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WH Urges North Korea To Release Detained Americans

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The White House urged North Korea on Saturday to release Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean Wa...

White House Sounds Off On Carter Trip To Reclusive Nation

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is traveling to North Korea on a private trip, the White House said on Monday, co...

White House Open To High-Level North Korea Talks

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Sunday it was receptive to North Korea's proposal for high-level talks, but wants "credible negotiati...

White House Taking Threat Seriously, But...

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House said Saturday it is taking seriously new threats by North Korea but also noted Pyongyang's history of "bellicose rhetori...

White House Taking North Korea Threats Seriously

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that it takes North Korea's latest saber-rattling threats seriously while cautioni...

White House Responds To North Korea Threat

Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

By MATTHEW PENNINGTON AND JOSH LEDERMAN, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is fully capable of defending itself against a North Korean b...

White House: North Korea Missile Launch 'Highly Provocative'

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says North Korea's launch of a long-range ballistic missile is a "highly provocative act that threatens regional se...

UN NKorea Stance "Unprecedented"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is praising the international body's newly-endorsed sanctions against North Korea in resp...