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Korean prosecutors question Samsung heirs in a follow-up investigation

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung group’s heir, Jay Y. Lee, was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said could have helped his top-conglomerate succession planning agenda of the country. The survey raises new legal problems for Lee, who is already on trial for bribery to gain support for the successor to …

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Ex-Detroit Tigers play baseball in the Korean league

Evan Petzold, specialty at Detroit Free Press Published 6:44 AM ET May 6, 2020 | Updated May 6, 2020 at 7:43 am ET SHUT DOWN After the home opener of the Detroit Tigers was canceled on March 30 due to the corona virus, we have recreated photos from previous years in Comerica Park. Detroit Free Press The only live baseball …

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The South Korean spy agency says there is no evidence that North Korea’s Kim has had heart surgery

SEOUL (Reuters) – There is no evidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received heart surgery after he disappeared from the state media for three weeks. However, it reduced public activity due to concerns about the corona virus, the South Korean lawmaker told the spy agency on Wednesday. Kim participated in the completion of a fertilizer plant, North Korea’s …

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The Korean baseball league starts in empty stadiums

SEOUL, South Korea – Cheerleaders danced under rows of empty seats and referees wore protective masks as the Korean Baseball Organization’s new season in South Korea began. After a week-long delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, a muffled atmosphere echoed around the stadium, such as the ball hitting the catcher’s glove and the racket hitting the ball for a single …

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See South Korean baseball on TV? Let’s help

Josh Lindblom, a Milwaukee Brewers pitcher, hadn’t expected much last weekend when he turned on his TV and was looking for sports. But what he found was a bit much. “They had two guys there playing Tetris against each other,” said Lindblom with a laugh. But now American sports fans who are hungry for live games can find some measure …

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ESPNs Live Sport Savior: Korean baseball

In its desperate search for sports programs during the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN has shown a wide range of events, from the celebrated Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” to “classic” basketball games to cup stacking and cherry pit spitting. The network finally has a live sports saver. On Tuesday, nearly 11,000 km from ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, the Samsung …

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North and South Korean armed forces act briefly with shots along the border: NPR

North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, informed the southern military and accused North Korean soldiers of targeting a guard post. Ahn Young-joon / AP Hide label Switch label Ahn Young-joon / AP North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, informed the southern military and accused North Korean …

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Media reports from the North Korean state Kim Jong Un appeared on May 1

“Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un cuts tape to complete the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory,” reported the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA says there was a “graduation ceremony of the factory” on Friday, “the international holiday of working people around the world”. No pictures of the ceremony have appeared yet. CNN cannot independently confirm KCNA’s reporting. The North Korean state …

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Kim Jong-un appears in a public North Korean state media report

Image description Kim Jong-un had not been seen in public in nearly three weeks According to North Korean state media, Kim Jong-un has appeared in public for the first time in 20 days. The KCNA news agency reports that the North Korean head of state cut the ribbon when a fertilizer factory opened. It adds that people in the factory …

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