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Former South Korea president indicted

Choi and the company's top executive, Lee Jae-yong, were also under arrest and on trial. They also indicted Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin - without physical detention - for bribery, while clearing SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won. Park, 65, has been behind bars at at a detention centre on the outskirts of Seoul since her arrest last month. The prosecution initially investigated the scandal before handing over the probe to an independent counsel team in December, naming Park as an ...



At least 140 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

The United States must confront Russian Federation for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top US military officials said Monday. More than a third of Afghanistan is outside government control and many regions are fiercely contested by various insurgent groups, as Kabul's repeated bids to launch peace negotiations with the Taliban have failed.


May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

Britain's next national election had not been due until 2020, a year after the scheduled completion of two years of European Union exit talks. MPs voted overnight by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote.



Alberta dairy farmers fire back at Trump

Bonnett, a Bruce Mines beef farmer, told the Sault Star during a telephone interview from Toronto Thursday afternoon that Trump's taking issue with Canadian dairy producers' decision to lower prices of dairy ingredients to make Canadian products more affordable - this drew business away from Wisconsin and New York State producers - rings hollow and hardly addresses problems plaguing farmers south of the 49th parallel.



Trump comments worry Bannon's populist base

Spicer also addressed his now-infamous remark Tuesday that Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons against his own people, a statement for which he later apologized. He handled it properly. He's a 'good guy, ' Trump told the NY Post - but he's not irreplaceable. And they've championed Trump over all his conservative critics.


Caps-Leafs Make NHL Playoffs Overtime History

Caps-Leafs Make NHL Playoffs Overtime History

Toronto was supposed to be happy to be here and bow out in four or five games. They were also without top-pairing defenseman Nikita Zaitsev for Games 1 and 2, and Babcock has regularly used a tight four-defensemen rotation throughout the series.