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U.S. lawmaker probed on sex reports, second congressman denies charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it had begun an investigation into public reports that Democrat Ruben Kihuen engaged in sexual harassment, and a second lawmaker denied a former aide's allegations of sexual misconduct.

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House ethics committee investigates Democrat Kihuen on harassment reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it has begun an investigation into public reports that Democrat Ruben Kihuen engaged in sexual harassment, adding that announcing the probe was not a sign the committee already has determined the Nevada Representative violated any rules.

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House ethics committee investigating Democrat Kihuen on harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it has begun an investigation into public reports that Democrat Ruben Kihuen engaged in sexual harassment, adding that starting the probe is not a sign that the Nevada Representative violated any rules.

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FIFA watchdog bans Brazilian soccer chief Del Nero for 90 days

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdog has provisionally banned Marco Polo Del Nero, the head of Brazil's soccer association, for 90 days, the organization said on Friday.

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Blake Farenthold, Texas Congressman Accused of Sexual Harassment, Will Not Run Again

Representative Blake Farenthold, who settled a sexual harassment claim for $84,000, is the subject of an Ethics Committee investigation and will not run again.

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Rep. Farenthold facing new harassment accusations

A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning. CNN's MJ Lee reports.

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A former staffer says Rep. Blake Farenthold's crude remarks drove him to quit

A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning -- and his congressional office as an intensely hostile environment that drove the aide to physical and emotional distress.

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Op-Ed Contributor: A G.O.P. Tragedy in Four Acts

Republicans embraced Trump, Moore and post-ethics politics. In defeat, they are officially post-shame.

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Santorum: Voters expect Ethics Committee to do its job

Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum says a lot of people in Alabama voted for Roy Moore fully expecting the Senate Ethics Committee to "do their job"

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McConnell confident there will be ethics investigation into Moore

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is privately telling colleagues he will not back off of an ethics investigation if Republican Roy Moore is elected.

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Nunes cleared but won't run Russia probe

Rep. Mike Conaway said Monday that he would continue running the House's Russia investigation even though the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee has been cleared by an ethics inquiry that had prevented him from running the probe.

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Texas Congressman Runs What Aides Call a Hostile Workplace

Representative Blake Farenthold, the subject of an ethics investigation, set the tone for off-color jokes and inappropriate banter, legal documents and interviews with former aides suggest.

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Farenthold should resign if misconduct accusations true: senior House Republican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, on Friday told Fox News Channel that fellow Republican Representative Blake Farenthold should resign if an ethics investigation finds that sexual misconduct accusations against him have merit.

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Rep. Franks resigns effective today

Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks, who said Thursday he would resign in January after the House Ethics Committee said it would investigate allegations against him of sexual harassment, announced he will instead resign effective Friday.

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Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges.

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Analysis: Rep. Trent Franks' absolutely bizarre resignation letter

Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona announced Thursday night that is is resigning from Congress after being informed that the House Ethics Committee had opened an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment from two female former staffers.

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House ethics panel probing Rep. Farenthold over harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Thursday it was investigating Republican Representative Blake Farenthold over allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation involving a former female staff member.

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Ethics Committee clears Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes

The House Ethics Committee has cleared Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes in its investigation into whether he disclosed classified information to the Trump White House, which could create an avenue for Nunes to return to the helm of the panel's Russia investigation.

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House Intelligence chairman cleared of disclosing classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee on Thursday cleared the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of charges that he had disclosed classified information, potentially clearing the way for him to resume leadership of the panel's Russia investigation.

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House ethics panel probing Rep. Farenthold over harassment allegations: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Thursday it was investigating Republican Representative Blake Farenthold over allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation involving a former female staff member.

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House ethics panel clears Intelligence chairman of disclosing classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Thursday it had cleared the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of disclosing classified information, citing an analysis by three experts from the intelligence community.

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BRIEF-Pieris Pharma Received Clearance to Initiate Its First-In-Human Study In Australia For PRS-060/AZD1402

* PIERIS PHARMACEUTICALS - RECEIVED ETHICS AND REGULATORY CLEARANCE TO INITIATE ITS FIRST-IN-HUMAN STUDY IN AUSTRALIA FOR PRS-060/AZD1402

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Panel wants all records on House sexual misconduct

The House Ethics Committee on Friday requested that the Office of Compliance provide the committee with all the records it has on claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other prohibited behavior by House employees, including sitting members of Congress.

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Lawmakers say panel investigating Conyers not known for speed

The House ethics committee launched last week an investigation into Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers after allegations surfaced from multiple women that he sexually harassed them.

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House ethics panel launches wide-ranging probe into sexual harassment claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives ethics committee has begun a sweeping probe into possible sexual harassment and discrimination by the chamber's 464 lawmakers and their staff, requesting on Friday a wide range of documents from the congressional compliance office.

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Senate Ethics Committee looking into Franken

The Senate Ethics Committee has begun looking into the allegations against Sen. Al Franken, according to a statement from the committee issued Thursday.

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Senate Ethics Committee opens probe of Senator Franken

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee said on Thursday it has opened a preliminary inquiry into alleged misconduct by Democratic Senator Al Franken.

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The White House ethics ship is sinking in the swamp

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Former aides defend Conyers after harassment allegations

Twelve former female staffers of Rep. John Conyers say he "never behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner" in front of them as the Michigan Democrat faces an ethics investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him.

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Ethics complaint filed against Conway

After an appearance on Fox News in which she lambasted Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway could be in violation of the Hatch Act, which prevents some executive branch employees from engaging in some forms of political activity.

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Lawyer says Rep. Conyers did not harass women, won't resign

An attorney for embattled Rep. John Conyers told CNN on Wednesday that the Michigan Democrat will not resign as he faces an investigation by the House Ethics Committee over allegations that he sexually harassed and discriminated against members of his staff.

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Former ethics chief says Conway violated Hatch Act

A former director of the US Office of Government Ethics says he filed an official complaint against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for what he argues was a violation of the Hatch Act after she attacked GOP Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore's opponent on television Tuesday.

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Former U.S. ethics official files complaint against Trump aide Conway

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Wednesday he had filed a complaint claiming senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway violated a law barring executive branch employees from engaging in political activity when she spoke on television against a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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Dem calls for Conyers to step down from House panel

Rep. Gregory Meeks, a New York Democrat and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Wednesday that his colleague Rep. John Conyers of Michigan should leave his post as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee as he is the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation.

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UPDATE 6-Regulators to press Uber after it admits covering up data breach

* UK regulator says has "huge concerns" about Uber ethics (Adds regulatory reactions; context, details and comments)

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Accusations leveled at Democratic lawmaker prompt investigation

The House Ethics Committee has opened an investigation into circumstances surrounding sexual harassment accusations leveled at Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan. Conyers has denied any wrongdoing. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.

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House ethics panel investigating allegations against U.S. Rep. Conyers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

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Democrats Move Swiftly Against Conyers Amid Latest Harassment Charges

The House Democratic leader called for harassment charges against the House’s most senior member, John Conyers Jr., to be subjected to an ethics inquiry.

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FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

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Norway wealth fund watchdog reviewing investment in U.S. pipeline firm

OSLO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The ethics watchdog for Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is reviewing allegations that U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners may breach the fund's investment guidelines.

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Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus's coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.

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REFILE-Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Airbus's coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.

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Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to reset the public focus on Canada's strong economy, political observers say.

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Canada's Trudeau defends finance minister amid ethics questions

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his finance minister on Wednesday amid criticism that Bill Morneau did not place his assets in a blind trust, moving to dampen a growing controversy that threatens to overshadow the government's agenda.

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Do Trump's resort and hotel holdings violate ethics rules? Judge to hear case Wednesday

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House ethics committee investigating Rep. Chris Collins for insider trading allegations

The House ethics committee is investigating New York Rep. Chris Collins, the first Republican on Capitol Hill to endorse Donald Trump's presidential campaign, for potentially violating federal law and House rules regarding insider trading.

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21st Century Fox Pressed by Investment Group to Overhaul Board

The CtW Investment Group said the company’s directors had failed to effectively address the “longtime ethics crisis” at Fox News in a way that put 21st Century Fox at risk.

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Zinke's travel continues to raise ethical questions

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has mixed official business with political activities and visits home, raising questions about the appropriateness of the trips and whether any ethics rules have been violated. 

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Plastic surgery videos need strict ethics standards, doctors argue

(Reuters Health) - Some plastic surgeons have gained large social media followings by sharing theatrical videos of surgery with entertainment, rather than education, in mind. Now experts are proposing ethics guidelines to ensure that the content of plastic surgery videos on social media isn’t harmful to patients.

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Veterans Agency Seeks to Scrap Ethics Law on For-Profit Colleges

The department says the conflict-of-interest statute, passed after scandals in for-profit education, is outdated, but others call it a safeguard.

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Joseph M. McDade, 18-Term Pennsylvania Congressman, Dies at 85

A Republican champion of the coal industry, he delivered for his Scranton-area constituents and survived ethics charges, of which he was acquitted.

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Review: In Season 2, ‘The Good Place’ Blows Itself Up, Hilariously

After a stunning first-season twist, NBC’s comedy of ethics drastically changes its premise but keeps its philosophical bent.

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Trump administration withholds almost all Mar-a-Lago visitor logs

For weeks, ethics watchdog groups had a countdown clock on Twitter promising the public its first glimpse at who has been visiting President Donald Trump's "Winter White House" at Mar-la-Lago earlier this year.

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Macron enacts public ethics law with a whiff of U.S.-style razzmatazz

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron invited cameras into his Elysee Palace office on Friday as he signed into law new legislation, making him the first French president to wield his constitutional power in public view.

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Former U.N. chief Ban heads IOC ethics amid ongoing probes

LIMA (Reuters) - Former U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was elected head of the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission on Thursday as the Olympic body battles to improve its image amid a string of corruption cases involving senior members.

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Former FIFA Official’s Testimony Could Raise New Ethics Questions

An ex-chairman of the soccer body’s governance committee who accused top officials of improperly pressuring him may offer details at a hearing in Britain this week.

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Education Disrupted: Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues

As teachers launch personal brands and cast themselves as influencers, start-ups and tech giants alike are racing to cultivate them to spread their wares.

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Ethics concerns swirl around Mnuchin trip

After Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife Louise Linton sustained backlash for a now-deleted Instagram post touting her wealth, ethics questions have arisen on whether that whole trip was a rouse to get a good view of the eclipse. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

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Fredericks' temporary ban upheld by IAAF tribunal

BERLIN (Reuters) - An athletics disciplinary tribunal upheld on Thursday a ban on former Namibian sprinter and IAAF Council member Frankie Fredericks pending an investigation into potential ethics violations.

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Robert Mueller team details millions in ethics disclosures

Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller and key members of his team revealed millions of dollars of financial holdings and previous legal work for companies that could figure into their investigation of President Donald Trump's campaign, according to financial disclosures released Tuesday.

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Charlie Gard Dies, Leaving Legacy of Thorny Ethics Questions

The plight of the incurably ill British infant, who was just shy of one year old, led to a protracted and emotional legal battle.

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On ethics, Trump is leading America in wrong direction

Apol, David J nytimes.com

New Ethics Head Has Clashed With Colleagues Over Rules

David J. Apol has sought to roll back or loosen ethics requirements on federal employees, and will face an early test when he makes a decision on Anthony Scaramucci.

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Ivanka Trump Received at Least $12.6 Million Since 2016, Disclosure Shows

Ms. Trump’s first ethics disclosure shows that she and her husband, Jared Kushner, benefit from an active business empire, an arrangement that poses potential conflicts of interest.

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Your Money: The Ethics of Adjusting Your Assets to Qualify for Medicaid

People who make themselves indigent to qualify for Medicaid are sometimes criticized. But consider the nuances of the situation, and other alternatives.

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Outgoing Ethics Chief: U.S. Is ‘Close to a Laughingstock’

Walter M. Shaub Jr., the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics, said actions by President Trump and his administration had created a historic ethics crisis.

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Walter Shaub’s Ethics Recommendations for the Government

Mr. Shaub, the departing director of the Office of Government Ethics, says the Trump administration has exposed weaknesses in the United States’ ethics laws.

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Former watchdog: Ethics rules need fixing

The government's former top ethics watchdog says he thinks more work needs to be done to make federal ethics rules stronger.

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Watch what Shaub said about Trump

Walter Shaub, who has badgered the Trump administration for months about conflicts of interest, says he is quitting as director of the Office of Government Ethics. CNN's Brooke Baldwin reports.

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U.S. official who confronted Trump on ethics resigning for new job

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, who clashed with President Donald Trump and his administration, said on Thursday he would resign before his five-year term ends in January to take a new job.

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Head of U.S. ethics office announces resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, who clashed with President Donald Trump and his administration, said on Thursday he would resign before his five-year term ends in January.

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Federal ethics director resigns

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U.S. Government Ethics Chief Will Resign, Casting Uncertainty Over Agency

Walter M. Shaub Jr., the top ethics watchdog, has clashed repeatedly with the Trump administration, but he cited a new job, not pressure, as his reason for leaving.

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Swiss court rejects Platini's appeal against FIFA soccer ban

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's highest court rejected former European soccer boss Michel Platini's bid to overturn his four-year ban from the sport over ethics violations, the court said on Thursday.

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Norway's wealth fund places 2 South Korean firms on observation

OSLO, June 29 (Reuters) - Norway's $965 billion sovereign wealth fund has placed its stakes in South Korea's Hansae Co Ltd and Hansae Yes24 Holdings Co Ltd under observation due to potential ethics violations, the fund said on Thursday.

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Teixeira denies impropriety in wake of Garcia report

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The reclusive former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has called the FIFA ethics report "inconclusive" and asserted that he is safe in Brazil despite a U.S. indictment against him.

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French ethics panel backs lesbian procreation help

PARIS (Reuters) - Campaigners for lesbian motherhood got a significant boost in France on Tuesday when a panel of ethics specialists said that female couples and single women should be granted access to sperm-donor techniques of medically assisted reproduction.

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South Korea's Moon makes second justice minister pick after first falls foul

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday made a second attempt at appointing a justice minister after his earlier choice withdrew over questions about ethics and views on women.

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UPDATE 1-Trump owes lenders at least $315 million, disclosure shows

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

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Trump owes lenders at least $315 million, disclosure shows

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

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Trump FBI nominee's corporate legal work could exclude him from some probes

NEW YORK, June 7 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's pick for FBI chief, corporate lawyer Christopher Wray, would likely face conflicts of interest at the agency due to his defense work for many big companies and be forced to step aside from some investigations, legal ethics experts said on Wednesday.

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Ex-ethics czar: 'This is the equivalent of the Nixon tapes'

A former White House ethics czar and ambassador to the Czech Republic during the Obama said Wednesday that former FBI Director James Comey's testimony is "the equivalent of the Nixon tapes."

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Lobbyists, Industry Lawyers Were Granted Ethics Waivers to Work in Trump Administration

Newly released documents showed that President Trump’s vow to “drain the swamp” of influence peddling is not being fully realized.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

With Macron’s Blessing, France Unveils a Sweeping Ethics Overhaul

François Bayrou, the justice minister, is fulfilling a campaign promise made by the new president by presenting measures to curb governmental abuses.

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South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in's quest for a squeaky-clean government is leading to delays in forming his cabinet more than three weeks into office, as efforts to find candidates free of even the slightest of ethics issues have proved challenging.

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White House Waivers May Have Violated Ethics Rules

Ethics experts questioned the validity of a retroactive exemption that allowed Stephen K. Bannon, the senior strategist, to communicate with editors at Breitbart.

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Nunes remains a power in House Russia probe, despite promise

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes continues to be a powerful force in the House's Russia investigation, despite his promise that he was stepping aside as the head of the probe as he came under scrutiny himself from the House ethics committee.

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White House unveils list of ex-lobbyists granted ethics waivers

The White House on Wednesday disclosed a group of former lobbyists working in President Donald Trump's administration who have been issued ethics waivers, following a request from the U.S. government's ethics agency.

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White House Details Ethics Waivers for Ex-Lobbyists and Corporate Lawyers

Among those receiving waivers were former lobbyists for the insurance and fossil fuel industries, the White House counsel and key advisers including Reince Priebus.

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A Vocal Defender of Ethics Has Fans — and Foes

Walter M. Shaub of the Office of Government Ethics is an unassuming government employee, but he has a reputation as a fighter.

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Trump hotel event raises ethics concerns

The Trump International Hotel in Washington hosted a conference for a business group that aims to improve relations between the US and Turkey, showcasing the complicated entanglements surrounding Trump's business as President and hotel keeper. CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.

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White House will comply with ethics agency requests

The White House on Friday agreed to disclose ethics waivers for executive branch officials, ending a standoff with a federal ethics watchdog agency.

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White House agrees to detail ethics waivers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will comply with a request from the U.S. government's ethics agency to provide information on which former lobbyists are working in the administration, an administration official said on Friday.

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White House Backs Down on Keeping Ethics Waivers Secret

In a reversal, the White House said it would publicly disclose waivers allowing former lobbyists to work in the administration.

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Mueller cleared by U.S. government ethics experts to oversee Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been cleared by Department of Justice ethics experts to oversee the federal investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, a department spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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Senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate committee overseeing pensions on Monday asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution and federal bans on conflicts of interest.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

White House Moves to Block Ethics Inquiry Into Ex-Lobbyists on Payroll

The Trump administration has disputed the authority of the top ethics watchdog to request the names of former lobbyists working in the White House or federal agencies.

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State Department reminds staff on ethics after posts on Trump interests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department's legal office has reminded employees not to promote private interests on social media after its online accounts publicized President Donald Trump's private Florida resort and his daughter Ivanka Trump's new book.

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Finger pointed at Infantino after FIFA ethics heads ousted

MANAMA (Reuters) - FIFA has given no explanation for ousting the two heads of its Ethics Committee, but the move has led some to point the finger at president Gianni Infantino and left those hoping for reform at world football's governing body feeling uneasy.

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FIFA Ethics Committee were investigating hundreds of cases: Borbely

MANAMA (Reuters) - Ousted FIFA Ethics investigator Cornel Borbely said on Wednesday his committee were investigating "several hundred" cases of possible wrongdoing, some involving senior officials.