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22 min ago | U.S. Department of Defense

Face of Defense: Soldiers Redeploy After South Korea Exercise

Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command conducted a change of mission and prepared for redeployment Aug. 28 following their participation in the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise held in South Korea.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

4 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

Chella Choi Cheating. What is the LPGA doing about it?

That's why I would like to hear what she has to say about it. I'm 99.999% sure that nothing she says would change my opinion about it but it would be interesting to hear her fumble around for a plausible explanation.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News,

8 hrs ago | Denver Post

Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

A Myanmar beauty queen who was stripped of her title for allegedly being rude and dishonest has run off with the $100,000 jeweled crown, a South Korea-based pageant said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News

8 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Koreans infected with 'Francis syndrome' after papal visit

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:02 am .- A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now feels a long-term challenge to imitate his humble ways.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Pope Benedict XVI

11 hrs ago | Reuters

Captain of doomed South Korea ferry says lack of checks was customary: Yonhap

The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, World News, Park Geun-hye,

11 hrs ago | The Straits Times

South Korea ferry disaster: Captain says lack of safety checks was established practice

The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, World News,

13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

South Korean car maker to erect $1bn Mexico plant

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto announces in Mexico City on Wednesday that South Korean car maker Kia will invest $1 billion to build an assembly plant in Pesqueri 1 2a, in the north-eastern Mexican state of Nuevo Lei 1 2n, which will begin operations in 2016.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

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: World News, Asia, North Korea, Restaurant Management

Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, World News, Asia, iPhone, Steve Jobs, Ipad, Science / Technology

The Independent

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

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Related Topix: South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel, World News, Asian-American, Chinese-American, China Travel, Dance, PSY, Pop/Rock

West Australian

Alstom wins power line contracts in India, Korea, Canada

French electrical engineering group Alstom has won contracts with a total value of 800 million euros to build high-voltage direct current power transmission lines in India, South Korea and Canada, the firm said.

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Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering, World News

Independent.ie

Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls

A speaker on a Samsung Electronics Wireless Audio Dock is seen at a shop in Samsung's main office building in central Seoul July 23, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, an employee of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, shows a dog meat before serve to customers at a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.

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Suria

South Korea ferry victim's father ends...

The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster on Thursday abandoned a hunger strike aimed at forcing lawmakers to set up a full independent inquiry.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., World News, Park Geun-hye

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fox News

China slams Japan over PM's note to ceremony honoring war criminals

China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions.

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Star Tribune

China, South Korea urge Japan to stick to history after Abe sends note honoring war criminals

China and South Korea on Thursday urged Japan to stick to history and reflect on its wartime aggression after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Aussies bigger boozers than Brits

We drink to survive screaming children at first birthday parties, to celebrate wins and commiserate losses and to toast important milestones like the middle of the week, the strike of midday and breakfast.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

Newsday

South Korea military under fire over abuse

These are incidents allegedly related to a bullying culture in the 640,000-strong, conscript-manned military that guards the country against North Korea.

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

The Big Lead

Megan Fox Threw Out a First Pitch in South Korea

Megan Fox is in Seoul to promote the release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tomorrow .

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Related Topix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Celebrities, Megan Fox, World News

Suria

Toxic chemicals hit North Korean workers...

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 Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

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