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N. Korea powerful temptation for some Americans

Sep 17 2014 10:32pm CDT | Source: WND

(Associated Press) One shouted about God’s love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several US soldiers dashed around land mines. Time and again, Americans over the years have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea, even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It’s incomprehensible to many, especially since tens of thousands of desperate No ...
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North Korean Leader Might Visit Beijing

Sep 17 2014 1:39pm CDT | Source: Big Government

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may visit Beijing as his first foreign trip since assuming power in 2011. According to Reuters, the Chinese Ambassador to South Korea, Qiu Guohong, signaled the possibility on September 17. Qiu spoke of the "normal relationship" China and North Korea maintained after the death of Kim Jong Il in 2011 and his son's ascension to power. Qiu said, "I think that a visit from Kim Jong Un m ...
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American tries to 'swim' to North Korea

Sep 17 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: WND

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday. The man was apprehended Tuesday night while lying on a bank of the Han River, which is in a restricted military area near the border, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity due to office policy. The man wa ...
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Chinese envoy says North Korea's Kim Jong Un may visit Beijing: Yonhap

Sep 16 2014 10:55pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could go to China on his first foreign trip since taking power, China's ambassador t ...
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Pro Wrestlers On Bizarre Sports Diplomacy Campaign In North Korea

Aug 29 2014 8:26am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp and a group of brawny pro wrestlers led by a Japanese politician took their oddball attempt at sports diplomacy to the streets of Pyongyang on Friday, staging a tug-of-war and arm wrestling competition with local children before a large and somewhat bewildered crowd of spectators. Sapp, who briefly played lineman for the ...
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North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

Aug 29 2014 3:23am CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jo ...
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Pras Michel, Fugee & Friend Of Obama, Heads To North Korea For Wrestling Match

Aug 28 2014 7:57am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By James Pearson SEOUL, Aug 28 (Reuters) - American rapper Pras Michel, who topped the charts in the 1990s with his band the 'Fugees', and is a friend of President Barack Obama, heads to North Korea on Friday to watch a wrestling match hosted by a Japanese politician and former pro wrestler. The trip comes six months after a series of visits to the isolated country by flamboyant NBA star Dennis ...
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North Korea Says Ferguson Response Made U.S. ‘The Laughing Stock Of The World’

Aug 27 2014 7:59am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Human rights defender, and leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un CREDIT: AP Photo/KRT via AP Video, File Better late than never. Nearly a week after other repressive countries used protests in Ferguson, MO to critique the United States’ human rights record, North Korea joined the fray on Tuesday, calling the U.S. “the laughing stock of the world” over its actions over the last few weeks. North Korean state news ...
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A Hundred Years After World War One, Americans Have a Lot to Learn

Aug 1 2014 4:31pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On the centennial of World War One, perhaps the most urgent question is this: Could we fall into another such global war? Could we end up in another conflict such as the one, a century ago, that took 20 million lives? Essayist Roger Cohen, writing for TheAtlantic.com, has his glum answer: “Yes, It Could Happen Again.” Hmm. If Cohen is correct about the risk, perhaps it would be useful for Americans to consider how much of that risk they themselves wish to b ...
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