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2010-04-26 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth season of Vanguard, Current TV's award-winning investigative documentary series, kicks off Wednesday, May 19th at 10 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. PDT with "Captive in North Korea," a special 30-minute episode featuring Vanguard correspondent team Laura Ling and Euna Lee. While on assignment in China for Current TV in 2009, the two were captured in China by North Korean soldiers minutes after crossing into North Korea and making it back on Chinese...

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2009-09-18 23:28:26

U.S. journalist Lisa Ling, former co-host of The View, is set to return to the daytime chat show next month for two live shows, ABC said Friday. Ling was a regular panelist on the program from 1999-2002. She will appear on the shows airing Oct. 5 and Oct. 6, and will be seated alongside current co-hosts Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd, ABC said. Ling previously returned as a co-host on The View May 27, 2003 and made three guest appearances in 2008 since...

2009-08-05 16:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of San Francisco's acclaimed Academy of Art University expresses the relief of a community and sends well wishes to Academy alumna Euna Lee and Laura Ling with a welcome home video. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://news.prnewswire.com/viewrelease.aspx?STORY=MTEy SOURCE Academy of Art University

2009-08-05 17:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Avjet Corporation helped welcome home journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling, former President Bill Clinton and staff from North Korea at Shangri-La's Hangar 25, in Burbank, California earlier this morning. Avjet, a worldwide private aviation company, provided their services to help bring Lee and Ling home swiftly and safely, all through private donations. Avjet provided the flight crews and ground support for the trip, to and from North Korea, with a...

2009-08-05 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the return home of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two American journalists who had been imprisoned in North Korea for more than four months. "The world welcomes the joyful news that American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee are now home. It is a relief that they have been freed and now are safely reunited with their families. "I congratulate former President Bill Clinton, who went to...

2009-08-04 18:48:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Art University community applauds the release of Euna Lee and Lisa Ling, the two American journalists sentenced to serve 12 years hard labor in North Korea. Upon learning of the journalists' detention and sentencing earlier this year, students, alumni and faculty of the Academy of Art University, along with other community organizations, began a mission of support for the women. On June 24th a community-wide peaceful gathering that...

2009-06-23 16:01:00

TOMORROW NIGHT - Wednesday, June 24 @ 6 PM - 8 PM SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy of Art University students, faculty and alumni are joining a long list of local supporters in a community-wide peaceful gathering for the release of Euna Lee and Laura Ling. For the first time in Northern California, Michael Saldate, husband of Euna Lee, and Ian Clayton, husband of Laura Ling, will appear together and speak at Wednesday's vigil. Euna Lee, an alumna of the Academy of Art...

2009-06-18 12:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Students, alumni and faculty of the Academy of Art University, along with other community organizations, are leading a community-wide gathering to join the nation in solidarity for the release of Euna Lee and Laura Ling. Both American journalists were sentenced to 12 years in labor prison after being convicted of illegally crossing the border into North Korea and "grave crimes" against North Korea. The two had been working on a story on human...

2009-04-21 16:07:00

Escapees, Activists and Politicians to Call for Greater U.S. Action to Save Prisoners and Refugees WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From April 26th to May 2nd, thirty defectors from North Korea -- joined by U.S., South Korean and Japanese activists, politicians, policy experts, veterans and relatives of prisoners -- will hold events across the Washington, DC-area spotlighting the massive human rights abuses in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and exposing China's...

2008-11-13 00:00:17

The United States says verification of North Korea's earlier nuclear activities must include samples taken from its nuclear sites. U.S. State Department spokesman Robert Wood said the Communist country must permit international inspectors to take such samples, CNN reported. "We want to do what we can with our other six-party allies to make sure that the North adheres to what it agreed to do," Wood was quoted as saying. Besides and the United States and North Korea, others nations...


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  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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