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N Korean media silent on Kim's whereabouts as speculation on health rages

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Where’s (the) Wally?

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Maybe he had a second operation - gastric band surgery.

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"We fell in love," said Donald Trump about Kim after their visit and exchange of letters. Our prayers, Donald. Losing a loved one is always heartbreaking.

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I hope nobody decides to start WW3 on top of what we've already got

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Come on, who we kidding here? I don't think there will be a whole lot of weeping going on around the world if this guy shuffled off this mortal coil. Quite the opposite I'd imagine.

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Each time one of NK's dear leaders kicks the bucket he's replaced by a new model who's even more despotic. The current one murdered his own brother. How much worse can it get? I'd say, plenty.

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Maybe he's in Florida playing golf.

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could it be covid19 doing ? there you see, now started thinking what other positive side effects covid19 may hide ?

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Let's just hope he isn't dying AND got his finger on the (small) red button. I just wonder if he got Coronavirus to boot. If he does die suddenly then probably NK's days are numbered. The military will completely take over and decide what to do with the remnants of the Kim dynasty - sister and all. There might also be a lot of infighting and this could cause a collapse like that in East Germany. The generals, the ones who always take careful notes in the background, could effectively sell off NK for their own gain and protection. Luckily, they took note off all assets to strip. They might even sell off their nukes, and, who knows, unify with SK if they think it's in their own best interests.

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Already toes up I presume

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‘Overwork’ !?

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Maybe Moon offed him and will now unite the Koreas (his plan all along). Next to the CCP taking over both are not good. The next in line is an unknown with a plot twist and she won't last long if she gets the role.

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Don't feel one bit bad for the dictator that tortures, starves, and murders his own citizens. There are some people out there that actually sympathize more with this madman that they do Abe, which is absolutely insane.

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When Daddy Kim died, everyone was caught off guard .

So not relying on reports of 'nothing unusual' in NKorea.

"I've had a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un. 

Not surprising ,considering baby Kim played donny so well!!!

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Get better soon, Dear Leader.

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Will the real Kim Jong Un please stand up?

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Trump must be horrified at this news. If Kim croaks, that'll make Trump the World's Fattest Leader.

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^ He’s not slim, but he sure is shady.

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Daily NK, a Seoul-based website, reported late on Monday that Kim, who is believed to be about 36, was hospitalised on April 12, hours before the cardiovascular procedure.

He might have had a heart attack, given his obesity, heavy smoking, overwork, stress and lack of exercise. But DPRK will carry on with or without him.

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There are some people out there that actually sympathize more with this madman that they do Abe, which is absolutely insane.

Very, very few.

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Guess the world will just have to wait until another surprise missile test.

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While I get the pleasure of schadenfreude on our psychotic little rocket man, I'm afraid that if this guy dies WW3 will begin.

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He’s already dead. Liberal media told us and confirmed it yesterday. Unless they lied to us with their anonymous sources again.

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Nobody knows, including the fake media. Could be interesting times ahead... a centralized militarized dictatorship like this is unlikely to simply transform itself into a free society.

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You know, for 30 years or more, there were stories in the US news about Fidel Castro dying or being sick. He was fine. I don’t know the intent of these kinds of stories, but conjecture about Kim doesn’t mean much either. He’s fine or he isn’t. We’ll know when we know.

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Daily NK, a Seoul-based website, reported late on Monday that Kim, who is believed to be about 36...

This dude's age is still in question?

..., was hospitalised on April 12, hours before the cardiovascular procedure.

It said his health had deteriorated since August due to heavy smoking, obesity and overwork.

He be one hard working dude, overseeing a nuke program is labor intensive.

"We fell in love," said Donald Trump about Kim after their visit and exchange of letters. Our prayers, Donald. Losing a loved one is always heartbreaking.

Making fun of efforts to establish a rapport and dialogue with the leader of a nuclear armed country are we?

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Farmboy:

You know, for 30 years or more, there were stories in the US news about Fidel Castro dying or being sick. He was fine.

This is not a "story". Fact is, he has not been seen for a week which is unusual for him, and he did not attend the Kim Il Sung celebration, which is unthinkable for a North Korean leader. So there IS something wrong. The details of course are speculation.

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"We fell in love," said Donald Trump about Kim after their visit and exchange of letters. Our prayers, Donald. Losing a loved one is always heartbreaking.

I feel like banging my head against the wall when I read comments on this level. Are there really people out there who are unable to understand political theater? Truly amazing (and sad).

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Trump said he had asked Kim about succession in the past but declined to elaborate.

I do not really know in what circumstances Trump dared to ask a totally irrelevant and moronic question like this to a tough counterpart like Kim.

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Looks to me that the Mount Peiku Bloodline is geneticaly inferior.

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Have you seen the evil grin of his sister, who will probably take over the throne (since he basically murdered almost all of his male relatives)? I just cannot tell if she'd be a better choice.

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Just can’t resist saying, “I told you so!” Just a week later, and ...he’s baaaack.

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