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Kim Jong-un 'blasts workers at factories for not working hard enough'

Kim Jong-un 'blasts workers at factories for not working hard enough'Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, has lambasted workers at two textile factories for not working hard enough, failing to take care of their buildings and moaning about shortages of money and materials, according to state-run media. Mr Kim expressed his fury at the failing of workers at two factories in the city of Sinuiju, close to the border with China, the Korean Central News Agency reported on Monday.  At the Sinuiju Textile Mill, Mr Kim declared that the factory and its workers have supported the nation’s light industry sector since it was established in the 1950s – before condemning its present-day workforce for failing to live up to that “proud tradition”.  Instead of complaining about a lack of funds and equipment, the workers should put more effort into modernising their facilities by themselves. He added that the employees needed to increase their productivity. Kim Jong-Un visits the Sinuiju Chemical Fibre Mill Credit: AFP   On a subsequent visit to another nearby textile factory, Mr Kim criticised the staff for not making repairs to their crumbling buildings, saying the “precious” facilities looked more like a stable.  Management of the two facilities appear to have got off lightly, however, as Mr Kim is notorious for a short temper and draconian punishments for those that displease him.  Kim Jong-un inspects the Sinuiju Chemical Fibre Mill Credit: AFP In May 2015, the North Korean leader flew into a rage during a visit to the Taedonggang Terrapin Farm, which had been built on the orders of his father, after discovering a number of dead baby terrapins in the tanks. He was further incensed when managers admitted they had not been able to breed lobsters ahead of a national holiday marking the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea.  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects some textiles while visiting the Sinuiju Textile Mill Credit: AFP KCNA reported that Mr Kim accused officials of “incompetence, an outmoded way of thinking and an irresponsible work style”. Despite the manager’s explanation that the terrapins had died due to electricity shortages, Mr Kim insisted the failings were down to bad management and had the man summarily shot. 



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“Hard to believe it’s over”: The last days of an American dairy farm

“Hard to believe it’s over”: The last days of an American dairy farmSince 1970, more than 90 perfect of all U.S. dairy farms have closed due to low milk prices and industry restructuring. Recently, a corporate decision by Walmart led to the shutdown of a three-generation family-run dairy farm in Kentucky.



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Ten days after Trump-Kim summit, hard work is yet to begin

Ten days after Trump-Kim summit, hard work is yet to beginThe landmark summit between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un ended with a North Korean pledge of “complete denuclearization,” but 10 days on no timetable for action has emerged. After flying back to Washington last week, seemingly giddy with success, the US leader tweeted, “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea” — a bold claim with Kim’s arsenal still in place. Many observers were disappointed that the short statement of intent signed by the two leaders did not more clearly define denuclearization, fearing Kim plans to keep his hard-won deterrent.



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Coal baron Blankenship goes down hard in West Virginia, and other primary news

Coal baron Blankenship goes down hard in West Virginia, and other primary newsIn N.C., an incumbent lost to a challenger, and in W.Va.’s Republican Senate primary, one of the losers became the object of a mocking Photoshop image from Sen. Mitch McConnell. Here’s an update on those results and others.



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Stravridis: Best responses in Syria likely ‘in the hard power basket’

Stravridis: Best responses in Syria likely ‘in the hard power basket’Admiral James Stravridis, former NATO supreme allied commander and NBC chief international security and diplomacy contributor, explores the options that President Trump has to respond to an alleged poison gas attack in Syria.



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Laura Ingraham Learned The Hard Way She Can't Do What The Boys Do At Fox News

Laura Ingraham Learned The Hard Way She Can't Do What The Boys Do At Fox NewsFox News Host Laura Ingraham may be the latest victim of sexism in the



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Fired V.A. secretary: 'It should not be this hard to serve your country'

Fired V.A. secretary: 'It should not be this hard to serve your country'Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin wrote a New York Times op-ed reflecting on his service in President Trump's administration.



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Supreme Court To Take Hard Look At Partisan Gerrymander, This Time By Democrats

Supreme Court To Take Hard Look At Partisan Gerrymander, This Time By DemocratsWhen it came time for Maryland lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional



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Donald Trump Taunts Joe Biden: 'He Would Go Down Fast And Hard, Crying All The Way'

Donald Trump Taunts Joe Biden: 'He Would Go Down Fast And Hard, Crying All The Way'President Donald Trump has come out swinging at former Vice President Joe



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Justin Trudeau tried way too hard in India, and it backfired spectacularly

Justin Trudeau tried way too hard in India, and it backfired spectacularlyCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can't stop being the worst version of himself while touring India. During an official visit this week, Trudeau has once again dipped back into his charisma well to inspire good headlines, and global affection. Only this time, it looks like he's drowned. Every day of his trip, Trudeau opted to don grand, ceremonial outfits traditional for India. It can be presumed that he wanted to show respect and "fit in" with the people of the country. In reality, most saw it as trying to hard at best, or as cultural appropriation at worst.  SEE ALSO: Everything you need to know to enjoy curling, the Winter Olympics' best obscure sport Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Amritsar's Golden Temple, February 21, 2018. Reuters photos by @AdnanAbidi #TrudeauInIndia pic.twitter.com/AMb9B7Et55 — Reuters India Photos (@IndiaPhotos) February 21, 2018 Of course, this is nothing new for Trudeau. He's continually stuck his Disney Prince face into whatever photo op continues to build his brand as the good guy ally, the nerdy man of the people, and super hunk statesman.  Well, the headlines that have come out of Trudeau's India visit have unraveled a bit of that perception. Press in the asian country and abroad have called out his embarrassing over-the-top dress as reeking of overcompensation.  India's message to Justin Trudeau: stop trying so t.co/5p0mAKjhgX pic.twitter.com/pCOGN1i8iH — NDTV (@ndtv) February 23, 2018 Justin Trudeau can't stop being an embarrassing tourist in India t.co/5jW1N6YLwE pic.twitter.com/JAyaD8BJ1y — Travel + Leisure (@TravelLeisure) February 23, 2018 Canadian PM Trudeau roundly mocked for political, fashion blunders during disastrous trip to India t.co/zdh69Ia0Qm pic.twitter.com/VFPki96Olw — INSIDER (@thisisinsider) February 23, 2018 And so, the internet dragged him for it.  Is it just me or is this choreographed cuteness all just a bit much now? Also FYI we Indians don’t dress like this every day sir, not even in Bollywood. pic.twitter.com/xqAqfPnRoZ — Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) February 21, 2018 I love the Trudeau but cannot understand why he’s dressed like he’s at his own Indian wedding. t.co/lBdoLJNtQr — Angela Saini (@AngelaDSaini) February 21, 2018 Just chill, Justin. Just chill.  WATCH: Boston Dynamics tried to prevent ‘SpotMini’ from escaping, but the robot outsmarted them



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