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Ethics Hearings Begin for Suspended Brazilian House Speaker

The ethics committee of Brazil's lower house of parliament began hearings Thursday to question suspended House Speaker Eduardo Cunha about allegations that he hid millions of dollars in secret bank accounts. Cunha was suspended this month after a Supreme Court decision against him, and the current hearings are designed to decide whether to oust him from the legislative body altogether. Cunha faces charges of corruption and obstruction of justice, the result of allegations that he...

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