn...
Penn State settled with six more victims or accusers of the former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a new audit that puts the university’s total payout in the child sex abuse scandal at nearly $93 million.
The shocking dollar figure - up from the original $60 million - was made public at the same time it was revealed Penn State could still face claims from six or more alleged victims, NBC News is reporting.
The Pentagon is expanding its investigation into claims that Defense Department analysts altered intelligence on the terrorist group ISIS (also known as the Islamic State), according to The New York Times. Former intelligence officials...Show More Summary
Wisconsin State Journal, GAB Chief Inquired with IRS About Campaign Coordination: The head of the Government Accountability Board was told in early 2013 by a top Internal Revenue Service official — who later resigned amid controversy — that the IRS's criminal division might investigate the type of coordination at the...
On Saturday, Louisiana voters will elect a new governor—Republican Sen. David Vitter or Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards. They'll also celebrate the end of one of the strangest campaigns in recent history. It has included prostitutes,...Show More Summary
Volkswagen Group executives in the UK could be imprisoned for up to 10 years for their part in the emissions scandal, secretary of state for transport Patrick McLoughlin has revealed. Responding to enquiries from Louise Ellman MP, who...Show More Summary
The Baltic States are about to face a large-scale scandal after media revealed they scammed the EU’s refugee re-settlement system by labelling their Russian-speaking populations as “refugees,” RIA Novosti’s Vladimir Barsegian said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The emissions-rigging scandal that has engulfed German auto giant Volkswagen will not diminish sales of one of its luxury brands in the United States, the head of Audi of America predicted Wednesday. At the auto show Wednesday, Audi also announced that it wanted 25 percent of its U.S. Show More Summary
CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: Jerry Brown’s weak response to oil scandal. “Last week, AP reported Brown “last year directed state oil and gas regulators to research, map and report back on any mining and oil drilling history and ‘potential for future oil and gas activity’ at the Brown family’s private land in Northern California ….” At […]
CARACAS (Reuters) - It reads like a typical Latin American soap opera: two relatives of Venezuela's president were caught in their Haitian hotel and whisked to the United States to face cocaine charges.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen brand sales fell 5.3 percent in October, the first full month after Europe's biggest carmaker was found cheating diesel emissions tests in the United States. Deliveries of VW brand vehicles dropped to 490,000...Show More Summary
We kicked off Scandal Season 5 Episode 8 with the media going nuts over a potential peace treaty between the United States and The Republic of Bandar. Fitz was prepared to sign on the dotted line alongside the John Hancock of President...Show More Summary
Unlike in the United States, automakers have the discretion to change their engines’ performance settings before emissions tests.
While Volkswagen may still be months away from announcing a recall in the United States for vehicles found to have “defeat device” diesel emissions cheating software (recalls in Europe are expected to start in January 2016), the automaker this week announced a “Goodwill Package” that will financially compensate some owners...
Voters in Louisiana woke up Saturday to a damning ad from David Vitter's (D) gubernatorial rival, state Rep. John Bel Edwards (R), attacking the Republican senator for his involvement in the "D.C. Madam" scandal. The ad contrasts Edwards'...Show More Summary
Volkswagen on Monday announced that it is offering $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to owners of 482,000 small diesel-powered cars in the United States that were involved in an emissions cheating scandal.
Following mass protests over his failure to properly address racial tensions on campus, the president of the University of Missouri system has resigned, effective immediately.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was rocked today by a damning report into its compliance practices. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) stated that within IAAF “that the acceptance of cheating at all levels is widespread and of long standing”. The main allegation targeted the Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF). WADA [...]