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SEOUL (Reuters) – The billionaire head of South Korea’s Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was sentenced to five years in jail for bribery on Friday in a watershed for the country’s decades-long economic order dominated by powerful, family-run conglomerates. After a six-month trial over a scandal that brought down the ...

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Olympic cyclist accused of selling drugs

A two-time Olympic medal-winning cyclist, Jack Bobridge, has been accused of dealing drugs in his native Australia. Mr Bobridge, 28, was arrested in Perth on Wednesday on five charges of selling and supplying MDMA, including two of a trafficable quantity, police said. He was granted bail on Thursday and will ...

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Only one plane lands in Hong Kong

A plane from the Netherlands was the only flight to land in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning as a severe typhoon wreaked havoc on the airport. Buffeted by winds reaching up to 113km/h, KLM flight from Amsterdam landed in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning as airport sees 65 per cent ...

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CHINESE SUPERHERO

Back in the 1980s, I was addicted to American action movies, especially the First Blood series starring Sylvester Stallone and the Delta Force series starring Chuck Norris. They were the coolest  on the earth, invincible and ruthless yet kind-hearted. I was particularly struck by Norris’ character in The Delta Force, Major Scott McCoy, who was the ...

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Liverpool and Hoffenheim

Liverpool and Hoffenheim battle it out at Anfield on Wednesday, August 23, to determine which club will qualify for the UEFA Champions League group stages. Liverpool has the upper hand heading into the second leg with a 2-1 lead on aggregate. Hoffenheim has to overcome the deficit and the home ...

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Yemen Air Strike

At least 35 killed, 13 wounded in air strike on hotel in #Yemeni capital Sanaa, rescue operation underway. At least 30 people were killed in an air strike on a hotel north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, the armed Houthi movement said.  The Houthis, who control Sanaa and ...

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US Navy sacks Joseph Aucoin

The US Navy has dismissed Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia. Ten sailors are still missing after the USS John S McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday. Navy officials say human remains have ...

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