SOUTH KOREA

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South

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North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the...Read more

North Korea fires projectiles in 3rd weapons test in 8 days

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North Korea fired unidentified projectiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week, South Korea's...Read more

Dressel wins record 8th, King adds 2 more medals at swimming worlds

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Indiana's Lilly King won the 50 breaststroke, giving her two victories at the world meet over Russian rival Yuliya Efimova.Read more


2 dead, 16 swimming athletes hurt in SKorea balcony collapse

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An internal balcony at a nightclub in South Korea collapsed on Saturday, killing two people and injuring 16 including American and other athletes at the world swimming...Read more

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplanes

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South Korean fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea's airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the...Read more

Purdue divers head for Olympic qualifier

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The World Championships in South Korea offer the first chance for divers to qualify for spots for the Tokyo Olympic games.Read more

Korean janitor may get to keep $325K worth of gold bars found in trash

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A janitor in South Korea found a treasure in the trash at Incheon International Airport Thursday.Read more

7 dead, 21 missing after South Korean tour boat sinks in Hungary

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Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank in a matter of...Read more

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning

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North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible...Read more


4 arrested after hidden cameras livestream guests in South Korea hotels

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Protests broke out in South Korea after thousands of people fell victim to being unknowingly recorded in hotel rooms.Read more

South Korean city using lights, lasers to alert "smartphone zombies" to traffic dangers

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A city in South Korea has installed flickering lights and laser beams to remind "smartphone zombies" to look up and drivers to slow down.Read more