Counsel finds Park colluded in bribery, artists blacklist
 The independent counsel Monday said that President Park Geun-hye received bribes from Samsung Group in a scheme involving nonprofit foundations set up by her longtime friend Choi Soon-sil.
*bribe: 뇌물 (kickback) *scheme: 계획, 책략 *nonprofit foundation: 비영리 재단
 “Park, in collusion with Choi, received bribes and illicit solicitation for her support of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong’s succession process,” special counsel Park Young-soo told a news conference to announce the results of his investigation.
*in collusion with: ~와 공모하여 *illicit: 불법의, 사회 통념에 어긋나는 *solicitation: 요청 *succession: 승계, 계승 (success, succeed)
 The counsel’s team -- the largest in South Korean history -- wrapped up its 70-day investigation into President Park on Feb. 28, handing its findings to state prosecutors. It has indicted a total of 30, including Choi, Lee, and some of Park’s former aides.
 In a surprise move, South Korea and the United States began deploying the highly controversial anti-missile system here, just hours after North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles that it said were aimed at US bases in Japan.
*In a ~move: ~한 움직임으로 *deploy: 파견하다, 배치하다 *highly: 매우
 The allies confirmed Tuesday that two launchers of the US’ Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system arrived in South Korea’s Osan Air Base late Monday via the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft.
*allies: 동맹 (이 경우 미국과 한국)
 They are the first batch of the missile defense system designed to enhance the allies’ capabilities in countering North Korea’s growing missile threats. The deployment will be completed as early as next month, Seoul officials said.
*designed to: ~하기 위한 *counter: 대응하다
 “Continued provocative actions by North Korea, to include yesterday’s launch of multiple missiles, only confirm the prudence of our alliance decision last year to deploy THAAD to South Korea,” US Pacific Commander Adm. Harry Harris said in a statement.