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Ex-S.Korean President Lee Myung-bak appears at first trial over corruption charges

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Wednesday appeared at the first trial over corruption charges, including bribery and embezzlement.
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Mount Qomolangma records 5 deaths of climbers, Sherpa guides this spring season

At least five climbers and high-altitude Sherpa guides have lost their lives in the world's highest peak Mount Qomolangma this spring season, authorities confirmed.
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DPRK receives list of S.Korean journalists to cover nuke test site dismantling

The DPRK has received the list of South Korean journalists on early Wednesday to cover the planned dismantling of its nuclear test site, Seoul's unification ministry said.
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Trump says meeting with Kim may be delayed

US President Donald Trump said a planned summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place next month, despite his belief that the DPRK's leader is "serious" about denuclearization.
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Now 57, romcom star Hugh Grant finally getting married

Veteran bachelor Hugh Grant, star of a string of romantic comedies including "Four Weddings and a Funeral", is finally getting married for the first time to his Swedish girlfriend.
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Rare brain-damaging virus kills 10 in India, prompts rush to hospitals

A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India.
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Two new Ebola deaths recorded in Congo

One of the deaths occurred in the provincial capital of Mbandaka. A nurse also died in the village of Bikoro, where the outbreak was first detected, 
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S. Korea regrets failed journalists' visit to cover DPRK's nuke test site dismantling

South Korea expressed regrets over the failed visit by its journalists to cover the DPRK's planned dismantlement of its nuclear test site.
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The Obamas sign multi-year production deal with Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama, former US president and first lady, have signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, it was announced on Monday.
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USC sued by former students over gynecologist accused of sexual misconduct

The University of Southern California was sued by five former students in two lawsuits over the scandal of the school's gynecologist who was accused of sexual misconduct.
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