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141219 금 모닝스페셜 Headlines + News&Highlights

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Morning Special (2014. Dec. 19. Fri.) ▶Today's Headlines 1. The Constitutional Court is expected to announce at 10 AM today whether the Unified Progressive Party should be disbanded and whether lawmakers that are part of the party would be able to keep their seats. 헌법재판소가 통합진보당 해산 및 소속 의원들의 의원직 상실 여부를 오늘 오전 10시에 발표할 예정입니다. 2. US President Barack Obama has moved to normalize bilateral ties, the first time in 50 years, with Cuba. 버락 오바마 미국 대통령은 미국과 쿠바가 50여년간 단절됐던 외교 관계를 완전 정상화하기로 했습니다 3. The Ministry of National Defense recommended 22 renovation objectives such as receiving extra points when a man who has completed his military service applies for a job or allowing currently enlisted soldiers to receive university credit for their service. 국방부는 현역 복무를 이행한 병사가 취업할 때 '복무보상점'을 부여하고 복무 기간을 대학 학점으로 인정하는 등 22개 혁신과제를 권고했다고 밝혔습니다. 4. As part of preventing voice phishing incidents, the government announced that it will be mandatory for additional identity checks to be conducted via text message or phone calls when at least one million won is to be transferred via telebanking. 정부는 보이스피싱 등 예방을 위해 텔레뱅킹을 통해 100만원 이상 이체할 때, 문자메시지나 전화를 통해 추가적인 본인 확인 과정을 의무화한다고 밝혔습니다. 5. Starting next year, those who have subscribed to a variable medical insurance plan will have to pay 20% or more of total medical expenditures from hospital stays or outpatient treatment, up from 10%. 내년부터 실손의료보험 가입자들이 병원에 입원하거나 통원치료를 받을 때 자기부담금이 진료비의 10%에서 20% 이상으로 높아져 부담이 커질 것으로 보입니다. ▶News & Highlights 1 Harvard Scientists Invented a Weight-Loss Pill that Could Work Obesity affects a staggering number of people around the world, putting a major financial strain on global healthcare systems. But researchers have developed an obesity pill that targets the crux of the problem: “White fat”, the jiggly, undesirable type. The new pill can convert white fat into healthy, lean brown fat, which is more present in healthy, fit people who regularly exercise. ▶News & Highlights 2 Student Repays Homeless Man for His Kindness A university student from Preston in the UK raised about 36 million won for a homeless man who offered her his last 5,000 won to catch a cab. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen lost her bank card after a night out and the good samaritan came to her aid. She turned down the money but was moved to set up a fund to help the man get back on his feet.