N. KOREA DEMANDS BILLION$ FROM SOUTH; PLUS, I GOT A NEW CHAIR. *PIC*

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N. KOREA DEMANDS BILLION$ FROM SOUTH; PLUS, I GOT A NEW CHAIR. *PIC*
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American
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Sunday, January 08, 2006 03:56 am

On the way home this evening, I saw a chair set out by the sidewalk, the owner wanted it either taken to the landfill or picked up by someone who needed it. Well, I needed it. It\'s a little worn on the upper edges, but almost completely new otherwise. I needed a chair which didn\'t aggravate my neck while seated at the computer; this one seems be good for that.

Separately, North Korea\'s upped the gangsta rhetoric, saying that South Korea owes it billions of dollars. If North Korea weren\'t such an actual military power, it would be amusing everytime North Korea said anything at all.

Sunday January 8, 5:43 AM EST
North Korea demands billions over POWs, outrages South Korea

Stalinist North Korea is demanding billions of dollars in compensation for alleged atrocities against its prisoners of war and spies formerly held in South Korea, a demand which has sparked outrage among politicians in Seoul.

There was no official response from the government to the unprecedented demand. But the main opposition party Sunday highlighted the North\'s own rights record, which often comes in for strong international criticism...
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