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Neverland Ranch For Sale: Photos That Give An Inside Look At Michael Jackson's Extravagant Estate

International Business Times

After two years on the market, the extravagant former estate of late pop star Michael Jackson, best known as Neverland Ranch though renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch, is still struggling to find a new owner. On Wednesday, brokers attempting to sell the property took some drastic measures: They slashed the original $100 million price by a third, listing it for a new price of $67 million. The brokers are also trying to give the home a distinct identity from its enigmatic owner, but given that the estate is just as lavish as Jackson, that may be difficult to do. The entire property spans 2,700 acres, but the house itself is 13,000 square feet and is built in a French country style. The house's interior is more opulent than the typical French countryside home, with dark wood and golden finishes.


Here's what the Mexico border wall looks like now

PBS NewsHour

A Donald Trump for President campaign sticker is attached to a U.S. Customs sign hanging on the border fence between Mexico and the United States near Calexico, California. The border between the United States and Mexico has a series of fences and walls, sensors and surveillance cameras, meant to stymie illegal crossings. President Donald Trump has said he will strengthen that security. Big day planned on NATIONAL SECURITY tomorrow. Among many other things, we will build the wall!


15 strange secrets of the White House

FOX News

The storied 55,000 square foot mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. may go by many a name, but most Americans are unaware of all the presidential mansion's secrets. From its architecture and design to secret rooms and the ghosts that allegedly haunt it, explore these fifteen little known facts that make the White House the residence it is today. Ireland's Minister of State for Finance Simon Harris poses for a picture in front of Leinster House in Dublin, March 2015. When Irish architect James Hoban entered a newspaper contest to find a builder for the "President's House" in 1792, it's thought that he based his winning design on the Leinster House in Dublin, Thrillist reports. With 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, 412 doors, and 147 windows spread across the six elevator-laden levels of the mansion, you could throw a seriously epic game of hide-and-go-seek...though Secret Service probably wouldn't be cool with that.


Protests continue in South Korea as prosecutors indict two ex-officials

PBS NewsHour

People wearing masks involved in the recent political issue pose for photographs with an installation featuring South Korean President Park Geun-hye during a protest calling for Park to step down in central Seoul, South Korea, on Dec. 10, 2016. The sign, center, reads "Offender disturbing order of nation, Park Geun-hye" Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters On Sunday, South Korean prosecutors indicted former senior economic aide Cho Won-dong and former vice culture minister Kim Chong during an ongoing investigation of President Park Geun-hye, according to Reuters. Thousands of South Koreans call for President Park Geun-hye to step down Protests grow in South Korea amid president's corruption scandal South Korea Elects First Female President -- Who Is She? Protests grow in South Korea amid president's corruption scandal South Korea Elects First Female President -- Who Is She? The indictments follow the South Korean parliament's decision on Friday to impeach Park, the nation's first woman president as well as the daughter of the country's former dictator, Park Chung-hee. Embroiled in a corruption scandal involving her informal adviser and long-time friend Choi Soon-sil, Park has faced mounting political pressure as millions of South Korean citizens took to the streets in protest.


Clinton impeachment lawyer met with Trump about White House job: source

The Japan Times

WASHINGTON – Veteran Washington lawyer Emmet Flood is under consideration for a White House job assisting U.S. President Donald Trump with the Russia probe, according to a person familiar with the matter. Flood, who advised former President Bill Clinton in impeachment proceedings, met with Trump in the White House this past week, the person said, but no decision about the job has been made. The discussions were first reported by The New York Times, and on Sunday morning Trump tweeted that the Times had written a "false story" that he was unhappy with his legal team and would add another attorney to help out. "I am VERY happy with my lawyers…" He did not deny meeting with Flood about a White House role. Word of the discussions came as Trump's outside legal team has been negotiating with U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller over a possible interview with the president, another person close to the situation said.