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Sep 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Matthew Miller, a U.S. citizen, sits on the dock at the Supreme Court during his trial in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced Miller to six years of hard labor for entering the country illegally and trying to commit espionage. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Seoul (AFP) - A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula. The threat came from Hwang Pyong-So, director of the military's General Political Bureau, during a speech to a large military rally in Pyongyang Sunday on ...

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Jun 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from RT: Serial bromance actor Seth Rogen might never have imagined he’d end up sparking an international incident. But his latest flick, which depicts an assassination bid on Dear Leader Kim Jong-un, has been decried by Pyongyang as "a wanton act of terror." ‘The Interview’ stars long-time friends and collaborators Seth Rogen and James Franco. ...

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Jun 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has detained a 56-year old man from Ohio, accusing him of an unspecified crime after he traveled to the communist-led country as a tourist, the nation's state news agency and the man's family said Friday. The North is now holding three Americans. The state Korean Central News Agency identified ...

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May 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Yet another urban legend about North Korea bites the dust. The ex-girlfriend of leader Kim Jong-un, reportedly executed by firing squad last year, turned up apparently alive and well on a state television broadcast Friday night. Hyon Song-wol, a singer with an all-female band, was reported to be one of ...

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May 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: The White House blasted North Korea's state media on Friday after it described President Obama as a "wicked black monkey” in an editorial. "While the North Korean Government-controlled media are distinguished by their histrionics, these comments are particularly ugly and disrespectful," said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden. A pair of news stories ...

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May 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The New York Times: In a recently published and lengthy racist screed, North Korea calls President Obama a “clown,” a “dirty fellow” and somebody who “does not even have the basic appearances of a human being.” Propriety has never been a part of North Korean rhetoric, but rarely has Pyongyang so ferociously — and ...

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May 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: North Korea did not take too kindly to a United Nations report that singled out the secretive nation for flagrant human rights violations. So the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea decided to one up the UN and issue their own human rights report on Wednesday that strongly criticized America for its alleged ...

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Apr 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from REUTERS: President Barack Obama said on Saturday the United States did not use its military might to “impose things” on others, but that it would use that might if necessary to defend South Korea from any attack by the reclusive North. The North warned last month it would not rule out a “new form” ...

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Apr 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: North Korea says it has detained an American for what it called improper behavior while the man was being processed to enter the country as a tourist. The official Korean Central News Agency identified the man as Miller Matthew Todd, 24, and said he entered the country on April 10 with a ...

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Apr 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Seoul (AFP) - North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said Tuesday, citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama. "Our military is currently detecting a lot of activity in and around the Punggye-ri nuclear ...

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Apr 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON – A long-suppressed report prepared by the Department of Homeland Security for the Defense Department concludes that North Korea could deliver on its threats to destroy the United States with a nuclear electromagnetic pulse attack. The report remains blocked from release to the American public. However, a copy obtained by Peter Vincent Pry from sources within ...

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Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from USA TODAY: As part of a second purge of top North Koreans following the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, 11 high-ranking officials have been imprisoned or put to death, including a security chief "burned alive" by a flamethrower, a South Korean newspaper reported Tuesday. An additional 100 lower-ranking Workers Party officials were ...

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Mar 26, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BBC NEWS: The state-sanctioned guideline was introduced in the capital Pyongyang about two weeks ago, Radio Free Asia reports. It is now being rolled out across the country - although some people have expressed reservations about getting the look. "Our leader's haircut is very particular, if you will," one source tells Radio Free Asia. ...

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Feb 17, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The North Korean regime is committing systematic and widespread human rights abuses, including forcing mothers to drown their newborn babies and setting up secret prison camps, a United Nations report released Monday found. “The gravity, scale and nature of these violations reveal a State that does not have any parallel in the ...

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Feb 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

BOSTON (AP) — The federal government has granted Massachusetts a three-month extension to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, giving the state more time to correct its troubled health insurance website and deal with tens of thousands of unprocessed applications, state officials said Thursday. The waiver from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...

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Jan 31, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 29, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday that the North has expanded the size of its uranium enrichment facility at its Nyongbyon nuclear complex and restarted a plutonium reactor that was shut down in 2007. Clapper’s ...

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Jan 27, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from RT: All blood relatives of North Korea’s erstwhile number two, who was executed a month ago, have apparently suffered the same fate, says the S. Korean Yonhap news agency. Once all powerful, Jang Song-thaek was the ‘regent’ while Kim was still too young to govern after Kim Jong-il’s death. He was executed on December ...

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Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Dennis Rodman impersonating Marilyn Monroe to sing "Happy Birthday" to Kim Jong Un Associated Press - Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says. Darren Prince declined on Saturday to say which facility will treat Rodman and how long he will be there. Rodman recently ...

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Jan 9, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Roman singing "Happy Birthday" to Kim Jong Un Dennis Rodman has been no more a foreign policy clown than Obama. Associated Press: Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in an interview with CNN. A day after the former basketball star sang "Happy Birthday" to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and led ...

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Jan 8, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 6, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 6, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SEOUL (Reuters) - An international media frenzy over reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle had been executed by throwing him to a pack of dogs appears to have originated as satire on a Chinese microblogging website. The story, which spread like wildfire after it was picked up by a Hong Kong-based newspaper, ...

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