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Defectors send bottles of food and facts to N. Korea

Defectors send bottles of food and facts to N. KoreaNorth Korean defectors sent water bottles filled with rice and K-pop-loaded USB sticks floating towards their homeland Tuesday, even as the two Koreas removed border loudspeakers following a rare summit last week. The North’s leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s president Moon Jae-in agreed last week to “completely cease all hostile acts” along the Demilitarized Zone from May 1, including loudspeaker broadcasts and leaflet balloon launches. Seoul is playing into Pyongyang’s hands by depriving ordinary North Koreans of much-needed information, Jung said.



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North Korean Defectors Show Signs Of Possible Radiation Exposure

North Korean Defectors Show Signs Of Possible Radiation ExposureAt least four North Korean defectors have shown symptoms consistent with radiation exposure, including chromosomal abnormalities, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said Wednesday.



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McConnell lashes out at GOP defectors, Democrats in aftermath of 'disappointing' health care vote

McConnell lashes out at GOP defectors, Democrats in aftermath of 'disappointing' health care voteAn angry Sen. Mitch McConnell rebuked Democrats and Republicans who voted against the GOP health care plan early Friday morning.



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North Korean Defectors Detail Public Executions, Mass Graves, Prison Camps

North Korean Defectors Detail Public Executions, Mass Graves, Prison CampsA human rights organization hopes to use the testimony as prosecution for crimes against humanity.



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