ethics

Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 09, 2019 - 4:00 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Pennsylvania constables have been arrested for working as private security guards on the Mariner East pipelines, where authorities say they illegally used their elected positions for personal profit. Michael Robel, 58, of Shamokin, and Kareem Johnson, 47,...
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Philadelphia Streets Department integrity officer Ray Jackson won the Joan Markman Award.
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Pat Loeb
March 27, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's inspector general produced more than $10 million for the city last year by taking action against employees caught in ethics breaches, and one Streets Department employee won an award Wednesday for his role in keeping the department honest. Inspector...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, He Jiankui is reflected in a glass panel as he works at a computer at a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province.
AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File
January 21, 2019 - 9:51 pm
(AP) — Chinese authorities appear to have confirmed a scientist's unpublished claim that he helped make the world's first gene-edited babies and that a second pregnancy is underway, and say he could face consequences for his work. China's official Xinhua News Agency said Monday that investigators...
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Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 11:34 am
UPDATED: 9.17 p.m. ___ By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, talks with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right, and her mother Blanca Ocasio-Cortez, center, during a ceremonial swearing-in.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
January 04, 2019 - 7:38 am
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are unveiling a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington" and aims to reduce the role of money in politics. The bill, among the first to be considered as...
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Matthew Whitaker
Steve Pope/Getty Images
December 20, 2018 - 1:31 pm
By Laura Jarrett (CNN) -- Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker disregarded the advice of a Justice Department ethics official to step aside from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a senior department official close to the process. Whitaker, who has...
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In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, He Jiankui speaks during an interview at a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province.
AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein
November 26, 2018 - 11:09 am
By Marilyn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. If true, it...
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In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing.
AP Photo/Andy Wong, File
August 17, 2018 - 1:37 pm
By Ryan Nakashima, Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship. The letter calls on executives to review ethics and transparency at the...
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