All posts tagged "US"

  • Hwang Jae-gyun of the Lotte Giants practices for the South Korean national team during the Premier 12 tournament in Tokyo on Nov. 20, 2015. (Yonhap file photo)
    No MLB club bids for posted S. Korean 3B Hwang Jae-gyun

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — No Major League Baseball (MLB) club put in a bid for posted South Korean third baseman Hwang Jae-gyun, the top South Korean baseball league said Saturday. After the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) delivered the...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • This December 2012 photo, released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, shows North Korea's Unha-3 rocket being fired from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in Cholsan, North Pyongan Province. North Korea said on Sept. 14, 2015, that it plans to launch a rocket at a time of its choosing as it has the right to conduct space research, cementing speculation over a provocation by the country around Oct. 10, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea, US, Japan unite against N. Korea’s weapons tests

    By Brian Han Even though North Korea’s latest weapons test resulted in a submarine missile launch that failed to leave the water, other countries still recognize the potential of a threat. That’s why the nuclear envoys from...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • San Bernardino Police Lt. Mike Madden who was one one of the first officers on scene describes his experience during a press conference near the site of yesterday's mass shooting on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 in San Bernardino, Calif. A husband and wife on Wednesday, dressed for battle and carrying assault rifles and handguns, opened fire on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing at least 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, the couple died in a shootout with police. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
    Woman in California shooting pledged allegiance to ISIS

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The woman who helped her husband kill 14 people at a holiday banquet for his county co-workers pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and its leader on Facebook, a U.S. law...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • US expresses concern over N. Korea’s SLBM test

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The United States expressed concern Tuesday over North Korea’s recent failed test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile and urged Pyongyang to refrain from violating U.N. Security Council resolutions. Yonhap News Agency reported that the...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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    175 Koreans pass California bar exam

    It’s that time of year again when California gets a new wave of potential lawyers who have just passed the bar exam. The California State Bar Association released its results on Friday for the July exam with...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, watches a Korea Baseball Organization postseason game between the Doosan Bears and the NC Dinos at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on Oct. 22, 2015. (Yonhap file photo)
    Baseball fan US envoy Lippert predicts MLB success for Park Byung-ho

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — When he’s not busy representing the United States in South Korea, Mark Lippert enjoys attending professional baseball games. In fact, the top U.S. envoy to Seoul has become such a dedicated fan in just...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • In this photo provided by WNYW Fox 5 NY, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. The New York Police Department says it's aware of a newly released Islamic State group video showing images of Times Square but says there's no current or specific threat to the city. (WNYW Fox 5 NY via AP)
    After ISIS video threatens NYC, mayor says city won’t be intimidated

    The Islamic State (ISIS) released a video on Wednesday that threatened New York City, specifically Manhattan, with a potential attack, according to the New York Times. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a public statement in Times Square...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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