Ex-North Korean Envoy Calls for ‘More and Constant’ Sanctions on Former Home

Demanding tougher U.S. sanctions against the country he once served, Thae Yong-ho, a former North Korean embassy deputy chief in the United Kingdom, told Congress Wednesday that even the sound of an impending U.S. attack on the peninsula would immediately cause dictator Kim Jong Un to retaliate against neighboring South Korea. 

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Bribery Definition in Play as Bob Menendez Closings Approach

Attorneys in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez gathered on Tuesday to hash out the legal instructions the judge is to give to the jury before deliberations, a crucial phase of the trial in light of a recent Supreme Court decision that has already prompted the overturning of several public corruption convictions.

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