Donald Trump begins overhaul as first executive orders signed – BBC News


BBC News

Donald Trump begins overhaul as first executive orders signed
BBC News
Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor. His proclamation ordered agencies to ease the economic burden of the laws known as Obamacare. In Friday ...

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Korean Culture Minister Arrested in Talent Blacklist Case – Variety


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Korean Culture Minister Arrested in Talent Blacklist Case
Variety
The list punished political opponents of the now impeached President Park Geun-hye by denying them state funding. Cultural industry personnel on the list included filmmakers Park Chan-wook (“The Handmaiden”), Bong Joon-ho (“Snowpiercer”) and actor ...

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President Donald Trump Looks At America, Sees Carnage – Huffington Post


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President Donald Trump Looks At America, Sees Carnage
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President Donald Trump Looks At America, Sees Carnage. Light crowds, gloomy weather and protests welcome the new president to the White House. 01/20/2017 06:55 pm ET | Updated 10 minutes ago. 190. S.V. Date Senior Political Correspondent, The ...

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South Korean minister resigns after arrest over arts blacklist – The New Indian Express


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South Korean minister resigns after arrest over arts blacklist
The New Indian Express
SEOUL: South Korea's culture minister resigned after being arrested Saturday for allegedly creating a "blacklist" of nearly 10,000 artists who voiced criticism of impeached President Park Geun-Hye. Cho Yoon-Sun, who is the first minister in active ...

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S Korean minister arrested over artist blacklist allegation – Business Standard


S Korean minister arrested over artist blacklist allegation
Business Standard
South Korean prosecutors today arrested President Park Geun-hye's culture minister and her former top presidential adviser over allegations that they blacklisted artists critical of the government. Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun and ex-presidential ...

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Fresh turmoil in South Korea as minister arrested over ‘arts blacklist’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Fresh turmoil in South Korea as minister arrested over 'arts blacklist'
The Guardian
Fresh turmoil in South Korea as minister arrested over 'arts blacklist'. Cho Yoon-sun accused of helping target artists, writers and entertainers critical of President Park Geun-hye, who has since been impeached. South Korea's culture minister, Cho ...

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Syria: US airstrikes at al Qaeda training camp leaves more than 100 militants dead – News Nation


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Syria: US airstrikes at al Qaeda training camp leaves more than 100 militants dead
News Nation
"The removal of this training camp disrupts training operations and discourages hard-line Islamist and Syrian opposition groups from joining or cooperating with al Qaeda on the battlefield," Davis said. The Syria strike was carried out by one B-52 ...

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