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10 Things to Know for Today

Obama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but they failed to locate any - including journalist James Foley.


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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Reactions in Asia to Instant Noodle Study

A recent U.S. study linking instant noodle consumption by South Koreans to some risks for heart disease has prompted a passionate response throughout Asia, where the noodles are not just a cheap treat but an essential part of life.


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7 hrs ago | The Tribune

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

South Korea's Exports to China: Game Over?

In an unusually candid trade report early this month, the trade ministry said it was "concerned" about a sustained fall in exports to China, Seoul's biggest trade partner.


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DFW Catholic

Memory, hope, witness are Korea trip's import, Pope reflects

Vatican City, Aug 20, 2014 / 08:22 am .- Pope Francis discussed his recent trip to South Korea in his General Audience address Wednesday, saying its significance is found in the three words memory, hope, and witness.


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The Washington Post

Pandering to Northern Va.'s Koreans is going to extremes

YEAR PANDERING to ethnic minorities is part of America's political tradition, but sometimes restraint is the wiser course.


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Korea Herald

Memories of trampled dignity haunt former sex slaves

The following is the second 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.


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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.


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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."


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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)


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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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