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North Korea releases one U.S. prisoner, keeps Lynnwood man

Kenneth Bae, one of the two remaining American prisoners, is fighting serious health issues.  

KCPQ-TV

Who does Beijing blame for protests in Hong Kong?

Yes, the United States brought about the protests, according to the People's Daily.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Nocera: Sanctions are bringing Putin problems

The Western actions appear to be having an effect, although not necessarily as might have been predicted.

NEW YORK TIMES

Malala Yousafzai.17, youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the 17 year-old Taliban attack survivor, and Kailash Satyarthi of India were each awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their work protecting children from extremism.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

North Korea's leader misses a major event

The absence fueled rumors but a South Korean official said Kim Jong Un's regime appears to be operating in its usual fashion.

USA TODAY

Despite Putin's word, Russian economy in trouble

Although not outwardly apparent, the Russian economy is showing signs of trouble.

SLATE

ISIS Releases Fourth Beheading Video

The Islamic State released a video Friday of the beheading of a British aid-worker.

WASHINGTON POST

Protestors in Hong Kong Clash with Supporters of Beijing

Opponents of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong attack protestors.

WASHINGTON POST

Canada to Launch Airstrikes on ISIS

Following a request from the U.S., Canada has agreed to launch airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Photos from Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protests are growing in Hong Kong. Here's what it looks like.

NEW YORK TIMES
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