Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' meteoric rise to progressive mass appeal has recently been imperiled by his wife's previous tenure as president of the now-defunct Burlington College.
The conviction focused on allegations that Lulareceived the triplex apartment and cash as bribes from one of Brazil's biggest construction companies, OAS. Investigators came to the conclusion that Lula is the real owner of a three-storey luxury house in a resort.
Lula' lawyers said he is innocent.
Lula's defense team presented last month a final appeal against the charges, saying they didn't have any evidence against him. He led strikes against Brazil's military government, which fell in the mid-1980s, and he was briefly jailed when a court ruled a strike illegal.
With the political establishment mortally threatened, calls for the corruption probes to be reined in have mounted.
According to judge Moro, he would have received a total of largesse to the tune of 3.7 million réais (1.06 million euros) to intercede in favour of the company in the obtaining of public contracts by the oil giant Petrobras. But he also introduced welfare policies that helped lift 36 million people out of poverty.
Silva was accused of receiving a beachfront apartment and repairs to the property as kickbacks from construction company OAS. Michel Temer has only been president for a few months and took office when Dilma Rousseff was impeached last year. The two presidents, who were elected by voters disillusioned with their governing elites, will enjoy dinner tonight in one of the city's most expensive restaurants - Le Jules Verne in the Eiffel Tower, where a six-course tasting menu featuring gold cavier, marinated sea bream and blue lobster costs €230 ($262).
As reported by Bloomberg, the guilty verdict on Lula, one of the most popular presidents in Brazilian history, weakens his chances of leading the Workers' Party back into power in the 2018 elections. "As such, his culpability is also" enormous when he commits crimes, Judge Moro wrote.
POLITICAL YEARS: Silva and other union leaders founded the Workers' Party in 1980. Both men are viewed as national heroes by some parts of Brazilian society.
"All these things coming together presented a perfect sunny day, and Lula was at the helm".
The latest Datafolha polls shows Gomes and Doria in a technical tie in a second-round presidential vote next year. "This is an attack on democracy", she said. "No matter how important you are, no one is above the law".
This was the first of five trials Lula must face, and he will likely appeal this conviction.
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Part of Germany's Confederations Cup winning team, Rudiger has made 17 appearances for the national team. The Premier League champions have confirmed their signing with Antonio Rudiger from Roma on Sunday.
Moscow said Trump accepted its arguments that it had not intervened in the election, a version of events the White House denies. But that has not stopped the corporate media and their political masters from persisting in their narrative of Russophobia.
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Ostapenko had never before been past the third round at a major tournament prior to this year's French Open . Novak Djokovic lived up to his second seeding as he mowed down 136th-ranked Adam Pavlasek 6-2, 6-2, 6-1.
Muguruza, a Wimbledon finalist in 2015, will next face two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarterfinals. Their only previous match came during Wimbledon last year when Djokovic knocked out the Frenchman in straight sets.
He notched up his greatest goalscoring tally at the time, 26 goals in 24 games including the winner in the League Cup final. Tributes have been pouring in since his move to Everton was confirmed , Gary Neville's is probably the most telling though.
When Muguruza played two sloppy shots to go 15-40 down in the game, she took her chance to break and go serving for the set. Williams, the No. 10 seed, defeated No. 27 Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2 to move into the quarterfinals for the second straight year.
The Portuguese defender is represented by Jorge Mendes , who also counts Diego Costa among his clients. With the Belgian closing in on a move to Manchester United , so Chelsea are running out of options.
The head-to-head competition with bonus time is far more engaging than derby formats used to be. "Moose" followed. Whether or not you are a person of faith yourself, this is a foundation that everybody can universally respect.
That initiative, known as "This Time It Counts", was a response to a controversial extra-innings tie in 2002. The average ratio of relief pitchers to starters per game has climbed from 2.01 in 1990 to 3.15 last season.
Samsung SM-G9600 leak could be the Galaxy S8 Mini
At one point, the page had been updated to say Daydream compatibility was "coming soon", according to the Android Police . Samsung has acquired Innoetics , a Greek firm specializing in technology that converts text to synthetic speech.
More details about the next Pixel XL device leak
The Google Pixel phone is displayed during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco, California. If you're curious about specifications, I would say XDA's leak a couple of weeks back sounds pretty plausible .
Moto E4+ to be launch in India exclusive on Flipkart
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Nikki Haley: Everybody knows Russia meddled in our election
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McGregor Had A Special Message For Mayweather On His Suit
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Celebs Hit Miami for All-Star Softball Game
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LA 2024 Bid Team Arrive For IOC Presentation
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Microsoft 365 is Microsoft as a Service
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Report: Chelsea shift focus to Alvaro Morata
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Mosul liberation critical milestone in fight against IS: US
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Putin reportedly bonded with Trump by mocking the press
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Moscow satisfied with G20 summit results — Russia's sherpa
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Day 7 — Wimbledon betting tips
We preview the Federer match here . "Rhythm was very difficult last week, especially with the first two guys". I expect it to be tricky. "It is even more so for the tournament and fans".