Daily Archive: March 9, 2017

Mar 09

UK Football Update

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Mar 09

A look at key criminal defendants in South Korean scandal

Formally removed from office by a historic Constitutional Court ruling Friday, Park Geun-hye has lost her presidential immunity from prosecution over a corruption scandal that has sent dozens of high-profile figures to face criminal trials. They include Park’s friend of 40 years, Choi Soon-sil, Samsung’s de-facto leader Lee Jae-yong, top presidential advisers, two former culture …

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Mar 09

Dog stuck on a cliff successfully rescued

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WQTV) – A rescue dog that were trapped on a ledge in Powell County, is now safe thanks to the efforts of multiple agencies. The Powell County Office of Public Information posted a series of updates on their Facebook page throughout the day, regarding the dog being saved from an approximately ten …

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Mar 09

South Korea's president formally ousted by court

It capped a stunning fall for Park, the country’s first female leader who rode a wave of lingering conservative nostalgia for her late dictator father to victory in 2012, only to see her presidency crumble as millions of furious protesters filled the nation’s streets. The ruling by the eight-member panel opens her up to possible …

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Mar 09

3rd graders host “Arcade Night” asking for more indoor entertainment in their town

PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ)- A group of third graders in Paris have taken it upon themselves to bring a source of indoor family entertainment to the town by opening up an arcade in their school’s gymnasium for a night. This wasn’t just your typical school event to raise money for different programs or field trips, no these …

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Mar 09

Transgender families press education secretary on rights

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos watched a transgender girl eat apple sauce and draw and listened to another student’s emotional story of feeling marginalized at school, as activists pressed DeVos to make good on her promise to protect all students. Parents and activists who met with DeVos on Wednesday said they thought she was moved by …

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Mar 09

South Korean president removed from office: What's Next?

With South Korea’s Constitutional Court stripping President Park Geun-hye of power, the country slips into a political whirlwind building up to a presidential election likely in early May. Here’s a look at possible scenarios in the frantic weeks ahead and some of the potential presidential contenders vying for the presidential Blue House: ——— INTO THE …

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Mar 09

How South Korea's president fell: a day-by-day look

The ouster of South Korean President Park Geun-hye by the country’s Constitutional Court on Friday ends a power struggle that consumed the nation for months. Her removal from office over a corruption scandal has the potential to reshape a country whose politics have long been marred by fraud and ideological bickering. The changes may begin …

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Mar 09

Watchdog challenges White House over possible ethics violation

The director of the Office of Government Ethics said he is “concerned” over the White House’s decision not to discipline Kellyanne Conway for promoting Ivanka Trump‘s brand in a television appearance. In a letter to White House deputy counsel Stefan Passantino, OGE director Walter Shaub said the White House failed to discipline Conway despite conduct …

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Mar 09

Pence: Turkey lobbying 'an affirmation' of decision to fire Flynn

Vice President Mike Pence called revelations that former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s lobbying efforts may have benefited Turkey an “affirmation” that President Trump was right in firing him. “It is an affirmation of the president’s decision to ask Gen. Flynn to resign,” Pence said in response to Fox News’ Bret Baier asking if he …

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