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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...

Gov. Heineman’s prison probe under fire

Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog The nuts and bolts of Gov. Dave Heineman’s move for a criminal investigation into the state’s prison scandal is drawing criticism, while one major player in the ongoing drama is set to meet with lawmakers in public today. The former head of Nebraska’s prisons, Bob Houston, is scheduled to appear...

Port Authority Lists Subpoenas over Bridge Closure

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has disclosed a list of federal and state subpoenas it has received linked to investigations into a scandal over deliberate

Dick Cavett Talks About Watergate, Then and Now

On August 8,1974, Richard M. Nixon, the 37 th President of the United States, announced his resignation. Watergate, the criminal scandal that had begun two years earlier with GOP operatives attempting to bug the Democratic National Committee's...Show More Summary

The Richard M. Nixon Ex-Presidential Library

On the evening of August 8, 1974, Richard Milhous Nixon, drowning in scandal and facing almost certain impeachment, announced his resignation as President of the United States. Though he vacated office the following day, Nixon still casts a long, victory-sign-waggling...

Ashford on prison scandal: ‘I don’t know how I was supposed to know.’

Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog Don’t try and tell State Sen. Brad Ashford the prison scandal is his fault. “I don’t know how I was supposed to know,” Ashford tells Nebraska Watchdog. Gov. Dave Heineman Like any good scandal Nebraska’s prison mess, the subject of at least three investigations, has room for plenty of finger...

Walsh Out

In these times of phony plagiarism charges, it’s worth remembering that some are actually real, and might even affect control of the United States Senate. As Drezner says, the even bigger scandal in this case was that a 14-page-paper that would have been lucky to get a gentleman’s C+ as a paper in an intermediate […]

Prison scandal now subject of criminal investigation

Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog Nebraska’s prison scandal is now the subject of a criminal investigation—in other words people could go to jail. Gov. Dave Heineman Gov. Dave Heineman announced the state patrol’s criminal probe today, just hours after some members of the Corrections Department were suspended. Corrections Director Mike Kenney won’t name names and...

A Crazy California Union Scandal

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Golden State agriculture workers say the union that was supposed to protect them has bullied them into a terrible contract.

Politician Who Called Jessica Ahlquist an “Evil Little Thing” Embroiled in Contract Scandal in Rhode Island

In January of 2012, just days after Jessica Ahlquist won her lawsuit to take down a religious mural from Cranston High School West, Rhode Island State Rep. Peter Palumbo went on the John DePetro radio show and famously called her an "evil little thing," quickly adding that even if she wasn't evil, she was being "coerced" into fighting her lawsuit by evil people.

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Senate Confirms Former Procter & Gamble CEO as New VA Secretary

Former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald was confirmed earlier today by the United States Senate, 97-0, to replace Eric Shinseki as the new Veterans Affairs secretary. Shinseki resigned from the post in May after a scandal, involving multiple cover ups, hiding months long waiting lists for veterans seeking healthcare, rocked the agency earlier this [...]

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