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china proposes north korea suspend nukes for halt in u.s.-south korea military d


u.s. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in south korea, the u.s. and south korean militaries said tuesday, a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the plans to deploy the terminal...






chinese retaliation over antimissile system has south korea worried


seoul—south korea fears beijing is widening its offensive against seoul’s planned missile-defense system to include corporate boycotts, as a report of chinese retaliation sent shares of south korean retailers lower. the friday report, by south korea’s semiofficial yonhap news agency, which cited unnamed sources, said beijing had urged travel agencies to stop selling tour packages to south korea. the developments heightened...






chinese retaliation over antimissile system has south korea worried


seoul—south korea fears beijing is widening its offensive against seoul’s missile-defense plans to include corporate boycotts, as a report of chinese retaliation sent shares of south korean retailers lower. citing unnamed sources, the report, friday by south korea’s semiofficial yonhap news agency said beijing had urged travel agencies to stop selling tour packages to south korea. fears are growing here that china is...






south korea’s military says that north korea has fired a projectile into the wat


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north korea fired four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said—the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said in a brief statement that the projectile were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at...






park geun-hye, south korean president, removed from office


seoul, south korea -- south korea’s constitutional court has ruled to formally end impeached president park geun-hye’s rule. friday’s historic, unanimous verdict by the eight-judge panel means that park is south korea’s first democratically elected leader to be ousted early from office since democracy came to the country in the late 1980s. parliament impeached park in december after millions took to the streets calling for her resignation over an explosive political scandal involving her and her confidante. south korea must now hold an election within two months to choose her successor.






protests mount in china against south korea's missile system


beijing — beijing's escalating condemnation of south korea over a u.s. anti-missile system has triggered protests against a popular retail giant and a reported suspension of chinese tours to the country.protesters have targeted hypermarket operator lotte mart, whose parent company, lotte group, agreed monday to provide a golf course to south korea's government to site the anti-missile system.china says the system threatens its security because its radars are capable of peering deep into the country's north to monitor flights and missile launches. south korea says it is needed to defend against north korea's missile threat.south korea's state-run tourism agency said friday that travel agents in china said they had been told to stop selling trips to south korea. china national tourism admini






south korea: north korea fired several banned ballistic missiles that flew about


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defense secretary james mattis criticizes north korea on first foreign trip


osan air base, south korea -- in his first public remarks abroad as u.s. defense secretary, james mattis is criticizing north korea for provocative acts that require new consultations with japan and south korea. mattis spoke to reporters aboard his military plane thursday en route to seoul from washington. mattis says he needs to speak with his japanese and south korean counterparts during this trip about what new defensive steps might be needed to deal with north korea’s nuclear and missile threats. the new pentagon chief says his seoul meetings will include discussion of deploying the u.s. missile defense system known as thaad. it’s no accident that mattis picked south korea for his first foreign trip as the north has continued to test nuclear weapons. north korea’s continued nuclear pus






north korea fires 4 ballistic missiles


north korea fired four ballistic missiles monday off its east coast, according to south korea and japan. the move is an apparent retaliation to joint military drills by the u.s. and south korea. kim jong un’s regime launched the missiles from the dongchang-ri long-range missile site in north pyongan province. the projectiles flew about 620 miles…






the future of south korea after park geun-hye | south korea


south korea's constitutional court has upheld the impeachment of president park geun-hye.a new presidential election is due to be held within 60 days.the south korean leadership is not only dealing with internal turmoil but growing tensions with north korea, too.following the latest north korean ballistic missile tests, the deployment of a us missile defence system is causing alarm for chinese leaders.who are the leading contenders for the south korean presidency? and how will they manage relations in the region?presenter: hazem sikaguests:bong youngshik, asan institute for policy studiesaidan foster-carter, university of leedsandrei lankov, kookmin universitysource: al jazeera






the future of south korea after park geun-hye | south korea


south korea's constitutional court has upheld the impeachment of president park geun-hye.a new presidential election is due to be held within 60 days.the south korean leadership is not only dealing with internal turmoil but growing tensions with north korea too.following the latest north korean ballistic missile tests, the deployment of a us missile defence system is causing alarm for chinese leaders.who are the leading contenders for the south korean presidency? and how will they manage relations in the region?presenter: hazem sikaguests:bong youngshik, asan institute for policy studiesaidan foster-carter, university of leedsandrei lankov, kookmin universitysource: al jazeera






former ambassador to south korea christopher hill on the north korea nuclear thr


in this installment of our series “issues that matter,” we take a closer look at south korea and the escalating standoff over north korea’s nuclear program.south korean president park geun-hye was forced from office friday, plunging a key u.s. ally into political turmoil. it brings new uncertainty to the region at a time of growing provocations from north korea following the north’s launch of four missiles into the sea of japan on monday. pyongyang claimed the launch was a drill for striking american military bases in japan.former u.s. ambassador to south korea christopher hill said the u.s. military has the capability for a preemptive strike against north korea. however, he warned such a strike could spark a wider war resulting in a high number of civilian casualties. playvideocbsntrump a






north korea fires ballistic missiles into ocean, south korea's military says


seoul, south korea -- the u.s. military said tuesday that north korea had launched “multiple” ballistic missiles the previous day, and four of them landed just 200 miles from japan’s coast in the sea of japan. “there were four that landed. there may be a higher number of launches that we’re not commenting on. but four landed and splashed in the sea of japan,” pentagon spokesman jeff davis said. he said the missiles flew about 600 miles from their launch point in northwestern north korea.he said the launches appeared to be in reaction to huge military drills by washington and south korea that pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal. the exact type of missiles fired was not immediately clear, but cbs news’ david martin says they were not intercontinental ballistic missiles.playvideocbsnn






north korea fires four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said, the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.the joint chiefs said the projectiles were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at 7:36 a.m. seoul time on monday. north korea...






north korea fires ballistic missiles into ocean, south korea's military says


seoul, south korea -- the u.s. military said tuesday that north korea had launched “multiple” ballistic missiles the previous day, and four of them landed just 200 miles from japan’s coast in the sea of japan. “there were four that landed. there may be a higher number of launches that we’re not commenting on. but four landed and splashed in the sea of japan,” pentagon spokesman jeff davis said. he said the missiles flew about 600 miles from their launch point in northwestern north korea.he said the launches appeared to be in reaction to huge military drills by washington and south korea that pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal. the exact type of missiles fired was not immediately clear, but cbs news’ david martin says they were not intercontinental ballistic missiles.playvideocbsnn






day after north korea missile tests, us military begins moving equipment for mis


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u.s. moves missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare u.s. missile launchers and other equipment needed for the thaad missile defense system have arrived in south korea, the u.s. and south korean militaries said tuesday. on monday, north korea fire four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan. (mar. 7) apreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 173 connectlinkedinemailmorethe united states moved missile launchers and other military hardware needed to set up an anti-missile defense system in south korea, the u.s. pacific command said tuesday. the move comes a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the u.s. military said in a






u.s. moves missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare u.s. missile launchers and other equipment needed for the thaad missile defense system have arrived in south korea, the u.s. and south korean militaries said tuesday. on monday, north korea fire four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan. (mar. 7) apreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 138 connectlinkedinemailmorethe united states moved missile launchers and other military hardware needed to set up an anti-missile defense system in south korea, the u.s. pacific command said tuesday. the move comes a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the u.s. military said in a






north korea, kim jong un assassinated brother, south korea says


members of north korean state ministries were reportedly responsible for the mysterious assassination of leader kim jong un’s brother earlier this month, according to south korean officials. south korea lawmakers have also said that the brutal dictator directly ordered his half-sibling’s demise, reuters reported monday. the bizarre and globally shocking killing of kim jong nam at…






north korea fired four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said, the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.the joint chiefs said the projectiles were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at 7:36 a.m. seoul time on monday. north korea...






north korea fired four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said—the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.the joint chiefs said the projectiles were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at 7:36 a.m. seoul time on monday. north korea...






the latest: s. korea says it will respond to north's missile


seoul, south korea — the latest on north korea's missile launch (all times local):10:45 a.m.south korea's acting president and prime minister hwang kyo-ahn says his country will respond to punish rival north korea for sunday's missile launch.according to yonhap news agency, hwang says south korea in tandem with the international community "is doing its best to ensure a corresponding response to punish the north" for its missile launch.south's military has confirmed that the missile launched sunday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) into the sea. yonhap reported that while determinations are still being made, it was not believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the u.s. mainland.___10 a.m.japan's chief cabinet secretary yoshihide suga has told reporters the






u.s. moves missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare north korea fired an unidentified projectile from its tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on monday, south korea's military said. usa todayreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 112 connectlinkedinemailmorethe united states moved missile launchers and other military hardware needed to set up an anti-missile defense system in south korea, the u.s. pacific command said tuesday. the move comes a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the u.s. military said in a statement that the deployment of the terminal high-altitude area defense system, or thaad, in






other mysterious deaths of north korea's perceived enemies


seoul, south korea — an outcast from north korea's ruling family was killed with a weapon believed to belong to north korea's chemical arsenal and several north koreans are wanted for questioning. but with malaysia deporting the only north korean it detained in the airport assassination of kim jong nam, many in south korea see the secretive, dictatorial regime in pyongyang escaping punishment for another mysterious killing.the government in seoul and human rights groups say pyongyang has for decades acted to silence its perceived enemies, sending assassins after south korean government officials, north korean defectors and anti-pyongyang activists.and yet north korea often takes out the targets without leaving evidence that would indisputably prove its involvement, south koreans say.when s






other mysterious deaths of north korea’s perceived enemies


seoul, south korea (ap) — an outcast from north korea’s ruling family was killed with a weapon believed to belong to north korea’s chemical arsenal and several north koreans are wanted for questioning. but with malaysia deporting the only north korean it detained in the airport assassination of kim jong nam, many in south korea see the secretive, dictatorial regime in pyongyang escaping punishment for another mysterious killing.the government in seoul and human rights groups say pyongyang has for decades acted to silence its perceived enemies, sending assassins after south korean government officials, north korean defectors and anti-pyongyang activists.and yet north korea often takes out the targets without leaving evidence that would indisputably prove its involvement, south koreans say.w






u.s. moves missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare north korea fired an unidentified projectile from its tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on monday, south korea's military said. usa todayreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 55 connectlinkedinemailmorethe united states began moving missile launchers and other military hardware needed to set up an anti-missile defense system in south korea, the u.s. pacific command said tuesday. the move comes a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the u.s. military said in a statement that the deployment of the terminal high-altitude area defense system, or tha






u.s. moves missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare north korea fired an unidentified projectile from its tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on monday, south korea's military said. usa todayreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 80 connectlinkedinemailmorethe united states began moving missile launchers and other military hardware needed to set up an anti-missile defense system in south korea, the u.s. pacific command said tuesday. the move comes a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the u.s. military said in a statement that the deployment of the terminal high-altitude area defense system, or tha






japan pm and us president discuss north korea’s missile launches: media


japanese prime minister shinzo abe and u.s. president donald trump discussed north korea’s missile launches during a phone call on tuesday, the jiji and kyodo news agencies reported on tuesday.north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off japan’s northwest coast on monday, angering south korea and japan, days after it promised retaliation over u.s.-south korea military drills it sees as preparation for war.(reporting by kaori kaneko; editing by paul tait)






in wake of pyongyang missile test, u.s. begins deploying new missile system in s


hong kong – alarmed about the threats from north korea’s increasingly provocative behavior, the united states said tuesday that it had started to deploy an anti-missile system in south korea that china has angrily opposed as a threat to its security.the deployment of the terminal high altitude area defense system (thaad) came after north korea launched four ballistic missiles on monday apparently in response to joint naval exercises by south korea and the u.s. those launchings led south korea to call for the accelerated deployment of thaad.a spokeswoman for the u.s. forces in south korea said that one of five major components of the missile system had arrived on monday. officials said it could take a couple of months for the system to become fully operational.defense secretary jim mattis h






in wake of pyongyang missile test, u.s. begins deploying new missile system in s


hong kong – alarmed about the threats from north korea's increasingly provocative behavior, the united states said tuesday that it had started to deploy an anti-missile system in south korea that china has angrily opposed as a threat to its security.the deployment of the terminal high altitude area defense system (thaad) came after north korea launched four ballistic missiles on monday apparently in response to joint naval exercises by south korea and the u.s. those launchings led south korea to call for the accelerated deployment of thaad.a spokeswoman for the u.s. forces in south korea said that one of five major components of the missile system had arrived on monday. officials said it could take a couple of months for the system to become fully operational.defense secretary jim mattis h






report: former un chief ban won't run for s.korea presidency


seoul, south korea — a news report says former un secretary-general ban ki-moon has declared that he won't run for south korea's presidency.south korea's yonhap news agency says ban made the announcement during an unscheduled press conference wednesday. ban reportedly said he was disappointed by the actions of the country's political establishment but didn't elaborate.ban had generated sizable interest in his home country after a decade in charge of the united nations and was seen as testing the political waters before announcing his candidacy.but his approval rating had been falling in opinion surveys on who should succeed impeached president park geun-hye.






south korea’s impossible bargain: china trade or u.s. protection


seongju, south korea—it is no small irony that u.s.-china rivalry at the outset of the trump era is playing out on—of all places—a golf course hidden in pine-covered mountains around here.or that just weeks into his term, donald trump has already handed a crucial advantage to beijing.south korea picked the golf retreat to host a u.s. antimissile system known as terminal high altitude area defense, or thaad, under an...






south korea’s highest court says it will rule on impeached president’s fate on f


share storythe associated pressseoul, south korea (ap) — south korea’s highest court says it will rule on impeached president’s fate on friday.the associated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






u.s. begins moving controversial missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare north korea fired an unidentified projectile from its tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on monday, south korea's military said. usa todayreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 19 connectlinkedinemailmoreseoul, south korea — u.s. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in south korea, the u.s. and south korean militaries said tuesday, a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the plans to deploy the terminal high-altitude area defense system, or thaad, by the end of this year have ang






u.s. begins moving controversial missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare north korea fired an unidentified projectile from its tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on monday, south korea's military said. usa todayreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 34 connectlinkedinemailmoreseoul, south korea — u.s. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in south korea, the u.s. and south korean militaries said tuesday, a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the plans to deploy the terminal high-altitude area defense system, or thaad, by the end of this year have ang






u.s. begins moving controversial missile defense to south korea


closeskip in skipxembedxshare north korea fired an unidentified projectile from its tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on monday, south korea's military said. usa todayreplicas of a north korean scud-b missile (c) and south korean hawk surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the korean war memorial in seoul.(photo: jung yeon-je, afp/getty images) 34 connectlinkedinemailmoreseoul, south korea — u.s. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in south korea, the u.s. and south korean militaries said tuesday, a day after north korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near japan.the plans to deploy the terminal high-altitude area defense system, or thaad, by the end of this year have ang






female officers in high demand at st. paul police department


allison rogers knew she wanted to be a police officer, but others had their concerns: did she consider teaching instead? had she seen the most recent news articles about officers who were killed in the line of duty?so rogers pursued a degree in corrections instead.“i had a lot of people telling me i wouldn’t want to be in the profession,” said rogers. “more out of fear than that it wasn’t a noble profession. i’m a pretty small … i’m 5-foot-1. with my boots, i’m 5-3.”in her second year at minnesota state university, mankato, she gained the confidence to switch tracks to law enforcement after speaking with an officer from her hometown of waseca, minn., where she served as a police reserve. on a recent urday morning, rogers, 23, was among 88 people who packed an informational meeting at the n