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North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) North Korea took a significant step Wednesday in the development of a powerful ballistic missile intended to reach U.S. bases in the Pacific, launching one of the weapons about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) high after five failed at
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2016 10:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China using fishing fleets to expand maritime claims: US official China is using its fishing fleets with armed escorts to bolster maritime claims in disputed territory, a senior US State Department official warned Wednesday, calling China's behaviour "disturbing". The comments came after Indonesian warshi
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2016 09:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Plane debris not from MH370 A piece of plane debris found off Kangaroo Island off the coast of South Australia did not come from MH370, Australian officials have confirmed. | Jun 22, 2016 06:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pound rallies on bets Britain votes to stay in EU The pound rallied against the dollar and yen in Asia Wednesday as bookmakers bet heavily that Britain will vote to stay in the European Union, despite opinion polls pointing to a neck-and-neck race. The uptick comes after European Commission President Jea
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2016 05:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Military state tests two missiles within hours North Korea fired a missile Wednesday morning from the city of Wonsan on its eastern coast, according to a spokesperson from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. | Jun 22, 2016 03:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finding the beauty in Australia's hot rods Australia's hot rod cars -- custom-designed vehicles built for land speed racing, burnouts or drag racing, among other motor sports -- are as colorful and varied as the people that create them. | Jun 22, 2016 03:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Military cadets raped as initiation Teenage recruits were raped by staff and forced to rape each other as part of initiation practices in the Australian military going back to 1960, a public inquiry heard on Tuesday. | Jun 22, 2016 02:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can you handle China's spiciest food? Read full story for latest details. | Jun 22, 2016 01:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Popular Pakistani Sufi singer shot dead in 'act of terror': police One of Pakistan's best known Sufi musicians was shot dead by unknown assailants on a motorcycle in Karachi on Wednesday, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an "act of terror". Amjad Sabri, aged around 45, was tr
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2016 12:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Image of Asia: Fishing off a pier in North Korean port city In this photo by Wong Maye-E, several North Korean men fish off a pier in Wonsan, North Korea. The port city about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from Pyongyang in Kangwon province, along the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula, was one of the cities chosen
Yahoo! News | Jun 21, 2016 1:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend