Albany nightclub remembers Pulse shooting victims one year later
North Korea denies torturing U.S. student, calls death a mystery
IS-hit Marawi celebrates tearful Philippines Independence Day
Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans
US Student's Death A 'mystery' - North Korea
North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'
20 May 2017, 02:42 | Erica Roy
South Korean President Moon Jae-in carries a food tray as he has lunch with technical staff of the Presidential Blue House at an employee
A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a music video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a US missile defense system, as Beijing seeks to bring its state-supported cultural forces to bear in the global dispute.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday urged North Korea to "trust the U.S." on its promise of no hostility and to refrain from conducting anymore nuclear or missile tests so as to create the right atmosphere for talks.
Tillerson was also quoted as saying he hopes the North will trust the USA despite what it considers the burden of risks involved in doing so.
At the United Nations, North Korea's deputy ambassador, Kim In Ryong, was defiant.
A spokesman for the Italian mission to the United Nations, which chairs the U.N. Security Council North Korea sanctions committee, said on Friday that a member of the U.N. panel of experts who monitor sanctions violations had been hacked. -South Korea joint exercises, and that the drills should be suspended if North Korea agrees to end nuclear and missile provocations.
North Korea has feted the scientists and technicians behind its latest missile launch with a parade on the streets of Pyongyang, the state news agency reported on Friday. It's just a distraction to keep us from paying attention to the real problems we have in this country.
A special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a series of meetings with U.S. congressional leaders on Thursday as he forged ahead with his mission to reaffirm and further strengthen the alliance between the two countries under the new government in Seoul. In this regard, the ambassador of the United States, Nikki Haley laid accusations on North Korea for all the reasons mentioned above.
Kim accused the council of playing "to the tune of the USA again" and protested the Trump administration's demand for countries to choose allegiance between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, his country's official name.
Kim In Ryong also dismisses allegations that North Korea was behind the recent global cyberattacks as "ridiculous", saying "whenever something odd happens it is the stereotype way of the United States and the hostile forces" to launch a campaign deliberately linking it to Pyongyang.
"The U.S. should mind that the DPRK nuclear striking capability will be strengthened and developed at a rapidly high speed as long as the U.S. insists (on) its anti-DPRK policy, nasty nuclear threats and blackmails, sanction and pressure", Kim said.
France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women
Mr Philippe and Mr Macron chose experienced politicians from the left, the centre and the right for the main positions. Alexis Kohler , Macron's new general secretary at the presidential Elysee Palace , made the announcement Wednesday.
Ducks rally to defeat Predators, even series at 1-1
Nashville is still an untraditional hockey market, but the Predators are establishing a tradition of winning here. Nashville took a 1-0 lead at 4:18 in the first period when Viktor Arvidsson sprung Ryan Johansen on a breakaway.
New Orleans Robert E Lee Monument
Certain conditions apply, however; the statues can not be displayed outdoors on public property in New Orleans . Almost two years after the whole Confederate monument drama started, P.G.T Beauregard is dow...
Trump calls appointment of special counsel a 'witch hunt'
If Mueller wraps up the probe relatively quickly and finds no damning evidence, that would also be a boon for the White House. Bush's administration leaked the name of Central Intelligence Agency operative Valerie Plame to reporters.
Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs
Cleveland is just playing too well right now and an NBA Finals matchup with the Warriors is inevitable. "The game's over. Thomas will have additional tests Saturday and will be re-evaluated before the team determines his status for Game 3.
President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh
Trump's visit, and his keynote address, a counterweight to President Obama's debut speech to the Muslim world in 2009 in Cairo. The scheduling choice is designed in part to show respect to the region after months of harsh anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric.