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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 Rodman, ...
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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 agency KCNA has a habit of asking the m ...
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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 ...
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North Korea Files Complaint With U.N. About 'The Interview'

Jul 11 2014 9:10am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

North Korea filed a complaint with the United Nations over "The Interview," a film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen that tackles an unlikely plot to kill Kim Jong Un. North Korea's ambassador to the U.N., Ja Song Nam, wrote a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on June 27, stating that the movie is an "act of war." "The United States authorities should take immediate and appropriate actions to ban the production and ...
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