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Film Review: ‘Churchill’

Brian Cox plays Winston Churchill with blustery conviction in a decent, prosaic drama about the wartime lesson he had to learn. Owen Gleiberman writes: In a historical biopic, nothing can shed light on a legendary figure — or, at least, knock him [...]

South Korea Exit Polls See Win for Moon

SEOUL (AP) — Exit polls in South Korea on Tuesday were forecasting a win by liberal candidate Moon Jae In in an election to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. Polls closed at 8 p.m., and official results were still hours away. But the exit [...]

Former Korean President Park Geun-hye is Arrested

Patrick Frater reports: Park Geun-hye, the former president of South Korea, has been arrested. She was taken into custody early on Friday morning local time after lengthy presentations to a court by prosecutors. Park was removed from office in [...]

William Hagerty Nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Japan

President Donald Trump will nominate Tennessee businessman William Hagerty, a key member of his transition team, as U.S. ambassador to Japan, the White House said Thursday. Hagerty, 57, who as director of presidential appointments helped select [...]

1 in 4 Believe Robots Would Make Better Politicians

The study found that 42 percent of UK consumers believe their job is likely to be replaced by a robot in the next 30 years, while 25 percent think that this could happen within the next 10 years. Hannah Williams writes: The impending robot [...]