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This image made on Dec. 4, 2017, shows a word cloud representing a visual display of terms used by the North Korean government's Korean Central News Agency's English-language service. The Associated Press boiled down 1,542 stories filed between July 1 and Oct. 11, 2017, by the official North Korean news agency to a list of the words that appear most frequently. The resulting word cloud reveals some of the key patterns Pyongyang employs in its rhetorical wars with Washington. (AP Photo/Penny Yi Wang)
December 04, 2017 - 12:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — Kim. Nuclear. War. Nothing sums up the message embedded in North Korea's propaganda better than those three words. That's exactly what the world hears — and what's revealed in this word cloud, a visual display of terms used by the Korean Central News Agency's English-language service...
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This image made on Dec. 4, 2017, shows a word cloud representing a visual display of terms used by the North Korean government's Korean Central News Agency's English-language service. The Associated Press boiled down 1,542 stories filed between July 1 and Oct. 11, 2017, by the official North Korean news agency to a list of the words that appear most frequently. The resulting word cloud reveals some of the key patterns Pyongyang employs in its rhetorical wars with Washington. (AP Photo/Penny Yi Wang)
December 04, 2017 - 12:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Kim. Nuclear. War. Nothing sums up the message embedded in North Korea's propaganda better than those three words. That's exactly what the world hears — and what's revealed in this word cloud, a visual display of terms used by the Korean Central News Agency's English-language service...
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December 03, 2017 - 11:34 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian lawmaker giving a speech on same-sex marriage proposed to his gay partner Monday during Parliament's debate on a bill that is expected to soon legalize marriage equality across the country. Tim Wilson, a 37-year-old lawmaker in the conservative coalition...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in an event at Sina Weibo headquarters in Beijing, China, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to promote Canada-China tourism. Trudeau was joined by young professional Chinese who have visited Canada, in order to share their experiences. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 03, 2017 - 10:48 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in China on a visit focused on trade. Trudeau was due to hold talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday before meeting President Xi Jinping the following day. China and Canada are in exploratory talks on a framework for a trade...
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December 03, 2017 - 10:41 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Monday, with U.S. politics in focus. Investors are digesting the U.S. Senate's passage of the tax bill and implications of the guilty plea by President Donald Trump's former U.S. national security adviser. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
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A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor takes off from a South Korean air base in Gwangju, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The United States and South Korea have started their biggest-ever joint air force exercise with hundreds of aircrafts including two dozen stealth jets. (Yonhap via AP)
December 03, 2017 - 10:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of aircrafts including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched their biggest-ever combined air force exercise. The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that...
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December 03, 2017 - 10:20 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament on Monday started debating a bill that could soon legalize gay marriage across the country, with one lawmaker taking the opportunity to propose to his gay partner. The House of Representatives resumed on Monday for its final two-week session of the...
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Mount Agung volcano spews smoke in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Gushing ash from Bali's Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam. Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said Monday the volcano remains at its highest alert level but most of Bali is safe for tourists. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
December 03, 2017 - 10:02 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Gushing ash from Bali's Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island on the weekend have returned to near-normal schedules. Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said...
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Hindu priests give holy water to worshipers during a prayer at a temple located a few kilometers (miles) from the crater of the Mount Agung volcano in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. Authorities have told tens of thousands of people to leave an area extending 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the volcano as it belches volcanic materials into the air. Mount Agung's last major eruption in 1963 killed about 1,100 people. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
December 03, 2017 - 9:38 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Gushing ash from Bali's Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island on the weekend have returned to near-normal schedules. Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said...
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December 03, 2017 - 9:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and South Korea have started their biggest-ever joint air force exercise with hundreds of aircrafts including two dozen stealth jets. South Korea's defense ministry said Monday the five-day drill called Vigilant Ace will improve their capabilities in...
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