Former Rio de Janeiro mayor investigated for purported Olympics-related bribes

The former mayor of Rio de Janeiro has come underneath review for allegedly soliciting about $5 million in bribes in sell for construction contracts associated to a 2016 Summer Olympics.

Eduardo Paes is among scores of politicians named in justice papers related to a crime review of a vital Brazilian engineering and construction conglomerate, news reports settled Wednesday.

This isn’t a initial time Paes has come underneath suspicion. Late final year, authorities froze his resources over allegations that he unsuccessful to assign suitable fees to a developer of Rio’s Olympic golf course.

Paes has denied any wrongdoing.

International Olympic Committee’s settled idea of withdrawal horde cities with comforts that will advantage a proletariat prolonged after a foe is over.


Do we have what it takes to be a Laker Girl?

Caption Do we have what it takes to be a Laker Girl?

Every year, a Laker Girls reason open auditions for a mark on their team. So a Curiosity Correspondent, Benjamin Crutcher, motionless he wanted to find out if he had what it takes to be a member of a famous dance squad.

Every year, a Laker Girls reason open auditions for a mark on their team. So a Curiosity Correspondent, Benjamin Crutcher, motionless he wanted to find out if he had what it takes to be a member of a famous dance squad.

Opening day for Los Angeles Dodgers

Caption Opening day for Los Angeles Dodgers

The sights and sounds of a Dodgers’ opening day.

The sights and sounds of a Dodgers’ opening day.

Curiosity Correspondent: Learn to chuck a representation in 60 seconds

Caption Curiosity Correspondent: Learn to chuck a representation in 60 seconds

It’s a start of a 2017 ball deteriorate and a Curiosity Correspondent, Benjamin Crutcher, went to Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitching manager Rick Honeycutt to find out how someone who isn’t a pitcher could chuck a initial representation during a diversion and not demeanour terrible.

Live coverage of opening day during Dodger Stadium

It’s a start of a 2017 ball deteriorate and a Curiosity Correspondent, Benjamin Crutcher, went to Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitching manager Rick Honeycutt to find out how someone who isn’t a pitcher could chuck a initial representation during a diversion and not demeanour terrible.

Live coverage of opening day during Dodger Stadium

Fans during a Dodgers 2017 deteriorate opener

Caption Fans during a Dodgers 2017 deteriorate opener

Fans applaud as a Dodgers open their 2017 deteriorate opposite a San Diego Padres during Dodger Stadium.

Fans applaud as a Dodgers open their 2017 deteriorate opposite a San Diego Padres during Dodger Stadium.

Lakers respect Shaquille O'Neal with hulk statue outward Staples Center

Caption Lakers respect Shaquille O’Neal with hulk statue outward Staples Center

Former Laker Shaquille O’Neal had a statue denounced in his respect during Staples Center.

Former Laker Shaquille O’Neal had a statue denounced in his respect during Staples Center.

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