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Dave Jamieson

U.S. Senator To FIFA: Take The World Cup Away From Qatar

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing allegations of human rights abuses and corruption, a U.S. senator has formally asked FIFA to replace Qatar as host of the 2022 Wo...

Heeeeere's Johnnie

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The question this week is why Chief Justice John Roberts did not insert any smiley faces in his opinion in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. It is obvious to any reader of the opinion that he was having a good time writing that opinion.

Ryan J. Reilly

The Only Form Of Corruption The Supreme Court Cares About Is Almost Impossible To Prosecute

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In striking down long-standing campaign contribution limits last week, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the right to donate to as m...

HERS by ex-Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Joanne Spataro

Former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon resigned on Wednesday after being indicted and arrested for bribery and corruption charges. The weirdest thi...

Alcoa Charged With Bribing Foreign Officials

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. pleaded guilty Thursday and, along with the parent company, will pay a total of $384 million in penalti...

Anti-Corruption Is Marching Ahead

Frank Vogl | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Frank Vogl

As hundreds of millions of people, many very poor, across most of the world obtain Internet connections, see web-based news that governments find hard to censor, even in China, so the pressures on authorities to attack graft mounts.

Drugmaker To End Controversial Practice

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

* GSK scrapping doctor payments for speaking engagements * Ending sales reps' targets globally following U.S. move * Com...

Movie Review: American Hustle

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At heart, American Hustle is about love among con artists - is it ever real? Or is it always a con? And how can you tell the difference?

The Question of Bribery

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

When we offer to do something children want in return for helping us when they would rather be doing something else, this is not always a bribe. It can also be an expression of appreciation and an opportunity to teach the importance of reciprocity.

Five Minute Fix: How to Bribe Your Children to Score Alone Time (and Get Dressed in Peace)

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 12.21.2013 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

Motherhood is rewarding. But it is also riddled with responsibilities and a never-ending to-do list. From pre-dawn to post dusk you are consumed by the daily grind. You are on autopilot, taking care of everyone in the family. Except yourself.

New App Tells Men To Bribe Women For A Date

Posted 10.18.2013 | Women

If you can't get a date through any socially acceptable means -- talking to women at parties, online dating, or the old-fashioned setup through friend...

Honesty Needed In U.S. Aid to Egypt

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Vogl

U.S. aid should be provided to Egypt on the basis of more rigorous standards of transparency and accountability. Americans and the Egyptian people need to know exactly how the aid is being used and who benefits from the aid.

Feds Open Bribery Investigation

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - U.S. authorities have opened an investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase & Co hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help i...

Which Country Has The Greasiest Palms?

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

If you paid a bribe sometime in the last year, you are not alone. According to a new survey by corruption watchdog Transparency International, more th...

Our Very Own West, Texas

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

On April 25 -- Thursday evening -- American icon and humble hero George W. Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity as he reen...

The 5 Causes of Test Cheating Scandals: From Atlanta to Washington D.C

Christopher Emdin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Christopher Emdin

Testing scandals will continue to persist if the structure of the present school system doesn't change. Here are the 5 main problems that help nurture this culture of cheaters.

The Parenting Cliché I Finally Understand

JD Roberto | Posted 06.22.2013 | Parents
JD Roberto

Now I'm beginning to think my parents' judgment was a good deal better than I gave them credit for -- at least when it comes to getting your kids to do what needs to get done.

A Blow Against Corruption as Oil, Gas and Mining Global Transparency Advances

Frank Vogl | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Frank Vogl

Shining a bright light on the global operations of major multinational corporations, including details of the cash they pay to foreign governments, will not end corruption. But, it is a very good start on a long and vital journey.

China's Ex-Train Boss Charged In Bribery Case

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

BEIJING -- The man who spearheaded China's showcase bullet train network has been charged with taking bribes and abusing his power, two years after he...

500,000

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If, as now appears to be the case, our elected representatives have surrendered their loyalty, their consciences, their brains and their humanity to the NRA and other political thugs, evidence is irrelevant, the will of the people is a mere nuisance.

Top 10 Ways I Was A Perfect Mom Until I Had Kids

Carrie Goldman | Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

Before I had kids, I possessed many ideas about what kind of parent I would be. Below are ten of those assumptions -- and the reality that followed, post-kids.

Friday Talking Points -- What the Media Missed

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got a lot to cover this week, so we're going to try to get through everything in a rather foreshortened format. At least, that's the goal.

Should Retirees Overseas Make Grease Payments?

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

My advice on the idea of grease payments, if, as many seem to, you interpret them as something other than a straight 'bribe,' is, again: Don't pay them. But don't be offended by the suggestion of them either. Treat them as minor matters. And move on.

DOJ Investigated Wall Street Journal Over Bribery Allegations

wsj.com | Posted 03.17.2013 | Media

The Justice Department last year opened an investigation into allegations that employees at The Wall Street Journal's China news bureau bribed Chinese...

Casino Giant Blames Ex-Employees In Bribery Scandal

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

By Nathan Layne and Manuel Mogato TOKYO/MANILA, March 17 (Reuters) - The FBI and Philippine investigators probing pote...