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MIA efforts risk ‘total failure’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s effort to account for tens of thousands of Americans missing in action from foreign wars is so inept, mismanaged and wasteful that it risks descending from “dysfunction to total failure,” […]

07/08/2013

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SKorea says several gov’t, private websites hacked

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said multiple government and private sector websites were hacked on Tuesday’s anniversary of the start of the Korean War, and Seoul issued a cyberattack alert warning officials and […]

06/24/2013

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North Korea changes tack and tells US: Let’s talk

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After months of threatening to wage a nuclear war, North Korea did an about-face Sunday and issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let’s talk. […]

06/17/2013

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Korea talks raise hopes; history may scuttle them

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas will hold their highest-level talks in years Wednesday in an effort to restore scrapped joint economic projects and ease animosity marked by recent threats of nuclear war. […]

06/10/2013

US President Barack Obama and China President Xi Jinping at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, Rancho Mirage, California. (AP Photo)

Obama pressed Chinese leader on cybersecurity

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama used an unusually lengthy and informal desert summit to present Chinese President Xi Jingping with detailed evidence of intellectual property theft emanating from his country, as a […]

06/08/2013

US President Barack Obama meets with China President  Xi Jinping, Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, Rancho Mirage, California. (AP Photo)

Highlights of US-China talks

(The Associated Press) – Highlights of issues President Barack Obama discussed with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a weekend summit, as described by White House national security adviser Tom Donilon during a briefing for U.S. […]

06/08/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) in a 2012 meeting with Xi Jinping, when he was Vice President of China, at the White House Oval Office. (AP Photo)

Cybersecurity tops Obama’s agenda for China talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China’s leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying. The White House sees such cyberattacks as […]

06/02/2013

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Intercontinental missile test-launched in Calif.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base on Wednesday, a month after the test flight was postponed because of tensions with […]

05/22/2013

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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

US President Barack Obama with Park Geun-hye, South Korea President, meet at the White House Oval Office. (AP Photo)

Obama: North Korea has failed again

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that North Korea can no longer create an international crisis with nuclear provocations, asserting the United States and South Korea are fully capable of defending themselves. “The […]

05/07/2013

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North Korea pulled missiles from launch site

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say North Korea has taken a step back from its recent escalation of regional tensions by removing from their launch site a set of medium-range ballistic missiles that had been […]

05/07/2013

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Lawmakers introduce tough NKorea sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House are proposing to step up sanctions against North Korea by punishing companies, banks and governments that do prohibited business with it.

04/26/2013

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