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N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

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December 08, 2019 at 8:41 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Sunday that it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it at t...

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Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

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December 08, 2019 at 7:52 am | HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an apt metapho...

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Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

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December 08, 2019 at 6:16 am | NEW DELHI (AP) — A fire believed to be caused by an electrical short circuit engulfed a building in India's capital on Sunday where handbags and other items were made by workers earning as little as ...

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Half-North Korean, half-Chinese kids struggle in South Korea

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December 07, 2019 at 10:17 pm | UIJEONGBU, South Korea (AP) — Song Hong Ryon looks like any other young woman in South Korea. But three years after her arrival from China, the half-North Korean, half-Chinese 19-year-old has made on...

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Historical documents show Japan's role in WWII sex slaves

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December 07, 2019 at 8:43 pm | TOKYO (AP) — Japan's army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that highlight the ...

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Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle Haitians

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December 07, 2019 at 9:34 am | Port-au-Prince (AP) — The flaming barricades are mostly gone, protesters have largely dissipated and traffic is once again clogging the streets of Haiti’s capital, but hundreds of thousands of people...

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Joshua beats Ruiz on points, reclaims titles in Saudi Arabia

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December 07, 2019 at 4:43 pm | RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Joshua jumped up and down in the ring with his massive entourage, celebrating being around $70 million richer and having three world heavyweight belts back in his ...

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Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

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December 07, 2019 at 10:54 am | VENICE, Italy (AP) — Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. Central t...

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Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

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December 07, 2019 at 1:54 pm | DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Princeton scholar held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges was freed Saturday as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a...

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