Trump gives peace a chance in deciding to meet with North Korea’s leader

April 26, 2018 in News, Opinion

By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition President Donald Trump’s decision to meet with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong -un opens new possibilities. Trump’s critics […]

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

May 15, 2017 in News

By FOSTER KLUG SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can […]

Pence: US, allies will use ‘whatever means are necessary’ to rein in North Korea

April 17, 2017 in News

PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the “era of strategic patience is over” with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime […]

North Korea missile blows up at launch, shortly after Pence heads for South Korea

April 17, 2017 in News

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday failed in a missile launch from its eastern coast, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said, but it wasn’t immediately clear […]

North Korea vows tough counteraction to any military moves US aircraft carrier makes

April 11, 2017 in News

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is vowing tough counteraction to any military moves that might follow the U.S. move to send the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and […]

North Korea tests ballistic missile; South Korea vows punishment in response

February 13, 2017 in News

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to […]

Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

December 17, 2014 in Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referenced the terrorist attacks of September […]

Rodman returning to North Korea, with others

September 10, 2013 in News, Sports, Top Stories


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and bringing a team of former NBA players with him.

Days after returning from his second trip to visit Kim Jong Un — in which he said he became the first foreigner to hold the leader’s newborn daughter — Rodman announced plans Monday to stage two exhibition games in North Korea in January.

The first will be Jan. 8 — Kim’s birthday — with another to follow two days later.

Rodman’s friendship with the autocratic leader has been criticized — and led to a couple of testy exchanges during his Manhattan news conference. But Rodman insists Kim is a good person,…