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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " A South Korean special prosecutor on Saturday summoned a jailed friend of impeached President Park Geun-hye, who allegedly exploited her connections with Park to extort money and favors from the country's largest companies and manipulate government affairs. In handcuffs, white prison clothes and a surgical mask, Choi Soon-sil was escorted into a southern Seoul office where investigators have been widening their inquiry into a scandal. Millions of protesters...

Updated at 5:19 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " India's national security adviser made a low-key visit to Washington earlier this week to meet with a senior aide to President-elect Donald Trump, Indian diplomats said Friday, in a sign of New Delhi's desire to forge close ties...

Updated at 4:20 AM

The ongoing Russian doping scandal " with the country's officials, coaches and athletes accused of systemic cheating " could take a while to clean up. On Friday, the International Olympic Committee announced that it has opened disciplinary...

Updated at 3:59 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher is receiving treatment in an intensive care unit after suffering a medical emergency on a flight Friday, according to her brother. Todd Fisher said Friday night that his sister is...

Updated at 12:57 AM

The steady receiver has numbers that rival anyone's in program history.

Updated at 12:46 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Large crowds of South Koreans were expected to march in the streets on Saturday, calling for the permanent removal of impeached President Park Geun-hye and extending the historically biggest protest movement in the...

Updated at 12:46 AM

VIENNA (AP) " In an unusual move, Iran and six world powers on Friday released previously restricted documents about their nuclear deal to enforce their view that Tehran is not circumventing limits on its limit of enriched uranium, which could be...

Updated at 12:30 AM

The quote is legend, but unconfirmed.The story has it that when University of Alabama coach Wallace Wade shook hands with his Washington counterpart, Enoch Bagshaw, after the Jan. 1, 1926, Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.,...

Updated at 11:29 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first treatment for children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy, a rare genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle weakness that's the most common genetic cause of...

Updated at 11:16 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " The parents of a 20-year-old college student who died in the arms of her boyfriend in Oakland's deadly warehouse fire filed the first lawsuit Friday in the disaster, blaming the building's owner, chief tenant and...

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They came from many sports, in many countries, with varying forms of pressure involved. But if there's one parallel between all the entries on this list of sports plays of the year for 2016, it's this: They were all unexpected, and all...

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