PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle brought a swift and violent end to a man long considered the country's second most powerful. But while Jang Song Thaek is now gone, the fallout from his purge is not over.
NEW YORK (AP) — When red-suited revelers throng the city's streets and taverns under the banner of SantaCon, some see an outpouring of holiday spirit, not to mention spirits. But to others, it's the blight before Christmas.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Twenty-two Iraqi suspects facing terrorism charges escaped Friday from a jail in northern Baghdad after killing a security guard and making their way through a backdoor, but most were rearrested later in the day. Officials said attacks across the country, meanwhile, killed eight people.