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We did escape from Alcatraz: New twist in 55-year-old mystery as letter to cops emerges from men 'who broke free'

It has gone down in history as the FBI’s most frustrating case – how did three bank robbers escape from the most secure prison in the US before …

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's Wars

When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.<p>Over the past 16 years, a profound transformation has been underway in how America wages war. Starting under George W. Bush after 9/11, and accelerating …

The Man Photographing the Gap Between North and South Korea

It’s hard to believe that just one hour’s car ride from Seoul – South Korea’s bustling, cosmopolitan capital – lies the the Korean Demilitarized Zone …

These countries still have diplomatic relations with North Korea

The U.S. has asked Germany and other countries that have diplomatic relations with North Korea to reconsider them. DW examines those that do and those that don't.<p>North Korea has formal diplomatic relations with 164 countries, according to the U.S.-based National Committee on North Korea. …

Britain 'draws up battle plan for war with North Korea'

Britain is reportedly preparing for the possibility of war breaking out with North Korea as concerns rise that another provocative missile test could trigger a military response by the US.<p>North Korea is being closely watched amid fears it could launch another long-range missile test on Tuesday to …

Near Russia's North Korea Border, Elite Paratroopers To Launch Air Drill

After sending its air force on an air raid drill near its border with North Korea, Russia is now gearing up its paratroopers—some of the most elite …

Russians spot ‘wiggly tailed UFO’ – but it’s actually something far scarier

Terrified Russians spotted a UFO flying over the country – with a ‘wiggly tail’, no less – but it turns out to be something far worse than a ship …

Israel's air force reportedly carried out airstrike near Syria's capital killing 2

BEIRUT (AP) — A pan-Arab TV station is reporting that Israel has attacked a facility near the Syrian capital.<p>The army says in a statement that the attack occurred early Thursday and hit a facility near the western town of Masyaf, close to the Mediterranean coast.<p>The army said the Israeli warplanes …

Nasa’s ambitious plan to save Earth from a supervolcano

With an eruption brewing, it may be the only way to prevent the extinction of the human race.<p>Lying beneath the tranquil settings of Yellowstone National Park in the US lies an enormous magma chamber. It’s responsible for the geysers and hot springs that define the area, but for scientists at Nasa, …

Geology

Everything That Happened in North Korea While You Were Sleeping

Did you have a good sleep? No? I don’t blame you. With President Trump and Kim Jong-un both escalating tensions between the two nuclear powers this …

North Korea

North Korea vows 'thousands-fold' revenge on US over sanctions

Pyongyang’s warning follows tough UN measures after the country’s recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests<p>North Korea has vowed to exact “thousands-fold” revenge against the US after the UN imposed new sanctions in response to its recent tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles.<p>In a …

North Korea

The U.S. Responds To North Korea By Conducting Its Own Long-Range Missile Test

If you think Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-South Carolina) recent comments about the inevitability of an armed conflict between the United States and North Korea seems extreme, think again. The recent increase in the isolated nation’s testing of intercontinental ballistic missile systems, which some …

North Korea

Xi Jinping says China will never permit the loss of 'any piece' of land

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a tough line on national sovereignty Tuesday amid multiple territorial disputes with his country's neighbors, saying China will never permit the loss of "any piece" of its land to outsiders.<p>Xi's declaration came during a nearly one-hour speech in …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• John Dunmore<br>• WR / 6-2 / 172<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Tom Loy<p>John Dunmore<br>• WR / 6-2 / 172<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Alex Gleitman<p>Jameson Williams<br>• WR / 6-2 / 160<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: …

College Football

America is flying blind on North Korea

The situation in the Korean Peninsula is getting pretty scary. North Korea just tested a missile that, in theory, could deliver a nuke to Washington, DC. The US is flying advanced B-1B bombers over South Korea to signal strength. Sen. Lindsey Graham said the president told him he was willing to go …

North Korea

South Korea showed off a missile that could kill Kim Jong Un deep inside a bunker

South Korea displayed a particularly interesting capability with a domestically-designed Hyunmoo-II missile launch that penetrated deep into an underground bunker and vaporized a dummy.<p>After the initial test of the new Hyunmoo variant on June 23, a spokesman for the South Korea's president said the …

The Kremlin is done betting on Trump and planning how to strike back against U.S. sanctions

MOSCOW — Your geopolitical nemesis is suffering a political meltdown and says you’re partly to blame. Angry legislators have slapped you with new sanctions, which their president says he will sign. What’s a resurgent autocracy to do?<p>In Moscow, it’s time for some game theory.<p>Regardless of whether …

Passchendaele, 100 years on: Remembering the soldiers who ‘died in hell’

The battle of Passchendaele began on July 31, 1917, near Ypres in Belgium and ended on November 6 of that same year. For the British, the battle became a symbol of the senseless slaughter of World War I.<p>After three years of pushing through Flanders, British commander-in-chief Douglas Haig launched …

World History

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

10 Most Dangerous Countries In The World

If you love your life then never even think about this place. However appealing is the natural beauty of North Korea it will be a foolish decision to …

North Korea

North Korea just fired another missile. Here's what Trump must do right now

North Korea once again launched a missile Friday, advancing its quest to develop the ability to hit the U.S. mainland with a nuclear warhead.<p>The launch made it feel like the world is living through an updated version of the 1993 film “Groundhog Day” – North Korean style. But rather than being a …

What if Hitler Had Invaded Britain?

For more than a thousand years, the tribes of Europe have stared into the gun-metal-gray chop of the English Channel and thought of conquest. “We have six centuries of insults to avenge,” said Napoleon. I was just there, on the same spring week when the great bedraggled scraps of the French and …

Responding to Trump: What about the State AGs? What about the Democrats? And the Germans?

In response to three recent pieces—one discussing the public and private parts of the U.S. system of self-governance that are still working, another arguing that Donald Trump’s monologue to the <i>New York Times</i> represented a new frontier in self-revelation, a third saying that a handful of Republican …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

U.S. Military Must Leave Iran's Borders And Stop Calling Us Terrorists, Revolutionary Guards Say

The leader of Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has slammed the U.S.'s decision to pursue further sanctions against Tehran and …

North Korea ‘Crimes Against Humanity’: Damning Report Cites Public Executions And Mass Graves

Those deemed not worth wasting bullets on were beaten to death.<p>North Korea is carrying out public executions on river banks and on school grounds for …

North Korea

US Navy punishes sailor who hid on ship for abandoning watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Navy has punished a sailor who was presumed to be lost at sea, prompting a massive search and rescue operation, but was later found hiding on board.<p>Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Mims, a gas turbine systems technician on the USS Shiloh, was believed to have gone missing on June 8 …

Rowing

Warnings as deadly Central African Republic violence returns

BANGASSOU, Central African Republic (AP) — Bullet-riddled roofs line the "boulevard of death" in Central African Republic's southeastern town of …

Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

(This July 12 story corrects name of vessel in eighth paragraph and year it sank)<p>LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up.<p>The one trillion ton …