North Korean leader's uncle executed, termed a traitor 'for all ages'

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle Jang Song Thaek, a leading official of the country before being purged, was executed for treason, the government said.

Does Kim know what lies ahead?

HERNDON, Va., April 23 (UPI) -- It is scary if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, playing with a loaded gun, does not have the maturity to lead his country.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iran plays North Korean card in nuclear poker game

HERNDON, Va., April 16 (UPI) -- With the beat of war drums becoming a daily ritual in North Korea and as analysts struggle to assess what makes the natives restless, three points are worth considering.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

N. Korea observes birthday of founder

PYONGYANG, North Korea, April 15 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Monday paid tribute to his late grandfather Kim Il Sung on his 101st birthday, even as his regime kept up its war-like posture.

Troops become U.S. citizens in Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, May 25 (UPI) -- Memorial Day took on a special meaning for 106 U.S. service members who became U.S. citizens Monday while stationed in the Afghan war zone.

N.J. residents can expect more quakes

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- New Jersey residents shaken by two earthquakes in two weeks should be prepared for more temblors, a seismologist says.

New Jersey residents rattled by 3.0 quake

ROCKAWAY, N.J., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A seismologist says the small earthquake that was felt in New Jersey overnight wasn't as unusual as people might think.
Creamer's 60 gives her 5-shot lead

Creamer's 60 gives her 5-shot lead

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 10 (UPI) -- Paula Creamer shot an 11-under 60, one stroke off the LPGA record, to take a five-shot first-round lead Thursday in the Jamie Far Owens Corning Classic in Ohio.

Ammaccapane leads LPGA Corning Classic

CORNING, N.Y., May 23 (UPI) -- Dina Ammaccapane's 3-under-par 69 Friday gave her a one-stroke lead through 36 holes of the LPGA's Corning Classic in Corning, N.Y.

Blasberg leads the Corning Classic

CORNING, N.Y., May 22 (UPI) -- Erica Blasberg shot a career-best 7-under-par 65 Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after one round at the LPGA Corning Classic in Corning, N.Y.
Sorenstam notches 71st LPGA title

Sorenstam notches 71st LPGA title

AVENTURA, Fla., April 27 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam defeated Paula Creamer in a playoff Sunday at the Stanford International Pro-Am in Aventura, Fla., for her 71st title on the LPGA Tour.

Sorenstam has one-shot lead at Stanford

AVENTURA, Fla., April 26 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam posted a 1-under 70 Saturday to take one-shot lead after the third round of the LPGA Stanford International Pro-Am at Aventura, Fla.

Young Kim leads Sorenstam by one

AVENTURA, Fla., April 25 (UPI) -- Young Kim shot a 4-under 67 Friday and took a one-shot lead over Annika Sorenstam after two rounds of the inaugural Stanford International Pro-Am.

Three LPGA players on top in Florida

AVENTURA, Fla., April 24 (UPI) -- Young Kim, Paula Creamer and Momoko Udea all shot 3-under-par 67 to share the lead after 18 holes at the LPGA's Stanford Pro-Am Invitational in Aventura, Fla.

Young Kim wins the Corning Classic

CORNING, N.Y., May 27 (UPI) -- Young Kim Sunday birdied two of the final five holes to win the LPGA Corning Classic at Corning, N.Y., by three shots over Mi Hyun Kim and Paula Creamer.

Three-way tie after 54 holes at Corning

CORNING, N.Y., May 26 (UPI) -- Paula Creamer, three-time winner on the LPGA Tour, shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to move into a three-way tie after 54 holes of the LPGA Corning Classic.

Bader takes Corning Classic lead

CORNING, N.Y., May 25 (UPI) -- Beth Bader shot a 6-under 66 Friday and vaulted one shot in front after 36 holes of the Corning Classic at Corning, N.Y.

Lee over Ochoa by 2 at LPGA Sybase Classic

CLIFTON, N.J., May 19 (UPI) -- Sarah Lee shot a 7-under 65 Saturday to move two strokes ahead of Women's World No. 1-ranked Lorena Ochoa after three rounds of the LPGA Sybase Classic.

Kim wins SemGroup

BROKEN ARROW, Okla., May 7 (UPI) -- Mi Hyun Kim chipped her way to a birdie in the playoff hole against Juli Inkster to win the LPGA SemGroup Championship at Broken Arrow, Okla.

Paraguay takes big lead at golf World Cup

SUN CITY, South Africa, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Julieta Granada and Celeste Troche powered Paraguay to a four-shot lead Friday after the first round of the Women's World Cup of Golf in South Africa.

Lexus Cup tied after first day

SINGAPORE, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Candy Kung and Jenny Rosales rallied to earn a draw in their match, leaving Asia in a 3-3 tie with the International team in Lexus Cup play in Singapore.

Kerr ties Hjorth at the State Farm Classic

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr and Maria Hjorth were tied for the lead after two rounds of the LPGA's State Farm Classic at Springfield, Ill.

Stanford is the sole leader at Franklin

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 5 (UPI) -- Angela Stanford Friday remained at the top of the leader-board after two rounds of the LPGA's Franklin (Tenn.) American Mortgage Championship.

Women to be eligible for the British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- For the first time in 2006, regional qualifying for the British Open Golf Championship will be open to women.

Perrot wins the latest LPGA event

AUBURN, Calif., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Nicole Perrot birdied two holes late Sunday to overtake Hee-Won Han and win the Longs Drugs Challenge at Auburn, Calif.
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