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Arkansas: Arkansas official quits after bribery testimony Baxter Bulletin

Maryland: Federal judge rejects request by Sen. Nathaniel Oaks to toss some bribery charges The Baltimore Sun

Michigan: Former UAW leader from Macomb Twp. charged in bribery scheme Macomb Daily

New Jersey: ‘Menendez’ Decision Clarifies Issues in Public Corruption Cases New York Law Journal 

New York: Judge refuses to toss charges against Sheldon Silver Times Union

West Virginia:  Public Integrity Investigation Unit Formed in West Virginia U.S. News

Brazil: Bishop arrested on corruption charges BBC News

France: Nicolas Sarkozy, Ex-President of France, Faces Corruption Charges Over Libyan Cash The New York Times

Japan: A persistent scandal ensnares Japan’s prime minister, again The Economist

Peru: Saying he doesn’t want to ‘block the path of harmony,’ Peru’s president resigns amid scandal  The Los Angeles Times

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