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Scandal-hit Korean Air chairman dies, shares soar

Seoul - The head of South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air --- whose family have been embroiled in multiple scandals including an infamous "nut rage" tantrum -- has died, the airline said Monday, sending its shares soaring.

Seoul grounds Korean Air dynasty's academic flight

Seoul - Korean Air's chairman was disqualified from heading an academic foundation by the government Wednesday and his son stripped of his degree in the latest woes to assail the dynasty.

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned

Seoul - The scandal engulfing the Korean Air dynasty widened Monday as 69-year-old matriarch Lee Myung-hee faced police questioning over allegations she assaulted employees including household staff and construction workers renovating her home.

'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned for illegal maids

Seoul - A Korean Air heiress known for a "nut rage" tantrum that sparked national uproar was summoned for questioning Thursday for illegally hiring immigrants to work as maids, the latest scandal to engulf her billionaire family.

Korean Air boss apologises as hot-tempered daughters resign

Seoul - Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the "immature" behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies.

Korean Air pledges clampdown on unruly passengers

Seoul - Korean Air said Wednesday it would let its crew use stun guns more aggressively and put more male staff aboard flights to clamp down on violence, after an incident involving an unruly passenger.

Korean Air 'nut rage' victim sues in New York court

Seoul - The Korean Air chief steward ejected from a flight by a senior airline executive in a now infamous "nut rage" incident has filed a lawsuit in New York demanding compensation for assault and emotional distress.

S. Korea prosecutors appeal 'nut rage' verdict

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Thursday appealed a court decision that acquitted the eldest daughter of Korean Air's chairman of disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts.

Appeals court frees 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress

Seoul - The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws.

South Korea prosecutors seek 3-year jail term for nut rage heiress

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors urged an appeals court Monday to increase the prison sentence given to a Korean Air heiress for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts to three years.

Korean Air heiress appeals in 'nut rage' case

Seoul - The daughter of Korean Air's chairman appealed Friday against her conviction for violating aviation safety law during a "nut rage" incident that invited international ridicule.

Korean Air heiress treated crew like 'feudal slaves': Chief purser

Seoul - A Korean Air chief purser forced off a plane by airline heiress Cho Hyun-Ah in a notorious "nut rage" incident testified at her trial Monday that she treated flight crew like "feudal slaves".

'Nut rage' trial opens of Korean Air heiress

Seoul - The trial opened Monday of Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-Ah, charged with aviation safety violations following a now notorious "nut rage" incident that triggered a national uproar.

Korean Air heiress arrested for 'nut rage'

Seoul - Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-Ah was arrested on Tuesday for delaying a flight with a tantrum over snacks in a "nut rage" incident that caused a national uproar, according to a media report.

Korean Air heiress questioned over 'nut rage'

Seoul - Korean prosecutors questioned Korean Air heiress and former senior executive Cho Hyun-Ah on Wednesday over over the "nut rage" incident aboard a plane this month, which sparked a national uproar.

S.Korea to punish Korean Air over 'nut rage' incident

Seoul - South Korea says it will punish Korean Air with a flight ban or fines after the daughter of its chief executive delayed a flight with a tantrum over how some snacks were served, in a "nut rage" incident that caused a national uproar.

"White Castle" Actor Will Teach College Classes

First he went to White Castle, now he's off to college. Actor Kal Penn will give students a real taste of Hollywood.
 

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