investigations

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | 6 killed, 16 injured in Danish bridge train accident

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Jan 02, 2019—A passenger train on a bridge linking central Denmark’s islands hit an “unknown object” early Wednesday, killing six people and injuring 16 others, Danish police said. The rail operator, Danish Railways, earlier told Denmark’s TV2 that the victims were passengers on a train going from the city of Odense, on the … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | 6 killed, 16 injured in Danish bridge train accident

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Malaysia says it has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of its employees in connection with a multibillion-dollar scandal involving state investment fund 1MDB. Attorney General Tommy Thomas said Monday that the charges stem from allegedly misleading statements aimed at misappropriating $2.7 billion in proceeds from the sale of three … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

NEW YORK | Veteran investigative journalist Ron Nixon joins AP

NEW YORK — Ron Nixon, an acclaimed reporter, editor and data journalist, will join The Associated Press as its international investigations editor, based in Washington. Nixon, currently homeland security correspondent for The New York Times, will manage a team of reporters based in London, Cairo, New Delhi, Shanghai and Washington, and work closely with colleagues … Continue reading NEW YORK | Veteran investigative journalist Ron Nixon joins AP

WASHINGTON | Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump‘s intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as he gears up for what is sure to be a nasty fight for re-election. Trump, ever confident of his ability to bend story lines to his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Mexico gives top award to Kushner

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Argentina’s security minister is confirming that eight gasoline bombs were discovered in an area of the capital where a protest against the G-20 summit is expected later in the day. A police operation on Friday turned up the … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Mexico gives top award to Kushner

TIRANA, Albania | EU finishes probes that Kosovo judge calls biased

TIRANA, Albania — The European Union has wrapped up three investigations into a British judge who served with the bloc’s monitoring mission in Kosovo, but isn’t making public the conclusions of probes that the judge says were revenge after he spoke out against wrongdoing. An EU spokesperson confirmed Monday that a disciplinary board had finalized … Continue reading TIRANA, Albania | EU finishes probes that Kosovo judge calls biased

JOHANNESBURG | South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutions

JOHANNESBURG— A Cabinet minister in South Africa is citing concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly involved in corruption under former president Jacob Zuma are falling short. Pravin Gordhan, the public enterprises minister, on Monday told a commission investigating corruption allegations that he has often heard South Africans ask why “no big figure” has ended … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutions

BILLINGS, Mont. | Zinke ‘100 percent confident’ he’ll be cleared in probes

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke declared Monday he’s “100 percent confident” no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that have stirred speculation he could get ousted from President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The former Montana congressman and Navy SEAL faces a number of probes by Interior’s inspector general, including one involving … Continue reading BILLINGS, Mont. | Zinke ‘100 percent confident’ he’ll be cleared in probes