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Obama: If I were Anthony Weiner, I would resign

President Barack Obama said in an interview Monday that if he was in the wake of a scandal like Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York is now, he would resign. “Well, obviously what he did was highly inappropriate,” he told NBC News. “I think he’s embarrassed himself, he’s acknowledged…

Murdoch-owned newspaper apologizes for hacking into phone of actress

LONDON — Britain’s News of the World tabloid apologised in court Tuesday for hacking into the mobile phone messages of actress Sienna Miller and agreed to pay her £100,000 ($165,000, 110,000 euros) in damages and legal costs. The Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper said sorry at London’s High Court for illegally accessing…

Santorum’s is latest name to crop up in Ensign scandal

Former Pennsylvania Senator and 2012 presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is only the latest in a string of prominent right-leaning public figures named in the scandal surrounding Senator John Ensign’s affair with the wife of a top aide. Senator Tom Coburn, Ensign’s parents, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, and even a…

Murdoch’s News of the World prints phone-hacking apology

LONDON – The News of the World publicly apologised on Sunday for hacking into the voicemail of numerous top celebrities, in a scandal that has engulfed top politicians, royals and stars. As it sought to draw a line under the furore, the Rupert Murdoch-owned weekly tabloid said sorry to its…

Sex, cash and starlets: Berlusconi’s “Rubygate”

ROME (Reuters) – In the dry wording of prosecution documents, sex parties at Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s palatial villa followed a well scripted routine drawing in erotic dancers and underage prostitutes. First, as judges will hear when Berlusconi faces trial on Wednesday, came dinner; a meal often composed of foods in…

Tainted pork is latest food scandal to hit China

SHANGHAI – China has been hit by a fresh food scandal after the country’s largest meat processor was forced to apologise when an illegal additive was reportedly found in some of its pork products. Henan Shuanghui Investment and Development Co said it had halted operations at one of its subsidiaries…

Berlusconi vows to stay on, not worried by scandal

ROME (Reuters) – A defiant Silvio Berlusconi vowed on Wednesday to see out his term as Italian Prime Minister until 2013, saying he was unworried by an order to stand trial for abuse of power and paying for sex with an underage girl. “For love of country I won’t talk…

Berlusconi ‘weakened by latest sex scandal’

ROME — Allegations that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hooked up with prostitutes he kept in rent-free luxury apartments have weakened the government and damaged the country’s image abroad, experts say. Italian magistrates on Friday announced an enquiry into the relationship between Berlusconi and an underage girl, known as Ruby, as…

Money laundering scandal rocks Vatican Bank

VATICAN CITY – This is no ordinary bank: The ATMs are in Latin. Priests use a private entrance. A life-size portrait of Pope Benedict XVI hangs on the wall. Nevertheless, the Institute for Religious Works is a bank, and it’s under harsh new scrutiny in a case involving money-laundering allegations…

Pastor in sex scandal vows to fight allegations

The famed pastor of a Georgia megachurch said Sunday that he will fight allegations that he lured young men into sexual relationships, stressing that he’d be back to lead the church the next week. Addressing a New Birth Missionary Baptist Church sanctuary packed with thousands, Bishop Eddie Long neither discussed…

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