South Korea is holding a snap election in May to select a president after the Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of Park Geun-hye earlier this month, citing the influence-peddling scandal involving her secretive adviser.
The country's unemployment rate has reached its highest level in more than a decade as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Samsung Heavy Industries shed tens of thousands of jobs.
Despite heavy job cuts, selling non-essential assets such as real estate and other restructuring efforts, Daewoo Shipbuilding reported an annual net loss of 2.7 trillion won in 2016, its fourth straight annual loss.
The company has been cited as an example of moral hazard at a state-owned company after its former CEO and former chief financial officer were convicted of embezzlement and breach of trust.
APDespite prior insistence that negotiations over the healthcare bill were over, Politico reported Wednesday that "White House officials" are looking to make "tweaks" to the American Health Care Act to win the votes of holdout conservative members of Congress.
One change the White House is reportedly looking at could create a lot of unintended consequences.
Conservatives in the House are upset that the AHCA doesn't do enough to remove insurance regulations imposed by Obamacare, and therefore doesn't do enough to lower premiums.
APFormer Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says he is worried about the department under the Trump administration.
"[I'm] very concerned about the direction we're taking in a lot of national security areas," Johnson said in an MSNBC interview on Wednesday. "I'm concerned that we're, when it comes to homeland security, we may be fighting the last war."
"We may be responding to the terrorist attack of 10 years ago, versus the next one," he said.
We love Adele. Everyone loves Adele, it's a given. But even the world's most adorable Brit herself would call this loving yet entrepreneurial gesture a bit, you know, much.
After infiltrating every aspect of Australian media with her whirlwind presence recently, Adele has also distributed her fair share of carbon dioxide to the land Down Under, via breathing.
And so it is that one enterprising, evil genius has grabbed an empty ziplock bag and thrown it on eBay with a label that reads: "Legit bag of air.