News Headlines - 17 January 2017

Arrest warrant requested for Samsung chief in corruption scandal

The independent counsel team sought an arrest warrant for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, Monday, on charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury in the corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her confidant Choi Soon-sil.

Trump’s inauguration lunch includes shrimp and beef — but no Trump wines - The Washington Post

When newly sworn-in President Trump sits down to eat Friday with congressional leaders, there will be plenty on the table. Meaning, of course, that the committee of lawmakers of both parties will have plenty to discuss with the new guy — but also, quite literally, they’re gonna be stuffed.

Istanbul nightclub attacker arrested

The main suspect behind the deadly attack on an Istanbul nightclub during new year's celebrations was arrested late Monday, according to security sources.

Eugene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies - CNN.com

Eugene A. Cernan, the last astronaut to leave his footprints on the surface of the moon, has died, NASA said Monday.
The retired United States Navy captain was 82.

Japan's National Theatre looks to pinenapple pen to draw crowds - CNN.com

Japan's National Theatre -- better known for puppet shows and traditional drama Kabuki -- has taken inspiration from PikoTaro's viral YouTube clip PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen).
They've come up with their own PPAP parody -- PNSP (Pen-Nurisampo-Sampo-Pen) in a bid to revive interest in traditional Japanese arts.








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