Korean leaders, US open door to diplomacy in nuclear crisis


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees," even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their willingness to avert a deepening crisis, with each suggesting a path toward negotiations.

  • Written by By FOSTER KLUG and KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press

Dakota Access developer granted hearing delay in dispute


BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators on Tuesday granted a request by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline to postpone a public hearing on whether the company violated state rules, though not without dissent.

  • Written by By BLAKE NICHOLSON , Associated Press