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South Korea hospital blaze kills dozens, first responders faced with wall of smoke

Firefighters work as smoke billows from a hospital in Miryang, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.  (Kim Dong-mi/Yonhap via AP) Eyewitness accounts of the fire that engulfed a South Korean hospital and nursing home early Friday—which killed at least 37 people and injured more than 100 others—revealed the chaos of rescue efforts as firefighters fought against the spreading smoke and ...

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South Korea hospital fire kills dozens of people

Firefighters work as smoke billows from a hospital in Miryang, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.  (Kim Dong-mi/Yonhap via AP) A fire swept through a hospital for the elderly in southeastern South Korea on Friday, killing more than 30 people and injuring dozens in one of the country’s deadliest fires in recent years. The fire at Sejong Hospital in the ...

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US mortgage rates rise for 3rd straight week

WASHINGTON –  U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for a third week in a row, lifted by investors’ expectations for faster economic growth, which has pushed up borrowing costs. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.15 percent this week from 4.04 percent. That is the highest since March. The rate on ...

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Where free speech should be promoted, free speech is under attack

FILE 2017: Counter protesters rally at a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley.  (Reuters) Free speech is under attack at college campuses across the country.  The problem is not limited to a few colleges barring radical speakers to avoid a riot.  Universities large and small, public and private, are restricting students’ and professors’ speech or enabling others to ...

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North Korean hockey players head to South to join combined Olympic team

North Korean women’s hockey players arrive at the Inter-Korean Transit Office in Paju, South Korea, Thursday.  (Korea Pool Photo via AP) SEOUL, South Korea –  Twelve North Korean female hockey players crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Thursday to form the rivals’ first-ever unified Olympic team during next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Games. Fielding the joint hockey team ...

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