{FD} North Korea mocks US for false missile threat: Americans are ‘trembling with fear’

North Korea mocked the United States on Tuesday for a recent mistaken alert that sent Hawaii residents into a panic, with the Hermit Kingdom boasting the regime's intercontinental ballistic missiles have left Americans "trembling with fear."

{FD} On 50th anniversary of capture by North Korea, USS Pueblo crew still feels scars

Instead of a mission lasting 22 days, 83 crewmen aboard the Pueblo would spend 11 grueling months away from their home port – most of it spent in North Korean prisoner of war camps – in a Cold War drama.

{FD} South Koreans slam North Korea participation, unification flag at Winter Olympics

North and South Korea agreed to put past tensions aside and promote a “Peace Olympics” — but some South Koreans slammed the decision to make temporary amends with the Hermit Kingdom, accusing Seoul of embracing Kim Jong Un’s propaganda efforts amid the nuclear and missile crisis.

{FD} Kim Jong Un’s luxury ski resort a propaganda win for North Korea during Olympics

Kim Jong Un’s luxury ski resort will be used to conduct training for North and South Korean skiers ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics, providing a propaganda showcase for the despot’s multimillion pet project that's been riddled with controversy.

{FD} Kim Jong Un’s luxury ski resort to be used for joint training ahead of Olympics

Kim Jong Un’s luxury ski resort will be used to conduct training for North and South Korean skiers ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics, providing a propaganda showcase for the despot’s multimillion pet project that's been riddled with controversy.

{FD} North Korean officials ransacking farmers’ homes to find food for Kim’s hungry army, report says

North Korean officials desperate to feed Kim Jong Un’s hungry army are ransacking the homes of drought-stricken farmers to collect every last grain of food inside, according to a report that highlights rising tensions between the regime and the public.

{FD} Tillerson says sanctions ‘are really starting to hurt’ North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that international sanctions “are really starting to hurt” North Korea, suggesting U.S. military action may not be needed right now.

{FD} ‘Ghost ship’ washes up on Japan’s coast with skeletal remains of suspected North Koreans

The remains of eight people suspected to be from North Korea were reportedly uncovered after a “ghost ship” washed ashore on Japan’s coast last week containing a badge depicting former North Korean leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung.

{FD} North and South Korea to march together in Winter Olympics opening ceremony under unification flag

North and South Korea are set to put aside their differences and march side-by-side in the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony — forcing the South to give up waving its country’s flag — as the nations form their first joint Olympic team, Seoul announced Wednesday.

{FD} Kim Jong Un’s ex, North Korea’s girl band leader appears at Olympic meeting despite gruesome execution rumors

Kim Jong Un’s rumored ex-girlfriend and the leader of the regime’s only all-girl music group appeared at the meeting between the North and the South on Monday — one of the few images of Hyon Song Wol in public after years of speculation she was executed by the despot’s firing squad.

{FD} North Korea’s ‘army of beauties’ cheerleading squad heading to South Korea Olympics

North Korea’s cheerleading squad — dubbed the Hermit Kingdom's “army of beauties” who are handpicked by Kim Jong Un himself — are set to make their fourth visit to South Korea for the Winter Olympics, and the beauty brigade is already attracting major attention in the hopes of boosting ticket sales.

{FD} North Korea’s ‘army of beauties’ cheerleading squad heading to South Korea for Olympics

North Korea’s cheerleading squad — dubbed the Hermit Kingdom's “army of beauties” who are handpicked by Kim Jong Un himself — are set to make their fourth visit to South Korea for the Winter Olympics, and the beauty brigade is already attracting major attention in the hopes of boosting ticket sales.

{FD} False alarms in Hawaii, Japan underscore real fears of North Korea strike

Two countries, two erroneous alerts. A pair of islands long believed to be in the crosshairs of the rogue North Korean regime were plunged into panic when residents got warnings a missile was incoming. Although the warnings, on Saturday in Hawaii and in Japan several days later, were mistakes, they underscored the jitters caused by Pyongyang's constant saber-rattling.

{FD} Japan broadcaster alerts North Korea missile launch that didn’t happen

Japan’s largest broadcasting service alerted citizens early Tuesday to the launch of a North Korean missile allegedly bound for the country -- but no launch occurred and the message was sent in error, the second such blunder in four days for a region on edge.

{FD} Koreas discuss Northern art troupe’s planned visit during Olympics

Officials from the Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea’s plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month’s Winter Olympics, as the rivals tried to follow up on the North’s recent agreement to cooperate in the Games in a conciliatory gesture following months of nuclear tensions.

{FD} North Korea slams South Korean president for Trump credit remark, praises Kim Jong Un’s policy for ‘reunification’

North Korea slammed South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday for giving President Trump “big credit in the talks between Pyongyang and Seoul, threatening to pull its delegation heading to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics — but earlier lauded Kim Jong Un’s “brilliant” policy for “reunification” between the North and the South.

{FD} Hawaii’s false missile threat: Worker ‘feels terrible’ after pushing the wrong button

Hawaii emergency officials confirmed Saturday evening that an alert about an inbound ballistic missile was a mistake, which a state emergency official attributed to someone pushing the wrong button.

{FD} Hawaii’s scary false missile threat: Worker’s push of the ‘wrong button’ to blame

Hawaii emergency officials confirmed Saturday evening that an alert about an inbound ballistic missile was a mistake, which a state emergency official attributed to someone pushing the wrong button.

{FD} US deploys 3 B-2 stealth bombers to Guam in message to North Korea

The U.S. Air Force announced it has deployed three nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers and 200 air personnel to Guam -- sending a strong signal to North Korea just a few days after its talks with South Korea.

{FD} ‘Fire and Fury’ sales predict Trump’s ‘political demise,’ North Korean media says

The popularity of a scandalous White House tell-all predicts President Donald Trump’s “political demise,” North Korean state media said Thursday.

{FD} Kim Jong Un’s weak voice signals possible kidney problem, expert claims

Kim Jong Un may have delivered a defiant New Year’s Day address railing against the United States, but his weak voice during the speech may show the despot is suffering from “a kidney problem,” an audio forensic expert said Tuesday.

{FD} North Korea’s rare face-to-face held in ‘truce village’ where Americans once were murdered

The history of the so-called “Truce Village” where North and South Koreans held a rare face-to-face meeting on Tuesday has a history that belies its name, and includes the murder of two American troops by North Korea soldiers — the result of an operation that began with the attempted trimming of an overgrown tree.

{FD} North Korea’s weapons ‘are only aimed at the US,’ regime official says

North Korea’s weapons “are only aimed” at America and its territories, a regime official menacingly revealed during Tuesday’s joint talks with South Korea — doubling down on Kim Jong Un’s frequent threats to destroy the United States.

{FD} Meet North Korea’s best – and for now, only – winter Olympians

Amid the mounting threat of Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, rising tensions between strongman Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump and decades of cross-border animosity, the one thing that officials from North and South Korea are able to agree on is figure skating.