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  • How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in response to the North's recent long-range rocket launch to keep its impoverished neighbor from using the money factories provided to fund its nuclear and missile programs....
  • Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
    MUNICH (AP) -- Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short....
  • Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case
    PARIS (AP) -- Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting....
  • Flint crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aid
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok....
  • The Latest: Syria task force hopes for humanitarian access
    BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):...
  • Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday....
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Missouri Headlines
  • Details of fatal accident at Springfield landfill released
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Police say that a Springfield maintenance worker who died after an accident at the city landfill was struck by a semitrailer....
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    IRONTON, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities say a 3-year-old Missouri boy who was found dead hours after he was reported missing likely died of hypothermia....
  • 2 children revived after St. Louis apartment fire
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis fire crews rescued two young boys from a burning apartment where officials said they had been left alone....
  • Nixon, Kinder commend Ferguson's efforts at police reform
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri's top two elected officials credited Ferguson on Thursday with pressing ahead with policing and court reforms despite a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit alleging that the St. Louis suburb routinely violated residents' rights and misused law enforcement to generate revenue....
  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency....
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