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  1. North Korea SLBM launch violates U.N. resolution, State Department saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    The U.S. State Department said any North Korea launch of a submarine-launched ballistic missile is a violation of a United Nations Security Council resolution. Katina Adams, spokeswoman for the Department's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, told Voice of America on Monday the launch and use of ballistic missile technology is banned by a U.N resolution, and urged North Korea to focus on measures that could comply with its obligations and commitments.


  2. U.S. congressmen pledge to help realize family reunions involving Korean-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A group of U.S. congressmen pledged all-out efforts on Monday to help realize family reunions between Korean-Americans and their long-lost relatives in North Korea. "This is a humanitarian issue that I believe has to be met with international attention," Rep. Robert Dold said during a forum on the issue held at a congressional building.


  3. Topeka Korean School keeps heritage aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Education Week

    A longstanding school that is the subject of a recent documentary works to maintain traditions and culture for second-generation Korean-Americans. The Topeka Korean School was founded in 1993, said Sangyoub Park, associate principal at the school and a Washburn University sociology professor, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports.


  4. Korean Guys See American Adult Films For First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    Are Korean Adult Films that much different than American ones? According to the reaction of these Korean men watching some for the first time, it appears it is. December 4th "The Ties That Bind" the new Bruce Springsteen boxed set hits stores.


  5. Trilateral summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Korea Herald

    Korea, China and Japan will resume their long-stalled trilateral summit this weekend, starting to make joint efforts to normalize their frayed relations. President Park Geun-hye has invited Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the summit, slated for Nov. 1 in Seoul.


  6. Can Asian selfies democratize fashion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 28 | The Japan Times

    ... on Instagram, Song is considered to be one of the world's influential "superbloggers." Furthermore, she is Korean-American, which makes her success even more notable within a Euro-American dominated fashion industry that is often criticized for its ...


  7. Korean University to Hire Japanese Who First Reported Sex Slaves StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | Chosun Ilbo

    Former Asahi Shimbun reporter Takashi Uemura, who was the first Japanese journalist to report on the plight of Korean women forced to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during World War II, will start teaching at a university in Korea next year. Uemura, 57, will leave Hokusei Gakuen University in Hokkaido when the current academic year ends in March and become a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Korea, which has a student exchange agreement with Hokusei Gakuen.


  8. Gods of Egypt' Director, Studio Apologize for Mostly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | SFGate

    ... "The Martian" this year was also criticized for casting a white actress in the role of a character who was Korean-American in the book on which the movie is based. Joe Wright 's "Pan" was also criticized when he cast Rooney Mara to play the role of ...


  9. Kim Jong-un orders North Korean men to copy his 'ambitious'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Daily Mail

    Disgust as Donald Trump MOCKS disabled New York Times reporter because he voiced doubt over his 9/11 'cheering' claims EXCLUSIVE: Playboy model tells how Bill Cosby 'molested her' on Christmas Eve at his country guest house yards from his wife despite her pleading: 'Your family is here.'


  10. Loosening their tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Economist

    MEETINGS to last no more than 30 minutes; junior staff allowed to speak freely with superiors; a cut in bonuses for bosses whose teams do not take enough holidays. Since 2012 "Pride", a handbook, has set a new tone for the internal culture of Hyundai Capital.


  11. Into His Gourds: Robert Rhee Makes Surprisingly Amazing Art Out of Humanity's Oldest PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Stranger

    It's a fleshy and brownish thing squeezing through the bars of an odd-looking metal cage. It blobs out on all sides, the sight of it making my own skin tighten.


  12. What happened at first-ever social media festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | ABS-CBN News

    ... the fans, counting down with it rather loudly. And the celebratory shouting was very loud indeed when Korean-American actor, Ki Hong Lee's introductory video played. Lee, who stars in the Hollywood franchise "Maze Runner" as Ming Ho, was welcomed by ...


  13. Director Peter Sohn brought a natural touch to once-troubled 'Good Dinosaur'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Los Angeles Times

    Pixar executives removed "The Good Dinosaur's" previous director, Bob Peterson, in the summer of 2013 over story concerns, and elevated Peter Sohn, pictured. Pixar executives removed "The Good Dinosaur's" previous director, Bob Peterson, in the summer of 2013 over story concerns, and elevated Peter Sohn, pictured.


  14. Mount Vernon Students Immerse Themselves In Korean Language, CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Dozens of students have immersed themselves in all things Korean by participating in a special program at Mount Vernon High School, according to a report in The Mount Vernon Inquirer. Their primary focus was the language, but along the way they also learned about the country's culture and traditions, the report said.


  15. [Super Rich] New Silicon Valley stars of Korean descentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Korea Herald

    ... listed on Forbes' Midas List Of Top Tech Investors in 2014. In addition to investors, there are also a few Korean-American tech start-up entrepreneurs. Smart health care company Fitbit founder James Park quit his computer science major at Harvard ...


  16. U.S. congressman urges Japan to resolve ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Korea Herald

    A U.S. congressman urged Japan on Tuesday to resolve the grievances of Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese soldiers during World War II, saying the issue is "solely in the hands" of the Japanese government. Rep. Mike Kelly made the remark during a lecture at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, a private think tank in Seoul, where he spoke about the South Korea-U.S. alliance and other regional issues.


  17. LA City Council set to approve controversial leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | LA Daily News

    This rendering shows a 7-story Koreatown building designed by Gruen Associates that will hold a museum and 103 apartment units. Photo courtesy of Gruen Associates A controversial land deal involving Los Angeles City Hall, a new Korean American museum and a $20 million apartment complex in Koreatown is expected to be approved Tuesday.


  18. Korean American lender Hanmi proposes $1.6-billion merger with rival BBCNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Los Angeles Times

    A passerby walks near the Hanmi Bank building in L.A.'s Koreatown. Hanmi has proposed a merger with rival Korean American lender BBCN.


  19. Defendant in prostitution case appears in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The manager of a St. Martin massage parlor, accused of running a prostitution operation from the business, made an appearance in federal court Monday morning. But her hearing was postponed until a Korean translator can be found.


  20. More Korean nurses should be honored for independence fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's largest body of medical nurses on Monday made a public demand for the acknowledgement of the work by female nurses who were also independence activists during the country's Japanese colonial rule . They deserve to be validated as pioneers in the history of Korea's women, the Korean Nurses Association said.