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Dennis Rodman gives Trump's 'The Art of the Deal' as gift for North Korea's Kim: AP

Former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman on Thursday gave North Korea's sports minister a copy of U.S. President Donald Trump's book "The Art of the Deal" as a gift for the country's leader Kim Jong Un, the Associated Press said. The copy of the book was not...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:40pm

North Korea: US leaving Paris agreement 'selfish,' 'silly'

North Korea, one of the most diplomatically isolated countries, called President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord “selfish,” “short-sighted and silly.” Pyongyang issued a statement through its official news agency KCNA on Tuesday calling...

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:20pm

North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country, the state news agency reported on Sunday, after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests. The North's KCNA news agency did not...

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 11:47am

Anonymous warns us to get ready for WWIII

As tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to raise concern, hacktivist group Anonymous is urging citizens across the globe to prepare themselves for the possibility of World War III. The group released a video entitled “They are preparing for what comes next (WW3 2017-...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 4:08pm

North Korea detains fourth US citizen

North Korea announced Sunday it has detained a fourth U.S. citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country — the second American detention announced this week. Korean Central News Agency — North Korea’s official media — said the country on Saturday detained Kim...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 8:11am

North Korea releases NYU student after six-month detainment

North Korean authorities have released a New York University student after he was detained for six months in the communist country, according to a New York Daily News article, which added that Joo Won-Moon, a 21-year-old South Korean citizen with permanent U.S. residency, was freed at the border...

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 8:14am

North Korea defense chief executed by anti-aircraft gun for nap at events

Reuters –North Korea executed its defense chief by putting him in front of an anti-aircraft gun at a firing range, Seoul's National Intelligence Service told lawmakers, the latest in a series of high-level purges since Kim Jong Un took charge in Pyongyang.Hyon Yong Chol, 66, who headed the isolated...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 3:31am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning!As you bounce out of bed this morning, here's a look at what happened while you were snoozing. Governor Andrew Cuomo took steps to increase New York's minimum wage, while Nintendo announced plans to branch out into smartphone games.A Georgetown expert weighed in on the highest-earning...

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 6:49am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning! Before you schlepped to work, a cop was charged for murdering a black man, while black councilmen were elected in Ferguson.Chicago stuck with its mayor, while a North Korean urged political change through comedy.Kanye said sorry for a camera snatch.A killer cop was chargedA white...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 3:31pm

Sony hack fallout: Embattled Amy Pascal is out as studio chief

In news that won't come as too much of a surprise to entertainment industry watchers, Sony Pictures boss Amy Pascal is stepping down from her job following the embarrassing debacle caused by the Sony hack, allegedly perpetrated by North Korea, according to the Hollywood Reporter. But Pascal won't...

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:53pm

Dennis Rodman wants to take Seth Rogen to North Korea

Dear friend of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and noted crazy-pants Dennis Rodman is finally — finally! — chiming in on the Sony hack and "The Interview," the controversial Seth Rogen comedy that supposedly caused it all. "If the North wanted to hack anything in the world, anything in the world,...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 11:51pm

'The Interview' is coming to Netflix, and soon. Like, this weekend soon.

Well, that was fast. If your biggest complaint about "The Interview" coming to VOD right away at Christmas was you didn't want to pay to watch it in your home, you're in luck — as long as you're a Netflix subscriber. The controversial film that nearly destroyed Sony is coming to the streaming...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:32pm

VIDEO: Kim Jong Un flies a plane all by himself (kinda)

If you’re like us and a little low key obsessed with Kim Jong Un then you will get a real kick out of a newly released video of the Hermit Kingdom’s leader flying an airplane.Well he is supposedly flying the plane.The video shows the Kim accelerating the plane (with the literal helping hand of a co...

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 9:40pm