South Korea's ex-president hounded over dumped dogs

Mar 14, 2017

South Korea's ex-president hounded over dumped dogs

Seoul AP It was hard to imagine that ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye could get any more unpopular. But that was before an animal rights group accused her of animal abandonment for leaving nine dogs at the presidential palace before returning to her ...

Opposition lawmaker irks Abe with 'Akheed scandal' jibe

Mar 2, 2017

Opposition lawmaker irks Abe with 'Akheed scandal' jibe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reacted sharply Thursday after an opposition lawmaker described the shady land deal involving the government, an ultranationalist school chain and his wife, Akie, as the “Akheed scandal,” playing on the infamous 1976 Lockheed scandal. “That way of saying things goes ...