Posts Tagged East Asia

Kerry slams North Korea, vows security for South

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert walk to a car upon his arrival from China, at the Seoul Military Airport in Seongnam, South Korea, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday accused North Korea of a litany of crimes and atrocities while reassuring South Korea of America’s “ironclad” security commitments.

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Kerry singles out North Korea for Internet abuse

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is singling out North Korea for repressing its citizens’ use of the Internet, calling open and secure cyber access a global right.

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Minjee Lee takes command at LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship

Spectators watch golfers on the 18th hole during the final round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship golf tournament on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Williamsburg, Va. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Minjee Lee played a five-hole stretch in 5 under to open a four-stroke lead Sunday when final-round play was suspended because of darkness in the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship.

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Maggert beats Sutherland in playoff at Regions Tradition

Jeff Maggert reacts after making a putt on the 18th hole to defeat Kevin Sutherland in a playoff during the final round of the Regions Tradition Champions Tour golf tournament at Shoal Creek Country Club, Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Maggert didn’t let the missed putts haunt him when he faced the most pressurized one of the day.

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McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo Championship

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a dominating seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers.

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