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INZELL, Germany (AP) — Heather Richardson of the United States edged local favorite Judith Hesse by one hundredth of a second to claim her first speedskating World Cup win over 500 meters on Friday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials are criticizing a North Korean artillery launch that they say happened minutes before a Chinese commercial plane flew in the same area.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is asking the U.N. Security Council to take action against North Korea for firing two rounds of ballistic missiles in the past week in "clear and calculated violations" of U.N. sanctions.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian missionary detained in North Korea for trying to spread Christianity says he was interrogated for four hours a day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is appealing to its closest Asian allies, Japan and South Korea, to improve their strained relations, saying there's an urgent need to show restraint on "difficult historical issues."
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired seven suspected artillery shells into the ocean and calls it a provocative act.
NAMYANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. says it has focused on improving safety features and gaining a premium image with its fully redesigned Sonata sedan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says Scud missile launches Monday by North Korea are a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyco is selling its South Korean security business to the asset manager The Carlyle Group for about $1.93 billion.
SHENYANG, China (AP) — Japanese and North Korean Red Cross officials are meeting in China in what Japan hopes will lead to talks on the return of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two additional suspected short-range missiles into the sea amid ongoing military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president has proposed the rival Koreas hold reunions of Korean War-divided families on a regular basis.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Sochi Games dual gold medallist Sven Kramer says he plans to keep speedskating until the next Winter Olympics in South Korea.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and North Korean Red Cross officials will meet in China on Monday in what could be a first step toward resuming talks between the two nations.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired four suspected short-range missiles into its eastern waters.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired 4 suspected short-range missiles into eastern waters.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's former prime minister says the landmark 1995 war apology carrying his name is an international pledge that Japan must not change.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Democratic lawmaker says he supports referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court after a U.N. commission of inquiry found evidence of crimes against humanity.
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 25, 2014--The United States narrowly holds its spot among the top 20 nations globally in its capacity to meet retirement security needs and expectations, according to the 2014 Global Retirement Index, published today by Natixis Global Asset Management. The U.S. scored 19th among 150 nations analyzed, as the benefits of increasing U.S. economic stability are moderated by the potential for rising interest rates and inflation, as well as persistent income inequality.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. says it will launch a computerized wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Corp. and smaller companies such as Pebble are already jostling for dominance.