South Korea urges release of its missionary sentenced to life in North Korea...

May 31, 2014 by

SEOUL (Reuters) – The South Korean government urged North Korea on Sunday to release a South Korean missionary, Kim Jong Uk, who was sentenced to life with hard labor by a North Korean court on Friday. “It is regrettable that North Korea went ahead with...

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Medical providers aid ailing North Jersey office market...

May 31, 2014 by

Medical providers such as hospitals and physician groups, spurred by financial pressures created by health care changes, are driving a surge of activity in the North Jersey office market, in terms of both sales and leasing. Hackensack University Health...

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Freed prisoners were battle-hardened Taliban commanders...

May 31, 2014 by

KABUL — They were among the Taliban’s most influential commanders — five men whom the United States succeeded in removing from the battlefield. But on Saturday, they were released from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Army...

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Iran announces execution of dissident for 'enmity against God'...

May 31, 2014 by

An Iranian dissident has been executed by hanging for “enmity against God” despite protests by human rights groups who claimed that the man received an unfair trial. The execution of Gholamreza Khosravi Savajani was announced Sunday on the website of...

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Official: 6 climbers likely died in mountain fall...

May 31, 2014 by

SEATTLE — Six climbers on Mount Rainier likely perished in a fall after helicopters detected pings from avalanche beacons and spotted climbing gear thousands of feet below the group’s last known location, national park officials said...

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