Extortion and threats

FILE - In this March, 21, 2017 file photo, South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrives at a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea. Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have decided to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations. Yonhap news agency reported Monday, March 27 2017, that prosecutors reached the decision after they grilled Park last week over suspicions she colluded with a jailed confidante to extort from companies and allowed the friend to secretly interfere with state affairs.(Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 26, 2017 - 11:00 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want a court to issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations. The announcement came about one week after prosecutors grilled Park for 14 hours over suspicions that she colluded with a...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams arrives for his arraignment on bribery and extortion charges at the federal courthouse, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 22, 2017 - 9:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor pleaded not guilty to federal bribery and extortion charges on Wednesday as pressure mounted from the mayor and others for him to resign. Democratic District Attorney Seth Williams appeared cool and calm as he entered his plea in a courtroom full of...
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FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. A law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the investigation says the FBI and IRS will announce corruption charges Tuesday, March 21, 2017, against Williams. The charges come after a lengthy investigation into $160,000 in gifts that Williams failed to report, including a new roof, a $2,700 couch and luxury vacations. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 22, 2017 - 12:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor has previously acknowledged taking more than $100,000 in gifts from friends and associates, but is vowing to fight federal charges that he promised help with any court cases or legal matters in return. A bribery and extortion indictment unsealed...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2016, file photo, Kansas guard Josh Jackson, center, gets to the ball before UNC-Asheville guards Kevin Vannatta, left, and MaCio Teague, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas has been among the top-ranked teams in college basketball all season, but it enters the NCAA Tournament following an early exit in the Big 12 Conference Tournament _ and with freshman Josh Jackson's legal issues lingering as a possible distraction. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
March 16, 2017 - 8:14 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One day before top-seeded Kansas opens NCAA Tournament play, court officials released an affidavit that said freshman star Josh Jackson threatened to "beat" a women's basketball player during a confrontation in December. Douglas County District Court officials released the...
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March 15, 2017 - 9:55 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS UPDATE: Trump blasts ruling that put travel ban on hold UNDATED (AP) — President Donald Trump is blasting a court for halting what he's calling a "watered-down version" of his travel ban. Trump told supporters Wednesday at a campaign-style rally in Nashville, Tennessee,...
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March 11, 2017 - 6:17 am
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-WASHINGTON Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle who issued the order halting nationwide implementation of President Donald Trump's initial travel ban says he won't immediately rule on whether his restraining order...
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March 11, 2017 - 2:11 am
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-WASHINGTON Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle who issued the order halting nationwide implementation of President Donald Trump's initial travel ban says he won't immediately rule on whether his restraining order...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2013 file photo, South Korea's new President Park Geun-hye takes an oath during her inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. The ouster of President Park by the country's Constitutional Court on Friday, March 10, 2017, ends a power struggle that consumed the nation for months. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
March 09, 2017 - 11:04 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Formally removed from office by a historic Constitutional Court ruling Friday, Park Geun-hye has lost her presidential immunity from prosecution over a corruption scandal that has sent dozens of high-profile figures to face criminal trials. Those include Park's friend of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2013 file photo, South Korea's new President Park Geun-hye takes an oath during her inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. The ouster of President Park by the country's Constitutional Court on Friday, March 10, 2017, ends a power struggle that consumed the nation for months. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
March 09, 2017 - 10:57 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Formally removed from office by a historic Constitutional Court ruling Friday, Park Geun-hye has lost her presidential immunity from prosecution over a corruption scandal that has sent dozens of high-profile figures to face criminal trials. Those include Park's friend of...
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In this Monday, Feb 20, 2017 photo, North Korea's Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol speaks to the media outside the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia’s foreign minister said Saturday, March 4, 2017 that the government has expelled North Korea’s ambassador for refusing to apologize for criticizing investigations into the murder of the exiled half-brother of Pyongyang's leader. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 04, 2017 - 10:24 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said it expelled North Korea's ambassador on Saturday for refusing to apologize for his strong accusations over Malaysia's handling of the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said a notice was...
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