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South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoon-sun leaves after questioning at the office of special prosecutors in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Separately Wednesday, prosecutors also requested the arrest of Park's current culture minister and her former chief of staff. They gave no further details. Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun and ex-chief of staff Kim Ki-choon were questioned by investigators earlier this week about the alleged blacklisting of artists who were critical of the Park government. Those on the blacklist were reportedly excluded from government funding. (Kim Do-hun/Yonhap via AP)
Court denies a request to arrest Samsung's de facto headA Seoul court says it has denied a request to arrest Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, a setback to prosecutors investigating an influence-peddling scandal that toppled South Korea's president
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Graphic shows the decline in Netflix's mail order DVD and Blu-ray service; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain futureOriginally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player _ one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2012 file photo, Rachel Schaefer, of Denver, smokes marijuana on the official opening night of Club 64, a marijuana-specific social club, where a New Year's Eve party was held in Denver. Denver is starting work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places like restaurants, yoga studios and art galleries. Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in DenverDenver has started work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Critical federal approvals for massive Wyoming wind projectThe biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyrightPaul McCartney wants his music to get back to where it once belonged
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoaxDonald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Inside view at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
The Latest: London mayor wants softer Brexit, market accessThe Latest: London Mayor Sadiq Khan is arguing vigorously for keeping Britain's access to Europe's single market and urging European business leaders to help
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE- In this March 20, 2012, file photo, a customer takes a jar of Vegemite from next to an empty shelve in a supermarket in Auckland, New Zealand. Vegemite and other grocery products are being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez to Australian dairy company Bega Cheese in a deal worth about $345.3 million (460 Australian dollars), Mondelez International Inc. said Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (Sarah Ivey/New Zealand Herald via AP, File)
Vegemite being bought by Australian dairy companyVegemite is being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez to an Australian cheese company
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, file photo, the JPMorgan Chase & Co. logo is displayed at their headquarters in New York. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, it was announced that JPMorgan Chase settled charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against black and Hispanics customers seeking home mortgages. While the $55 million settlement is not a big financial dent to the giant bank, the cases emerged from the housing crisis, illustrating the depth of the quagmire that has trailed banks for a decade. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
JPMorgan settles mortgage discrimination lawsuitJPMorgan Chase settled charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against black and Hispanics customers seeking home mortgages
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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