• N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.

    Updated: 2:02 am

  • Seoul: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday accused rival North Korea of floating propaganda leaflets via a river in the first such incident.