November 26, 2018

Dog given to South Korea by North Korea gives birth to 6 ‘peace puppies’

Photo courtesy South Korean government(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea's presidential office on Sunday introduced a half dozen "peace puppies," offspring from a traditional North Korean hunting dog that was a gift from Kim Jong Un. The North Korean leader in September presented a pair of dogs, from a breed called pungsan, to President Moon Jae-in when he visited Pyongyang for the third inter-Korean summit. One of the gifted dogs, named Gomi, gave birth to three males puppies and three fe..
November 26, 2018

U.S.-Mexico border near Tijuana reopened after migrants attempt to breach fence, Border Patrol says

Mario Tama/Getty Images(SAN YSIDRO, Calif.) -- U.S. border officials have reopened a port of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border after a group of migrants tried to illegally enter the country. The port of entry at San Ysidro, north of Tijuana and south of San Diego, had been closed since about 11:30 a.m. Sunday but was reopened by 6 p.m. local time, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said in a statement. Thousands of Central American migrants are waiting in Tijuana and surrounding areas to apply ..
November 26, 2018

Ukraine says Russia has seized 3 of its navy’s ships after firing on them near Crimea

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Russia fired on and then seized three Ukrainian navy ships in the Black Sea close to Crimea on Sunday, injuring six crew members, according to Ukraine, marking a sharp spike in tensions between the two countries. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, Ukraine’s navy said that ships belonging to Russia’s FSB border service had opened fire on two small frigates and a tug accompanying them. It said the Russian fire had immobilized the two frigates and that Russi..
November 25, 2018

U.S.-Mexico border near Tijuana closed as migrants attempt to breach fence, Border Patrol says

Mario Tama/Getty Images(SAN YSIDRO, Calif.) -- U.S. border officials have temporarily closed a port of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border as thousands of Central American migrants wait in Tijuana to apply for asylum in the U.S. The port of entry at San Ysidro, north of Tijuana and south of San Diego, have been closed since about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said in a statement. Some demonstrators on the Mexico side of the border "split off to heard towards multiple locatio..