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SKorea's Samsung in rough patch with arrest request, recalls

U.S. News

The younger Lee has held various executive positions at Samsung Electronics but owned less than a 1 percent stake in the company in 2014. Inheriting his father's 3-percent stake would cost him billions of dollars in inheritance taxes. To strengthen his control over the company without having to lay out a fortune in either taxes or share purchases, the Samsung group chose in 2015 to merge two of its member companies, Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries.

Denver Broncos Have Hit a Rough Patch

U.S. News

Instability has finally caught up to the Broncos, who have been a picture of change really throughout Elway's seven seasons as general manager with four offensive coordinators (five if you count McCoy's two stints), four defensive coordinators, three head coaches and now six quarterbacks.

Cowboys, Prescott Working Through Rough Patches in Pass Game

U.S. News

"When I go back, I'm being super-critical of myself, of the throws, of the placement, of where I should have went with the ball," Prescott said Sunday. So when I go back tonight, all of that was OK, it's got to better and this is why it's got to better. And I take my notes and I move forward."

US-Turkish Ties Hit Rough Patch After Rough Erdogan Visit

U.S. News

In this May 16, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump welcomes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House in Washington. The Trump administration faced growing calls Thursday for a forceful response to violence by Turkish presidential guards on American soil, who were briefly detained this week but then set free. The unseemly incident added to U.S.-Turkish tensions that are being compounded by a growing spat over U.S. war strategy against the Islamic State group in Syria.

Recent rough patch shows Mariners might have a tough time ending their playoff drought

Los Angeles Times

"For the first time in half a season, you saw a team that was down a little bit as they walked off the field," Dipoto said of a 7-5 loss in which the Mariners blew a 5-0 fifth-inning lead. "Any other game we've lost, they just bounce back the next day. But to lose a game you led 5-0, that's painful."