North Korea fires projectiles into sea as Pope visits


SOUTH KOREA – South Korea‚Äôs Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired three short-range projectiles into the sea.An official with the ministry says the apparent test firing Thursday came less than an hour before rival Seoul welcomed the pope for the first papal visit to South Korea in 25 years. The official says that the projectiles were fired from Wonsan on the east coast and flew about 220 kilometers (135 miles).(foto:NYpost)…[+]