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New virus cases return to double digits, cluster infections still worrisome
New virus cases return to double digits, cluster infections still worrisome
Facebook, Twitter CEOs ordered to testify by GOP senators
The GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas to force them to address accusations of censorship in the closing weeks of the presidential campaign.
U.S. flies surveillance aircraft over S. Korea: aviation tracker
The United States flew a naval surveillance plane over the Korean Peninsula on Thursday, an aviation tracker has said, amid tensions over the possibility of North Korea launching a long-range rocket in protest over the stalemate in the countries' nuclear talks.According to Aircraft Spots, a U.S. Navy EP-3E plane conducted the reconnaissance mission, just a week after a similar flight by a U.S. Air Force RC-135S Cobra Ball aircraft.The turbo-prop aircraft is capable of conducting tactical electronic communications intelligence gathering operations.The U.S. military has been closely watching N...
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Steady stream of people voting early for local elections
A steady stream of people nationwide headed to polling stations Saturday on the second and last day of the advance voting period for the June 4 local elections, with both parties vigilant over the effects of the larger-than-expected voter turnout.
S. Korean Navy receives 15th guided-missile destroyer
The South Korean Navy took delivery of its 15th guided-missile destroyer Friday that will be in charge of defending the country's shoreline and harbor waters, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said.
Airbnb cofounders to become 1st sharing economy billionaires
With Airbnb just days from closing a large new funding round that will value the company at $10 billion, its founders are about to become billionaires, Forbes reports. Cofounders Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia will all maintain personal stakes of just over 15 percent of the company after the dilution of this raise, according to knowledgeable sources, which will net Airbnb between $400 and $500 million.
N. Korea slams U.S. human rights report as 'unjust intervention'
North Korea on Sunday slammed an annual U.S. report that said human rights conditions in North Korea continued to be "deplorable" last year.
S. Korea's farm exports expected to jump 18 pct in 2014
South Korea's exports of food and agricultural products are expected to rise to a new annual high this year on growing demands in Europe and China, the government said Friday.
Sloppy S. Korea humiliated by Mexico in pre-World Cup friendly
Lethargic and sloppy at both ends, South Korea lost to Mexico 4-0 in a tune-up football match in Texas ahead of this summer's World Cup.