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Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal

A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said. Petty Officer First Class Dan Layug, 27, was arrested Wednesday in San Diego and appeared in court Thursday, when a…

Indian anti-corruption crusader cheered by crowds on release from jail

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A vast and jubilant crowd cheered as Gandhian activist Anna Hazare walked out of jail in New Delhi Friday to carry on a hunger strike in public, the latest act in a drama of popular fury over corruption that has put India’s government in a bind.…