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  • Dennis Rodman wasn't paid by North Korea, agent says

    Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman had a fairly eventful foray into North Korea this week on his "basketball diplomacy" tour. Rodman first gave a profanity-filled interview to CNN while defending his trip to the hermit kingdom. He then sang "Happy Birthday"...
  • Times staff writer Barbara Demick answers questions about North Korea

    Times staff writer Barbara Demick answers questions about North Korea
    Barbara Demick, the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Beijing and author of the book “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” has reported extensively about North Korea. She answered questions Friday on Reddit about life inside...
  • Dennis Rodman apologizes for being unable to help Bae in North Korea

    Dennis Rodman said Monday that he was sorry he could do nothing for American prisoner Kenneth Bae during his controversial visit to North Korea last week. “I'm sorry, I'm sorry I couldn't do anything,” Rodman told reporters at Beijing...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Face Off' on Syfy

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Face Off' on Syfy
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Biggest Loser The contestants train...
  • North Korea to South: Stop slander and war games or face 'holocaust'

    North Korea to South: Stop slander and war games or face 'holocaust'
    As the Lunar New Year and annual U.S.-South Korea war games approach, North Korea's erratic leader has issued both an appeal for a moratorium on "slander" between the Korean governments and a warning that the military exercises could provoke "unimaginable...
  • U.S. tourist detained by North Korea

    U.S. tourist detained by North Korea
    BEIJING — An 85-year-old tourist from Palo Alto was buckled in his seat last month on a plane preparing to depart Pyongyang, North Korea, when a flight attendant pointed him out to two men in uniform. They promptly escorted him off the plane....
  • Russia's Putin beats Obama for top spot in Forbes' most powerful

    Russia's Putin beats Obama for top spot in Forbes' most powerful
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most powerful person in the world, outflanking President Obama, whose authority was damaged by the recent government shutdown and budget crisis, Forbes magazine reported Wednesday in its annual rankings of global...
  • N. Korea's Kim hosts Dennis Rodman; no word on jailed evangelist

    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was a dinner guest of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday, the reclusive nation's state-run news agency reported. But there was no immediate indication whether the flamboyant sportsman had made a plea for Pyongyang to...
  • Columnist Vladimir Putin vs. a grandmaster

     
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
  • Mark Russell

    My sources overseas predict that in 2012, North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, will be overthrown by his smarter brother, Kim Jong Jeb. Queen Elizabeth will bestow a posthumous knighthood on the heroic veteran of World War I, Joey, the War Horse. In...
  • South Korea intel confirms North Korean nuclear reactor restart

    North Korea has restarted its plutonium reactor in Yongbyon and is producing nuclear energy at the site, South Korea's intelligence agency reported Tuesday. The report to Seoul lawmakers by a National Intelligence Service official confirmed warnings...
  • North Korea's Kim reportedly has ex-girlfriend, 11 others executed

    North Korea's Kim reportedly has ex-girlfriend, 11 others executed
    A North Korean firing squad last week executed a former girlfriend of leader Kim Jong Un and 11 other entertainers for allegedly violating laws banning pornography, a South Korean newspaper reported Thursday. The report by Chosun Ilbo, an English-...