All posts tagged "Koreatimes"

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, July 21, 2015 file photo, workers hold a rally in Los Angeles in support of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' proposed minimum wage ordinance. On Saturday, March 26, California legislators and labor unions reached an agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
    California Assembly OKs highest minimum wage in nation

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly on Thursday green-lighted a plan that would create the highest statewide minimum wage in the nation of $15 an hour by 2022. The proposal now moves on to the state...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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    S. Korea unveils first graphic cigarette warnings

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The government on Thursday revealed 10 graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages for the first time starting at the end of this year. A diseased lung,...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • APTOPIX Obama Nuclear Security Summit
    US joins with South Korea, Japan in bid to deter North Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States pledged Thursday to deepen cooperation with allies South Korea and Japan on deterring the North Korean nuclear threat, working to ramp up pressure following worrying provocations. Leaders of the three countries...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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    LPGA golfer Chun In-gee finally back in action

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (Yonhap) — Last year’s U.S. Women’s Open champion Chun In-gee said Tuesday she is happy to be back after an injury kept her out for a month, as she eyes a solid return at the...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    S. Korea won’t be top seed in final World Cup qualification round

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea will not get one of the No. 1 seeds in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as their international ranking next month is expected to be lower...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    US men’s soccer misses 2nd straight Olympics

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The United States failed to qualify for consecutive Olympic men’s soccer tournaments for the first time in a half century, a collapse players found hard to address on analyze. Roger Martinez scored twice,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates his goal against Guatemala during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
    US back on track in qualifying with 4-0 win over Guatemala

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — American soccer fans fretted for four days: If the United States lost to Guatemala once again, the U.S. would have little chance to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Their worries quickly vanished...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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