A Malaysian court has found there is enough evidence to mount a case against the women charged with murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Reuters/Fuji TV/AP The trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to continue.  A court ruled Thursday there was enough evidence presented by prosecution to mount a case.  The women have been asked to enter their defense. They face death penalty on charges. KUALA […]

Trump heaps praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late-night tweet, suggests another meeting could happen ‘soon’

Kevin Lim/The Strait Times/Handout/Getty President Donald Trump in a late-night tweet praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after his regime provided the US with what are believed to be the remains of US service members who died during the Korean War era. Trump also appeared to suggest that there could be a second meeting […]

North Korea’s missile program reportedly continues after Trump and Kim Jong Un’s pledge to promote ‘peace and prosperity’

Evan Vucci/AP North Korea is reportedly continuing to build missiles at a research facility despite its leader’s pledge to work toward “peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula, The Washington Post reported on Monday night. US intelligence officials familiar Pyongyang’s operations say that new evidence, including recent satellite photos, suggest the regime is producing at […]

Trump could be even more vulnerable in a summit with Vladimir Putin than he was with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Current and former US officials have sounded the alarm about President Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. US officials expressed concern over how quickly Trump was willing to meet with Putin. Over a dozen officials indicated “that there is no historical precedent for such a meeting. Current and former US officials sounded […]

Trump reportedly plans on gifting Kim Jong Un a CD featuring Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’ song

David Lachapelle Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly plans on gifting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an Elton John CD featuring the song “Rocket Man.” Trump reportedly wrote a message on the CD and signed it. Trump’s inspiration for the gift reportedly stemmed from a conversation he had with Kim during their June summit in […]

Let’s hope Trump didn’t give Kim Jong Un the wrong ‘direct number’

President Trump’s historic meeting with Kim Jong-Un may not have resulted in the complete de-nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but it did lead to a fascinating exchange in which the President claims to have given Kim a “very direct number” if the North Korean leader “has any difficulty.” Wired raises an interesting point about the […]

A Fox News anchor argued with Trump about Kim Jong Un’s human-rights violations while Trump praised his leadership

Reuters President Donald Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s rule over his country. Trump called Kim “a tough guy” for being able to “take over a country” at 27-years-old. In 2017, Trump made similar comments about Kim. Trump described Kim as a “a pretty smart cookie” for cementing his dictatorial rule […]

Trump says his summit with Kim Jong Un ‘would not have happened’ without Otto Warmbier

Kyodo/Reuters; Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Otto Warmbier was a US university student who was detained and sentenced to hard labor in North Korea in 2016. He was released home last year after performing 17 months out of his 15-year prison sentence, and died days after his return. Donald Trump told reporters in Singapore after meeting Kim Jong […]

Trump and Kim Jong Un just had their first private meeting — and officials may never know exactly what was said

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a private meeting on Tuesday morning. Experts are concerned Trump could have gone off-script and may provide an unreliable account of events. With only the leaders and their interpreters present, there may never be a full transcript of the meeting, potentially […]