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41 min ago | Townhall

Single Tear: North Korea Whines to the UN About...an Anti-Kim Jong Un Film? | Daniel Doherty

A soon-to-be-released Hollywood film will mercilessly and hilariously mock the "Supreme Leader" of North Korea.

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3 hrs ago | Deadline

Bart & Fleming: On PC Apologies, O&A, Kim Jong-Un, And Melissa McCarthy

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety .

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Related Topix: Kim Jong Un, Peter Bart, 22 Jump Street, Mark Sanford, US Governors, World News, Asia

8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Stalled Geumgang tours deepen economic hardships

Six years since operations ceased, the stalled tours to Mount Geumgangsan in North Korea are deepening the despair of program operators, shop owners and residents.

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12 hrs ago | Free Republic

Rogers: Germany throwing ‘political temper tantrum’

'political temper tantrum' after ordering the CIA station chief to leave the country over allegations the U.S. had recruited two government officials to spy.

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16 hrs ago | The Wave

Doug Bandow: Hollywood vs. North Korea

It's hard being dictator of North Korea. You're a god, or the nearest human thing to it, but you aren't allowed any time to yourself.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, South Korea, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bangkok Post

Military facility hides secrets from the...

With journalists sentenced to hard labour for writing about an isolated installation, experts are concerned about what might be being produced It was the kind of scoop any intrepid journalist dreams of getting, hitting all the right notes along the way - a vast and mysterious military installation, rumours of chemicals weapons, unexplained Chinese ... (more)

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Tri-cityherald.com

Media: North Korea again test-fires missiles

South Korean military officials could not immediately confirm the reports by Japan's Kyodo and South Korea's Yonhap news agencies.

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National Public Radio

Media: North Korea Again Test-Fires Missiles

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korean and Japanese media reported, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills.

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KSWO

Media: North Korea again test-fires missiles

A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.

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CNN

N. Korea: What would Rodman do?

Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansudae in Pyongyang. North Koreans gather in front of the statues to lay flowers and bow, showing their respect for the late and current leader.

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Northwest Asian Weekly

North Korea preparing to try 2 American tourists

North Korea said on June 30 it is preparing to try two Americans who entered the country as tourists for carrying out what it says were hostile acts against it.

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WebProNews

Seth Rogen, James Franco Film 'Act of War' Per North Korea

Seth Rogen and James Franco's new film The Interview has been deemed an 'act of war' by North Korea.

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Stickyrice

Seoul Dining

Twenty-two years ago, while living in Sapporo, Japan, I nearly made it to Seoul.

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Martinsburg Journal

Unification Church pilgrimage stops in Martinsburg

Close to 50 members of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, known as the Unification Church, gathered beneath a towering maple tree in War Memorial Park Friday to recreate a stop that the church's founder, Sun Myung Moon, made in Martinsburg in 1965.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Xi rebukes Japan for brutality in China, Koreas

The leaders of China and South Korea expressed concern Friday about Japan's recent reinterpretation of its war-renouncing constitution and its re-examination of a past apology for wartime atrocities, a South Korean official said.

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Chosun Ilbo

N.Koreans Tell of Rampant Corruption in Crumbling State

Ordinary North Koreans are lucky to earn US$30 a month, but senior state officials easily make more than $100 a day from endemic corruption, a survey shows.

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Korea Herald

[Weekender] Bookstores struggle for survival

Korea's oldest bookstore in Seoul, Jongno Books, was a landmark in terms of numbers of customers and its symbolic significance as the trove and exchange of knowledge.

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WSYR-AM Syracuse

North Korea Complains to UN About Seth Rogen Movie

North Korea continues to do a fine job of promoting an upcoming flick with Seth Rogen and James Franco.

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The Straits Times

Through The Lens: Today in Pictures, July 11, 2014

A Palestinian jumps in the air showing his parkour skills at the Israeli built controversial separation barrier and Qalandia checkpoint on July 11, 2014.

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Fox News

In South Korea, where ex-spies can become celebs, former 'Mata Hari' remains stuck in the cold

In this April 11, 2014 photo, Won Jeong-hwa wipes a tear during an interview at her apartment in Gunpo, south of Seoul, South Korea.

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