North Korea’s Kim apologizes over shooting death of S. Korean

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s “very sorry” about the incident he called unexpected and unfortunate, South Korean officials said. It’s extremely unusual for a North Korean leader to apologize to South Korea on any issue. Kim’s […]

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‘KUWTK’: Kim Kardashian Cries With Pride After North West Sings At Kanye’s Fashion Show

North West made her singing debut at Paris Fashion Week during the Sept. 24 episode of ‘KUWTK’, and her mom, Kim Kardashian, was brought to tears over the performance! Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian took their daughters, North West and Penelope Disick, to Paris for Kanye West’s fashion show on the Sept. 24 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. […]

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Ocean Heat Waves Are Directly Linked to Climate Change

Six years ago, a huge part of the Pacific Ocean near North America quickly warmed, reaching temperatures more than 5 degrees Fahrenheit above normal. Nicknamed “the blob,” it persisted for two years, with devastating impacts on marine life, including sea lions and salmon. The blob was a marine heat wave, the oceanic equivalent of a […]

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For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger world

Hermit Kingdom? Not quite. To pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard of Northeast Asia. Yes, the country’s propaganda services are prone to rhetoric meant to convey a sense of towering fury, mostly for domestic consumption. But before the coronavirus […]

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South Korean official, who may have tried to defect to the North, shot to death, burned: report

A South Korean government official who may have tried to defect to North Korea was shot to death and then set on fire by Navy sailors from the communist country, a report said Thursday. The 47-year-old man vanished from a boat on Monday that was carrying 18 other South Korean officials who were investigating potential illegal […]

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Biden, Trump hold dueling events in battleground North Carolina

President Trump predicts that “we’re going to win North Carolina.” The president – at a rally in Fayetteville last weekend — forecast that “we’re going to win four  more years in the White House.” NEW POLLS POINT TO BIDEN-TRUMP DEAD HEAT IN TWO KEY BATTLEGROUNDS Pointing to how much is at stake in the crucial general election […]

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Something big is starting at St. Rita

St. Rita’s Christian Henry dribbles the ball against TF North. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times The abundance of talent that permeates through the program right now is eye-opening. One decade ago, Gary DeCesare took over a St. Rita basketball program that had won three regional titles in school history. After going 43-34 in his first […]

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As Concerns Over Climate Change Rise, More Developers Turn to Wood

SPOKANE, Wash. — Although it was established in 1873 near some of North America’s most productive forests, Spokane has rarely focused on new timber products in construction. But that is starting to change. In the city’s downtown, Eastern Washington University has moved into the Catalyst Building, a five-story, 150,000-square-foot structure, the first tall wood office […]

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Has the President Handicapped His Own Party’s Efforts on Absentee Voting?

The North Carolina Republican Party spent $213,000 on glossy mailers sent out in August to voters believed to be supporters of President Trump. “Urgent Notice,” the mailers warned, alongside a photo of the president. On the flip side, voters found a tear-off application for an absentee ballot. “Are you going to let the Democrats silence […]

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Chargers lose in OT to Chiefs, but gain confidence with top pick Justin Herbert at QB

Cheers erupted about 900 miles north of Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon when quarterback Justin Herbert made a surprise start for the Chargers. At Track Town Pizza in Eugene, Ore., one of Herbert’s college haunts, socially-distanced diners followed his every snap against the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. They watched the 6-foot-6 first-round […]

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North Carolina Dem Senate candidate says he would be ‘hesitant’ to take coronavirus vaccine due to ‘corruption’

Cal Cunningham, the Democratic nominee challenging Sen. Thom Tillis for his North Carolina seat, expressed doubt about the safety of a coronavirus vaccine manufactured under the Trump administration and said during a Sunday night debate between the candidates that he would be “hesitant” to take it. In his answer, Cunningham said he would normally have faith […]

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Twitter dings Trump tweet on voting in North Carolina: ‘Voting twice in North Carolina is illegal’

Twitter again flagged President Trump for encouraging voters in North Carolina to both vote by mail, then show up at the polls on Election Day. The social media platform put a warning label on Trump’s Saturday tweet and limited its circulation for violating rules on election integrity by “encouraging people to potentially vote twice.” “Voting […]

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North Carolina deputy shot to death; suspect killed

Authorities in North Carolina say a sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot by a break-in suspect, and that the suspect was then killed when other deputies returned fire By The Associated Press September 11, 2020, 1:28 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — A suspect in a vehicle […]

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Wildfires Live Updates: Out-of-Control Blazes Add to Vast Destruction

Here’s what you need to know: To the north, more than 480,000 acres have burned in Washington State this week, with some communities essentially destroyed, officials said. “Every firefighting entity in Washington State would like to have more resources right now,” Gov. Jay Inslee said at a news conference late Wednesday. He linked the devastating […]

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Kim Jong Un considered Obama an ‘a–hole,’ Trump tells Woodward

North Korean despot Kim Jong Un considered former President Barack Obama “an a- -hole,” President Trump told Washington Post editor Bob Woodward in touting his own relationship with Kim. Trump made the claim during a series of interviews for Woodward’s upcoming book, excerpts of which were published Wednesday by the broadsheet. By contrast, Kim spoke glowingly of Trump in letters […]

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Think 2020’s disasters are wild? Experts see worse in future

A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames. Meanwhile, the Atlantic’s 16th and 17th named tropical storms are swirling, a record number for this time of year. Powerful Typhoon Haishen lashed Japan and the Korean Peninsula […]

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Trump tears into Kamala Harris at campaign rally, claims she’s ‘further left’ than Bernie Sanders

President Trump argued to supporters in North Carolina on Tuesday night that Sen. Kamala Harris is “further left” than Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described Democratic socialist and a favorite of the progressive left. Ripping into the 2020 Democratic ticket, Trump said that his opponent Joe Biden had formed an “unholy alliance with the most extreme […]

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In Georgia, Officials Are Investigating Hundreds of Cases of Double Voting

A week after President Trump suggested that voters in North Carolina should cast two ballots — one by mail and another at the polls — the authorities in Georgia are threatening criminal action against 1,000 Georgia voters who did just that. Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s secretary of state, announced at a news conference on Tuesday that […]

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Protesters light small fire near Portland police precinct

A fire started outside a police precinct on Portland’s north side resulted in about 15 arrests during protests Sunday night into Monday morning, police said. Demonstrators protesting police brutality began marching at about 9 p.m. Sunday and stopped at the North Precinct Community Policing Center, the site of several volatile protests in recent months. Officials […]

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un visits typhoon-hit area after local officials threatened with ‘punishment’ over storm deaths

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un made a recent visit to an area in the Hermit Kingdom that was slammed by a typhoon, firing a top official there as communist party officials have warned other local leaders they must follow orders when such storms strike, state media reported Sunday. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said that […]

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Suppliers reluctant to ship goods without credit insurance

NEW YORK — Gold Medal International is sitting on millions of dollars worth of socks at its North Carolina warehouse that it can’t ship to stores. The reason? The 66-year-old family-owned sock maker can’t get enough credit insurance to cover potential losses if the stores can’t pay for the goods they’ve ordered. Without that insurance, […]

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