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N Korean soldier defects after crossing border A North Korean soldier defected Thursday after crossing the border and entering South Korea, according to a press release from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. | Sep 29, 2016 05:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Has Amitabh Bachchan become India's number one feminist? Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan is redefining pink. If that makes you think of ribbons and dolls, Bachchan latest film may make you change your mind. In Bachchan's view, the color stands for courage. | Sep 29, 2016 05:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: Games People Play: Three Books on What's Behind the Fun New books on games, their appeal, purpose and often addictive qualities.
New York Times | Sep 29, 2016 04:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: Here Are 10 Practical Solutions to the World's Big Problems In “The Fix,” the journalist Jonathan Tepperman travels the world to find practical solutions to issues like inequality and corruption.
New York Times | Sep 29, 2016 04:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who is Amitabh Bachchan? Admitting you're not familiar with the name Amitabh Bachchan would inspire gasps of incredulity in India. | Sep 29, 2016 03:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous WASHINGTON (AP) Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words by design or coincidence mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration
Yahoo! News | Sep 28, 2016 6:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU probes Deutsche Boerse-LSE megamerger The EU on Wednesday launched an in-depth investigation into whether the blockbuster attempt by the Frankfurt stock exchange to merge with its London exchange rival harms competition. The LSE and Deutsche Boerse tie-up would create a financial markets behe
Yahoo! News | Sep 28, 2016 3:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Search for tourists after Indonesian volcano erupts Authorities are still searching for tourists after a volcano erupted close to a popular Indonesian hiking area on Tuesday, shooting ash more than a mile into the air. | Sep 28, 2016 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bangladesh withdraws from regional summit in Islamabad NEW DELHI (AP) Bangladesh announced Wednesday that it will not participate in a meeting of South Asian nations in Pakistan in November, following the withdrawal of India, the largest member of the regional bloc, a day earlier.
Yahoo! News | Sep 28, 2016 1:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Image of Asia: Celebrating birth of Confucius in Beijing In this photo by Mark Schiefelbein, participants in traditional dress stand near an oversized portrait of Confucius during a ceremony in Beijing to observe the 2,567th birth anniversary of the famed Chinese philosopher. Ceremonies were held across China o
Yahoo! News | Sep 28, 2016 11:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend