U.S. Military to Begin Drills to Evacuate Americans From South Korea

The military’s plan to practice evacuating noncombatants, despite being a routine exercise, raises concerns because of heightened tensions with North Korea. Source: World

Kim ‘Is Begging for War,’ Nikki Haley Says, but Urges More Diplomacy

North Korea showed signs of preparing for another missile launch, a South Korean defense official said. Source: World

A New North Korean Missile Test Ends in Failure

It was the North’s first test since it launched a ballistic missile near its submarine base on North Korea’s east coast on April 16. That launch was also a failure. Source: World

Park Geun-hye, Ousted South Korean Leader, Leaves Presidential Palace

Ms. Park, the first South Korean leader to be forced out of office in response to popular pressure in nearly 60 years, said she would “bear with me all the consequences.” Source: World

Malaysia Seeks 7 More Suspects in Killing of Kim Jong-nam

The South Korean government also formally accused North Korea of carrying out the attack on the half brother of Kim Jong-un. Source: World

South Korea Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of Samsung Group Leader in Bribery Case

Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, is accused of ordering large donations to the family of President Park Geun-hye’s confidante and two foundations. Source: World