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Former Top UN Official Released on Bail

A former United Nations General Assembly president, John Ashe, who is accused of being involved in a U.N. bribery scheme, has been released on bail from a New York prison. Prosecutors Monday said Ashe likely will face additional charges. He was freed on $1 million bail and orders of house arrest. Ashe already has been charged with two counts of tax fraud, but prosecutors have not charged him with bribery because of the possible diplomatic immunity he possesses. Prosecutors accuse...

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