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North and South Korea agree plans for joint Olympic bid

By ethan / September 19, 2018

North and South Korea will seek to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games after a planned bid was agreed by the neighbors’ respective leaders, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The step was announced at a news conference in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, as part of high-level discussions between northern […]


Flood waters leave workers stranded at North Carolina nuclear plant

By ethan / September 18, 2018

Brunswick nuclear plant in North Carolina declared a state of emergency after flood waters cut off the plant and left 300 workers cut off from the outside world. The plant is located about 30 miles south of Wilmington, four miles inland from the Atlantic coast. Hurricane Florence pounded North Carolina on Friday, bringing historic amounts […]


Gas explosions set homes north of Boston on fire (PHOTOS)

By ethan / September 14, 2018

At least 70 buildings north of Boston, Massachusetts have been set ablaze by what appears to be a ruptured gas line, police have confirmed. Authorities are evacuating residents from parts of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. The residents of the three communities north of Boston, serviced by Columbia Gas, have been ordered to evacuate immediately […]


South Korea to propose joint 2032 Olympics bid with North

By ethan / September 12, 2018

South Korea is considering a joint 2032 Olympic bid with its northern neighbors in an attempt to maintain peace and stability on the Korean peninsula. South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jong-Hwan said that co-hosting the summer Olympics with the North would help to ease tensions and promote peace in the region, […]


Russia could provide vital rail link connecting North & South Korea to Europe

By ethan / September 11, 2018

Both Koreas are interested in Russia’s participation in a railway project that could become a crucial link connecting the Korean Peninsula, a North Korean official said on the sidelines of Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). Read more “We will further develop this project on the basis of negotiations between Russia, North Korea and South Korea, […]


Not just Russians: China, North Korea, Iran may target US elections, Bolton says without proof

By ethan / August 19, 2018

The upcoming 2018 US midterm elections might be targeted by Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned, while declining to provide any evidence. “I can say definitively that it’s a sufficient national security concern about Chinese meddling, Iranian meddling, and North Korean meddling that we’re taking steps to try […]


North Carolina football players suspended for selling Nike Air Jordan team-issued shoes

By ethan / August 7, 2018

Thirteen North Carolina football players will be suspended for one up to four games this coming season after it emerged they had sold special-edition Nike shoes given to them by the university. The group violated National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules which forbid players from profiting from their careers. READ MORE: Over 100 former Ohio students […]


North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited to 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia

By ethan / July 31, 2018

Indonesian authorities have invited North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games, which will run from August 18 until September 2 in Jakarta and Palembang. An Indonesian delegation led by Coordinating Human Development and Cultural Affairs Minister Puan Maharani delivered a personal invitation to Kim during their visit […]

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