First you hear muffled footsteps. Then a discreet cough. Moments later, the black-robed monks begin intoning the service that they are broadcasting to the world. In Latin. Forget the Singing Nun. The Benedictine monks of Le Barroux Abbey in the Vaucluse region of south-eastern France don't have a hit record but they do know about podcasts and streaming.
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South Korea and the United States have raised their level of military watchfulness in anticipation of a potential North Korean...
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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea issued its latest belligerent threat Saturday, saying it has entered “a state of war” with South Korea a day after its young leader threatened the United States because two American B-2 bombers flew a training mission in South Korea.
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This week marked a nationwide effort to raise awareness about problem gambling, a campaign that a local organization also is spotlighting, along with its services for those struggling with gambling ad
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North Korea on Friday responded to tougher sanctions from the U.N. Security Council with another barrage of vitriol, repeating a vow to ditch all nonaggression pacts with the South.
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"Carmina Burana," secular poems written by monks that celebrate earthly pleasures such as dancing, drinking, gambling and lovemaking, will be featured in a performance by Los Robles Master Chorale.
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If you get busted for gambling--or peeing or drinking in the street--and don't pay the fine or skip the hearing, you could get slapped with another fine or jail time.
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The Akron Beacon Journal is taking a three-day look at Ohio’s gambling industry as it celebrates its first birthday this week. Today Ohio’s effort to legalize gambling has been greeted enthusiastically by gamblers, but it has yet to raise the tax revenue that proponents predicted. Monday A look at the impact that casino gambling has had on bingo halls and the Ohio Lottery....
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is warning of a “grave measure” if North Korea rejects a call for talks on a jointly run factory park that has been shut down for nearly a month.
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ULSAN, South Korea — North Korea's weapons program is not the only nuclear headache for South Korea. The country's radioactive waste storage is filling up as its nuclear power industry burgeons, but what South Korea sees as its best solution — reprocessing the spent fuel so it can be used again — faces stiff opposition from its U.S. ally.
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