Officials are responding after Hawaiians were sent into a frenzy Saturday morning after receiving an emergency alert warning them to seek immediate shelter from a ballistic missile threat, reports NBC. 38 minutes passed before they received another official mobile alert that the previous message was a false alarm.
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By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Outside the Wilshire Federal Building in West Los Angeles, protesters made their voices heard Tuesday night about their stance against President Trump and his tour of the Asia Pacific. Demonstrators publicly condemned what they called Trump’s pro-war, pro-imperialism agenda and called on the U.S. government … Read more
Talkshow host Bill Maher posted a controversial tweet on Friday about the conflicts with North Korea, saying the women at his nail salon are “freaking out.”
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This N Korean thing is getting tense! I mean, I think it is, I’m on vaca. The ladies at my nail salon are
As the Trump Administration considers its options to deal with North Korea, many in the Korean American community are watching for any update, big or small.
“We have uncles and aunts that still live in South Korea. We are definitely concerned about loved ones, Chon Lee told WISN.
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Korean American missionary Kenneth Bae who was held captive in North Korea for 19 months beginning in April 2013 gave his first live interview since his release to CNN this morning.
Bae was held longer than any American ever in North Korea.
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A Korean American has been sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labor by North Korea, reports the Washington Post
Kim Dong-chul was born in South Korea and is a naturalized American citizen formerly from Virginia. He was accused of “perpetrating the state subversive plots and espionage against the DPRK,”
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By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A bill introduced in the Senate would direct the State Department to prioritize efforts making family reunions a reality for Korean Americans separated from loved ones in North Korea, reports The Korea Herald.
Introduced by Sens. Mark Kirk and Mark Warner, the … Read more
An estimated 100,000 Korean Americans are separated from loved ones in North Korea with dwindling hope of ever seeing them, reports Reuters.
Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Senator Charles Rangel (D-NY) this week urged Secretary of State John Kerry to do everything in his power to find a way to allow these families to visit … Read more
Cho who portrayed an emotionless inscrutable North Korean general and journalist with thick accent told Buzz Feed her Korean ancestry gave her creative license.
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Kenneth Bae landed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State Saturday night along with fellow prisoner Matthew Miller.
Bae had been held for two years and Miller has been imprisoned seven months.
“Thank you for … Read more