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North Koreans ‘forced to pay metal tax for Kim statues’ |

North Koreans 'forced to pay metal tax for Kim statues' | World news | NewsWire
North Koreans bow before the statue of the late leader Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang. New statues have been erected in Sinuiju. Photograph: Elizabeth Dalziel/AP

Residents of the North Korean city of Sinuiju were made to donate metal to a “loyalty fund” to erect two new statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, sources inside the country told DailyNK.

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The homeless governor: California candidate spends a week in poverty |

The homeless governor: California candidate spends a week in poverty | World news | NewsWire
Neel Kashkari, right, Republican candidate for governor of California, talks with a man at a homeless shelter in Sacramento. Photograph: Rich Pedroncelli/AP

The dishevelled figure hauls his backpack through the streets of Fresno by day, seeking work, and by night camps out on benches, counting his last dollars, wondering about his next meal.

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Minnesota Vikings suspend coach over anti-gay remarks | Sport | News Wire

Minnesota Vikings suspend coach over anti-gay remarks | Sport | News Wire
The former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe speaks during a press conference on15 July in Minneapolis. Photograph: Elizabeth Flores/AP

The Minnesota Vikings will suspend their special teams coordinator, Mike Priefer, without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 (£59,000) to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe's allegations of anti-gay slurs and taunts made by Priefer.

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