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FILE - In this Dec, 6, 2016 file photo, Lee Jae-yong, a vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. arrives for hearing at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. The special prosecutors office said Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 that it requested an arrest warrant for Lee, the 48-year-old Samsung Electronics vice chairman as a bribery suspect in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
January 16, 2017 - 3:19 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a departure from the leniency typically given South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country's most valuable company, in an influence-peddling scandal that has toppled the country's...
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Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, left, congratulates teammate center Devin Shore (17) after Shore scored a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. The Stars won 4-2. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
December 30, 2016 - 5:35 pm
TORONTO (AP) — If the NHL needs a compelling reason to compete in the next Winter Olympics, Bill Daly says the league hasn't found one yet. And the NHL deputy commissioner added Friday that he's not going speculate on what it might take to convince a majority of the NHL's board of governors that...
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FILE - In this April 28, 1994 file photo, former CIA agent Aldrich Ames leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va. U.S. relations with Moscow during and after the Cold War have been marred by diplomatic dustups ranging from espionage scandals to an Olympics boycott. In February 1994, the U.S. expelled Russian senior intelligence officer Alexander Lysenko, saying he was in a position to be responsible for the spying of CIA agent Ames. This was just days after Ames and his wife, Rosario, were arrested on charges of selling secrets to Moscow from at least 1985 to 1993. (AP Photo/Denis Paquin, File)
December 30, 2016 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. relations with Moscow during and after the Cold War have been marred by diplomatic dustups ranging from espionage scandals to an Olympics boycott. Current tensions, highlighted by President Barack Obama's decision to impose sanctions and expel 35 Russia diplomats, are...
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December 28, 2016 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In what could signal a changing of the guard in morning television, NBC's "Today" show has eclipsed ABC's "Good Morning America" in popularity for the first month that did not include the Olympics in four and a half years. "Today" averaged 4.79 million viewers in December to 4.69...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo follows the action during the second half of the NWSL soccer championship match in Portland, Ore. Hope Solo says she hopes that someday she can return to the U.S. women's national team, but in the meantime she vows to keep fighting for equal pay for the players, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)
December 22, 2016 - 7:47 pm
Hope Solo says she hopes that someday she can return to the U.S. women's national team, but in the meantime she vows to keep fighting for equal pay for the players. The goalkeeper was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated following the Rio Olympics, after...
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December 22, 2016 - 3:51 pm
MUNICH (AP) — Russia has lost biathlon and speedskating events it was due to host this winter following allegations it ran a vast state-sponsored doping scheme. World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren's final report has prompted Western athletes to campaign for boycotts in several...
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December 15, 2016 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing year-round Olympic programming to the United States. After years of trying, the U.S and International Olympic Committees have agreed with NBC on a package that will offer year-round Olympic programming, focused on U.S. athletes, the parties announced Thursday. NBC...
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