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  • North Korea's take on new US movie: "Act of war"

    North Korea's take on new US movie: "Act of war"
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war." If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face "stern"...
  • North Korea fires 3 short-range projectiles into sea

    North Korea fired three short-range projectiles off of its east coast on Thursday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The South Korean military said the projectiles were launched at around 5 p.m. local time and landed in international...
  • Getting a rise out of North Korea's Kim

    Getting a rise out of North Korea's Kim
    WASHINGTON — It's not every day that the dudes from Pineapple Express can prompt an implicit threat of nuclear war. So I presume that the producers of "The Interview," the new Kim Jong Un assassination comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco,...
  • Tourist from Ohio is detained in North Korea

    Tourist from Ohio is detained in North Korea
    North Korea has detained another American tourist, bringing to three the number of U.S. citizens being held in the country. The reclusive state’s Korean Central News Agency said Friday that Jeffrey Edward Fowle entered the country April 29 as a...
  • North, South Korea exchange artillery fire

    North, South Korea exchange artillery fire
    North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
  • North Korea admits apartment building collapsed

    North Korea admits apartment building collapsed
    With uncharacteristic openness, North Korea admitted that an apartment complex under construction in the capital of Pyongyang collapsed last week. Numbers of dead and injured were not mentioned, but South Korean officials said that as many as 92...
  • Modern world is still premodern in many ways

    Nigeria's homegrown, al-Qaeda-linked militant group, Boko Haram, brags openly that it recently kidnapped about 300 young Nigerian girls. It boasts that it will sell them into sexual slavery. Those terrorists have a long and unapologetic history of...
  • North Korea leader's 'executed' ex-girlfriend shows up alive on TV

     North Korea leader's 'executed' ex-girlfriend shows up alive on TV
    Yet another urban legend about North Korea bites the dust. The ex-girlfriend of leader Kim Jong Un, reportedly executed by firing squad last year, turned up apparently alive and well on a state television broadcast Friday night. Hyon Song Wol, a...
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  • Travel to North Korea at your own risk

    I think the State Department needs to issue a directive: "If a strong travel warning has been issued regarding a foreign country, the U.S. shall make no effort to free a citizen who may be caught and detained there." ("Tourist from Ohio is detained in...
  • Romney says he's not running but criticizes Clinton like a candidate

    Mitt Romney insisted Friday that he would not attempt a third presidential run in 2016. But he sounded very much like the candidate he once was as he sharply criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton's record and denigrated the "Obama-Biden-Clinton" foreign...
  • $40-billion missile defense system proves unreliable

    With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...