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North Korea says it tested new long-range cruise missiles

SEOUL, South Korea ((DailyNews)) — North Korea said Monday that it successfully tested newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, the first known testing activity in months, underscoring how …

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Americans warier of US government surveillance: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — As the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, Americans increasingly balk at intrusive government surveillance in the name of national security, and only …

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The Latest: S Korea tops 1,000 cases for 57th straight day

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, approaching a daily record set last month just a day after officials cautiously expressed hope that …

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Afghans face hunger crisis, adding to Taliban’s challenges

KABUL, Afghanistan ((DailyNews)) — The United Nations’ stockpiles of food in Afghanistan could run out this month, a senior official warned Wednesday, threatening to add a hunger crisis to the …

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Biden vows to finish Kabul evacuation, avenge US deaths

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — President Joe Biden vowed Thursday to complete the evacuation of American citizens and others from Afghanistan despite the day’s deadly suicide bomb attack at the Kabul airport. …

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Afghans plead for faster US evacuation from Taliban rule

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Educated young women, former U.S. military translators and other Afghans most at-risk from the Taliban appealed to the Biden administration to get them on evacuation flights as …

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Ex-Nissan exec Kelly wants boardroom, not criminal, trial

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Nearly three years later, former Nissan executive Greg Kelly is still wondering why the questions that led to his arrest and trial in Japan weren’t simply taken …

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