Hundreds join anti-Trump Women’s March in Seoul

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Hundreds join anti-Trump Women’s March in Seoul

Protestors march across southern Seoul for Women's March against the US president Donald Trump on Saturday. (Ock Hyun-ju/The Koreal Herald)Braving the snow, hundreds of Koreans and expats in South Kor...

Updated : 2017.01.21 16:50

Kristen Stewart says Trump was 'obsessed' with her

"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart said Friday President Donald Trump was "obsessed" with her when he posted a series of tweets in 2012 attacking her for cheating on co-star Robert Pattinson.   The 26-year-old actress responded for the first time at the Sundance Film Festival to Trump's cri...

Updated : 2017.01.21 15:55

World reacts to Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first'' policy, but offered no specifics about America's place in the world.    The billionaire businessman and reality television star -- the first president who had never held political office or high military rank -- promi...

Updated : 2017.01.21 14:27

S. Korea minister resigns after arrest over arts blacklist

South Korea's culture minister resigned after being arrested Saturday for allegedly creating a "blacklist" of nearly 10,000 artists who voiced criticism of impeached President Park Geun-Hye.   Cho Y...

Updated : 2017.01.21 13:40

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers.    The 100-page complaint filed Friday in a San Diego federal court depicts Qualcomm as a greedy monopolist abusing its power in a key segment of the m...

Updated : 2017.01.21 11:03

Senate confirms Trump's picks for defense, homeland security

The Republican-led Senate, taking little time to fill two critical national security posts, overwhelmingly confirmed a pair of retired Marine generals tapped by President Donald Trump to run the Pentagon and secure America's borders.    A little more than an hour later, Vice President M...

Updated : 2017.01.21 10:47

US asks S. Korea to arrest ex-UN chief's brother

The United States has asked South Korea to arrest former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's brother on charges of bribery, sources said Saturday.   South Korea's Ministry of Justice is i...

Updated : 2017.01.21 10:43

N. Korea shows no signs of imminent provocation: military

North Korea is showing no signs of carrying out provocations at least so far amid worries that Pyongyang might pursue such action in time for Donald Trump's inauguration, the military here said Saturday.   Concerns have been growing that the North could conduct missile or nuclear tests t...

Updated : 2017.01.21 10:28

[Urgent] Kim Ki-choon, Cho Yoon-sun detained

The Seoul Central District Court issued arrest warrants for former presidential Chief of Staff Kim Ki-choon and Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun to take them into custody on Saturday. Culture Minister C...

Updated : 2017.01.21 03:59

Trump sworn in as 45th president of US

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpre...

Updated : 2017.01.21 03:35

Pledge from Trump to 'Make America Great Again'

The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST) Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Melania Trump looks on during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in...

Updated : 2017.01.21 03:28

Trump takes charge: Sworn in as 45th president of US

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eigh...

Updated : 2017.01.21 02:26

Trump takes oath as 45th president of US

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump takes the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States, a combative billionaire businessman and TV celebrity elected to lead a profoundly divided country. The unorthodox politician and the Republican-controlled Congress are charting a newly cons...

Updated : 2017.01.21 02:12

The world's cities: vital, but fragile

They may be richer and more numerous than ever, but the world's urban dwellers can be forgiven a sense of dread as threats pile up from climate change, terrorism and anarchic growth.The fragility of fast-growing cityscapes has been exercising political and business leaders at the World Eco...

Updated : 2017.01.20 21:41

Seoul mulls over envoy on special mission amid economic uncertainty

South Korea is considering an envoy on a special mission as part of efforts to nimbly cope with fast-changing global economic conditions, government sources said Friday.According to the sources, the government is actively reviewing the option to choose an ambassador tasked with playing a r...

Updated : 2017.01.20 21:37