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Jul 17, 2014

Helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 5

The helicopter was returning to headquarters in the eastern provincial firefighting agency after participating in search operations for 11 people still missing after a ferry sinking that killed more than 290 in April, fire officials in Gwangju said s...

Jul 09, 2014

North Korea fires 2 projectiles into sea, South Korea says

The launch was presumed to be of Scud missiles, but the official, who asked for anonymity because of department rules, had no other details...

Jul 09, 2014

North Korea Again Fires Projectiles Into Sea

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea launched two projectiles Wednesday morning into the sea off its east coast, in an apparent continuation of a recent series of missile and artillery test launches, a South Korean defense official said. The launch was...

Jul 19, 2014

Suicide bombing at checkpoint kills 7 in Baghdad

(AP) -- Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber has rammed a car packed with explosives into a checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing at least seven people, including four policemen. A police official says the attack took place Saturday morning in the ...

Jul 23, 2014

StubHub hacked; thieves got into 1,000 accounts, AP source says

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said. Arrests were expected in a case that sprawled across in... #London #eBay Inc. #Neiman Marcus #Major League Baseball #LinkedIn #Royal Canadian Mounted Police #Cyrus R Vance #StubHub

Jul 22, 2014

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

(AP) -- The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said Tuesday. The confirmation by the Seoul-based Board of Audit and Inspection came... #Seoul #International Olympic Committee #Thomas Bach

Jul 22, 2014

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

(AP) -- A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigat... #European Union #Malaysia Airlines

Jul 21, 2014

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

(AP) -- The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: "Do you think a coyote is going to say he's a co... #United Nations #Latin America #Central America #El Salvador #Guatemala

Jul 22, 2014

Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal area. Diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two week war that has... #Cairo #Israel #John Kerry #Hamas #Ban Ki-moon #Gaza Strip

Jul 19, 2014

Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site

(AP) -- International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible inves... #Cairo #Israel #John Kerry #Hamas #Ban Ki-moon #Gaza Strip