K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo

K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo

Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby Southern pudu at the LA Zoo after one of its members, Haechan. On Wednesday, Haechan took selfies with his namesake.
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Public fury over this week's massive explosion in Beirut brought protesters out again on Sunday, with escalating tensions outside parliament and in Martyrs' Square leading to security forces using tear gas.
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