• Guam a 'pawn' in US-North Korea confrontation - academic
Guam a 'pawn' in US-North Korea confrontation - academic

While many are concerned about the recent threats by North Korea it should be pointed out that this is not the first time that North Korea has threatened Guam . "The Japanese government said on Thursday it" can never tolerate" provocations from North Korea after the country's military said it was finalising a plan to launch missiles toward...

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  • New US penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis
New US penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis

He is former culture minister, served for almost a decade as governor of his home state of Barinas and is now secretary of the new assembly's presidential commission. The Supreme Court said on Wednesday, via Facebook, that it had sentenced David Smolansky , of the El Hatillo district of Caracas , to 15 months in prison, fired him from his post an...

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  • Topeka weather for Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017: Chance for showers today
Topeka weather for Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017: Chance for showers today

South wind 9 to 14 miles per hour. Sunday night rain chances will linger and lows will be in the mid-70s. Saturday and Sunday will be warmer with some sunshine early each day, but afternoon storms will develop quickly after 1PM. This will increase temps, humidity, and rain chances . Saturday NightA 50 percent chance of showers and th...

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  • CNN Panel Erupts Over Trump's North Korea Comments
CNN Panel Erupts Over Trump's North Korea Comments

He puts most of the leaders, internationally as well as here at home, in a predicament of a kind, where they can not understand. "I think the rhetoric being used by the administration and by the president himself needs to be dialed back a bit so we don't get to a point where a young ruler miscalculates".

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  • Manafort Drops WilmerHale, Hires M&C For Russia Probe
Manafort Drops WilmerHale, Hires M&C For Russia Probe

Using a search warrant, agents appeared the day Manafort was scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee and a day after he met voluntarily with Senate Intelligence Committee staff members. Word of the raid is the latest revelation about Mueller's investigation, which had been operating in relative secrecy compared with numerous co...

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  • At least 36 people dead in China coach crash
At least 36 people dead in China coach crash

At least 36 people were killed and 13 others injured after a passenger bus rammed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China's northwest, global media reported on Friday. The coach had left the city of Chengdu en route to Luoyang when it crashed in Shaanxi province just before midnight (16:00 GMT Thursday). Ten people were killed and 38 injur...

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  • Beachgoers watch migrant boat land on Spanish shore
Beachgoers watch migrant boat land on Spanish shore

Borowski said the bodies of 25 migrants have been recovered along the route this year, but the total number of deaths is likely to be far higher as most corpses are never found. They are all minors in their teens and, while they did not have any ID on them, are thought to be from Morocco, police were quoted as saying. More than 1,700 have been r...

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  • Fox & Friends & Trump: North Korea crisis puts cozy relationship in spotlight
Fox & Friends & Trump: North Korea crisis puts cozy relationship in spotlight

Obama warned Trump about North Korea: The Washington Post reports that in their only meeting, Obama warned Trump about the urgency of North Korea's nuclear weapons threat . Winnefeld, who served as the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Obama, said North Korea is using the nuclear threat as a "survival mechanism".

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  • Judge dismisses Paxton lawsuit over
Judge dismisses Paxton lawsuit over "sanctuary cities" law

The law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott lets police officers ask people during routine stops whether they're in the USA legally. Texas is the USA state with the longest border with Mexico. Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a pre-emptive lawsuit shortly after the bill was signed in May, seeking a ruling that the controversial measure is co...

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  • Cops agree with Trump: more needed
Cops agree with Trump: more needed

Trump said Thursday that the nation's addiction to opioids is "a serious problem, the likes of which we have never had". Tuesday afternoon, Trump met with health officials and members of his administration to receive an update on the crisis.

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  • 2016 down as warmest year on record
2016 down as warmest year on record

The story started to unravel when he indicated that the report had already been made public . In numerous instances, the report fails to examine some of the most current data . It's an assessment of the latest and best climate science from around the world by 13 federal agencies, including NASA, the EPA and even the Department of Defense, along...

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  • McHenry County under severe thunderstorm watch: National Weather Service
McHenry County under severe thunderstorm watch: National Weather Service

The chance of scattered thunderstorms with golf ball-sized hail and 60 miles per hour winds has the Chicago area under a severe thunderstorm watch through Thursday evening. Residents are asked to follow all instructions from emergency services officials and signs to keep lanes clear for emergency vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall wil...

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  • South Korea tells North Korea to stop issuing threats
South Korea tells North Korea to stop issuing threats

Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros says officials there are confident "the U.S. Department of Defense is monitoring this situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness". The risk of military conflict between the United States and North Korea is increasing as Pyongyang moves closer, and faster than expected, ...

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  • Don't put your feet on the auto dashboard
Don't put your feet on the auto dashboard

The reason? It's beyond risky. Two years later, Tatum still hasn't healed. Everyone involved walked away, except Audra. At the time of the crash, Tatum wasn't wearing a seat belt and was also resting her foot up against the dashboard. On the day, she said, they were driving at a normal speed, in the afternoon, with no traffic in sight. Now th...

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  • Manafort changing legal strategy as Mueller probe expands
Manafort changing legal strategy as Mueller probe expands

Trump told reporters at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Manafort is a central figure in Mueller's expanding investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential campaign. Manafort has primarily been represented by Reginald Brown of WilmerHale - the same DC law firm that employed Mueller until he was appointed special counsel in May ...

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  • Haley decries leaks after Trump tweets Fox story
Haley decries leaks after Trump tweets Fox story

Only 24 percent of Americans in the CNN poll said they "strongly" approve of Trump , down from 30 percent in March. North Korea is the biggest issue facing United States , the ambassador stated. The Security Council's action has thrown the dictators of Pyongyang off their stride because it hits them where it hurts most: The hard currency th...

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  • EU Council expands sanctions against North Korea
EU Council expands sanctions against North Korea

Mattis pointed out the United Nations Security Council's unanimous vote last week to characterize North Korea's statements as a "threat to the world's community". That warning came soon after The Washington Post , citing USA intelligence officials, reported the North has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead to fit atop its missiles.

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  • North Korea must 'stand down' from pursuing nuclear weapons: Jim Mattis
North Korea must 'stand down' from pursuing nuclear weapons: Jim Mattis

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday told North Korea it must stop any action that would "lead to the end of its regime" and "stand down" in its pursuit of nuclear weapons. An official at South Korea's presidential office said the increasingly bellicose statements from the North are an overreaction to the United Nations sanctions.

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  • Need to protect our 'special position' first: Mehbooba Mufti
Need to protect our 'special position' first: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh amid reports that she had come to the national capital to drum up support for preventing attempts to remove special status to the state under the Constitution.

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  • Driver Arrested After Toddler Found Dead in Day Care Van in Orlando
Driver Arrested After Toddler Found Dead in Day Care Van in Orlando

Myles Hill died Monday after he was left in the van for almost 12 hours, police said. The Florida Department of Children and Families on Wednesday issued an emergency suspension order to close two locations of the Little Miracles Academy .

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