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North Korea Detains Third U.S. Citizen

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there. Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday, according [...]

Former Korean President Park Geun-hye is Arrested

Patrick Frater reports: Park Geun-hye, the former president of South Korea, has been arrested. She was taken into custody early on Friday morning local time after lengthy presentations to a court by prosecutors. Park was removed from office in [...]

Malaysia: VX Nerve Agent Used in Kim Jong Un Murder

South Korean and U.S. officials have said they believe North Korean agents assassinated Kim Jong Nam, who had been living in the Chinese territory of Macau under Beijing’s protection. KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) — VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. [...]

Suspects in Kim Jong Nam Murder Claim Ignorance

According to the digital edition of Malaysia’s Chinese-language China Press, an Asian man who appears to be a North Korean agent made contact with the two female suspects as early as three months before the murder. Keita Ikeda reports: Two women [...]

[VIDEO] Squirrel Takes Bite Out of Crime, Stops Burglar

An Idaho man said his pet squirrel foiled a home invasion burglary in between jumping across the furniture and wolfing down snacks. Adam Pearl said Monday he knew something was off when he approached his home in Meridian last week and spotted snow [...]