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South Korea police investigate U.S. ambassador attacker's visits to North

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Friday they are investigating possible links between a knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and the assailant's multiple visits to North Korea, as they also sought to charge him with attempted murder.

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Uber halts low-cost ride service in Seoul, seeks to avoid ban

SEOUL (Reuters) - Online taxi service provider Uber Technologies Inc said on Friday it would suspend its low-cost uberX ride service in South Korea, in another concession by the U.S.-based firm trying to avoid a total ban in Asia's fourth-largest economy.

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Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film star Harrison Ford was injured on Thursday when the "Star Wars" actor crashed his vintage plane on a Los Angeles golf course shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, his publicist said.

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Chinese city shuts factories as environmental law bites

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - An industrial city in eastern China has closed several factories, including many steel and nickel pig iron producers, in an apparent sign the government is stepping up enforcement of a new environmental law in the face of growing public discontent over pollution.

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Flyers 3, Blues 1

Flyers 3, Blues 1: Defenseman Michael Del Zotto and Wayne Simmonds scored less than two minutes apart midway through the third period as Philadelphia concluded a 2-0-1 homestand.

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