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South Korea calls for North Korea to respond to talk offers

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea on Friday urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continued to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border.
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Coffee recalled: It's not caffeine keeping you up

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited.
Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after the U.S.
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'Blade Runner 2049,' 'Stranger Things' bring VR to Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO -- Comic-Con visitors are getting more than an early look at anticipated movies and shows. They're going inside them with virtual reality.
The studios behind "Blade Runner 2049" and "Stranger Things 2" have created temporary installations in downtown San Diego where fans can soar through the Los Angeles of the future in a Spinner ship from "Blade Runner 2049" or visit the Hawkins, Indiana, house where Will Byers lives in "Stranger Things.
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Parole hearing for Paul Bernardo pushed back

Schoolgirl killer Paul Bernardo’s bid for parole has been delayed.
The notorious sicko began his application for day parole last year. He was scheduled to have a hearing in August, but that has since been pushed back to October, according to various media reports.
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First Nation opposes proposed powerline project in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. -- Supporters of a controversial project that would bring Canadian hydro power to markets in southern New England like to talk about how this would use much cleaner energy than the coal-fired power plants that once dominated the region.
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Sessions says he 'loves this job' and is staying on

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, publicly skewered by his boss for stepping clear of the Russia-Trump investigations, declared Thursday he still loves his job and plans to stay on. Yet Donald Trump’s airing of his long-simmering frustrations with Sessions raised significant new questions about the future of the nation’s top prosecutor.
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Researchers in Cambodia find nest of endangered masked finfoot

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot, one of the world's most endangered birds, raising hopes of its continuing survival.
The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said Thursday its scientists, along with conservationists from Cambodia's Environment Ministry and residents along the Memay river in the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, discovered the only confirmed breeding location in Cambodia for the very rare species.
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A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards.
But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 6.8-kilogram bag of frozen pork landed on the Deerfield Beach home of Travis Adair and his family.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- University of California, Berkeley is now offering to waive a venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested, school officials said Thursday afternoon.
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Syrian refugee family's chocolate business expanding, hiring in N.S.

A chocolate business started by a Syrian refugee family in Nova Scotia has become so successful that they plan to move into a bigger production space and have begun advertising for employees.
Peace By Chocolate was started by the Hadhad family last August in a small barn beside their new home in Antigonish, N.S.
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2 killed, 100 injured after earthquake strikes Greece, Turkey

KOS, Greece -- A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities said.
The island of Kos was nearest to the epicenter and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and structural damage to older buildings.
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At least 2 killed, 120 hurt as earthquake strikes Greek island

KOS, Greece -- A powerful earthquake shook the Greek island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging several buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries, authorities said.
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