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Choi Soon-sil, center, a confidante of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of former South Korean President Park Guen-hye has arrived at court to hear the verdict in her political corruption case. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 13, 2018 - 9:56 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A confidante accused of collaborating with South Korea's former president for personal gain was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for bribery and other crimes in a political scandal that triggered the country's first presidential impeachment and the conviction of an...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Choi Soon-sil, the jailed confidante of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye, shouts upon her arrival at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea. A South Korean court is set to deliver a verdict Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in the case of the woman at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that triggered the country’s first presidential impeachment and the conviction of an heir to the Samsung empire. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
February 12, 2018 - 10:26 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court is set to deliver a verdict Tuesday in the case of a woman at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that triggered the country's first presidential impeachment and the conviction of an heir to the Samsung empire. Prosecutors are seeking a 25-year...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of, "A Prairie Home Companion," talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office. The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni. On his Facebook page, Keillor said Monday, Feb.. 12, 2018, the removal of his plaque was "a relief." (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
February 12, 2018 - 8:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni, Minnesota Daily...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, during a meeting with state and local officials about infrastructure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 12, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America's social safety net but mounting spending on the military, formally retreating from last year's promises to balance the federal budget. The president's spending outline for the...
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February 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni, Minnesota Daily...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlights from President Donald Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019. ___ DEFENSE Trump's budget for 2019 shows the administration's concern about the threat from North Korea and its missile program. The Pentagon is proposing to spend hundreds of millions more in 2019 on missile...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlights from President Donald Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019. ___ DEFENSE Trump's budget for 2019 shows the administration's concern about the threat from North Korea and its missile program. The Pentagon is proposing to spend hundreds of millions more in 2019 on missile...
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February 12, 2018 - 2:28 pm
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The teenager who shot and killed a child on a South Carolina school yard cried and apologized afterward and said it was a good thing his gun jammed before he could shoot more children, a detective testified Monday. Anderson County Det. Ronald Wood comments Monday came during a...
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In this Jan. 4, 2018, photo provided by Belmont University, Belmont women's basketball coach Bart Brooks, left, talks with his team during an NCAA basketball game against Tennessee Tech in Nashville, Tenn. Belmont is in the AP Top 25 for the first time in school history. The Bruins (24-3) entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at No. 24. (Sam Simpkins/Belmont University via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a buzz at Belmont — the Bruins are in the AP Top 25 for the first time in school history. "It's a huge honor to think of all the teams and players who have come through the program, for this to be the first team that's ranked that's special," first-year coach Bart Brooks...
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February 12, 2018 - 10:33 am
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — He was 14 years old when authorities say he fatally shot his father and then drove to a nearby schoolyard, firing into the playground during recess and killing a 6-year-old boy. Should he now be tried as an adult? A hearing starts Monday in South Carolina to answer this...
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