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WASHINGTON | Trump says Korea military drills could be restarted

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that there’s no reason to spend a lot of money on military wargames with South Korea, but warned he could “instantly” relaunch the exercises again and they would be “far bigger than ever before.” Trump made the comment in a series of tweets that primarily took aim at … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says Korea military drills could be restarted

SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She’s already serving a 24-year prison term over a massive corruption scandal that … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

Prosecutors: Ex-SKorean president deserves 30 years in jail

SEOUL, South Korea /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country’s first female leader and conservative icon. In the … Continue reading Prosecutors: Ex-SKorean president deserves 30 years in jail