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North Korea detains USA citizen as tensions rise

North Korea detains USA citizen as tensions rise

The embassy represents USA interests in North Korea, since Washington and Pyongyang do not have direct diplomatic relations. He was reportedly arrested at Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country. It held its first classes in 2010. Another foreigner, a Canadian pastor, is also being detained in North Korea. It is unique in the North for its large number of foreign staff.


Korea detains United States citizen: Media reports

Korea detains United States citizen: Media reports

In Sydney, Pence maintained calls for Pyongyang's sole ally China to do more to rein in its neighbor. It said the man, in his late 50s and identified by his surname, Kim, has been involved in aid and relief programmes to North Korea and was a former professor at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology in China.


96 percent of Trump voters would vote for him again

96 percent of Trump voters would vote for him again

With less than a week until he hits the 100-day mark, none of those legislative proposals have come to pass. Thirty-five percent said Trump was off to a "great" or "good" start. He has said he likes to be unpredictable. Instead, they're more apt to say they'd vote for a third-party candidate or wouldn't vote. Fifteen percent of them, however, have changed their mind, while two percent shifted to Trump.


South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up

South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up

The Trump administration also has pressed China to do more to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions. If North Korea conducts a nuclear test, " Beijing will undoubtedly support the United Nations in adopting tougher sanctions against it, including oil embargo", said the newspaper, which is known for its nationalistic views.


Nikki Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuclear testing

Nikki Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuclear testing

In the least, an attack would likely trigger a second Korean War, resulting in heavy civilian casualties in Seoul, which is very close to the border with North Korea. "We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocative, destabilising actions and rhetoric, and to make the strategic choice to fulfil its worldwide obligations and commitments and return to serious talks", CNN quoted Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross as saying on Sunday.


Tulowitzki joins Donaldson on DL for Blue Jays

Tulowitzki joins Donaldson on DL for Blue Jays

Los Angeles Angels' Yunel Escobar avoids a wild pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Friday , April 21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. "I'm sore. I'll come to the locker room tomorrow and see what we've got and go from there". "Not only to just be on the team, but to actually be trusted with those opportunities".