Stay or flee: Sold NKorean brides face hard choices in China

WESTERN LIAONING PROVINCE, China (AP) — Thousands of North Korea women over the past decades have been trafficked across their country's border and sold as brides to Chinese men. The...

UN official: NKoreans say it's important to prevent war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says senior North Korea officials told him during his visit to the country last week "that it was important to prevent war" over its rapidly advancing nu...

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. WHERE POLITICS CAN BE BIZARRE The ...

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___ Tax package would ease hit to residents of high-tax states WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are speeding toward an agreement on a massive tax package...

Tillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has softened the U.S. stance on holding talks with North Korea amid high tension over its nuclear and missile programs. Tillerson s...

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TOP STORY: SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP Chelsea can move level on points with second-place Manchester United by beating Huddersfield in the Premier League. Also, Crystal Pa...

South Korea imposes new sanctions on the North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list Monday in a largely symbolic move that is part of efforts to cut off funding for the...

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South Korea edges North Korea 1-0 at East Asian Championship

TOKYO (AP) — South Korea got the better of North Korea on the soccer field on Tuesday, winning 1-0 at the East Asian Championship. North Korea defender Ri Yong Chol scored an own-goa...

Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japan abductee dies

TOKYO (AP) — Charles Jenkins, a U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77. A group representing fam...

UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says North Korea's leadership has cracked down on human rights by further restricting movements and making "horrific" prison conditions more severe am...

Swedish think tank: South Korea's arms sales record high

HELSINKI (AP) — A Swedish think tank says South Korea's arms sales hit record levels last year, pushed by the continuous military threat from North Korea, complicated relations with China and a govern...

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