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South Korea dismantles border ‘propaganda’ Christmas tree

South Korea Christmas Tree

South Korea’s Defense Ministry says it has pulled down a 43-year-old frontline Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US: One American released from North Korea

In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea. Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said the U.S. is still trying to free Americans Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Wyoming latest US state to legalize gay marriage

Wyoming Equality chairman Jeran Artery speaks to media following a hearing on same-sex marriage Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Ewing T. Kerr Federal Building in Casper. U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl heard arguments in Guzzo v. Mead, a case brought by four same-sex couples alleging the state's refusal to acknowledge their right to marry or recognize the legality of their out-of-state marriages. Gay couples are expected to be able to marry in Wyoming beginning Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo, Casper Star-Tribune, Ryan Dorgan)

Same-sex marriage has arrived in Wyoming, the conservative western mountain state where the 1998 beating death of a gay student helped spark the movement that has culminated in a broad expansion of gay rights around America.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Terrorism blamed in slaying of Canadian soldier in Quebec

Canadian Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and Quebec Public Security Minister Lise Theriault address reporters at a news conference in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, on Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. One of two soldiers hit by a car on Monday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebe, died of his injuries early Tuesday, according to Quebec provincial police. An official familiar with the case said the suspect, Martin Couture Rouleau, 25, of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, was influenced by radical Islamists. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

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Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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