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23 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Legendary singer returns, kinder, gentler

It is early afternoon on July 14, one of the hottest days of the year so far, and I am panicked at the thought of having to ask singer Shin Hae-chul to pose in the white-hot heat in a tiny park where there would surely be gawkers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dallas Blog

Cities Account for 92% of S Korean Population

South Korea has transformed into a concrete jungle in which less than eight percent of its population reside in the rural countryside.

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Medical News

I 1-adrenoceptor blockade improves nocturia and sleep quality

Treatment with an I 1-adrenoceptor antagonist drug is associated with significant improvements in nocturia, sleep quality and lower urinary tract symptoms in women with voiding symptoms, study findings show.

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Related Topix: Urology, Medicine, South Korea, World News, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Korea Herald

Opposition party struggles to shore up support for by-elections

The opposition on Sunday said it faced a difficult fight in the July 30 by-elections as ominous opinion surveys and allegations against a key candidate threatened to damage its public image.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Korea Herald

Air Force refutes allegations that air traffic control played role in chopper crash

South Korea's Air Force on Saturday refuted allegations that air traffic control played any role in the crash of a fire department helicopter that left all five crew members dead.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

From boxing to teaching: How this man found success

Not every dreamer is able to make it to the top in the world of boxing. Nathan Ballerda knew this, and so he also knew how important it was to have a Plan B for his career.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Russian calls sanctions 'evil'

Russian policymakers warned Thursday of grave international financial consequences from a new, stronger round of U.S. sanctions over the Ukraine conflict, a sign that the measures may be inflicting pain not just on key individuals but on a broader swath of Russia's economy.

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The Miami Herald

Media: 1 dead after helicopter crash

Studio owner Julie Jacko teaches a class recently as instructor Michelle Abreu assists during a class at Barre Motion in South Beach.

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CNN

Ferry search helicopter crash kills 5 in South Korea

A helicopter carrying emergency workers involved in the Sewol ferry disaster operations crashed Thursday in a South Korean city, fire officials said, leaving five dead and one injured.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Four Dead, One Injured After Helicopter Crash In South Korean City

At least four people were killed and one injured after a firefighting helicopter crashed in South Korea's southern city early Thursday, Xinhua news agency reports quoting local media.

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The Star Online

Five killed as helicopter crashes in S. Korean city

Rescue services gather round the wreckage of a helicopter crash in Gwangju on July 17, 2014.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

2 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

The helicopter was returning to headquarters in the eastern provincial firefighting agency after participating in search operations for 11 people still missing after a ferry sinking that killed more than 290 in April, fire officials in Gwangju said speaking on condition of anonymity because of office rules.

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English Dong-A

Special law on Sewol should be thoroughly prepared

Special law on Sewol should be thoroughly prepared . JULY 17, 2014 03:27. . The leading Saenuri Party and the New Politics Alliance for Democracy agreed on special Sewol law Wednesday after negotiations that involved even the leaders of both parties Kim Moo-sung and Ahn Cheol-soo, respectively.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Korea Herald

Immersive performance to take place at old Seoul Station building

The old Seoul Station building, where Tristan Sharps, British artistic director of the theater company Dream Think Speak, will stage a site-specific performance on July 19. The old Seoul Station building will turn into a giant stage for a performance that has never been seen before.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

English Dong-A

Gang with guns

Gang with guns . JULY 12, 2014 03:12. . The 2011 South Korean box-office hit "Nameless Gangster: Rules of Time" was a crime movie against the backdrop of Busan in the 1980s.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

English Dong-A

Ahn lashes out at in-house feud over candidate nominations

Ahn lashes out at in-house feud over candidate nominations . JULY 10, 2014 03:05.

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Korea Herald

Kang Min-ho named KBO All-Star reserve

Despite struggling through one of the worst seasons of his career, Lotte Giants' catcher Kang Min-ho was selected on Wednesday as an All-Star reserve in the Korea Baseball Organization.

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The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: New report announces Sewol ferry was...

The report by the government's Audit and Inspection Board also criticised the South Korean coastguard for not reacting quickly enough Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Korea Herald

Gwangju troupe looks to - Rumors' to spread the word

The Gwangju Performance Project will begin staging their summer production of Neil Simon's "Rumors" next weekend.

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Suria

Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea...

Relatives of the victims of South Korea's ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew.

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