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2 hrs ago | ABC News

North Korea Insults John Kerry Over His Looks

In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw."

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Park Geun-hye, Kim Jong Un

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3 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri, South Korea,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Age

South Korea families oppose ferry disaster legislation that has bipartisan backing

Seoul: South Korean ruling and opposition party leaders have agreed on legislation to investigate April's Sewol ferry disaster more deeply, but a spokesman for families of the victims said they would oppose the bill.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye

The Raw Story

Ex-Obama advisor David Plouffe takes leadership position with ride-sharing app Uber

A political strategist who ran U.S. President Barack Obama's winning campaign in 2008 has hopped on board at controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, South Korea, World News

The Independent

Iraq crisis: Mosul dam breach 'could have been catastrophic' says Obama

Kunal Dutta is a news writer and reporter. He has written for The Economist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, Independent Voices and More Intelligent Life.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Air Force, South Korea,

WKYC-TV Cleveland

3 relatives of Pope Francis killed in car crash3 relatives of Pope...

Three relatives of Pope Francis were killed early Tuesday when a car driven by the pontiff's nephew collided with a truck carrying corn near Cordoba in Argentina.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News, South Korea, Asia, Pope Benedict XVI, Park Geun-hye

Korea Herald

Actress Song Hye-kyo offers deep regret ...

South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo on Tuesday apologized for committing tax evasion, stating in a news release that she "deeply regrets mishandling her tax affairs due to ignorance."

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Tax

ProSoundWeb

Adamson Energia PA Entertains 100,000 At UMF Korea

Adamson Energia line arrays are utilized for the DJ and Live stages during the Ultra Music Festival Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

MLive.com

SVSU student visits South Korea to celebrate peace, honor sacrifice of service members

More than 60 years separated SVSU student Sara Reisinger's trip to South Korea from her grandfather's deployment there during the Korean War.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Korea,

Connecticut Post

Pope OKs protecting Iraq minorities, wants Un Ok

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community walk on the Delal bridge in Zakho, 300 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, South Korea, Asia, Pope Benedict XVI

GPB.org

Pope Says It's OK To 'Stop' Aggressors In Iraq To Protect Minorities

Pope Francis meets the media during an airborne news conference on his journey back to Rome from Seoul, South Korea, on Monday.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

KRMG-AM Tulsa

10 Things to Know for Today

Pope Francis arrives at Seoul Air Base in Seongnam, South Korea, Monday Aug. 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Family, Teenagers

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Pope meets marginalized in Seoul Mass

Pope Francis consoled some of the most marginalized members of Korean society by holding their hands on Monday, the last day of his five-day visit to Korea.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Pope Benedict XVI

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

South Korea running out of spent nuclear fuel stor...

South Korea needs to quickly find additional space where it can store its spent nuclear fuel because some of its temporary storage capacity will be full by 2016, an independent body that advises the government on nuclear issues said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, South Korea, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Fired Ballistic Missiles for Pope's Visit

North Korea on Saturday released a photo that shows the projectiles it fired into the East Sea last Thursday were not short-range rockets from a multiple launcher but ballistic missiles.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea,

Korea Herald

CrucialTec to host global authentication meeting in October

CrucialTec, Korea's largest fingerprint sensor manufacturer, said Monday it would host a plenary meeting for the Fast IDentity Online Alliance, an international industry consortium aimed at revolutionizing online authentication with open standards, in the fall in Korea.

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DFW Catholic

Korean Church has revitalized my faith, Filipino youth reflects

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 02:31 pm .- At the conclusion of the 6th Asian Youth Day, a young Filipino pilgrim stated that the greatest thing he will walk away with is a higher value of his faith, thanks to the profound devotion of Korean Catholics.

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Korea Herald

Comfort women': Living, harrowing mark on history

Following is the first in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, North Korea, Southfield, MI

Korea Herald

eBay Korea wins Asian mobile shopping award

The annual telecommunication sales event is one of the largest of its kind in Asia, hosted in turn by Korea, China and Japan.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

The York Daily Record

Elderly ex-sex slaves want solace, help from pope

Lee Yong-soo hopes a meeting Monday with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than seven decades after Japanese soldiers forced her into prostitution during World War II.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, South Korea, World News, Asia,

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