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  • Options limited, North Korea lit by flashlights, creaky grid

    PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of - More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts.
  • Disgruntled French steel workers turn to populist Le Pen

    HAYANGE, France - Two things now grow around the rusting carcasses of the last blast furnaces in this French steel town: weeds, and votes for populist Marine Le Pen.

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