North Korean defectors to US torn amidst tensions

As North Korea continues to boast of its military power with missile launches and bomb tests, resettled defectors from the totalitarian nation are torn: Some hope for an end to the vocal hostilities between North Korea and the United States, while others wish the tense rhetoric would result in military action against the regime of Kim Jong Un.

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3 dead, 16 injured in New York bus collision

Three people were killed and 16 were injured after a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a private tour bus collided in Queens, causing one of the buses to crash into a building.

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Trump, SK leader vow to increase pressure on ‘Rocket Man’ Kim

President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, have agreed to intensify economic and diplomatic pressure against North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un — or “Rocket Man,” as Trump nicknamed him in a tweet — over his nation’s repeated nuclear and missile tests.

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Kenya opposition blocks re-election

Kenya’s opposition party said it will not participate in the upcoming presidential election without major reforms to the national electoral commission.

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St. Louis had a law-and-order crisis long before these protests

Jason Stockley, the white ex-police officer whose Friday acquittal in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith has sparked days of protests, may not have even faced trial without the “Ferguson Effect.”

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