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Korean LPGA rookie claims first career win
South Korean golfer Lee Mi-rim claimed her maiden LPGA Tour victory in a playoff at the inaugural Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday in Michigan. Lee, a rookie on the tour, beat Park In-bee on the second playoff hole with a birdie at the par-71 Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In her previous 13 starts in 2014, Lee had recorded just one top-10 finish and had mis...
Naver, Kakao set for duel in mobile payment services
Naver Corp., South Korea's top portal operator, said Monday it is considering launching a mobile wallet system through its social networking service BAND in the near future, following its bigger local rival Kakao Corp. releasing a similar service later this year. "It is true that we are reviewing (the service), but nothing, including whether we will actually launch it or when...
'Kill colleagues or be killed,' lawmaker warns Korea's servicemen
Rhee In-je, a six-term lawmaker from President Park Geun-hye’s Saenuri Party, brain-farted during a media talk and claimed that an Army private who recently died in a hazing incident should have shot his tormentors instead.
Too much sex in sex ed book, US parents say
California parents are rallying against a new health textbook for ninth graders, which talks about masturbation, foreplay, erotic touch and other sex-related topics, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Monitoring anklets under fire after rapist attacks 22-year-old
Police on Sunday detained a rapist who managed to easily disable his electronic monitoring anklet before sexually assaulting a waitress last week. The convicted sex offender, 42, identified only as Shin, allegedly removed the anklet several hours before he raped the victim, 22, late Wednesday at a motel in the central city of Cheongju.
Monitoring anklets under fire after rapist does 22-year-old
Police on Sunday detained a rapist who managed to easily disable his electronic monitoring anklet before sexually assaulting a waitress last week.
KC rolls out red carpet for Korean Royals super-fan
To be a Kansas City Royals fans is to know pain and suffering. The team hasn’t reached the postseason since winning the World Series in 1985, which represents the longest playoff drought in Major League Baseball.
Samsung's portable cooler badly disappoints
Samsung Electronics thought it had a summer blockbuster in “Coolpresso,” a small, portable cooler that works without the bulky outdoor fans required in most air conditioners.
Hong Kong man cooked parents, packed them in lunchboxes
A Hong Kong man murdered his parents, chopped up their bodies and cooked them with rice “like barbecued pork” to hide evidence, the Independent reports.
UN official voices 'profound regret' over comfort women issue
The top U.N. official on human rights on Wednesday expressed "profound regret" over Japan's failure to resolve the issue of its wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women, warning that the victims' human rights continue to be violated. Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement that she regrets that "Japan has failed to pursue a comprehensive, impartial and lasting resolution" of the issue of wartime sexual slavery. She warned that the human rights of the victims continue to be violated decades after the end of World War II.
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