All posts tagged "United States"

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    Samsung donates $500,000 to US veteran foundation

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has made a US$500,000 donation to a U.S. non-profit organization for war veterans. Under the plan, Samsung will supply various home appliances, from refrigerators...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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    Hyundai bets big on G90 for US luxury car market

    By Lee Hyo-sik LOS ANGELES — Hyundai Motor, which recently unveiled its next-generation premium luxury sedan, the EQ900 (globally named the G90), is set to make another leap forward in the United States after celebrating the 30th...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • U.S. Marines cover wounded North Korean soldier as he hoists himself to stretcher in the Naktong River sector of the Korean front on August 23, 1950. The captive was flushed out of a nearby rice paddy, still clutching his automatic weapons. A search of his clothing disclosed an American watch, lighter and other items apparently taken from a dead U.S. soldier. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)
    S. Korea, US begin Korean War remains excavation

    SEOUL, May 6 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States launched a project Wednesday to dig up the remains of their soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War. The allies kicked off the joint excavation for...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama signs a presidential memorandum aiming to clamp down on the private companies that service federal student debt, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
    Obama administration ‘quietly working to open secret talks’ with N. Korea: report

    WASHINGTON, March 12 (Yonhap) — A U.S. newspaper blog has claimed that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is “quietly working to open secret talks” with North Korea to eventually normalize relations with the communist regime....

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • This Jan. 2, 2015, image provided by Airbus Defense and Space, Spot Image, and Pleiades - CNES via 38 North, a website specializing in analysis of North Korea, at the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies shows an annotated satellite photo indicating signs of new activity at the 5 MWe Plutonium Production Reactor at North Korea’s Nyongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center. The U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies said on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, that North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown.  (AP Photo/Airbus Defense and Space, Spot Image, Pleiades - CNES via 38 North)
    N. Korea says it won’t talk with ‘gangster-like’ U.S., says to prepare for ‘final doom’

    By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea’s top ruling organ on Wednesday declared a “retaliatory” campaign against the United States, threatening to use miniaturized nuclear weapons and cyber warfare means. The National Defense Commission stressed Pyongyang...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    $2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

    NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero. But for the first time since 2009, most Americans are paying less than $2 a...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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    US urges N. Korea to refrain from threats

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The United States urged North Korea on Monday to refrain from menacing actions after the communist nation threatened “toughest counteraction” against the U.S. in response to Washington’s accusations the North was responsible for a...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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