Kim Jong Un http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Kim Jong Un en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:11:25 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657578/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-4-projectiles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657578/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-4-projectiles.html North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday in its latest in a series of... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:39:57 MDT North Korea marks war anniversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657397/North-Korea-marks-war-anniversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657397/North-Korea-marks-war-anniversary.html The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:30:00 MDT Join the discussion: Should North Korea's threats be taken seriously? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607143/Join-the-discussion-Should-North-Koreas-threats-be-taken-seriously.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607143/Join-the-discussion-Should-North-Koreas-threats-be-taken-seriously.html “This fall,” reads the trailer for the upcoming film "The Interview," “James Franco and Seth Rogan will try... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:20:00 MDT Seoul: North Korea fires more short-range missiles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655942/Seoul-North-Korea-fires-more-short-range-missiles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655942/Seoul-North-Korea-fires-more-short-range-missiles.html North Korea fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said, an apparent test... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:47:39 MDT Seoul: North Korea fires 3 short-range projectiles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655801/Seoul-North-Korea-fires-3-short-range-projectiles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655801/Seoul-North-Korea-fires-3-short-range-projectiles.html North Korea fired three short-range projectiles Thursday into the waters off its east coast, a South Korean defense official... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:02:06 MDT Hope, risk surround Japan-North Korea abduction deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654523/Hope-risk-surround-Japan-North-Korea-abduction-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654523/Hope-risk-surround-Japan-North-Korea-abduction-deal.html Japan and North Korea appear to be on the verge of a breakthrough on a bizarre legacy of the Cold War, a secret,... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:54:33 MDT Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652477/Spy-plane-outlasts-Cold-War-but-not-defense-cuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652477/Spy-plane-outlasts-Cold-War-but-not-defense-cuts.html The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:06:59 MDT Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651239/Suspected-NKorean-drones-crude-reflect-new-threat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651239/Suspected-NKorean-drones-crude-reflect-new-threat.html South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North were crude and decidedly... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:18:09 MDT On Second Thought http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599721/On-Second-Thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599721/On-Second-Thought.html A lighthearted look at news events of the day. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650655/Mandatory-Kim-Jong-Un-haircuts-a-baldfaced-lie.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650655/Mandatory-Kim-Jong-Un-haircuts-a-baldfaced-lie.html North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's distinctive hairstyle is the 'do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:06:46 MDT 30 minutes of 'Spider-Man 2' shown at CinemaCon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650663/30-minutes-of-Spider-Man-2-shown-at-CinemaCon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650663/30-minutes-of-Spider-Man-2-shown-at-CinemaCon.html Sony Pictures debuted 30 minutes of 3-D footage of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" at movie-theater convention CinemaCon in Las... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:59:45 MDT North Korea fires 2 missiles as its rivals meet http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650562/North-Korea-fires-2-missiles-as-its-rivals-meet.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650562/North-Korea-fires-2-missiles-as-its-rivals-meet.html North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the U.S. said, a defiant challenge... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:31:08 MDT Jay Evensen: On Second Thought http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640729/On-Second-Thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640729/On-Second-Thought.html A lighthearted look at news of the day. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT North Korea to return 6 detained South Koreans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640577/North-Korea-to-return-6-detained-South-Koreans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640577/North-Korea-to-return-6-detained-South-Koreans.html North Korea plans to allow six detained South Koreans to return home, officials in Seoul said Thursday, an unusual move that... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 08:42:53 MDT North Korea replaces hard-line military chief http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639653/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-military-chief.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639653/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-military-chief.html North Korea has replaced its hard line military chief just a few months after his appointment, the latest in an ongoing... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 07:04:30 MDT SKorea spy agency says NKorea restarts reactor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639483/SKorea-spy-agency-says-NKorea-restarts-reactor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639483/SKorea-spy-agency-says-NKorea-restarts-reactor.html South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Tuesday that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor at its main nuclear... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:31:36 MDT NK official says security needed to expand economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639238/NK-official-says-security-needed-to-expand-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639238/NK-official-says-security-needed-to-expand-economy.html The head of North Korea's parliament said Friday that his country wants to focus on improving its struggling economy and... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:28:24 MDT US worried about NKorea's cyber, missile threats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638926/US-worried-about-NKoreas-cyber-missile-threats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638926/US-worried-about-NKoreas-cyber-missile-threats.html South Korea's military needs to improve its missile defense and cyber capabilities to better defend against persistent... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:39:45 MDT Rock On: What to do until next BYU-Utah game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586950/Rock-On-What-to-do-until-next-BYU-Utah-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586950/Rock-On-What-to-do-until-next-BYU-Utah-game.html Aggies "big-time team," says someone from unknown school. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 15:53:51 MDT NKorea withdraws invite for US envoy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636827/NKorea-withdraws-invite-for-US-envoy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636827/NKorea-withdraws-invite-for-US-envoy.html North Korea has rescinded its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to travel to Pyongyang to seek the release of a detained... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:30:16 MDT Ben Barber: U.S.-led university still thriving in North Korea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635638/US-led-university-still-thriving-in-North-Korea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635638/US-led-university-still-thriving-in-North-Korea.html As North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-un threatened to nuke South Korea and the United States three months ago, a small... Sun, 11 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT North Korea military parades through Pyongyang http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634792/North-Korea-military-parades-through-Pyongyang.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634792/North-Korea-military-parades-through-Pyongyang.html Goose-stepping soldiers, columns of tanks and a broad array of ominous-looking missiles poised on mobile launchers paraded... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 22:25:47 MDT Korean War foes gather in NKorea to remember war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634724/Korean-War-foes-gather-in-NKorea-to-remember-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634724/Korean-War-foes-gather-in-NKorea-to-remember-war.html Two decorated U.S. war veterans who survived one of the worst battles of the Korean War found themselves among former foes at... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:00:06 MDT Rock On: A sleepover at Hayward's house http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582793/Rock-On-A-sleepover-at-Haywards-house.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582793/Rock-On-A-sleepover-at-Haywards-house.html How to welcome your youthful former coach into the NBA. Plus, a way to wise up NFL problem players. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:52 MDT 2 Koreas talk in border village after tensions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631783/2-Koreas-talk-in-border-village-after-tensions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631783/2-Koreas-talk-in-border-village-after-tensions.html Government delegates from North and South Korea held a marathon session of preparatory talks Sunday at a "truce village" on... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 11:31:45 MDT 2 Koreas to talk in border village with aim to set grounds-rules for higher-level discussion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631736/2-Koreas-to-talk-in-border-village-with-aim-to-set-grounds-rules-for-higher-level-discussion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631736/2-Koreas-to-talk-in-border-village-with-aim-to-set-grounds-rules-for-higher-level-discussion.html Government delegates from North and South Korea arrived Sunday at a "truce village" on their heavily armed border for... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:13:34 MDT Koreas agree to talk Sunday in bid to ease tension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631704/Koreas-agree-to-talk-Sunday-in-bid-to-ease-tension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631704/Koreas-agree-to-talk-Sunday-in-bid-to-ease-tension.html North and South Korea will meet Sunday in a village straddling their heavily armed border for the first government-level... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 12:36:12 MDT US intelligence embraces debate in security issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630689/US-intelligence-embraces-debate-in-security-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630689/US-intelligence-embraces-debate-in-security-issues.html In the months leading up to the killing of Osama bin Laden, veteran intelligence analyst Robert Cardillo was given the... Mon, 27 May 2013 15:25:05 MDT US intelligence embraces debate in security issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630671/US-intelligence-embraces-debate-in-security-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630671/US-intelligence-embraces-debate-in-security-issues.html In the months leading up to the killing of Osama bin Laden, veteran intelligence analyst Robert Cardillo was given the... Mon, 27 May 2013 07:03:04 MDT North Korean leader sends special envoy to China http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630319/North-Korean-leader-sends-special-envoy-to-China.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630319/North-Korean-leader-sends-special-envoy-to-China.html After months of ignoring Chinese warnings to give up nuclear weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a high-level... Wed, 22 May 2013 10:36:23 MDT South Korea says North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629937/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-3-short-range-missiles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629937/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-3-short-range-missiles.html North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It... Sat, 18 May 2013 11:04:00 MDT North Korea replaces hard-line defense minister http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629466/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-defense-minister.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629466/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-defense-minister.html North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report... Mon, 13 May 2013 06:33:58 MDT Spies caught in website scandal embarrass SKorea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629463/Spies-caught-in-website-scandal-embarrass-SKorea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629463/Spies-caught-in-website-scandal-embarrass-SKorea.html The scandal shaking up South Korea's main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone... Mon, 13 May 2013 06:23:32 MDT NKorea nuke arsenal seen as matter of when, not if http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629246/NKorea-nuke-arsenal-seen-as-matter-of-when-not-if.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629246/NKorea-nuke-arsenal-seen-as-matter-of-when-not-if.html For 20 years, fears about North Korea's headlong pursuit of nuclear bombs have been watered down with smirking admonishments... Fri, 10 May 2013 06:08:08 MDT NKorea: Detained American smuggled in propaganda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629177/NKorea-Detained-American-smuggled-in-propaganda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629177/NKorea-Detained-American-smuggled-in-propaganda.html Thu, 09 May 2013 12:21:49 MDT New South Korea president welcomed at White House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628984/New-South-Korea-president-welcomed-at-White-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628984/New-South-Korea-president-welcomed-at-White-House.html President Barack Obama is welcoming South Korea's new leader Park Geun-hye (goon-hay) to the White House, looking to present... Tue, 07 May 2013 10:07:56 MDT US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628594/US-calls-for-North-Korea-amnesty-for-sentenced-American.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628594/US-calls-for-North-Korea-amnesty-for-sentenced-American.html The U.S. called Thursday for North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years'... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:23:35 MDT US urges China collaboration on cyber intrusions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627890/US-urges-China-collaboration-on-cyber-intrusions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627890/US-urges-China-collaboration-on-cyber-intrusions.html The top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that he has called on China to be more transparent about cyberattacks and boost... Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:18:37 MDT Iran's bombs not as dangerous as its nuclear plants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578485/Irans-bombs-not-as-dangerous-as-its-nuclear-plants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578485/Irans-bombs-not-as-dangerous-as-its-nuclear-plants.html Recent earthquakes in Iran have drawn attention to its Bushehr nuclear power plant, which sits on three tectonic plates. If... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT North Korean exiles scoff at talk of war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627205/North-Korean-exiles-scoff-at-talk-of-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627205/North-Korean-exiles-scoff-at-talk-of-war.html Asked if there might be war, the 40ish woman with the spangly purple shirt laughed out loud. She waved her hands back and... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 07:28:48 MDT North Korea lashes out anew over protest in Seoul http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627095/North-Korea-lashes-out-anew-over-protest-in-Seoul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627095/North-Korea-lashes-out-anew-over-protest-in-Seoul.html North Korea lashed out anew Tuesday at South Korea over a small public protest in Seoul in which demonstrators burned... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:10:34 MDT Pivotal North Korea question: What is Kim thinking? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627084/Pivotal-North-Korea-question-What-is-Kim-thinking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627084/Pivotal-North-Korea-question-What-is-Kim-thinking.html Don't worry, one popular argument goes, we've seen this before. Just ignore Pyongyang's unlikely threats of nuclear holocaust... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 07:23:04 MDT After weeks of North Korean fury, calm on key holiday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626992/After-weeks-of-North-Korean-fury-calm-on-key-holiday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626992/After-weeks-of-North-Korean-fury-calm-on-key-holiday.html Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North Korean missile launch, Pyongyang residents spilled into the streets... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:20:46 MDT As US talks up diplomacy, North Korea takes hard line http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626917/As-US-talks-up-diplomacy-North-Korea-takes-hard-line.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626917/As-US-talks-up-diplomacy-North-Korea-takes-hard-line.html The United States and Japan opened the door Sunday to new nuclear talks if North Korea lowered tensions and honored past... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 20:22:39 MDT Despite tension, North Korea lets in tourists, athletes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626918/Despite-tension-North-Korea-lets-in-tourists-athletes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626918/Despite-tension-North-Korea-lets-in-tourists-athletes.html Despite North Korea's warnings that the threat of war on the Korean Peninsula is so high it cannot guarantee the safety of... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:06:21 MDT