Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez

The Latest: SKorea media say Trump promises military support

The latest on world reaction to the U.S. presidential election (all times local):

3:30 a.m.

South Korean media say U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to maintain a strong U.S. military readiness to help guard against any aggression from North Korea.

Yonhap news agency cites unidentified diplomatic officials in reporting discussions Trump had in a 10--minute telephone conversation with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Yonhap says Trump told her that he agrees "100 percent" in hoping the two allies will further bolster their ties.

Park's office confirms Park and Trump talked by phone but hasn't provided specifics on their...