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Globe Trot: Kim Jong-Un comes out of hiding

By Jamie Dean
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International | HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrations entered a third week in Hong Kong, and the weekend brought clashes between the student-led protesters and police.

Midday Roundup: Missionary doc gives blood to nurse with Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Health scare. The Dallas nurse infected with the Ebola virus has received a blood transfusion from Dr. Kent Brantly, a Samaritan’s Purse missionary doctor…

Midday Roundup: Obama names California mountains a national monument

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Monumental. President Barack Obama is creating a new national monument today. The executive order sets aside 346,177 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains just…

Midday Roundup: What’s happened to North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Missing man? North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hasn’t been seen in public for more than a month, and analysts are scrambling to figure out…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson police chief apologizes publicly

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Showing remorse. The chief of police in Ferguson, Mo., apologized today to the family of slain teenager Michael Brown and to protesters who demonstrated…

U.S. envoy: N. Korea using U.S. detainees as pawns

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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North Korea | The situation looks bleak for the Americans currently detained in North Korea as the country continues to reject U.S. offers to send a high-level envoy to…

Americans in North Korea beg for someone to negotiate their release

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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North Korea | North Korea paraded three American detainees before foreign media in Pyongyang on Monday, appearing to let them speak freely about their plight. The…

Family pleads for detained American’s release from North Korea

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Persecution | The family of an American man detained in North Korea for “anti-state” crimes apologized to the country yesterday and pleaded with officials to show mercy…

North Korea deserves unrelenting attention for unrelenting atrocities

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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North Korea | WASHINGTON—Shin Dong-Hyuk spoke in a calm monotone as he recounted how North Korean prison guards dangled him over a fire. Because he thought the guards…

Globe Trot: Karachi airport reopens after brazen Taliban attack

By Mindy Belz
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International | PAKISTAN: The Karachi airport is open again after terrorists orchestrated a brazen five-hour siege—the largest-scale attack at the nation’s busiest…

Bergdahl’s free, but what about other Americans held captive abroad?

By Ryan Hill
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Foreign Policy | The woman in a black headdress and the man in a blue smock shirt have had enough of their Asian vacation. They never planned to stay past her due date, or to…

Baptist missionary sentenced to lifetime of hard labor in North Korea

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Persecution | North Korea has sentenced South Korean Baptist missionary Kim Jung Wook (or Kim Jung Uk, according to North Korean spelling) to a lifetime of hard labor for…

 
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