Susan C Wenger

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UN official says North Koreans agree on importance of avoiding war

A top UN official said he encouraged North Korea to be open to "talks about talks" during a visit to the country. The United States also appeared to …

North Korea

How to get through the Tijuana border crossing faster

<b>Question</b>: I am returning from Mexico through Tijuana by car, and there is a choice of "signed" lanes, including "Público General" and "Ready Lanes." We have passports with us, but which lane is for us?<p>John Loggins<p>Rancho Palos Verdes<p><b>Answer</b>: Loggins emailed his question to me as he was stuck in the …

An Egyptian Girl Is Dead After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation

The ancient practice is a form of violence against women.<p>A 17-year-old girl has died after reportedly undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation operation at a private hospital in Egypt. The <i>Guardian</i> reports that prosecutors are investigating the case, while medical examiners are conducting an …

Gender

Law enforcement investigators seek out private DNA databases

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry research for their customers.<p>Two major companies that research family lineage for fees around $200 say that over the last two years, …

Genealogy

Ancient DNA reveals how Europeans developed light skin and lactose tolerance

Food intolerance is often dismissed as a modern invention and a “first-world problem”. However, a study analysing the genomes of 101 Bronze-Age …

North Korea sends Queen birthday congratulations

Isolated Pyongyang leadership apparently seeking new friends - and potentially a haven should the regime implode<p>The second-most powerful man in North Korea has sent a letter of congratulations to Queen Elizabeth on her official birthday.<p>The birthday wishes were dispatched by Kim Yong-nam, the …

N Korea 'develops Russian cruise missile'

<b>A North Korean propaganda film has revealed footage of a newly developed cruise missile, according to experts.</b><p>The missile is believed to be similar to the Russian KH-35 missile, which came into service in 2003.<p>Cruise missiles are weapons guided by on-board computers, used to attack specific …

North Korea

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