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Kim says US should know North Korean nuclear force a reality

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Monday the United States should be aware that his country’s nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat. But he also struck a conciliatory tone in his New Year’s address, wishing success for the Winter Olympics set to begin in the South in February and suggesting the North may send a delegation to participate.

Iran protests go on as social media apps blocked, 2 killed

The largest protests to strike Iran in nearly a decade continued unabated Sunday, despite a government move to block access to Instagram and a popular messaging app used by activists to organize, with even President Hassan Rouhani acknowledging the public’s anger over the Islamic Republic’s flagging economy.

Trump offers New Year’s Eve message

President Donald Trump capped 2017 on Sunday with a video self-tribute touching on what he sees as the high points of his achievements and rhetoric from his first year in office. He gave a plug to American exceptionalism, too.

Witnesses: Residents prevented much worse attack in Egypt

Witnesses to an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt that left nine people dead said it was residents and worshippers, not police, whokept the death toll from soaring even higher. One man in particular — a 53-year-old resident who pounced on the gunman as he was reloading his automatic rifle— likely saved dozens of lives.

Iran protests go on as social media apps blocked, 2 killed

The largest protests to strike Iran in nearly a decade continued unabated Sunday, despite a government move to block access to Instagram and a popular messaging app used by activists to organize, with even President Hassan Rouhani acknowledging the public’s anger over the Islamic Republic’s flagging economy.

Looking ahead to good things in 2018

Goodbye to 2017. We’ll miss you. It was a good one, in many ways. Lifeguards continued to save lives, people continued to try and help each other, funds were raised for nonprofits, hundreds of dogs and cats were adopted, kupuna showed us how to live with aloha, volunteers rose up, new businesses opened, unemployment dropped to record lows and yes, visitors arrived in record highs.

Center provides help for hurt children

Supporting Kauai’s abused and neglected kids through the healing process is the reason the Children’s Justice Center exists. Nationwide, one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually assaulted before they reach the age of 18, according to statistics provided by agency officials.

Do-hyun gets hurt; Han-joon clenches his fist

Actor Ha Jung-woo has two films released, competing against each other for viewers. Ha stars in “Along With the Gods” and “1987: When the Day Comes.” Born on March 11, 1978, he is an actor, director, screenwriter and producer.

Xx: Support and protection

The archetypal hieroglyph of the letter ‘Xx’ is post or a pillar. The nature of a post or pillar is that upon which you can lean on, rely upon, trust in, or count on.