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Manhunt continues for escaped inmate

Manhunt continues for escaped inmate Pottawattamie County deputies were sent to that location and identified the man as Eric Scott. Nebraska authorities allege Scott escaped while being transferred from the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln to the Dodge County Jail. Some of those charges have been enhanced because Scott is already a registered sex offender. Any information on Scott's whereabouts should be directed to the Dodge... [Full Article...]

Tony Abbott: Former Australian PM says gay marriage campaigner headbutted him

Tony Abbott: Former Australian PM says gay marriage campaigner headbutted him Mr Abbott has become a leading voice of the campaign against same-sex marriage leading up to the national postal survey on the issue. 'The only damage was a very, very slightly swollen lip'. Authorities have also urged any witnesses to come forward for questioning over the alleged incident. "There is no place for violence in this debate". [Full Article...]

Senators call for Trump to fill vacant Korean-affairs posts promptly

Trump said he would " totally destroy " North Korea if it posed a threat to the U.S. or its allies. Upon his arrival in NY for meetings at theUN, the minister of north Korean foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho, all sorts of questions by the journalists, was answered by a maxim. [Full Article...]

USA may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile

USA may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile The warplanes were dispatched after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over northern Japan on Thursday, triggering a widespread emergency alert for those who call the region home. Asked about the prospect for direct talks, a White House spokesman said, "As the president and his national security team have repeatedly said, now is not the time to talk to North Korea". [Full Article...]

China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle

China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle The exercises, which began on Monday off Russia's southeastern port of Vladivostok , are the second part of China and Russia's "Joint Sea-2017" programme that started in June. A bomb hits a mock target at the Pilseung Firing Range in Gangwon-do, South Korea, during an exercise on Monday. North Korea has this year repeatedly provoked worldwide outrage with a series of nuclear tests and missile... [Full Article...]

A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong

A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong Hee Yeon Lim , whose father was a senior officer under the dictator, said she saw musicians executed and classmates turned into sex slaves . "There were around 10,000 people ordered to watch that day and I was standing 200 feet from these victims". [Full Article...]

House Republicans plan retreat next week to discuss tax plan

House Republicans plan retreat next week to discuss tax plan Politico's Josh Dawsey and Ben White reported Tuesday that the plan set to be unveiled next week by the "big six" tax writers - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and House Ways and Means Chair Kevin Brady - will include a proposal to lower the... [Full Article...]

Marine Corps will get its first female infantry officer

Marine Corps will get its first female infantry officer She is expected to graduate on September 25. All three spoke to The Washington Post anonymously because the graduation has not yet occurred. Upon graduation, the first female infantry officer is expected to lead a platoon of infantry Marines. [Full Article...]

Merkel Criticizes President Trump on North Korea Statements

Merkel Criticizes President Trump on North Korea Statements US President Donald Trump announced sanctions on Thursday (Sept 21) that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea , including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programme. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift Releases Behind The Scenes Clip

Taylor Swift Releases Behind The Scenes Clip Look What You Made Me Do is to appear on Swift's highly anticipated album Reputation , due for release on November 10. "We're gonna send you to a training facility". She even plotted a fight scene between her Ring Master Swift and Circus Girl Swift that didn't seem to make it into the final cut. I came up with this idea of making costumes for my foster kittens. [Full Article...]

Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date

The trial of two women, an Indonesian and a Vietnamese, charged for the murder of Kim, is set to begin in Kuala Lumpur on Oct.2, but the North Koreans sought by police were believed to have fled Malaysia soon after the murder. The ministry said it will strengthen the regular mobilization of US strategic military assets and rapidly wrap up the consultation with the USA side on the bilateral missile... [Full Article...]

President Trump's approval rating sees uptick in September

President Trump's approval rating sees uptick in September The president did receive low marks on most other topics polled, ranging from his handling of North Korea and his Twitter use to his reaction to the violence in Charlottesville . Instead, HuffPost's average shows that Trump's rating among Republicans improved from a net +62 at the beginning of August to a net +67 now, a figure that rose among independents from a net -22 to a net -16 in the same p... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to destroy a country in front of the United Nations

Trump threatens to destroy a country in front of the United Nations China has urged the United States to refrain from making threats to North Korea. "I will always put America first , just like you, the leaders of your countries, should put your countries first", he said , noting that "the nation-state remains the best vehicle for elevating the human condition". [Full Article...]

Iran Nuclear Deal: US 'Sunset Clause' Concern Remains - Tillerson

As Tillerson put it, President Trump's assessment is that "it's not a stiff enough agreement" as it does not slow Iran's nuclear programme enough and holding them accountable is hard under the agreement. "I didn't know he was gonna' say he's made a decision", Tillerson said Wednesday evening. Trump reportedly would attempt to convince these nations to put pressure on Iran to bring it back to... [Full Article...]

Will China do the right thing about North Korea?

Will China do the right thing about North Korea? The Hawaii-based command said it "maintains the ability to respond to any threat in the Indo-Asia-Pacific theater at a moment's notice". Mr Trump told the UN " Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime" and added that if the USA was "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ". [Full Article...]

Florian Philippot resigns from leadership of National Front

Florian Philippot resigns from leadership of National Front Le Pen recently announced a relaunch of the party scheduled for early next year. Mr Philippot told France 2 television: "I found out that I was vice president of nothing..." I have never had the desire to do nothing, therefore, of course, I am quitting the National Front. [Full Article...]

South Africa to play four-day test against Zimbabwe

South Africa to play four-day test against Zimbabwe The original plan of the tour was four Tests, three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals. The ICC Test match playing conditions presently dictate that matches shall consist of five days, but Tests of varying lengths have been staged throughout history. [Full Article...]

Mattis says United States has 'many' military options over North Korea

Mattis says United States has 'many' military options over North Korea The US flew four F-35B stealth fighter jets and two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula today in a blunt show of force. Monday's flyovers over the Korean Peninsula involved two B-1Bs and four F-35Bs from the US military and four F-15K fighter jets from South Korea, according to the South Korean and USA militaries. [Full Article...]

Japan's PM Abe: Time for talk is over on North Korea

Abe said that the world has already tried exhaustively to reach a negotiated settlement with North Korea , starting with the US-backed 1994 Agreed Framework that collapsed a decade later. "For North Korea, dialogue was instead the best means of deceiving us and buying time", he said. Abe's speech underscored the shared commitment by Washington and Tokyo to tackling the issue. [Full Article...]

South Korea to resume aid to North

South Korea to resume aid to North Among the total, US$4.5 million would be provided for the WFP project, while the remaining US$3.5 million was allotted to the UNICEF project. Liberal South Korean governments have a track record of providing aid to its neighbor even amid serious provocations. [Full Article...]


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