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South Korean President’s Fate to Be Decided by Court on Friday

SEOUL, South Korea — The Constitutional Court of South Korea said Wednesday that it would rule on Friday whether to reinstate President Park Geun-hye or formally oust her from office on charges of corruption and abuse of power.

Ms. Park has been suspended from office, with all her presidential powers frozen, since the National Assembly overwhelmingly voted to impeach her in December on charges of abusing power and collecting bribes from businesses.

If the Constitutional Court suppo

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