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North Korea Claims It Has U.S. Student In Custody

State media reported that the isolated nation has detained a student from the University of Virginia for "committing anti-republic activities."

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Wall Street Has Another Brutal Day, As Stock Prices Plummet

Fears about slowing global growth have sent the Dow Jones industrial average down by about 10 percent this month since the start of the year.

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