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Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street after winning week

Brattleboro Reformer 27 Jun 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are drifting mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street Monday as the market cools off following a rare winning week and the best daily gain for the S&P 500 in two years ... The Dow Jones Industrial Average was little changed ... NEW YORK (AP) — U.S ... In South Korea, the Kospi climbed 1.5% to 2,401.92. Support our journalism ... ....
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Europe stocks up, Asia mixed ahead of Fed rate hike decision

Brattleboro Reformer 15 Jun 2022
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed while Europe opened higher Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve decision on how sharply to raise interest rates to cool U.S. inflation ... 3 peak ... Support our journalism ... →. The Kospi in Seoul shed 1.8% to 2,447.538 after South Korea's unemployment rate in May ticked up 0.1 percentage point to 2.8% ... ....
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Seoul: North Korea fires suspected artillery pieces into sea

Bennington Banner 12 Jun 2022
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired suspected artillery pieces into the sea on Sunday, South Korea’s military said, days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for greater defense capability to cope with outside threats ... to South Korea's presidential office.
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North Korea test-fires salvo of short-range missiles

Brattleboro Reformer 05 Jun 2022
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired a barrage of short-range ballistic missiles from multiple locations toward the sea on Sunday, South Korea’s military said, extending a provocative streak in weapons demonstrations this year that U.S ... Paul LaCamera, an American general who heads the South Korea-U.S.
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US military in South Korea rescinds nearly all its COVID-19 restrictions

Stars and Stripes 03 Jun 2022
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South KoreaU.S. Forces Korea lowered the health protection condition for its troops on Thursday as COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline across South Korea ... South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare rescinded its outdoor mask mandate in May but still requires them indoors.
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N. Korea moves to soften curbs amid doubts over COVID counts

Stars and Stripes 29 May 2022
SEOUL, South KoreaNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials discussed revising stringent anti-epidemic restrictions during a meeting Sunday, state media reported, as they maintained a widely disputed claim that the country's first COVID-19 outbreak is slowing.
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Army units in South Korea receive award for initial response to COVID-19 pandemic

Stars and Stripes 27 May 2022
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South KoreaEighth Army received the Army Superior Unit Award for its efforts in curbing the spread of COVID-19 during the onset of the pandemic in South Korea, according to a press release Thursday ... Soldiers present for duty while being attached to Eighth Army or one of several units in South Korea between Jan.
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Kim, other N. Koreans attend large funeral amid COVID worry

Stars and Stripes 23 May 2022
SEOUL, South Korea — A huge number of North Koreans including leader Kim Jong Un attended a funeral for a top official, state media reported Monday, as the country maintained the much-disputed claim that its suspected coronavirus outbreak is subsiding ... In South Korea, where most ...
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US stocks open higher following 7 straight weeks of losses

Bennington Banner 23 May 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — Major indexes are opening broadly higher on Wall Street Monday following seven weeks of declines that nearly ended the bull market that began in March 2020. The S&P 500 is up 0.9% in the early going ... Treasury yields are slightly higher ... Oil prices also gained ... South Korea's Kospi climbed 0.3% to 2,647.38. Support our journalism ... ....
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Biden, South Korean leader to consult on how to check NKorea

Brattleboro Reformer 21 May 2022
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden is devoting his Saturday to cementing ties with South Korea and its new leader Yoon Suk Yeol as the two sides consult on how best to check the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there's little hope of real diplomacy on the matter ... One mission will be reassuring South Korea about the U.S.
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North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

Stars and Stripes 21 May 2022
SEOUL, South KoreaNorth Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms, even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely undiagnosed spread of COVID-19 across his unvaccinated populace and hinted at easing virus restrictions to nurse a decaying economy.
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Why U.S. nuclear deterrence tops S.Korea’s agenda for Biden summit

Metro USA 20 May 2022
WHY SOUTH KOREA’S FAITH IS SHAKEN ... It pulled them out in 1991, but has continued to extend its “nuclear umbrella” to South Korea by vowing to use all of America’s capabilities to defend against an attack ... commitment to defend South Korea was shaken under former U.S ... WHAT SOUTH KOREA PROPOSES.
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Biden: SKorean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

Bennington Banner 20 May 2022
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden opened a trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel technological innovation and foster vibrant democracies.
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Explainer-Why U.S. nuclear deterrence tops S.Korea’s agenda for Biden summit

Metro USA 19 May 2022
WHY SOUTH KOREA’S FAITH IS SHAKEN ... It pulled them out in 1991, but has continued to extend its “nuclear umbrella” to South Korea by vowing to use all of America’s capabilities to defend against an attack ... commitment to defend South Korea was shaken under former U.S ... WHAT SOUTH KOREA PROPOSES.
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Explainer: Why U.S. nuclear deterrence tops S.Korea’s agenda for Biden summit

Reuters 19 May 2022
commitment to defend South Korea was shaken under former U.S ... The American withdrawal from Afghanistan and debate over its support for Ukraine have also sparked discussions on the need for South Korea to boost its own capabilities, including whether it should pursue its own nuclear programme.WHAT SOUTH KOREA PROPOSES.

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