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The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edge

The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edgeBy Seung-Woo Yeom and Hongji Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Most North Koreans who break out do so by crossing the river border. When the artist finally left North Korea in 2001, he brought photos of his family with him. “All I could think about was getting to China to buy food.



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The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edge

The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edgeBy Seung-Woo Yeom and Hongji Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Most North Koreans who break out do so by crossing the river border. When the artist finally left North Korea in 2001, he brought photos of his family with him. “All I could think about was getting to China to buy food.



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Goats rescued from edge of bridge

Goats rescued from edge of bridgePolice and transportation workers carried out a very unusual rescue on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Christine D'Antonio of CBS Pittsburgh station KDKA reports.



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2019 Ford Edge ST: Yes, There's Now an ST SUV

2019 Ford Edge ST: Yes, There's Now an ST SUVHoned for performance with 335 horsepower and a tuned suspension.



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Spain on a knife's edge as Madrid seizes control of rebel Catalonia

Spain on a knife's edge as Madrid seizes control of rebel CataloniaSpain was plunged into crisis Friday as Madrid seized power from independence-seeking Catalonia, the first curtailment of regional autonomy since the brutal dictatorship of Francisco Franco. After regional lawmakers voted to declare a Catalan “republic”, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy moved swiftly to dissolve the rebel government and parliament, and called December 21 elections to replace them. Secessionist lawmakers voted 70 to 10 in the 135-member parliament Friday to declare Catalonia “a republic in the form of an independent and sovereign state”.



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Firefighters gaining edge in California wildfires that have killed at least 40

Firefighters gaining edge in California wildfires that have killed at least 40By Salvador Rodriguez SANTA ROSA (Reuters) – Firefighters began gaining ground on wildfires that killed at least 40 people in the past week, the deadliest blazes in California’s history, as winds eased and searchers combed charred ruins for more victims with hundreds still missing. Two of the three most destructive Northern California fires were more than half contained early on Monday, and some residents who fled the flames in hard-hit Sonoma County could be allowed to return home later in the day, officials said. More than 5,700 structures were destroyed by more than a dozen wildfires that ignited a week ago and consumed an area larger than New York City.



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Israeli warning as Palestinians edge closer to reconciliation

Israeli warning as Palestinians edge closer to reconciliationThe Palestinian cabinet met in Gaza for the first time since 2014 Tuesday, as Israel warned it would reject any reconciliation deal between the Palestinian factions unless Islamists Hamas disarm. The meeting comes as part of moves to end a decade-long split between the internationally recognised Palestinian Authority, based in the occupied West Bank, and Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip. The return of the PA to Gaza had been cautiously welcomed by the United States and the United Nations, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it could be a “bogus” reconciliation “at the expense of our existence”.



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Irma pushes Florida's poor closer to the edge of ruin

Irma pushes Florida's poor closer to the edge of ruinIMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) — Larry and Elida Dimas didn't have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less.



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Schoolteachers on edge as Trump mulls changing 'Dreamers' policy

Schoolteachers on edge as Trump mulls changing 'Dreamers' policySometimes, though, one finds out that she lacks legal authorization to live in the country, often a child in similar circumstances. Rocha is one of nearly 800,000 undocumented young people in the United States to receive work authorization through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. After graduating from the University of Texas at San Antonio, she was accepted into Teach for America, which places high-achieving college graduates in low-income schools.



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North Korea: Everything you need to know about the nuclear crisis that has got the world on edge

North Korea: Everything you need to know about the nuclear crisis that has got the world on edgeNorth Korea has been making headlines recently for testing its missile capabilities, raising concern in Washington that the isolated nation could be tempted to launch a nuclear attack on the United States. The situation has not improved in recent weeks as the country tested its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) prompting Donald Trump and the United Nations to impose further sanctions on the country. North Korea has repeatedly tested its ICBM and nuclear capabilities this year, and it appears as though the country may have the technology — or will soon — to launch a nuclear missile that could hit the United States.



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