- A court removed President Park Geun-hye, a first in the nation’s history, after months of turmoil over a corruption scandal.
- Ms. Park’s downfall is expected to shift South Korean politics to opposition leaders, who want more engagement with North Korea and are wary of confrontation in the region.
President Trump is marshaling the full power of his office to woo Republicans, disarm conservatives and win passage of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
“I think our brand is the hottest it has ever been,” said Eric Trump, who oversees the company’s courses. Critics say the Oval Office should not be a global advertising platform.
Officials said the White House had not relied on any information from the Justice Department when it denied the existence of an investigation targeting Mr. Trump.
Experts say a breach of or leaks from the I.R.S. are unlikely, though there are other possible avenues to the president’s tax documents.
Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, said it would work with Apple and Google on the technical details that have allowed the C.I.A. to hack their devices.
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