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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

6 hrs ago | Daily Journal

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

SEOUL, South Korea - 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."


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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sedona Red Rock News

Sedona kids teach South Koreans

West Sedona School welcomed a new group of international visitors on Friday, Aug. 15, when 55 Korean children ages 8 to 10 - along with 14 adult chaperones and translators - toured the school and met with fourth-grade and fifth-grade classes as part of a four-week summer camp.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Sedona, AZ, Family, Kids

Daily Times

South Korea parties back, families oppose, ferry disaster probe

SEOUL: South Korean ruling and opposition party leaders agreed on Tuesday 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.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Park Geun-hye

Christian Science Monitor

As maritime disputes simmer, Vietnam counts cost of anti-China riots

After anti-Chinese rioters attacked his auto-parts factory in May, Lee Wang-chung and his family had to leave town in a hurry.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Japan,

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.


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

The Spectrum

Korean War vets sought

Korean War vets sought Veterans of the Korean War are being sought to participate in a special Veterans Day ceremony.


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

Daily Mail

Pope greets South Korean 'comfort women' who were forced into sex...

Moment dumped police cadet's ex-girlfriend was rescued after he opened fire on her home - shooting her, her mother and killing family friend before he was shot dead by her brother Autopsy reveals Michael Brown was shot SIX times in the front of the body by police officer Darren Wilson - including twice in the head Conversation recorded by bystander ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Riot

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

A Rare Look Inside North Korea

German photojournalist Julia Leeb is not one to shy away from risk. Traveling with two female friends, Ms.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

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.


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

The Washington Post

Pope Francis ends South Korea trip with overture to China

Pope Francis ended his first official visit to Asia on Monday with a fresh overture to China and a call for reconciliation between South Korea and its communist neighbor, North Korea.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, North Korea, Pope Benedict XVI, Xi Jinping, University of Notre Dame

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.


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

Myrtle Beach Online

Pope urges Korean reconciliation, prays for persecuted Iraq Christians

Pope Francis called for Korean reconciliation Monday, and offered special prayers for persecuted Christians in Iraq during the final event of his five-day visit to South Korea.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, North Korea, Park Geun-hye, Pope Benedict XVI, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

National Review Online

Kathryn Jean Lopez: Pope Francis and Highway Robbery

His trademark was creatively coming to the rescue of people in all kinds of jams with duct tape and a Swiss Army knife in under an hour with commercials.


Related Topix: World News, North Korea, Asia

MLM Business Opportunities Blog

RFID Tag Could Mean the End of Bar Codes at the Grocery Store

Lines at the grocery store might become as obsolete as milkmen, if a new tag that seeks to replace bar codes becomes commonplace.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, RFID News, World News,

Daily Times

Pakistan, Korea to explore avenues of joint ventures in defence production

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Korea have announced their interest in establishing mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of defence production and agreed to further enhance each other's capabilities by helping through joint ventures.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Pakistan Travel, South Korea Travel

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.


Related Topix: 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.


Related Topix: World News

Daily Journal

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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