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Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies stepped down on Friday amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company's artists.
Trump compares first lady 'Melania T' to 'Jackie O'

Trump compares first lady 'Melania T' to 'Jackie O'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says his wife, first lady Melania Trump, is an icon on the same order of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
US retail sales rose 0.5% in May, led by online shopping

US retail sales rose 0.5% in May, led by online shopping

WASHINGTON — Americans stepped up their retail spending last month, a sign that recent worries about cautious consumers dragging on growth may have been overdone. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales rose 0.

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died. He was 75.
Federal agency recommends White House aide Conway be fired

Federal agency recommends White House aide Conway be fired

WASHINGTON — Taking unprecedented action, a federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counsellor Kellyanne Conway , for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by
Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President
Alaska governor calls special session for Wasilla

Alaska governor calls special session for Wasilla

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska lawmakers ended their special session Thursday already anticipating another, leaving unsettled a state infrastructure budget and the size of dividend check to pay residents this year from Alaska's oil-wealth fund.
Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh probe

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh probe

DETROIT — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history.
Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty

SAN DIEGO — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt.

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged

GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children's uncle has been charged.