North Korea again threatens nuke strikes on US, South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday issued its latest belligerent threat, warning of an indiscriminate "pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice" on Washington and Seoul, this time in reaction to the start of huge U.S.-South Korean military drills.

  • Written by FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press

NYC revisits policing tactics that clogged jails, courts

NEW YORK (AP) — The city that pioneered "broken windows" policing is retooling its longtime strategy of trying to reduce serious crime by cracking down on people who commit minor offenses, like public drinking and littering.

  • Written by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

Vienna burp leads first to fine, then to expenses-paid trip

VIENNA (AP) — A sonorous burp after a doner kebab led to a fine for Vienna bartender Edin Mehic. But the belch also had its benefits — an all-expenses paid trip to Istanbul, compliments of a chain famed for the Turkish specialty.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS