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South Korean prosecutors seek 30-year jail term for Park

SEOUL/TOKYO — South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 30-year prison term for former President Park Geun-hye over her role in a high-profile corruption scandal that has shaken the country’s business and political establishment. At a hearing at the Seoul Central District Court, prosecutors also demanded that Park, 66, pay fines totaling 118.5 billion won ($110 […]

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PyeongChang Games end with spectacular closing ceremony — and calls for peace

(CNN)The PyeongChang Olympics have ended with a spectacular closing ceremony that once again saw athletes from North and South Korea marching together. Preceded by months of mounting tension between North and South Korea and the US, the Games ended with a softening of relations between the two Korean countries, who competed under a united flag. […]