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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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North Korea sets preconditions for talks’ restart

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday demanded the lifting of U.N. sanctions and the end of U.S.-South Korea military drills as conditions for resuming talks meant to defuse tension on the Korean Peninsula.

04/18/2013

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A look at the North Korea crisis

(AP) – As the world waits and watches for an expected North Korean ballistic missile test, the U.S. and its allies are prepared to respond if necessary. U.S. officials are conceding North Korea may be increasing its nuclear capabilities but don’t expect a nuclear strike.

04/12/2013

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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

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North Korea aggression could strengthen US-China bond

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s latest outburst of nuclear and military threats has given the U.S. a rare opportunity to build bridges with China — a potential silver lining to the simmering crisis.

04/06/2013

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

North Korea warns embassies it can’t guarantee safety

MOSCOW (AP) — North Korea has warned diplomats in Pyongyang that it can’t guarantee the safety of embassies in the event of a conflict and suggested they may want to evacuate their staff, Russia’s top diplomat said Friday.

04/05/2013

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Is the US Getting Pyongyang’s Attention? NBC’s David Gregory Comments

Tensions are high in the Korean Peninsula and amongst the leadership of several countries, including the U.S. and South Korea.  Who will blink first as North Korea continues to threaten a nuclear attack on a […]

04/05/2013

South Korean trucks as they were refused for entry to North Korea's city of Kaesong. (AP Photo)

NKorea refuses to let SKoreans enter joint factory

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday barred South Korean managers and trucks delivering supplies from crossing the border to enter the Kaesong industrial park.

04/03/2013

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

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