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Annabelle Falkholt's boyfriend shares touching tribute after her death

Her now-orphaned sister 28-year-old Jessica Falkholt continues to fight for life after she was pulled from her parents' vehicle before it burst into flames. Jessica Falkholt played the role of Hope Morrison in the TV series Home and Away , and also stars in the title role of the film Harmony, to be released next year.


Deal With Japan on 'comfort women' failed victims: S.Korea

Deal With Japan on 'comfort women' failed victims: S.Korea

The animals are targeted by poachers and their natural habitat has been shrinking due to the expansion of plantations, while hundreds have been killed on busy roads as the highway network has rapidly expanded. South Korea regained the islets after liberating from the Japanese colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula from 1910 to 1945. Moon pledged to normalize relations and work toward "future-oriented cooperation" with Japan.


North Korean defectors show signs of possible radiation exposure

North Korean defectors show signs of possible radiation exposure

On Thursday, a government panel said ousted former President Park Geun-hye issued a unilateral verbal order to shutter the park without discussions or consultations at the official decision-making level. It has been alleged that Choi Soon-sil, who is accused of meddling in state affairs, was involved in the decision. The liberal Moon Jae-in government is seeking better inter-Korean ties and engagement with Pyongyang, though it now focuses on employing sanctions and pressure on the North over ...


US, Israel reaches cooperation on Iran

US, Israel reaches cooperation on Iran

On December 12, a delegation led by National Security Advisor Meir Ben Shabat met at the White House with his U.S. counterpart, H. R. McMaster where a document was signed followed by rounds of intensive talks, according to Channel 10 . The fourth team is created to control preparations for any escalation from Hezbollah or Tehran. Israeli officials were quoted as saying that "Israel and the United States see eye to eye on the regional trends directions" and that both sides are "very ...


Liberia President Elect, Weah Speaks as Wild Jubilation Erupts in Monrovia

Liberia President Elect, Weah Speaks as Wild Jubilation Erupts in Monrovia

The commission said that with 98 percent of the ballots counted, Weah had received more than 60 percent. The victor will replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is stepping down after two terms. The 51-year-old starred at top-flight European football clubs Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan in the 1990s before playing briefly in England for Chelsea and Manchester City later in his career.


Eight Eastern US States Sue EPA Over Air Pollution

Eight Eastern US States Sue EPA Over Air Pollution

Just before leaving office in January, the Obama administration proposed denying the states' petition, and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt finalized the denial last month. Supporting the argument being used, Scheiderman noted that research from the US EPA itself found that air pollution from states upwind of NY "substantially" added to local levels of smog.