All posts tagged "topstories"

  • Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz presents President Trump with his nation’s highest civilian honor. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)
    How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/saudi-arabia-just-played-donald-trump/2017/05/25/d0932702-4184-11e7-8c25-44d09ff5a4a8_story.html?utm_term=.a5eb4d9115e8 By Fareed Zakaria This week’s bombing in Manchester, England, was another gruesome reminder that the threat from radical Islamist terrorism is ongoing. And President Trump’s journey to the Middle East illustrated yet again how the country...

    • Posted May 26, 2017
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  • This image captured from Kyuhyun's Twitter account shows the singer having cut his hair short ahead of joining an Army boot camp on May 25, 2017. (Yonhap)
    Super Junior’s Kyuhyun begins military service

    SEOUL, May 25 (Yonhap) — Kyuhyun, member of K-pop group Super Junior, on Thursday began his two-year compulsory military service. The 29-year-old singer was admitted to the Army boot camp in Nonsan, 213 kilometers south of Seoul....

    • Posted May 26, 2017
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  • NY Times
    For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/us/for-army-infantrys-1st-women-heavy-packs-and-the-weight-of-history.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=0 By DAVE PHILIPPS FORT BENNING, Ga. — The first group of women graduated from United States Army infantry training last week, but with soldiers obscured by body armor, camouflage face paint and smoke grenades, it was almost...

    • Posted May 26, 2017
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  • bsgolf
    TWICE’s ‘TT’ music video tops 200 mln YouTube views

    SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) — The video for K-pop girl group TWICE’s 2016 single “TT” surpassed 200 million YouTube views Friday, its agency said. The video reached the milestone at 10 a.m., 215 days after it was...

    • Posted May 26, 2017
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  • Women protest President Trump's travel ban during a rally at Los Angeles International Airport on Feb. 4. (Los Angeles Times)
    Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

    David Lauter LA Times http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-essential-washington-updates-appeals-court-rules-against-trump-1495736317-htmlstory.html A federal appeals court has ruled against President Trump’s travel ban, upholding a nationwide injunction barring the administration from enforcing the executive order.   The ruling is the latest legal setback for...

    • Posted May 25, 2017
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  • This photo, taken on May 22, 2017, shows Park Kwang-on, the spokesman for the State Affairs Planning Advisory Committee, speaking during a press conference at its office in Seoul. (Yonhap)
    Moon’s advisory panel to submit gov’t reorganization proposal to parliament next month

    SEOUL, May 24 (Yonhap) — President Moon Jae-in’s policy advisory panel said Wednesday that it would submit a government reorganization proposal, which would reinstall the trade function of the foreign ministry, to parliament next month. The State...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Korean-army
    South Korea fires warning shots at flying object from North

    SEOUL, May 23 (Yonhap) — South Korean troops fired warning shots at an “unidentified object” flying across the heavily fortified border from North Korea Tuesday afternoon, the South’s military announced. The military detected the object traversing the...

    • Posted May 23, 2017
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