Extortion and threats

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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North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 04, 2017 - 9:03 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's foreign minister says the government has expelled North Korea's ambassador for criticizing the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said in a statement that a notice was sent to the...
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North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 03, 2017 - 9:04 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia accused police of threatening to harm his family unless he confessed to the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader, calling it a plot to tarnish his country's honor. Ri Jong Chol spoke to reporters in Beijing...
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March 03, 2017 - 8:44 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY UPDATE: Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement...
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