Kim Jong-Un

Bret Lewis

Do me a solid

OK. It’s obviously a very serious story that Korean-American Kenneth Bay has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea. Yet somehow former NBA whack job Dennis Rodman has inserted himself into it. […]

05/08/2013

(AP Photo)

North Korea hints it will soon launch a missile

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hinting at a missile launch, North Korea delivered a fresh round of war rhetoric Thursday with claims it has “powerful striking means” on standby. Seoul and Washington speculated that it is preparing to test-fire a missile.

04/11/2013

Kim Jong Un (AP Photo)

North Korea’s leader showing he’s in charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s new leader is using the threat of a nuclear strike to get concessions on foreign aid rather than trying to trigger military conflict, top U.S. intelligence officials told Congress Thursday.

04/11/2013

North Korean army officers punch the air as they chant slogans during a rally at Kim Il Sung Square, Pyongyang, North Korea (AP Photo)

NKorea says it’s in state of war with SKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea issued its latest belligerent threat Saturday, saying it has entered “a state of war” with South Korea a day after its young leader threatened the United States because two American B-2 bombers flew a training mission in South Korea.

03/30/2013

North Korean army officers punch the air as they chant slogans during a rally at Kim Il Sung Square, Pyongyang, North Korea (AP Photo)

Analysis: North Korea threat may be more bark than bite

(AP) — Across North Korea, soldiers are gearing up for battle and shrouding their jeeps and vans with camouflage netting. Newly painted signboards and posters call for “death to the U.S. imperialists” and urge the people to fight with “arms, not words.”

03/29/2013

Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman: NKorea leader wants Obama to call

WASHINGTON (AP) — “He loves basketball. … I said Obama loves basketball. Let’s start there” as a way to warm up relations between U.S. and North Korea, Rodman told ABC’s “This Week.”

03/04/2013

Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to a country with possibly the world’s strictest dress code: North Korea.

02/26/2013

(AP Photo)

Snow may have slowed North Korea launch prep

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New satellite images indicate that snow may have slowed North Korea’s rocketlaunch preparations, but that Pyongyang could still be ready for liftoff starting Monday.

12/06/2012

Kim Jong-Un

China’s party paper falls for Onion joke about Kim

BEIJING (AP) – The online version of China’s Communist Party newspaper has treated seriously a satirical report by The Onion‘s naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un as the “Sexiest Man Alive,” running a 55-page photo […]

11/27/2012

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