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Mystery Hacker Steals Data on 1,000 N. Korean Defectors in South

The personal information of nearly 1,000 North Koreans who defected to South Korea has been leaked after unknown hackers got access to a resettlement agency’s database, the South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday. The ministry said it discovered last week that the names, birth dates and addresses of 997 defectors had been stolen through a computer infected with…

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Donald Trump signals no end to shutdown: ‘You have to have a wall’

A shutdown affecting parts of the federal government appeared no closer to resolution Wednesday, with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a hardening standoff over border wall money that threatens to carry over into January. Advertising Trump vowed to hold the line, telling reporters during a visit to Iraq that he’ll do “whatever it takes” to get money ...

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Indonesia flights rerouted as volcano alert level raised

Labuan, Indonesia: Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatoa volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people. A crater collapse on the volcanic island at high tide on Saturday sent waves up to 5 metres (16 feet) high smashing into ...

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