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U.S. activist Gloria Steinem, seventh from right, two Nobel Peace Prize laureates Mairead Maguire, from Northern Ireland, third from right, Leymah Gbowee, from Liberia, fourth from right, and other activists march to the Imjingak Pavilion with South Korea.

Abortion Advocate Gloria Steinem Heads Campaign To End Korean War

While North Korean television depicted women in colorful traditional garb welcoming Steinem and the other activists along a main street in Pyongyang, hundreds of South Koreans reportedly accused the activists of “flattering Kim Jong-un” and promoting a “fake peace.” These protesters said the activists had allowed themselves to be used as propaganda by North Korea.

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Truck Owner Behind DC Pressure Cooker Scare Apologizes for ‘Stupid’ Parking

A man whose suspicious vehicle triggered a scare on Capitol Hill on Monday has apologized for parking so close to a Memorial Day concert event with a car full of propane gas and a pressure cooker. Israel Shimeles told NBC 4 Washington that the suspicious items were taken from his food truck, and that it was “stupid” of him not to realize that police would be immediately alarmed by a car with those contents parked so close to a large holiday gathering.

Vladimir Putin

Putin Puts Novorossiya Project on Hold

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s dream of uniting the self-declared separatist republics in eastern Ukraine under the banner of Novorossiya, or New Russia, was put on hold indefinitely last week as Moscow moved to abide by the terms of February’s cease-fire deal.

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Jihadis Infiltrate Migrant Gangs Heading For UK

Jihadis are infiltrating migrant gangs heading for Calais in the hope of entering Britain, according to French police. Forty specialist officers have been tasked with searching for IS fighters among thousands of North Africans travelling across Europe. A spokesman for the Prefect

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Iranian General Soleimani Promotes US-ISIS Alliance Conspiracy Theory

A well-heard narrative appeared Monday that high-ranking Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani took shots at President Obama and U.S. foreign policy, with outlets such as Reuters and the Associated Press (AP) featuring his comments as a blistering rebuke of the United States’s presence in the Middle East. Unlike the selective comments indicated, Soleimani was not condemning a lack of effort against ISIS on America’s part, but implying that President Obama was intentionally aiding the terrorist group.

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Cash-Strapped Hamas Squeezes Gaza with New Tax

Ynet News reports the terrorist gang Hamas has imposed a new import tax on “non-essential” items imported into the Gaza Strip. “The announcement has local merchants fuming, with some threatening to cease imports into Gaza altogether,” writes Ynet.

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