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Kim Jong Un appears to have totally caved to Trump's pressure — but it could be a trap

South Korea's president's office reported on Tuesday that North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, said he was willing to talk to the US about dismantling his country's nuclear program in what looks like a huge concession to mounting international pressure.<p>Specifically, the Blue House, South Korea's …

Man killed fiancée’s sister amid rough sex at motel: cops

A Houston man confessed to killing his fiancée’s sister during rough sex at a motel with the future in-law, police said.<p>Jason Farmer, a registered …

'Time traveller born in 2043' claims 9/11 was engineered to bring the US together and stop second civil war

A self proclaimed 'time traveller who was born in the year 2043' has broadcasted his belief that 9/11 was an "engineered" event to bring the US …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Dem Sen. Kamala Harris Says ‘We Cannot Tolerate A Society’ In Which ‘Our Babies Are Being Slaughtered’

Speaking with MSNBC on Thursday, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) made an incredibly ironic statement pertaining to the Florida shooting:<p>[This] is gonna …

Kamala

Why men need to believe in the wage gap

For many women, the wage gap needs no explaining: Female workers, on average, earn around 80 cents for every dollar a man makes. The gap is even wider for women of color.<p>And yet a significant number of men still don't believe it exists.<p>Sallie Krawcheck, the former Citi CFO who became one of the …

Gender

Is the Yellowstone supervolcano about to erupt? Huge ‘earthquake swarm’ causes 200 tremors in just 10 days

Yellowstone is the home of a gigantic volcano which will cause devastation on a gigantic scale when it finally goes kaboom.<p>Now US Geological Survey …

These Chinese military innovations threaten U.S. superiority, experts say

BEIJING — The Chinese New Year began with the traditional lighting of firecrackers on Friday, but the country's military has been working on incendiaries on an entirely different scale.<p>Over the past year, the nation that invented gunpowder has been rolling out an array of high-tech weapons that …

Military

Putin had to approve Russian attack on US troops

It was inevitable. Russian “mercenaries” attacked a forward base in Syria where they knew American advisors were stationed. It was a test. And our …

The chief of US intelligence just warned the US is under threat of a space attack

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats warned about threats from space at the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats on Tuesday.<p>"As if we don't have enough threats here on earth, we need to look to the heavens — threats in space," he said.<p>"The global expansion of the …

U.S. Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say

U.S. forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the …

Pence: The United States is ready to talk with North Korea

Despite the mutual chilliness between U.S. and North Korean officials in South Korea last week, behind the scenes real progress was made toward a new diplomatic opening that could result in direct talks without preconditions between Washington and Pyongyang. This window of opportunity was born out …

North Korea

Trump's budget balloons deficits, cuts social safety net

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America's social safety net but …

Desperate scientists created a Match.com profile for a frog who may be the last of his species

There’s a chance a frog who lives in a tank in a Bolivian museum is the last of his species. But he reportedly hasn’t given up hope, if one can ascribe hope to a frog. The male Sehuencas water frog continues to make mating calls from within his confinement at Bolivia’s Cochabamba Natural History …

Zoology

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

North Korea: what war with the US would look like - Vox

A full-blown war with North Korea wouldn’t be as bad as you think. It would be much, much worse.<p>Late last September, I moderated a discussion about North Korea with retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis, whose 37-year military career included a stint running NATO, and Michèle Flournoy, the No. 3 …

North Korea

100-million-year-old spider with a tail longer than its body discovered

A brand new species of arachnid that looks like a spider with a tail has been discovered in Myanmar.<p>The eight-legged creepy crawly is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.<p>Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the …

Cheddar Man: the first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals

The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.<p>Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstruction techniques to prove that the first …

North Korea blew up a plane ahead of the Seoul Olympics. Now the South is going all-out to secure Pyeongchang

Most countries hosting the Olympics don’t have to worry about a belligerent, unpredictable neighbor acting out. South Korea, which is hosting this month’s Winter Olympics, doesn’t have that luxury.<p>It’s technically still at war with North Korea, which many South Koreans will remember blew up a …

North Korea

North Korea 'uses Berlin embassy to get missile parts'

<b>North Korea has been acquiring technology for its nuclear and weapons programmes through its Berlin embassy, Germany's head of intelligence says.</b><p>Hans-Georg Maassen told NDR TV that many of these activities had been thwarted, but not all were detected.<p>He did not say what type of technology was …

A male backlash against #MeToo is brewing

Men are scared, and feminists are delighted. But the urge to call out and punish male sexual transgression is bound to clash with an inescapable …

Russia strikes back after warplane is downed in Syria

A Russian warplane was shot down on Saturday in a rebel-held zone of northern Syria.<p>The pilot reported that he had ejected by parachute, the Russian Defence Ministry said, adding that he was then killed in a fight on the ground with "terrorists".<p>Tharir al-Sham, a jihadist group spearheaded by the …

Democrats turned a hero into a horror story

Trump Derangement Syndrome has reached a disturbing new low.<p>During Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, the president honored an undeniable …

US says Russia 'developing' undersea nuclear-armed torpedo

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Just as the White House is caught in a political minefield over the Russia investigation, the Pentagon is taking its toughest line yet against Russia's resurgent nuclear forces.<p>In its newly released Nuclear Posture Review, the Defense Department has focused much of its …

The Internet thinks the dad who tried to tackle Nassar is a hero

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Randall Margraves asked an Eaton County, Michigan, judge on Friday morning for "five minutes in a locked room" with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar, he was turned down.<p>"That's not how our legal system works," the judge said. Instead, Margraves took matters into his own hands, lunging …

Social Media

Hong Kong is so expensive that architects are building 100-square-foot ‘tube homes’ made from concrete water pipes

For the past seven years, Hong Kong has held the title of the world's priciest city for home-buyers, according to the 2017 Demographia International …

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Underperforms, Microtransactions Coming Back

<b>[UPDATE]</b> EA confirmed to WSJ that Battlefront II shipped 9 million copies during its launch quarter. This is down significantly from the 13 million copies the 2015 Battlefront reboot shipped during its launch quarter. Blake Jorgensen, EA's CFO, said during an earnings call that Battlefront II …

White House’s Kelly slams teacher who disparaged troops: ‘I think the guy ought to go to hell’

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly offered a blunt reaction Wednesday to a Southern California teacher’s disparaging comments about American troops.<p>Speaking on Fox News Radio, Kelly, a retired four-star general, listened to Gregory Salcido’s viral classroom rant — in which the high school …

Los Angeles

Earth's Magnetic Poles Are Overdue For a Switch And We're Not Prepared

The magnetic field is already shifting.<p>Earth's magnetic field is pretty adept at flipping polarity. The poles have swapped, reversing north and …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …