Google Exec to Briefly Be the Second-Most Powerful Chairman in North Korea

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The search giant's executive chairman Eric Schmidt is tagging along with former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson on an imminent trip to North Korea, the Associated Press reports, although the "business or pleasure" specifics are vague. Maybe when supreme boy-king and military chairman Kim Jong-un cited his secretive country's "industrial revolution" in a New Year's address, he meant he was pursuing a custom Google Doodle.