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North Korea claims Kim Jong Il invented the burrito

Halfway around the world from Mexico, North Korea – known for its food shortages – is now claiming the burrito was invented by Kim Jong Un’s late father, according to reports. Kim Jong Il, who died in 2011, created the savory staple, which was called "wheat wraps,"...
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North Korea claims Kim Jong Il invented the burrito

Did former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il invent the burrito?. A North Korean state-run news outlet claimed Kim Jong Un's father developed the Tex-Mex delight, according to a report. Kim developed the concept for what he called "wheat wraps" shortly before his 2011 death, according to the North Korean...
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On This Day: North Korea's Kim Jong Il dies

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- On this date in history:. In 1790, the Aztec Calendar, or Solar Stone, was uncovered by workmen repairing Mexico City's Central Plaza. In 1903, Orville Wright made history's first sustained airplane flight, lasting 12 seconds and covering 120 feet near Kitty Hawk, N.C. His brother Wilbur flew 852 feet later that day.
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Ten years since the death of Kim Jong Il

Ten years ago, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Il died of a heart attack at the age of 69. During the funeral procession, new leader Kim Jong Un walked next to the hearse carrying the coffin of his father. (Dec. 13) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Website: https://apnews.com.
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Kim Jong-il painted like Christ: the curious case of the North Korean art show

Uli Sigg must know North Korea as well as anybody who wasn’t born there. The Swiss entrepreneur, diplomat and art collector first visited Pyongyang for business in the 1980s, when he worked for a firm selling lifts. “At night, the city was pitch dark,” he remembers in a catalogue essay for a unique new show, Border Crossings, that has just opened at Switzerland’s Kunstmuseum Bern.
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