Trump defends an unlikely target: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending an unlikely target: Joe Biden. Trump is responding to North Korea calling the former vice president and Democratic candidate a “...

North Korea says Kim attended military air show

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un attended a flight demonstration of military aircraft at an airfield on the country’s eastern coast where he instructed combat pilots to ac...

North Korea says it issued ultimatum to South over resort

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it has issued an ultimatum to South Korea that it will tear down South Korean-made hotels and other facilities at the North’s Diamond Mountain resort if the ...

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December as they approach an end-of-year deadline set by North Korean leader K...

John Bolton has a book deal, publishing officials tell AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous foreign p...

Spanish illustrator known for dark humor to open exhibition in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Spanish illustrator and cartoonist Joan Cornellà will showcase selections of his cynical figurative paintings and sculptures at the "I'M FULL OF...

N Korea calls Abe an 'idiot' over criticism of weapons test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe an "idiot" after he criticized a recent weapons test by the North. In a statement attributed to a ...

S Korea offers to visit stalled joint tour resort in North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has offered to send a delegation to check on facilities at a long-stalled joint tourist resort in North Korea. North Korean leader Kim J...

Egypt's president lavishly praises Trump on social media

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president has lavished praise on President Donald Trump on social media, calling him a "man with unique power to confront crises." Abdel-Fatah el-Sisi's c...

North Korea says it test-fired new multiple rocket launcher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it conducted its third test-firing of a new super-large multiple rocket launcher that it says expands its ability to destroy enemy targets in surprise attack...

Trump selects second-in-command for State

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated Stephen Biegun (BEE-gan), the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, to serve as the State Department's second-in-command. Biegun ...

North's Kim sends condolences to Moon over mother's death

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a message of condolence to South Korean President Moon Jae-in over his mother's recent death. Moon's off...

Threat to US elections not limited to Russia in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year's vote as well. But it's not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials s...

North Korea rejects meeting with South over resort

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has rejected South Korea's request for working-level talks to discuss the possible demolition of South Korean-made hotels and other facilities at the North's Diam...

Envoy for North Korea expected to get No. 2 State Dept. job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, is expected to be nominated this week to be second-in-command at the State Department. Biegun has had a prom...