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Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho dies at 98

Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho dies at 98

Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho, the billionaire tycoon who turned a chewing gum business into a sprawling corporate empire, died on Sunday in Seoul. He was 98. Shin’s death marks the end of an era. He was the lone surviving founder of the five giant, family-run conglomerates — Hyundai, LG, Lotte, Samsung and SK —…MORE

China has announced a new plan to crack down on most single-use plastics by 2025

China has announced a new plan to crack down on most single-use plastics by 2025

The Chinese government has announced a new plan to crack down on plastic pollution across the country by 2025, including a ban on single-use plastic straws and bags. In a statement Sunday, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said both the production and use of a large number of single-use plastics would be slowly…MORE

Two people were killed and five injured in a Texas club shooting Sunday night

Two people were killed and five injured in a Texas club shooting Sunday night

Two people were killed and five injured after at least one person opened fire inside a Texas club Sunday night, police said. Police received calls of shots fired around 8 p.m., San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said in a news conference. There seemed to be some kind of altercation inside the club between individuals…MORE

Trump’s Senate trial defense: Abuse of power is not impeachable

Trump’s Senate trial defense: Abuse of power is not impeachable

President Donald Trump’s legal team will go into his Senate trial on Tuesday arguing that he should never have been impeached because his conduct over Ukraine does not amount to a criminal offense. First details of the President’s counter-argument are emerging from a document the White House sent to Capitol Hill on Saturday night and…MORE

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