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S. Korea concert planner found dead after 16 die

Police officers stand around a collapsed ventilation grate in Seongnam, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster.

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16 dead in accident at South Korean concert

Rescue workers stand around a collapsed ventilation grate at an outdoor theater in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Fourteen people were feared dead Friday after the ventilation grate collapsed during a concert by popular girls’ band 4Minute, officials said. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Young-geun) KOREA OUT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said.

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Kang takes 1st-round lead in LPGA event at Incheon

Michelle Wie of the United States watches her shot on the 4th hole during the second round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship golf tournament at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Karine Icher of France shot a 4-under 68 in the second round to take a one-stroke lead at the top of the European-dominated leaderboard at the KEB-HanaBank Championship on Friday.

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2018 Olympic ceremonies to be held in Pyeongchang

In this Feb. 19, 2011 photo, visitors play with a sled in front of the sign for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea. Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city.

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