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Could North Korean nuclear test lead to volcanic eruption?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When North Korea tests a nuclear weapon, the blast sends a jolt of energy through the Earth -- one that could potentially trigger a volcanic eruption on its border with China.<p>Experts say a sixth nuclear test from the reclusive state is on the horizon, something that's kept the world on edge …

Trump denounced nuclear arms treaty in phone call with Putin – sources

The president’s reported remarks on the Obama-era New Start treaty between the US and Russia have provoked alarm among security specialists<p>Donald Trump has told Vladimir Putin he does not want to renew a 2010 arms control treaty that limits the number of strategic nuclear weapons the US and Russia …

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Study of cancer-causing toxins finds e-cigarettes much safer than smoking | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Consuming e-cigarettes is far safer and less toxic than smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, according to the findings of a study analyzing levels of dangerous and cancer-causing substances in the body.<p>Electronic cigarettes are displayed in a shop in London, Britain August …

Donald Trump, when asked about Vladimir Putin, says US isn't 'so innocent': Monday morning briefing

Donald Trump was under fire on Sunday for drawing an apparent moral equivalency between the US and the regime of Vladimir Putin in Russia, suggesting that while Mr Putin may be a "killer", the US is not "so innocent" either.<p>Mr Trump told Fox News that he respects the Russian president, while adding …

Macy's is under pressure to drop Ivanka Trump

With Nordstrom announcing on Thursday that it had decided to stop selling Ivanka Trump's brand, reportedly due to declining sales, customers have taken to Macy's social media pages to demand the retailer do the same.<p>"Nordstrom dumped Trump, please follow suit," reads one of many similar comments on …

Trump refugee ban bringing religious faiths together

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Trump's dramatic executive order blocking Syrian refugees from the United States and suspending immigration from some Muslim-majority countries has had a tumultuous impact. Children have been separated from their parents, teachers have been kept from their schools, Christian …

Trump to Mexico: Take care of ‘bad hombres’ or U.S. might send troops

President Donald Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop "bad hombres down there" unless the Mexican military does more to control them, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press.<p>The excerpt of the …

Trade isn’t a contest, Mr. Trump

Donald Trump is nothing if not a global thinker. Having already accused China and Mexico of being unfair traders, he's now broadened his worldwide insult offensive to include Germany.<p>The head of Mr. Trump's new National Trade Council told the Financial Times this week that Berlin was guilty of …

Transgender mayor Jess Herbst makes history in Texas amid fierce debate over LGBT rights

The mayor of a town in a conservative area of Texas has become the first openly transgender official in the state.<p>Jess Herbst, who was appointed mayor of New Hope in May last year after the previous mayor died, issued an open letter on the town's website, saying she wanted to reveal "something that …

Sale of puppies under eight weeks to be illegal in war on 'backstreet breeders'

The sale of puppies under the age of eight weeks is to be made illegal under plans to crack down on so-called backstreet breeders.<p>Anyone breeding and …

U.S. acknowledges civilian deaths in Trump-authorized Yemen raid

The U.S. military said late Wednesday that civilians “were likely killed” during a Navy SEAL raid in Yemen on Saturday, a ground operation that erupted into a massive firefight that also took the life of an American sailor.<p>A statement issued by the U.S. Central Command said that an investigatory …

You're More Likely to Die Choking Than Be Killed by Foreign Terrorists, Data Show

You're more likely to die from being buried alive or from choking on food than at the hands of foreign-born terrorists attacking on American soil.<p>The death rate data was compiled by NBC News in light of a recent report by the libertarian think tank the Cato Institute, which found the likelihood of …

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