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    North and South Korea Reach Truce 

    They’re taking a step back. As North Korean forces were observed mobilizing for all-out war and South Korean President Park Geun-hye steadfastly refused to stop loudspeaker broadcasts across the demilitarized zone that separates the rival nations, it looks as though the two nations might be headed for catastrophic conflict. But North Korea has agreed to apologize if the South cuts out its propaganda broadcasts, starting tomorrow. For now, the nuclear-armed Hermit Kingdom say its “semi-state of war” has been lifted. 

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