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Korean president's lawyers argue for impeachment reversal

Korean president's lawyers argue for impeachment reversal

The Constitutional Court has up to 180 days to decide to either adopt the motion or reinstate Park. But Park's lawyer, Lee Joong-hwan, said the lawmakers' "porous" arguments wouldn't hold up in court because they lacked evidence. Park has formally been identified as a suspect in what is an ongoing criminal investigation - a first for a sitting South Korean president. "We haven't changed our stance on that".



Theresa May seeks early post-Brexit deal on citizens' status

She held meetings with the Latvian and Lithuanian leaders and with European Parliament President Martin Schulz, who warned the summit that lawmakers could block a Brexit deal if leaders endorse a plan over dinner to exclude them from negotiations.


Austrian house where Hitler was born to house charity agency

Austrian house where Hitler was born to house charity agency

Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has said it should be knocked down, but a panel of historians who were consulted on the matter have argued that would mean denying Austria's previous links with Nazism. Vienna's Jewish community and a government-supported anti-Nazi research center support tearing down the imposing three-story yellow house. But the charity organization was forced to relocate its operations years ago when the reclusive owner did not allow renovations in the 19th-century ...


Duterte government says it won't bow to America to get aid

Duterte government says it won't bow to America to get aid

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. poverty reduction agency, said on its website its board had "deferred a vote on the re-selection of the Philippines for compact development, subject to further review of concerns around rule of law and civil liberties".


Prince Harry and Girlfriend Meghan Markle Photographed Together in London

Prince Harry and Girlfriend Meghan Markle Photographed Together in London

Yes, The Sun has published a series of shots of the pair en route to the West End show Peter Pan Goes Wrong on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old prince and Markle, 35, appeared relaxed as they walked "hand in hand". Suits star Meghan, 35, flew to the United Kingdom from her Toronto home early Monday and has been staying with Harry, 32, at his two-bedroom Nottingham Cottage in the grounds of Kensington Palace.


Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature

Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature

The White House conceded that it was rare for a president to neither sign nor veto a law. But White House press secretary Josh Earnest says Obama is letting it become law without his signature, saying Obama retains authority to waive all nuclear sanctions lifted as part of the deal reached with Tehran.