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2 hrs ago | Marine News

Maine Port City Bans Oil Loading

City councilors in South Portland, Maine, voted late Monday night to ban the loading of crude oil onto tankers along its waterfront, throwing up yet another roadblock to the export of Canadian oil sands crude and setting up a showdown with industry which called the process illegal.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, South Korea, World News, South Portland, ME, Prison

9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

South Korea Invites Foreigners to "Imagine Your...

Foreign tourists dressed in traditional Korean clothing, hanbok, take photos during their visit to Namsangol Hanok Village in downtown Seoul, South Korea, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Bigbang, Pop/Rock, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mashable

Seoul Bans Uber and Plans to Launch a Competing App

While several major cities around the world are fighting the arrival of Uber as an alternative to traditional taxi companies, the government of Seoul, South Korea , has decided to fight fire with fight by officially banning the service offering its own software alternative.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, us Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Korean Mud Festival

JULY 18: Festival goers wrestle in the mud during the annual Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach on July 18, 2014 in Boryeong, South Korea.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Deseret News

Join the discussion: Should North Korea's threats be taken seriously?

"This fall," reads the trailer for the upcoming film "The Interview," "James Franco and Seth Rogan will try to assassinate Kim Jong Un."

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un, Terrorism, South Korea,

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus in Ticks Collected from Humans, South Korea, 2013

Seok-Min Yun 1 , Wook-Gyo Lee 1 , Jungsang Ryou, Sung-Chan Yang, Sun-Whan Park, Jong Yeol Roh, Ye-Ji Lee, Chan Park, and Myung Guk Han We investigated the infection rate for severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus among ticks collected from humans during May-October 2013 in South Korea .

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Related Topix: Grand Island, NY, South Korea, World News,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

New York Daily News

Photos of the day from around the world: July 18

From a mud festival in South Korea to a memorial commemorating the 298 lives lost in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash in Ukraine, check out today's most striking photos from across the globe.

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The Otago Daily Times

Is this the world's weirdest festival?

Millions of people are expected to get down and dirty in South Korea over the next couple of weeks to celebrate the annual Boryeong Mud Festival.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Circulation

Dietary Intake of Calcium and Phosphorus and Serum Concentration in...

From the Center for Cohort Studies, Total Healthcare Center, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea ; Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Graduate School, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea ; Research Institute for Medical Sciences, Chungnam National ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, National University,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Standard

SKorea to fund humanitarian projects in North

South Korea announced Tuesday state funding for humanitarian projects in North Korea for the first time since Seoul imposed tough economic sanctions on Pyongyang four years ago.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea,

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Toronto Star

In South Korea, seniors flock to a school for dying

South Korea has the developed world's highest elderly suicide rate. "Well-dying" classes are helping to keep them alive.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Korea Herald

K-EDM needs to be new future of Korean music, producer says

Leaving his K-pop days behind him, 30-year music producer and composer Kim Chang-hwan is setting his sights on K-EDM, the future of Korean music.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bangkok Post

Declaring dependence

In light of last Friday's American Independence Day celebrations, I am closing my eyes right now and imagining a Thailand devoid of all things American.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Circulation

Establishment of Government-Initiated Comprehensive Stroke Centers...

From the Daejeon-Chungnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Daejeon, South Korea ; Daegu-Gyeongbuk Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Daegu, South Korea ; Gwangju-Jeonnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Gwangju, South Korea ; Gyeongnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Jinju, South Korea ; Jeju Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Jeju, South Korea ; ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

EurekAlert!

The ICIST-KAIST International Conference 2014 from August 4-8, 2014 in Korea

Daejeon, Republic of Korea, July 2, 2014 - "Does science lead progress?" This thought-provoking question will be explored this summer with hundreds of university students gathered from all around the world at the campus of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology , a leading science and technology university in Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cornell University

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Army Times

Japan's government approves larger military role

Since Japan's defeat in World War II, its military has been shackled by restrictions imposed by a victorious U.S. and that, over time, a majority of Japanese adopted as their own.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Newsday

US citizens held by N Korea

As North Korea announces it will put two US nationals on trial, the BBC looks at other recent cases of Americans who were detained by North Korea.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asian-American, Korean-American, South Korea

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Bans Choco Pies from Kaesong Complex

North Korea has apparently told South Korean businesses in the joint Kaesong Industrial Complex to stop handing out Choco Pie snacks to the North Korean workers there.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Time

These Goosebump Sensors Can Read Your Emotions

South Korean researchers are developing a technology that can measure your goosebumps-which are activated when you're cold, sure, but also when you're scared, moved or otherwise emotionally aroused.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Counter-Measure' If US Doesn't Ban The New Seth Rogen Comedy

North Korea on Wednesday denounced a forthcoming American comedy film featuring a plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong Un as an act of terrorism and threatened to unleash a "merciless counter-measure" if Washington failed to ban the movie.

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