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North Korea Confirms Purge of Leader's Uncle

North Korea has taken the rare step of publicly purging Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un. The official Korean Central News Agency said Monday that Jang had been removed from all of his official posts and expelled from the ruling party. The report accused him of several criminal acts, including corruption, womanizing and drug use. State television aired photos it said showed Jang being escorted out of a Worker's Party meeting by uniformed officers Sunday. The photos show...

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