Kim Jong Un http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Kim Jong Un en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:51:23 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss South Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661484/South-Korea-2-Koreas-exchange-gunfire-along-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661484/South-Korea-2-Koreas-exchange-gunfire-along-border.html North Korean and South Korean troops exchanged fire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:28:52 MDT Caution is the best response to North Korea’s positive gestures http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613242/Caution-is-the-best-response-to-North-Korea7s-positive-gestures.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613242/Caution-is-the-best-response-to-North-Korea7s-positive-gestures.html “Small but meaningful step,” is how a senior official described the surprise visit of top North Korean officials... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT North Korean leader reappears publicly, with cane http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661192/North-Korean-leader-reappears-publicly-with-cane.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661192/North-Korean-leader-reappears-publicly-with-cane.html After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:51:16 MDT Where's Kim? Absent leader stirs wild speculation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661143/Wheres-Kim-Absent-leader-stirs-wild-speculation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661143/Wheres-Kim-Absent-leader-stirs-wild-speculation.html Where is Kim Jong Un? He's nowhere to be seen, and yet ... he's everywhere. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:43:13 MDT Kim absence at major event raises health questions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660939/Kim-absence-at-major-event-raises-health-questions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660939/Kim-absence-at-major-event-raises-health-questions.html For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:20:19 MDT Rival Koreas trade fire over propaganda balloons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660931/Rival-Koreas-trade-fire-over-propaganda-balloons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660931/Rival-Koreas-trade-fire-over-propaganda-balloons.html North and South Korea traded machine-gun and rifle fire Friday after South Korean activists released anti-Pyongyang... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:56:32 MDT 2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660658/2-Koreas-meet-for-highest-level-talks-in-5-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660658/2-Koreas-meet-for-highest-level-talks-in-5-years.html North Korea's presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang's inner circle met with South Korean officials Saturday in the... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:34:20 MDT Seoul: North Korea sends No. 2 in rare visit south http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660646/Seoul-North-Korea-sends-No-2-in-rare-visit-south.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660646/Seoul-North-Korea-sends-No-2-in-rare-visit-south.html North Korea's presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang's inner circle made a surprise trip Saturday to South Korea... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:54:10 MDT North Koreans at Asian Games 'long for leader' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660389/North-Koreans-at-Asian-Games-long-for-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660389/North-Koreans-at-Asian-Games-long-for-leader.html North Korea's athletes at the Asian Games, reportedly feeling homesick while competing in South Korea, have held a special... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:38:26 MDT APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659823/APNewsBreak-NKorea-unresponsive-to-US-envoy-offer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659823/APNewsBreak-NKorea-unresponsive-to-US-envoy-offer.html North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:21:34 MDT North Korea powerful temptation for some Americans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659789/North-Korea-powerful-temptation-for-some-Americans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659789/North-Korea-powerful-temptation-for-some-Americans.html One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S.... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:40:43 MDT Jay Evensen: Despite deficits, Postmaster General an 'eternal optimist' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610601/Despite-deficits-Postmaster-General-an-eternal-optimist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610601/Despite-deficits-Postmaster-General-an-eternal-optimist.html In a visit to my office Tuesday, Patrick Donahoe said he sees his operation being debt-free by 2017 or ’18, with a... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:15:01 MDT 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