In this Feb. 18, 2016 file photo, North Korean performers entertain customers at the Okryugwan restaurant in Beijing, China. (AP)

Escaped N. Korean restaurant workers arrive in South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ― A group of North Koreans who escaped from a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas where they had been working have arrived in South Korea, the South’s government said Wednesday.South Korea’s Unification Ministry, which deals with matters related to the North, provided no other details. Earlier in the day, South Korea’s Yonhap news […]

Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in New York, May 31 (AP)

North Korea’s media praise Trump talk about US troops

TOKYO (AP) ― Donald Trump appears to be finding some friends in North Korea. The presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee has been getting good press this week in the North’s carefully controlled media, first in an opinion piece that praised him as “wise” and full of foresight and then Wednesday in the official mouthpiece of […]