How Sony, Obama, Seth Rogen and the CIA Secretly Planned to Force Regime Change in North Korea

Over the past month, President Trump’s incendiary threats to rain “fire and fury” on North Korea in response to its ballistic missile program set off a chain of military escalations that climaxed this week with Pyongyang’s sixth test of a nuclear device, a hydrogen bomb three to five times more powerful than the American bombs that… Continue reading “How Sony, Obama, Seth Rogen and the CIA Secretly Planned to Force Regime Change in North Korea”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:13:17.

Putin: Trump Can’t Disappoint Me, We’re Not Married

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump’s so-called bromance is not on the rocks because there was never romance to begin with, Putin told reporters on Tuesday. While visiting China for a BRICS summit, Putin addressed journalists’ questions about the increasingly cool relations between Moscow and Washington. Both administrations have said that tensions between the… Continue reading “Putin: Trump Can’t Disappoint Me, We’re Not Married”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 00:28:10.

Trump Decides to End DACA—Report

On national prayer day Sunday, President Donald Trump’s White House team met over his decision to stop shielding young people who came to America illegally with their parents from being thrown out of the U.S. Trump is expected to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, on Tuesday, two people familiar with… Continue reading “Trump Decides to End DACA—Report”

Originally posted 2017-09-05 13:51:56.

North Korean leader is ‘begging for war,’ US ambassador to UN says

UNITED NATIONS — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called Monday for punishing all countries that do business with North Korea after the largest nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang. From the United States to Japan, ambassadors at a U.N. Security Council meeting expressed fear and anger and frustration about North Korea. The nuclear bomb tested… Continue reading “North Korean leader is ‘begging for war,’ US ambassador to UN says”

Originally posted 2017-09-04 21:06:41.

Russia slams N.Korea nuclear test, urges calm 

Russia urged calm on Sunday as it slammed North Korea after Pyongyang said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. “This latest demonstrative disregard by Pyongyang of the requirements of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council and the norms of international law deserves the strongest condemnation,” the foreign ministry in Moscow said. The ministry said… Continue reading “Russia slams N.Korea nuclear test, urges calm “

Originally posted 2017-09-04 00:56:56.

Common ground in short supply as China hosts BRICS

The five BRICS nations hold their annual summit in China on Monday under the shadow of a Sino-Indian border spat and growing questions about the grouping’s relevance. BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — was formed to allow the biggest emerging economies representing more than 40 percent of humanity to form a united… Continue reading “Common ground in short supply as China hosts BRICS”

Originally posted 2017-09-04 00:57:44.

Comey drafted announcement closing Hillary Clinton probe before key witnesses interviewed: Senators

Two Republican senators say they’ve reviewed evidence that indicates former FBI Director James B. Comey began drafting a statement to announce the closure of the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server months before key witnesses, including the former Democratic presidential candidate, were interviewed. Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Lindsey Graham wrote… Continue reading “Comey drafted announcement closing Hillary Clinton probe before key witnesses interviewed: Senators”

Originally posted 2017-08-31 20:04:07.

Bernie Sanders asked by grass-roots activists to lead new party

Grass-roots activists are ramping up pressure on Sen. Bernard Sanders to appear at a town hall meeting next month to discuss launching a new progressive party and severing ties with the Democrats. Nick Brana, founder of Draft Bernie for a People’s Party, said in an email blast on Wednesday that “progressives across the country are waiting… Continue reading “Bernie Sanders asked by grass-roots activists to lead new party”

Originally posted 2017-08-31 19:57:27.

US Forces Come Under Fire in Syria

American troops returned fire last week after being repeatedly shot at by rebels in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkish-backed forces. Defense officials told VOA that U.S.-led coalition forces came under gunfire “on multiple occasions” from “unknown groups.” Army Colonel Joe Scrocca, a military spokesman in Baghdad, said there were no casualties or damage to… Continue reading “US Forces Come Under Fire in Syria”

Originally posted 2017-08-31 19:57:50.

US thanks Mexico for Texas flood aid offer

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson put aside controversy over US plans to build a wall on its southern border Wednesday and thanked Mexico for its offer of aid to flood-stricken Texas. Tillerson was welcoming his Mexican counterpart Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray to talks on trade and security when he made the comments, even as deadly Storm… Continue reading “US thanks Mexico for Texas flood aid offer”

Originally posted 2017-08-30 22:10:59.