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As N. Korea tensions rise, residents nearby U.S. military bases in Japan face fresh fears

FUSSA, Japan — Residents vital circuitously U.S. military bases in Japan are confronting a fresh reality: Their neighborhoods are on the front-line of North Korea‘s brawl with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just mins to preserve from incoming missiles. “It’s impossible. There is no way we can run divided from it,” pronounced Seijiro Kurosawa, a …

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NYPD captain crusades for kids with split palates in bad nations

When NYPD Capt. Alison Esposito isn’t fighting crime in Brooklyn, she’s trying to help children in bad countries cheerless with a birth forsake that robs them of their ability to smile. Since returning from a 2015 outing to Peru, Esposito has been trying to boost recognition about split mouth and split palate, defects that can dispossess kids of nourishment and …

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Unaccompanied migrants face continued danger

April 30, 2017, 6:20 PM| An augmenting series of people nearing in southern Italy, mostly journey misery and war, are unparalleled minors. Seth Doane reports on because some are referred to as “ghost children.”

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Climber acclaimed for fast ascents dies in collision nearby Mount Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A Swiss traveller acclaimed for his fast ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little some-more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering collision circuitously Mount Everest in Nepal, speed organizers said. Ueli Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse, Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said. …

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Founder of Farsi-language TV network shot passed in Turkey: reports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite radio network was shot passed in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly being convicted of swelling “propaganda” against the Islamic Republic. Gunmen non-stop fire on Saeed Karimian of GEM TV after slicing off his automobile with an SUV in Istanbul …

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Bell tolls for ancestral bell maker

The bells at the National Cathedral in Washington will no doubt be around for a prolonged time. Not so the foundry that expel some of them, however. Turns out, it’s that very foundry for which the CLOSING BELL tolls. Jim Axelrod has an appreciation: There is a certain timelessness inside London’s Whitechapel Bell Foundry, where it could be the 21st …

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Closing bells for London’s oldest bellmaker

April 30, 2017, 9:29 AM| A revisit to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, the oldest manufacturer in all of England, is a outing back in time. For about half a millennium, they have been producing bells for churches, cathedrals and city halls, as good as the strange Liberty Bell. But sadly, this old-school shop is shutting for good. Jim …

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Famed Swiss towering traveller Ueli Steck killed nearby Mount Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Expedition organizers contend famed Swiss traveller Ueli Steck was killed in a mountaineering collision circuitously Mount Everest in Nepal. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks says Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse on Sunday. His physique has been recovered from the site and been taken to Lukla, where the only airport in the …

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Thai family mourns girl killed by father in Facebook video

PHUKET, Thailand — The wake was held Saturday for an 11-month-old Thai girl who was killed by her father in a video promote live on Facebook before he then hanged himself. Mourners buried the girl along with some of her toys in the grounds of a church Saturday on the southern island of Phuket. Friends and family had to support …

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Pope to Catholics: get out, widespread faith, help cholesterol

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is trying to vitalise Catholics, revelation them to be active, help others, widespread the faith, and that’s all good for cholesterol levels, too. Francis himself looked full of pep Sunday, a day after the 80-year-pontiff returned from a chaotic outing to Egypt. In St. Peter’s Square, he did a whisk in his popemobile to hail …

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