Korean Peninsula

Russian warship ‘carrying £100 billion in gold’ discovered off South Korea

A South Korean salvage team has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship that was sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago and is believed to still contain 200 tons of gold bullion worth 150 trillion won, or £100 billion.<p>The Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi was discovered at a depth of …

Military History

300 unclaimed remains sit on shelves in Iowa. Some, like Raymond Hines and James Watson, are veterans.

CLOSE<p>Hamilton's Funeral Home has been keeping unclaimed cremains for years and three vets were given military honors recently.<p>VAN METER, Ia. — In the …

Des Moines

Why STDs are on the rise in America

EVEN as headline writers have spent recent years bemoaning the supposed demise of sex among the young, the number of sexually transmitted diseases …

Public Health

What Is Treason?

Treason, the act of betraying one’s country, is a serious charge. Under US law, it’s defined so narrowly and enforced so rarely that only a few dozen …

Lifehacks

Kim Jong Un reportedly calls ambassadors for special meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly called his ambassadors and heads of the country’s overseas missions back to Pyongyang on Wednesday …

North Korea

Military parade to cost $12 million, reports CNN

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in …

North Korea

Pompeo says North Korea to begin returning MIA remains soon

North Korea will begin returning remains of U.S. soldiers missing in the Korean War in the next couple of weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said …

North Korea

It's time for a general strike, because Trump treason demands a brave response

From Smirking Chimp<p>Union General Strike Against Trump, ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Wochit News) Permission Details DMCA<p>- …

Donald Trump

Trump touts success of Putin summit despite continuing criticism

President Trump is promising "more positive things" will be coming out of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and declared it a …

Donald Trump

South Korea Suspects 9,000 Tons of North Korean Coal Made It Into the Country

It would be another example of Pyongyang exploiting gaps in the U.S.-led sanctions regime<p>SEOUL—The South Korean government is investigating the whereabouts of thousands of tons of suspected North Korean coal that entered its ports last year despite a ban on such shipments, in what would be another …

North Korea

Here’s What The Trump Administration Saying About The Timeline For North Korean Denuclearization

7:52 PM 07/18/2018<p>President Donald Trump said Wednesday that there is “no rush” when it comes to North Korean denuclearization, a position in stark …

North Korea

Before This Veteran Lost His Sight Completely, He Had One Wish

An 88-year-old Florida veteran recently called his local police department with an unusual request.Stanley Gold, who served in the Navy, wanted to …

Korean War

Why original stars didn't show up for spin-off cameos

When a telly property is successful enough to inspire a spin-off show to be fast-tracked into existence, it seems inevitable that some of the …

TV

Rev. Jesse Jackson planning week-long peace mission to Korean Peninsula

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is planning a visit to the Korean Peninsula next week, where he’s scheduled to offer the opening prayer at a national peace vigil, among other things.<p>Jackson is scheduled to travel to the peninsula’s demilitarized zone Saturday and take part in a peace vigil there Monday, …

Chicago

GOP panel picks Charlotte for its 2020 convention, putting city in national spotlight

The Republican National Committee’s site selection committee backed Charlotte on Wednesday as the location for its 2020 national convention, …

Government

DPRK, South Korea to unify in 3 sports in Asian Games

Athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea will jointly compete in three sports during the forthcoming Asian …

News (China)

U.S. to receive American soldiers remains in coming weeks: Pompeo

The repatriation of remains of soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War was one of the agreements reached during the June 12 summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June in Singapore.<p>(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Doina Chiacu)

Donald Trump

Co-founder of Greenberg Traurig, one of Orlando's top law firms, dies at 93 - Orlando Business Journal

By Brian Bandell <br>– Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal<p>Jul 18, 2018, 7:29am EDT<p>A founder of powerhouse Miami law firm Greenberg Traurig PA …

Orlando

In pictures: South Korea’s biggest island, Jeju

<b>LOCATED JUST OFF the coast of South Korea, Jeju Island is known to the locals as an idyllic rest and relaxation destination, popular with</b> …

Asia Travel

Timeline: U.S. Relations With China 1949—2018

Timeline<p>U.S. Relations With China<p>1949 – 2018<p>Since 1949, U.S.-China relations have evolved from tense standoffs to a complex mix of intensifying …

China

Craft Capsule: Multiple Narrators

This is no. 35 in a series of micro craft essays exploring the finer points of writing. Check back each week for a new Craft Capsule.<p>Before I became …

Creative Writing

Decades After Making the Ultimate Sacrifice in North Korea, US Soldiers May Be Coming Home

Our fallen might soon be able to rest in peace.<p>North Korea has reportedly agreed to return the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers after keeping them in the …

North Korea

IHF wants “one Korea” in Berlin at WCh 2019

In light of the recent positive development on the Korean Peninsula and following the initiative of IOC President Dr Thomas Bach, following which the …

Handball

Lawn mower man: Rodney Smith Jr completes 50 states challenge

<b>A Bermudan man has mowed his way through all 50 US states, cutting lawns for veterans, single mothers, the elderly and disabled people.</b><p>Rodney Smith Jr, who lives in Huntsville, Alabama, set off across the country in May and ended his epic journey on 17 July.<p>His group, Raising Men Lawn Care Service, …

Lawn Mowing

Trump promotes deal by accepting no quick fix: China Daily editorial - Opinion

It may go down in history as an insolvable riddle whether or not Donald Trump was, as he later argued, tripped by a double negative when he …

Donald Trump

Trump's wise realism on North Korea must be coupled with wariness of Russian help

Amid White House damage control claiming that Trump misspoke during the infamous press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the …

North Korea

How Asia Goes to War

Asia is at a dangerous moment. China is rising fast, and its regional ambitions are growing. Reckless North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un may be …

La Trobe University

Trump tries to clean up after his Putin fiasco

<i>With Eleanor Mueller and Connor O’Brien</i><p><b>TODAY:</b> Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) discusses the Navy’s future at the Hudson Institute<p><b>TOP NEWS:</b> Boeing gets a $3.9 billion contract for two new Air Force One jets — The U.S. expects the return of Korean War remains within two weeks — The Pentagon reorganizes …

Donald Trump

Trump meeting with Putin is the right thing for America

The Fake Rage is real. President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote …

Donald Trump

Trump defends Europe tour, Putin meeting

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday tried to appease the bipartisan anger triggered by his remarks in the just-concluded tour to Europe and his …

News (China)