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How Kim Jong Un, North Korea's Threats Evoke Cartoon Villains
Kim Jong Un has made his hatred of the United States very clear in the past few years, with the addition of his government's latest threat of "most disastrous final doom" for the United States topping off the list. Today’s message, which was released by the North Korean National Defense Commission,
Newsmakers Who Had the Best and Worst Year in 2013
The year 2013 has seen its share of epic victories and crushing setbacks, from a religious leader who became a breath of fresh air for his faith's followers to a mayor whose all-too-public unraveling became great fodder for late-night TV jokes. Here are some newsmakers who celebrated banner years
Dennis Rodman Plays Coy About Meeting With Kim Jong-un
Dennis Rodman, who spent four days in North Korea this week, would not say today whether he had met his self-described “friend for life,” the country’s supreme leader King Jong-un. Rodman met reporters in Beijing today following his third trip to North Korea this year,...
US Govt Keeps Distance From Dennis Rodman's North Korea Trip
Dennis Rodman is in North Korea, but the U.S. government doesn’t seem to care. Rodman traveled to the rogue, nuclear-armed nation this week under the sponsorship of Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, training North Korean basketball players for a game against ex-NBA pros, to be held...
Kim Jong-un's Aunt Now Missing From Photo
North Korea's military and political elite lined up in formation to swear fealty to its leader Kim Jong-un today as observers studied the position of top aides to see who survived the recent purge of Kim's uncle. Kim's paternal aunt Kim Kyong-hui was not present at any of the events after her
Kim Jong-un Orders Execution of His Uncle
Jang Song-thaek was executed on charges of plotting to overthrow the regime.
North Korea Announces Execution of Leader's Uncle
This is a special room. New York with ABC news digital special report North Korea executed the man thought to be the second most powerful person in the country. Kim Jung uncle Jang song killed after a military trial where he was found guilty of plotting a military coup. Kim called him quote. Worse
Kim Jong-un's Bloody Path to Power
The execution of Kim Jong-un’s own uncle by the young North Korean dictator is the most important person Kim has ordered killed during his two-year tenure as “supreme leader,” but it’s not his first. Purging and killing suspected rivals or officers with wavering loyalty has...
The Fight is On
By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) Terms like Civil War have been thrown around now for a while, but the fight between establishment Republicans and the Tea Party is very real and both sides are ready to throw down. Speaker John Boehner has stayed away from directly criticizing...