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North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Orders Death Of 15 Senior Officials

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has ordered the death of 15 people this year, according to South Korean officials. That number is expected to rise. The Guardian reports that a briefing by the National Intelligence Service (NIS) revealed that among those Kim sentenced to death were two vice-ministers, as well as other senior officials who complained… Read more »

Kim Jong-un Scaled 9,000-Foot Mt. Paektu In Business Attire With A Bum Leg

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North Korea’s mysterious, baby-faced leader has accomplished a remarkable feat, state media has revealed: Kim Jong-un has climbed a 9,000-foot tall mountain – in leather shoes and a thin overcoat. That odd disparity between state media claims and Kim Jong-un’s choice of clothing — blatantly obvious in a series of promotional photos — was pointed… Read more »

‘The Interview': North Korea Receives 80,000 DVDs Via Balloon Drop

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An estimated 80,000 copies of The Interview were delivered to North Korea via balloon drop. Defector Lee Min-bok, who currently resides in South Korea, confirmed the DVDs were delivered in a series of four drops — which began in January and ended last weekend. The Interview is an American comedy starring Seth Rogen and James… Read more »

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Sells 100,000 Into State-Sponsored Slavery

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Incredible claims have emerged that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has sold at least 100,000 poor North Koreans into slavery abroad to fund his lavish lifestyle. According to the Mirror, human rights activists monitoring abuses in North Korea have claimed that 100,000 people are reported to have been sent abroad to work in terrible conditions…. Read more »

North Korea’s Bizarre New Patriotic Slogans — Can You Figure Out What They Mean?

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North Korea this week published a lengthy list of patriotic slogans designed apparently to inspire the country’s famine-stricken, politically repressed population into unquestioning support of the isolated nation’s authoritarian government, run by 32-year-old hereditary “Supreme Leader” Kim Jong Un. But most of the slogans are so strangely worded and seemingly inscrutable that they have left… Read more »

Dennis Rodman: Killing Kim Jong Un In ‘The Interview’ Wasn’t Cool, Seth Rogen Should Come To North Korea And See 20K Clap And Cry For Leader

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Well, Dennis Rodman is back at it again. Rodman recently defended North Korea’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, in an exclusive interview with the Hollywood Reporter. Dennis also discussed The Interview in an in-depth piece about the film one day before the premiere of his Slamdance documentary, Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang. Snippets of… Read more »

Attention English Teachers: North Korea Is Hiring

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English teachers for hire. Qualifications: Candidates must be fluent in English and must be able to teach basic and advanced grammar courses to non-English speaking students. Compensation: Zero dollars. Location: North Korea. Weird news comes from the secretive nation as the North Korean government announces vacancies for foreign English teachers willing to work inside the… Read more »

Sony Hack: One Direction, David Bowie And Adele Could Be Next

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The Mail is reporting today that executives at Sony are bracing themselves for a fresh wave of embarrassing information being leaked to the internet by those responsible for the hack. Sony’s movie division was rocked by a series of leaks before Christmas, as the hackers released a series of emails that appeared to mock President… Read more »

North Korea: Soldiers Desperately Raid China For Food, Money

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North Korean soldiers are becoming increasingly violent, and leading homicidal raids to steal food and money. The most shocking part? The raids are against China, North Korea’s closest ally. The border between North Korea and China is reportedly porous, running along the Tumen River. In the winter months, the river freezes over and can be… Read more »

Top 3 Most Awkward Moments Of The Golden Globes

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Millions tuned in to the Golden Globes last night to watch stars and celebrities crack jokes, make speeches, and even get a little drunk. While many people seem satisfied with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s final year hosting, some moments of the Golden Globes were a little awkward to watch. The Independent chose one awkward… Read more »