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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers

Johns Hopkins University will host a former North Korean detainee, the hiker whose accident was adapted into the movie "127 Hours," and actors from "Breaking Bad" and "The Office," among several other speakers this fall.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Johns Hopkins University, 127 Hours, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | Reuters

Obama's friend Pras Michel heads to North Korea for wrestling match

American rapper Pras Michel, who topped the charts in the 1990s with his band the 'Fugees', and is a friend of President Barack Obama, heads to North Korea on Friday to watch a wrestling match hosted by a Japanese politician and former pro wrestler.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Pras, The Fugees, Wyclef Jean, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Kim Jong Un

6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam recalls N.Korean food supplement citing heavy metals

A box of Angung Uhwang Hwan, a North Korean food supplement, on display at a showroom in Hanoi and was pulled off the market after being found to contain dangerous levels of heavy metals.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

6 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, a chef and owner Oh Keum-il of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, shows how to cook for dog meat at her restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Restaurant Management

8 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

for Love of Books

Donald Phinney Gregg has been a major figure in the sphere of US diplomacy, both covert and overt.

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Related Topix: Williams College, W., Georgetown University, South Korea, World News,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesHOW do You 'Run' Against a 3-Time Super Bowl Lineman?

When the invasion of the strategic Ukrainian region of Crimea was still imminent, I wrote that the first thing the Obama Administration should do in response is to reinstate the proposed defensive missile shield in Poland proposed by the Bush Administration but dropped by the Obama White House in 2009.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, World News, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Philly.com

The Russian Are Coming! The Russian Are Coming

If there's an upside to the crisis in the Ukraine -- and let's face it, in the real world there isn't it's that Hollywood has rediscovered its favorite bad guy: the Russians.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, World News, Asia, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Vladimir Putin, Movies, Entertainment

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis' Korea visit ignites movement toward unity

Vatican City, Aug 27, 2014 / 04:04 pm .- A South Korea-based U.S. missionary who frequently crosses the border to North Korea to bring medicine and support says that Pope Francis' visit advanced efforts to heal a divided country.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Mirror.co.uk

Kim Jong-Un is Manchester United fan: North Korean dictator orders state TV to broadcast matches

The communist leader is making sure he and the rest of the country can watch United games, as well as adding Germany's Bundesliga to the schedules And now the 31-year-old Manchester United fan is making sure the rest of his country can also watch their games.

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Related Topix: Kim Jong Un, Asia, World News

Chosun Ilbo

Refugees' Remittances to N.Korea 'Growing'

The number of North Korean refugees who remit money to their families in the North is rising.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News,

New Statesman

Carnival clearing, not backing Boris, and Korean comparisons: politics in Kensington

August Bank Holiday can only mean one thing in this neck of the woods: C-A-R-N-I-V-A-L! That my ward is home to one of the biggest and best parties in the world probably makes me the luckiest councillor in Britain.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, Riot

WTVC

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Ferguson, MO

Monterey County Herald

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Ferguson, MO

The Miami Herald

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Ferguson, MO

Channelnewsasia.com

Toxic chemicals hit N Korean workers in joint Kaesong complex

Scores of North Korean workers employed by South Korean factories at a joint industrial complex have fallen sick after possible exposure to toxic chemicals, sparking criticism from Pyongyang, Seoul officials said on Wednesday .

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Xinhuanet

Tens of DPRK workers at inter-Korean industrial zone suffers benzene poisoning

Tens of workers from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , employed by South Korea n companies running factories at the inter-Korean industrial zone, suffered fever and headaches due to possible benzene poisoning, local media reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Dallas Blog

N Korea Calls Ferguson, 'Human Rights Graveyard'

Apparently, North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and President Barry Obama can agree on at least one thing in this world.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Ferguson, MO,

Billboard

K-Pop Legend Lee Seung Chul to Perform With North Korean Refugee Choir in Boston

Lee Seung Chul's Benefit will see the singer, considered to be one of best performers in the country , joining With-U , a 55-member choir of young North Korean refugees hoping for the unification of the Korean peninsula.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Pop/Rock, Legend

Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Reshuffles N.Korea Point Men

Obama named Sydney Seiler, the Korean policy chief at the White House National Security Council, as chief U.S. nuclear negotiator.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

Christian Newswire

Seoul USA Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

Contact: John Van Drunen, Seoul USA , 800-323-9473 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- The ECFA announced today the accreditation of Seoul USA of Colorado Springs, CO.

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