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PARIS | IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

PARIS  —Jan 11, 2019—International Olympic Committee marketing chair Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, France’s financial crimes office said Friday. The National Financial Prosecutors office said Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was placed under formal investigation for “active corruption” on Dec. … Continue reading PARIS | IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

AUSTIN, Texas | AP FACT CHECK: O’Rourke ‘Jim Crow’ remark goes beyond police

AUSTIN, Texas  — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz accused Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke of making offensive comments about police officers during their first debate of the Texas Senate race. The attack came amid heightened attention in Texas on fatal shootings involving police officers. Last month, a white Dallas police officer shot and killed her unarmed black … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | AP FACT CHECK: O’Rourke ‘Jim Crow’ remark goes beyond police