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  • Assessor John Noguez, associates face at least 32 criminal charges

     
    A total of 32 criminal charges have been filed against Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez, his top aide and a campaign contributor as part of a political corruption probe into whether the office reduced property taxes in exchange for contributions...
  • Top aide, campaign donor also arrested in assessor corruption probe

     
    A top aide and prominent campaign contributor to embattled Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez were also arrested early Wednesday following a year-long corruption investigation into the office that determines property taxes on more than 2 million...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick
    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Seven sentenced in bribery scheme at Navy base

     
    Four former government workers and three defense contractors were sentenced in San Diego federal court Tuesday for their roles in a bribery scheme involving Navy warplanes being repaired at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado....
  • Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator

    Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator
    Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86. Dymally, who...
  • Mervyn M. Dymally, former state lieutenant governor, dies at 86

     
    Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose groundbreaking if sometimes controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California’s only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86. Dymally,...
  • No on Measure A

    No on Measure A
    After they've finished voting for president and for their representatives in Congress and the Legislature, Los Angeles County voters have to pick their way through 11 complicated state ballot measures that require some study. Three are about taxes, two...
  • Expelled South African activist Malema in court on corruption case

     
    Firebrand activist Julius Malema traded his usual revolutionary beret and T-shirt for a crisp business suit Wednesday when he appeared in a South African court to face charges of money laundering. Malema, tossed out of the ruling African National Congress...
  • Iranian president says 'uncivilized Zionists' threaten his country

     
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the United Nations General Assembly that "uncivilized Zionists" are threatening to attack his country....
  • Ehud Olmert, ex-Israel leader, gets light sentence for corruption

     
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to a suspended one-year jail term and a $20,000 fine in the high-profile corruption case that drove him from office nearly four years ago....
  • Pakistani officials distance themselves from minister's bounty offer

     
    Pakistan’s government on Sunday distanced itself from remarks made by a federal minister who offered up to $100,000 to anyone who would kill the maker of an anti-Islamic film that sparked a wave of violent protests across the Muslim world....