By Teresa Cerojano Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine aircraft will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the country’s president said Monday, defying China’s challenges to its planes and those of the United States. President Benigno Aquino III told reporters there is no declared air defense […]
North Korea rescinds invitation to U.S. envoy for Bae talks — Jesse Jackson offers to intervene
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea has canceled for a second time its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to visit the country to discuss a long-detained American’s possible release, the State Department said Feb. 10.
No bail for man who leaked US secrets to China
By Audrey McAvoy The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — A federal judge denied bail Monday, March 25 to a civilian defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend half his age, saying he poses a danger to national security. U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Puglisi ordered Benjamin Bishop, 59, to remain in […]
Hawaii Sen. Inouye moves up in seniority
HONOLULU (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye becomes the third longest serving senator in U.S. history on Oct. 22, a landmark for the powerful lawmaker who has held a seat in Congress for as long as Hawaii has been a state.