Under fire Peru president resigns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Kuczynski survived a separate impeachment vote in December Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has quit over a vote-buying scandal. He has denied wrongdoing but said on Wednesday that he did not want to be an obstacle to the country's development. Party leaders in Congress later agreed to accept…

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F.B.I. Investigated Sessions for Possible Perjury Over Russia Denials

The investigation was first reported by ABC News. Perjury investigations based on congressional referrals are common, and the F.B.I. frequently investigates but seldom charges. But the fact that the attorney general himself was a focus of the Russia investigation, even if only peripherally and temporarily, shows how entangled the Trump administration has become in the…

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