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South Korea's Mirim Lee Wins Meijer LPGA Classic Mirim Lee won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory, beating fellow South Korean player Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
Anger, Grief Marks Koreatown Prayer Vigil For Victims Of Sunken FerryCommunity and religious groups hosted a prayer vigil Tuesday in Koreatown for victims who were aboard a South Korean ferry boat that capsized earlier this month.
Dodgers' Pitcher Ryu Raises Funds For Sewol Ferry VictimsDodgers' pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu will be signing autographs for monetary donations on Sunday in an effort to raise funds for the survivors and families of the victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy.
Local Korean Church Leaders Hold Vigil For Ferry VictimsMore than 280 people remain missing 24 hours after the ship carrying high school students on a field trip to Jeju island began taking in water and sank off the southwestern coast.
3 Dogs Rescued From Korean Slaughterhouse On Way To LA For AdoptionThe dogs were rescued by a group called In Defense of Animals (IDA).
Korean Royal Seal Now In LACMA Collection Might Be A Stolen ItemSouth Korean officials say a 16th century royal seal in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art may have been stolen out of a shrine in Seoul during the Korean War.
Lee Earns Masters Invitation With Asia-Pacific WinLee Chang-woo of South Korea won the Asia-Pacific Amateur by three shots Sunday to earn a trip to the Masters in April.
South Korean Man Accused Of Burning, Beating Girlfriend ArrestedA South Korean man who is believed to have fled the U.S. after allegedly severely burning and beating a woman has been arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
South Korean Pres. To Discuss Trade, Tourism With Villaraigosa, Gov. Brown After a stop in Washington, South Korea's President Park Geun-hye is scheduled for a sit-down Thursday with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Ryu Wins 1st MLB Game As Dodgers Sweep Pirates. 6-2Hyun-Jin Ryu earned his first major league victory, shrugging off a two-run homer in the first inning by Andrew McCutchen and pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Valentine's Traditions From Around The WorldWith Valentine's Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine's Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.
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