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South hopeful, wary, but nuke talks crucial for Korean ties

South hopeful, wary, but nuke talks crucial for Korean tiesSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans, always deeply divided over how best to deal with their often-belligerent northern neighbor, are reacting with both hope and wariness to President Donald Trump's announcement that he will hold a second nuclear disarmament summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.



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3 students killed in South Africa school walkway collapse

3 students killed in South Africa school walkway collapseJOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least three students are dead and 23 injured after a walkway collapsed at a school outside Johannesburg, South African officials said Friday.



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'Minimize talking' outside: Polar vortex bears down on North as Deep South braces for snow

'Minimize talking' outside: Polar vortex bears down on North as Deep South braces for snowSnowstorms lash the Midwest and South as record-smashing cold from polar vortex drives a deep freeze across the US.



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South Korea Defends U.S. Bid for Nukes Compromise With Kim

South Korea Defends U.S. Bid for Nukes Compromise With KimIt’s complete denuclearization,” Kang told the Yonhap News Agency in an interview published Tuesday. Negotiations between the two sides have picked up pace since U.S. President Donald Trump met with a top North Korean official in Washington and announced plans to hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un next month.



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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaBEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:



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South Korea, China urge concessions on both sides to end U.S.-North Korea standoff

South Korea, China urge concessions on both sides to end U.S.-North Korea standoffSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that he would cooperate with the international community to at least partially ease sanctions to allow for some inter-Korean business and tourism ventures, while later noting that Pyongyang needed to take “bold steps” towards denuclearization to win concessions from Washington. “I think North Korea knows that they clearly have to denuclearize for the easing of international sanctions, and the U.S. also understands that there needs to be corresponding action to expedite the North’s denuclearization,” Moon told reporters at the presidential Blue House.



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Should South Korea Participate in China's Belt and Road?

Should South Korea Participate in China's Belt and Road?The costs involve more than money.



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Recent developments surrounding the South Sea

Recent developments surrounding the South SeaBEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:



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China makes 'stern representations' over U.S. warship in South China Sea

China makes 'stern representations' over U.S. warship in South China SeaChina has lodged “stern representations” with the United States over a U.S. navy vessel sailing through the disputed South China Sea, its foreign ministry said on Monday. A U.S. guided-missile destroyer sailed near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea claimed by China as U.S. officials joined trade talks in Beijing to seek a de-escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war. Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular briefing that the U.S. operation in the region violated China’s law and urged the United States to stop such actions.



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Victims with ties to Mummers killed in South Philly head-on crash; stabbed driver faces charges

Victims with ties to Mummers killed in South Philly head-on crash; stabbed driver faces chargesThe Mummers community is mourning the loss of some of its members after a driver who apparently stabbed himself crashed head-on into another vehicle.



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