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North Korea vs. the world

North Korea, already arguably the most politically isolated nation on the planet, continues to rattle its saber through a series of weapons tests and other threatening actions and statements. Meanwhile, the majority of its people continue to live in conditions of hardship.

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Bruce Cumings, chairman of the History Department at the University of Chicago and author of The Korean War: A History on North Korea and South Korea,  joins Mike to discuss North Korea.


North Korea threatens nuclear attack on US

North Korea warns of a nuclear attack and a US official says intelligence shows the country could be planning to launch a mobile ballistic missle in coming days or weeks.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has issued a new warning, saying his rockets are ready to “settle accounts” with the U.S.

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Scott Snyder, council of foreign relations, joins Mike to discuss the threat of North Korea.


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North Korea is threatening to launch a nuclear attack against the United States. The U.N. is set to adopt a new resolution to put more sanctions on the reclusive country this morning.

If Dennis Rodman partied when he was in North Korea, he’ll have used his safe word to determine how drunk he is.  Can you pronounce the name of the state fish of Hawaii? Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa.


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Former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman signs copies of his new children’s book, “ Dennis the Wild Bull,” at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville. (Gary Gibula / Chicago Tribune)

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman on Tuesday brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style, tattoos, nose studs and all, to a country with possibly the world’s strictest dress code: North Korea.

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North Korea Confirms Third Nuclear Test

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