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South Korea Sees First Case Of MERS In About 3 Years

A patient in Seoul was diagnosed on Saturday with the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in South Korea since 2015.The 61-year-old man, whose personal information was withheld for privacy reasons, was diagnosed with the disease at about 4 p.m. Saturday, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.It is the first case of MERS diagnosed in South Korea since 2015, when an outbreak killed 38 people and triggered widespread panic.According to the KCDC, the man took a business trip to Kuwait from Aug. 16 to Sept. 6 and returned home via the United Arab Emirates on Friday. He visited a local hospital during his stay in Kuwait for diarrhea but showed the same symptom again on his way...

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Member Of B.A.P Being Investigated For Indecent Assault Charge

A member of B.A.P has been booked for indecent assault.On September 9, the Namyangju Police Station revealed that one B.A.P member (hereafter referred to as “A”) is being investigated. He has been charged for an indecent assault incident against a woman in her 20s at a vacation home in Namyangju in early August.According to the woman, there were three men and three women, including “A” and herself, hanging out at the vacation home when she was assaulted.There were no other B.A.P members present at the vacation home.“A” is denying the charge. A source of the police commented, “As the two sides are making conflicting claims and the incident is under investigation, the specific charge cannot be revealed.”On the reports, B.A.P’s...

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Yura shares a story about briefly getting kicked out of Girl's Day for her weight

Source: Newsen via Nate"My CEO told me that I'm going back home to Ulsan if I don't lose the weight. I'm 170 cm tall and I was around 53 kg at the time. He told me to drop it to 51 kg. I tried to negotiate to 52 kg. He normally doesn't get mad but he yelled at me and told me not to come back until I dropped it down to 51 kg. I cried while going back home to Ulsan. We had already debuted at the time, it was during 'Shiny Shiny' promos. I was basically kicked out. My mom joked that I should just gain weight whenever she missed me. I dropped to 51 kg in 5...

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SHINee's peak vs 2PM's peak

Pann: SHINee's peak vs 2PM's peak1. [+249, -22] SHINee and 2PM were similar but 2PM skyrocketed with Again & Again and reached the top of the music industry. The idol market used to be full of pretty boys who had no shoulders but 2PM brought the trend of beast-dols. 2009 was the year of 2PM. Their peak lasted short but their popularity was amazing. At my school, my friends would watch Wild Bunny and talk about 2PM all the time. Youtube wasn't popular in Korea at that time so the views weren't important.2. [+128, -5] SHINee's popularity wasn't enough to be sensational but they were always pretty popular. 2PM's peak was short but they were sensational. It's like 2PM reached...

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KakaoTalk to finally implement 'delete sent message'

Source: Yeonhap via Nate 1. [+3457, -30] This is a feature that was really needed ㅠㅠ2. [+3030, -31] We really need this feature.3. [+2919, -32] It's good to have a delete feature.4. [+235, -2] It's useless if the person already read my message in a pop-up notification.5. [+196, -4] But a lot of people leave the messages unread on purpose ㅋㅋ Don't a lot of people read the messages in notifications? It would be funny if the person already read my message in a notification but it turns out to be deleted later.6. [+182, -4] Can they also stop the feature where people can add me as a friend as long as they have my phone number? They need to...

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