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Chris Marker's Groundbreaking Photos Illuminate Life In North Korea

First released in 1989, Noonbit Publishing’s <i>The People of the North</i> (also titled <i>Coréennes</i>, which is French for "Korean") was an immediate hit in South Korea’s photography community for its fascinating documentary portraits of North Korean life. But just 2,000 copies were printed in its first run, …

Mueller possibly was paired with ISIS fighter

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker and ISIS hostage whose death was confirmed by her family this week, might have been paired with a male ISIS fighter during her captivity, U.S. intelligence and government officials said Wednesday.<p>The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, cited …

Islamic State (ISIS)

3 students shot to death in apartment near UNC Chapel Hill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Was it a dispute over a parking space or something more sinister that prompted the shooting death of three students in an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus?<p>Police said "an ongoing neighbor dispute over parking" might have been a factor in the shootings …

Crime

CBS '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon dies in car crash

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered riots, Academy Award-nominated movies and wars and was held captive for …

Vietnam War

Police in Washington state fatally shoot man who threw rocks at them

(Reuters) - Police in Washington state shot a man to death who threw rocks at them, officials said on Wednesday, as a video published online appearing to show the incident drew criticism of the officers’ actions.<p>The police shooting in Pasco, Washington comes amid heightened tension across the …

Law Enforcement

Obama asks fresh war powers, says IS group 'going to lose'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military …

Middle East

Sudanese soldiers accused of mass rape in Darfur

Human Rights Watch finds evidence that 200 women and girls were attacked in village last year as suffering continues in long-running war<p>Sudanese army troops raped more than 200 women and girls in a Darfur town last year, in a brutal attack that should be investigated as a crime against humanity, …

Africa

Korean Air executive jailed over 'nut rage' incident

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> It started with a first-class aviation executive throwing a fit on a flight over her nuts.<p>It ended Thursday with that former executive sentenced to jail for one year.<p>Heather Cho was working for Korean Air on December 5 when, as a first-class passenger on an international …

South Korea

Man Convicted of Murdering His Wife the Day She Filed for Divorce

Prosecutors said James Robarge dumped his wife's body out in the woods, "like she was a piece of trash."<p>A court in New Hampshire convicted a man of murdering his wife on the day she tried to leave him for good.<p>On Wednesday, James Robarge, 45, was found guilty of second-degree murder in the beating …

Jury prospects questioned about Colorado mass shooting case

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A Vietnam veteran, an attorney and an art director were among the first people questioned directly about their views on the …

Crime

Australia asylum: Detention 'harms children and violates law'

<b>Australia's policy of detaining the children of asylum seekers causes them harm and violates international human rights law, a report says.</b><p>A third of detained children had developed mental illnesses of such severity that they required psychiatric treatment, the Australian Human Rights Commission …

In case featuring mobster and violin, a priest pleads guilty

CHICAGO (AP) — A plot twist in a legal drama featuring a mobster and a violin played out Wednesday when a prison chaplain announced in court minutes …

Crime

Last-ditch Ukraine peace talks drag on till dawn

Sources say leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will sign document at tense summit in Minsk aimed at ending 10 months of fighting<p>Tortuous talks in Minsk between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France dragged towards dawn on Thursday as they tussled over a plan to end 10 …

Russia

Six prisoners reported to have killed themselves after taking hostages in Taiwan

Taiwan’s justice ministry reports suicide of the men after they released captives<p>Six armed inmates who held a warden and a head guard hostage at a prison in southern Taiwan have killed themselves after releasing the hostages, a justice official said.<p>Taiwan’s administrative deputy minister of …

China

Mom, grandparents take pleas in case of starved 7-year-old

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother and grandparents of a 7-year-old boy who was so malnourished that one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor …

Crime

Electric Utilities Face a Disruptive Future

Cheap gas and oil aren’t the only forces disrupting the U.S. electric system. Solar is already wreaking havoc, and large-scale batteries are …

Judge removes juror from Aaron Hernandez murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez removed a juror Tuesday, saying …

Crime

Russia has announced plans for joint military drills with North Korea

"We are planning an expansion of the communication lines of our military central command," Valery Gerasimov, the chief of staff of the Russian armed forces, said at a meeting attended by the heads of all of Russia's armed forces branches, according to Newsweek. "We are entering preliminary …

Jordanian pilot 'burned alive' in new Isil video

Video showing death of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasaesbeh, held prisoner by Islamic State jihadists, released now but he may have been killed a month ago<p>Isil jihadists have released a video that shows the <b>Jordanian pilot</b>they have been holding hostage being burned alive.<p>Moaz al-Kasaesbeh, a pilot in …

Proud Dad Has Tattooed His Son's Drawings on His Arm for the Last Seven Years

Some parents display their children's artwork on the fridge; proud dad Keith Anderson exhibits his son Kai's drawings on his arm as tattoos. For the last seven years, Anderson–a self-described climber, adventurer, student, and bike enthusiast who lives in Peterborough, Ontario–has turned Kai's …

Drawing

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Art