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Source: Common Domain

Officials Who Take Bribes Face Few Penalties, Study Finds

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

Public officials who accepted bribes from companies based in the wealthiest countries were unlikely to be punished, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Rather, the media played a major role in the flow of information, with news organizations based in countries where the officials took bribes extensively covering the cases, it found. The OECD said this was perhaps due to a lack of development in international legal cooperation during the period studied.

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Source: Fox News

Oregon city removes Nativity scene from public park after complaints

Thursday 16:20 GMT

A Nativity scene in a Woodland, Oregon park was removed Tuesday after city officials said they received complaints questioning the Christmas display's presence on public land.

I’m grateful for the community’s understanding of the difficult but important decision…This move…puts the Nativity in a more visible location within our city, while respecting the public nature of public property.”

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