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54 min ago | The Independent

Pras Michel does the ALS ice bucket challenge in North Korea

'I thought I'd put a little twist to it,' he told The Associated Press. 'When we go to places, my crew, we stick out' Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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4 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Miamisburg, OH

8 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to CNN

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle met with CNN's Will Ripley at a hotel in Pyongyang.

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11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Korean War vet served as translator in Air Force

For 84-year-old retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant James "Jim" Rehanek, language was his contribution to the Korean War effort.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Martinsburg, WV, World News, Asia, South Korea

Sun Aug 31, 2014

GantDaily.com

A+E purchases 10% stake in Vice Media for $250M

Brooklyn, NY, United States - According to individuals familiar with the transaction, A+E Networks is in the midst of completing an agreement to purchase 10% of Vice Media.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Nonfiction, Arts, World News, Asia

CBC News

Australian drug trade 'high-reward' for Canadian criminals, say B.C. police

A file photo from 2003 shows an armed Australian Federal Police officer at Sydney Airport, overseeing the transport of accused North Korean drug smugglers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Asia, Canada

South China Morning Post

North Korea blasts British TV drama about its nuclear programme

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, located in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering South Korea and China.

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Commentary Magazine

Obama's Luck on the World Stage

When it comes to global security, it may seem counter-intuitive to suggest that Barack Obama is one of the luckiest American presidents on the world stage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, World News, Asia

The Wichita Eagle

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

It's pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it - getting his dousing in the center of North Korea's capital on Sunday.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, speaks to the Associated Press in his hotel room, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Newsday

How might a currency change affect UK?

Holyrood and Westminster are sharply at odds when it comes to whether an independent Scotland could keep using the pound sterling.

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Newkerala.com

Obama's rapper pal Pras Michel visiting Kim Jong-un land for wrestling fun

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has apparently made another friend from the west, former American hip-hop group Fugees star Pras Michel, who is travelling to the nation to watch a wrestling match hosted by a Japanese politician and former pro wrestler.

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

The Washington Post

Muscle men make unlikely peace envoys to Pyongyang

North Koreans are not exactly used to seeing 300-pound Americans in tiny black underpants with "strong man" emblazoned across the rear.

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KFVS12

Ukraine say it's now fighting rebels, Russians

North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20 years on Saturday when an ex-NFL lineman and 20 other grapplers from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition put together by a charismatic... North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20 years on Saturday when an ex-NFL lineman and 20 other grapplers from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Asia, Sierra Leone, Africa

South China Morning Post

Japanese wrestler-politician ready to rumble in North Korea - but will Kim Jong-un attend?

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, located in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering South Korea and China.

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Daily Mail

Top North Korean banker absconds with A 3million from Kim Jong Un's slush fund

A top North Korean banker is on the run in remote eastern Russia with A 3million of an alleged government slush fund, it has been reported.

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

Russia Taday

Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China tensions

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Forbes.com

U.S. High-Altitude Missile System For S. Korea Upsets China, Russia,...

I have reported from Asia since covering the "Year of Living Dangerously" in Indonesia, 1965-66, and the war in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the late 1960s-early 1970s for newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune and the old Washington Star.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea, US Military, US Navy, Park Geun-hye

Daily Times

DPRK urges Seoul not to repeat war manoeuvers

PYONGYANG: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Friday urged South Korea not to repeat annual war manoeuvers with the United States, which have driven north-south relations into the "worst phase," the official KCNA news agency reported.

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