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TOKYO | Probe of IOC’s Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO —Jan 12, 2019— A month ago, Tsunekazu Takeda was warmly applauded by 1,400 Olympic dignitaries as he spoke alongside International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Tokyo. A month later, the powerful IOC member and head of the Japanese Olympic Committee is fighting a corruption investigation, suspected by French investigators of authorizing the payment … Continue reading TOKYO | Probe of IOC’s Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

PARIS | French investigators raid home of Macron’s bodyguard

PARIS — Paris prosecutor’s office says investigators have raided the house of one of French President Emmanuel Macron’s top security aides, who was caught on camera beating a protester in May. The presidential Elysee Palace fired Alexandre Benalla a day before police raided his home Saturday morning in the Parisian suburb of Issy-Les-Moulineaux. Benalla was … Continue reading PARIS | French investigators raid home of Macron’s bodyguard