| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:51 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea hopes to harness the power of sport to raise its image on the world stage through international competitions such as the Olympic Games, and to bolster labor output and national defense by improving its citizens' well-being,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:58 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday its firing of three short-range rockets shortly before Pope Francis arrived in the South Korean capital the previous day had nothing to do with the papal visit.
The rockets were fired from multiple launchers...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:11 PM
By Linda Ge
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Watch out, Ron Burgundy.
James Franco is bringing forth another charismatic and
slightly clueless newsman character to the big screen in "The
Interview," and MTV is giving his character a show in advance of
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:50 PM
'Tis the season for … an assassination comedy?
Seth Rogen and James Franco will unwrap their controversial North Korea-themed movie "The Interview" on Christmas Day, Sony announced Thursday. The action-comedy — recently condemned by...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Sheesh, can't Kim Jong Un take a joke?
A video spoof that has gone viral in China depicts North Korea's grand poobah in a range of dancing situations, from being part of a grounds crew at a baseball game to various fighting scenes (often involving...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.
Thursday’s meeting took place in the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
North Korea is not amused by the upcoming James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview."
The regime has already condemned the film, which won't open until Oct. 10. Kim Myong-chol, executive director of the Centre for North Korea-U.S. Peace and an...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:40 PM
North Korean President Kim Jong Un is reported to be a major fan of NBA basketball and classic rocker Eric Clapton, but evidently he’s not big on Seth Rogen movies — or at least not ones in which he’s the butt of the joke.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:45 PM
North Korea is rattling its saber over Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate the country's real-life leader, Kim Jong Un. A spokesperson for the nation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:27 AM
After the coffee. Before going into Aereo withdrawal.
The Skinny: I watched the first episode of HBO's "The Leftovers." I'm intrigued but need to see one or two more episodes to determine whether I'll get hooked. Thursday's roundup includes all the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Perhaps it was only a matter of time before James Franco found himself in the middle of an international incident.
The multi-hyphenate actor and provocateur's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about the attempted assassination of North Korean dictator...