S Korea’s Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

South Korea’s disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power. Live TV footage earlier showed a stern-looking Park entering the Seoul Central District Court building amid a barrage of camera flashes. She did not comment to reporters. The court […]

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What to expect now that Internet providers can collect and sell your Web browser history

After Congress handed President Trump legislation Tuesday that would wipe away landmark privacy protections for Internet users, we received a lot of reader questions about what happens next. The legislation makes it easier for Internet providers, such as AT&T and Verizon, to collect and sell information such as your Web browsing history and app usage. But let’s get into the details: You wanted to […]

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Comey Tried to Reveal Russian Plot Before Election

FBI Director James Comey attempted to go public as early as the summer of 2016 with information on Russia’s campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, but Obama administration officials blocked him from doing so, two sources with knowledge of the matter tell Newsweek. Well before the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence […]

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Republicans, Democrats Agree on One Thing

Republicans and Democrats see eye to eye on at least one thing — both parties are experiencing sharp internal division. Three-quarters of Republicans and Republican-leaners say the Republican Party is split, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey Poll, while a majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaners say the same about their party. Just a quarter of Republicans, 24 percent, think the […]

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Democrats Aided GOP Bill’s Demise

President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the defeat of his bid to overturn the 2010 Affordable Care Act and enact Republican policy in its place. In some ways he may have been right. Supporters of the health law popularly known as Obamacare launched an all-out campaign for its survival, keeping Democrats unified in opposition to its repeal, and identifying and […]

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Activists: Hong Kong to arrest democracy protest leaders

A day after Hong Kong picked a new pro-Beijing leader, police are planning to arrest student leaders and other prominent figures involved with the huge 2014 “Umbrella Movement” pro-democracy protests, activists said Monday. Police have informed nine people that they will be charged with committing a public nuisance, according to the Demosisto political party, which sent a list of those […]

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What’s the diff? OLED vs. LED vs. ‘quantum dot’ TVs

You’ve finally decided to buy a 4K TV – those beautiful televisions that deliver four times the resolution of HD – and you’ve also narrowed down the brand you want, screen size, and if you should go curved or flat. But wait. There’s one more thing you need to choose, and it’s a big one: panel technology. Essentially, you’ve got […]

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GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

The Republican Party of “no” for Democrat Barack Obama’s eight years is having a hard time getting to “yes” in the early Donald Trump era. The unmitigated failure of the GOP bill to replace Obamacare underscored that Republicans are a party of upstart firebrands, old-guard conservatives and moderates in Democratic-leaning districts. Despite the GOP monopoly on Washington, they are pitted […]

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Dealt a Defeat, Republicans Set Their Sights on Major Tax Cuts

Picking themselves up after the bruising collapse of their health care plan, President Trump and Republicans in Congress will start this week on a legislative obstacle course that will be even more arduous: the first overhaul of the tax code in three decades. Mr. Trump’s inability to make good on his promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act has made […]

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Donald Trump is giving a lot of mixed messages about whom to blame on health care

Republicans’ blame game for their failure to pass a health-care bill is in full swing. And — in a sharp contrast from Friday, when he pointed the finger at Democrats — President Trump is turning his fire at his own party. Here’s what he tweeted Sunday morning. It’s a mixed message, to say the least. On Saturday night, Trump took to Twitter to […]

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