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UPDATE 2-S.Korea warns of “serious risk” from vaping, considers sales ban

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday advised people to stop using liquid e-cigarettes due to growing health concerns and vowed to speed up an investigation into whether to ban sales, a move likely to hit major producers such as Juul and local tobacco company KT&>. A man vapes in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, Read More

South Korea warns against ‘grave threat’ from liquid e-cigarettes

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s health minister on Wednesday “strongly advised” the public to stop using liquid e-cigarettes as growing health concerns fuel a global backlash against vaping. A man vapes in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran Countries around the world have been pulling electronic cigarette products from markets and restricting advertising Read More

Bret Baier: Lessons from ‘Three Days on the Brink’ — We should not fear talk. We should fear the end of talks

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PROGRAMMING ALERT: Watch the director’s cut of “Three Days at the Brink,” where Bret Baier goes inside the Tehran Conference and FDR, Churchill, and Stalin’s risky plan to end WWII, exclusively on Fox Nation. What struck me most in researching the Tehran conference of November 1943 for my new book, “Three Days at the Brink: FDR’s Read More

Asia tries to see light in trade talks, Brexit votes

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets edged ahead on Tuesday amid cheery chatter about the chance of a Sino-U.S. trade deal, while investors were sanguine yet another vote on Brexit would still avert a hard exit. FILE PHOTO: An investor sits in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Read More

Pastor’s vehicle abduction caught on camera as thousands petition to find him

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A pastor believed to have been abducted because he shared his Christian faith with Muslims in a country enforcing a strict Islamic code– and whose 2017 kidnapping was caught in chilling footage– is the subject of a new petition urging the Malaysian government to send Raymond Koh back to his family. Pastor Raymond Koh was abducted Read More

‘Leave this soil’: Seoul police ramp up security after protesters break into US ambassador’s residence

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South Korean police have increased security at the US ambassador’s residence in Seoul after a group of students demonstrating against American troops in the country were able to infiltrate the diplomatic compound. The Seoul Metropolitan Police agency said Saturday that the number of officers guarding the estate was more than tripled to 110. The beefed-up Read More

Pro-Pyongyang students break into US envoy’s residence in S. Korean capital

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Nearly 20 pro-Pyongyang South Korean students broke into the US ambassador’s residence in Seoul on Friday, displaying banners demanding Harry Harris leave the country in an embarrassing security breach, AFP reports. The students broke into the compound in the center of the capital by climbing over the wall, according to pictures they posted on Facebook. Read More

Snakes and ladders: SoftBank Vision Fund’s climbing, sliding valuations

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(Reuters) – The $100 billion Vision Fund of Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) has in just over two years burned through much of its capital investing in money-losing, late-stage tech startups in areas as varied as autonomous driving, healthcare and finance. FILE PHOTO: Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son attends a news conference Read More

Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s emperor declares enthronement

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries. FILE PHOTO – Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first public appearance at the Read More

Dutch family found in remote farmhouse may have been ‘Moonies,’ suspect to be held 14 days

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The family discoveredliving mostly isolated from the outside world on a farm inthe Netherlands for nearly a decade may have been associated with theSouth Korean-basedUnification Church, also known as “Moonies,” Dutch media reported Thursday. Prosecutors announced onTwitter that a 58-year-old man, whose identity was not released, issuspected of involvement in “deprivation of liberty and harming the health of others.” The Read More