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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Pyongyang, North Korea Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un, Opinion

9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | Stickyrice

Seoul Dining

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

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21 hrs ago | 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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Korea Herald

NPAD steps up pressure on Park to cancel nominations

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy raised pressure on President Park Geun-hye Thursday to cancel her ministerial nominations for education and culture, reiterating that the two were unfit for Cabinet posts given the allegations against them.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Reverse Trip: Charting the History of Bong Joon-Ho's "Snowpiercer"

"Closed Curtain" is invigorating and courageous, yet one wishes its director would soon gain the freedom to make other kinds of movies again.

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Christian Science Monitor

US Canada relations; Pakistan on Hillary Clinton; US in Iraq; US...

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , march during training in Baghdad, July 9. Islamist militants claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Baghdad, and there were signs the deadlock paralyzing Iraq's parliament might ... (more)

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Mail on Sunday

Three...two...Un...fire! North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un oversees...

Sat in an upholstered armchair, elbows resting upon a desk laden with charts, North Korea's Dear Leader channelled his best Bond villain pose as his military launched two ballistic missiles yesterday.

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KRNV-TV Reno

North Korean Ambassador Seeks Seth Rogen Movie Ban

A North Korean ambassador has lodged a formal complaint with the United Nations demanding U.S. officials ban Seth Rogan's upcoming comedy "The Interview".

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WTOP-FM Washington

China, US closer on North Korea, climate change

China and the United States on Thursday promised closer cooperation on climate change and North Korea, although China warned the U.S. not to take sides on its maritime disputes with Asian neighbors.

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