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McCain: US should consider preemptive North Korea strike as 'very last option'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain says President Donald Trump should consider a preemptive strike on North Korea if the country is able to deliver a nuclear weapon by ballistic missile, but only as a final option.<p>"I think that we have to consider that option as the very last option," the Arizona …

North Korea

‘Survivor’ Fans Are Disgusted At The Contestant Who Outed His Transgender Teammate

During Wednesday’s episode of <i>Survivor: Game Changers</i>, Zeke Smith was outed as transgender by fellow contestant Jeff Varner during an emotional tribal council. “There is deception here. Deceptions on levels, Jeff, that these guys don’t even understand,” Varner told his teammates and host Jeff Probst …

LGBTQ

Protesters around country call for Trump to release tax returns

Protesters in cities across the country came out Saturday to call on President Trump to release his tax returns.<p>Demonstrators came out in large numbers in about 200 cities, including a few outside the U.S., according to organizers.<p>Images of tax protesters in cities including Washington D.C., …

Donald Trump

St. Louis sues NFL for more than $1 billion over loss of Rams football team

(Reuters) - The city of St. Louis and other regional groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the National Football League and all its teams and owners, claiming the league violated its relocation guidelines when it allowed the Rams to leave the Midwest city.<p>The city, St. Louis County and the …

Los Angeles Rams

China's Changing Economy Helps Explain Taming of Trump's Threats

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to punish China over trade have been displaced by a pledge to negotiate after hearing the perspective of his …

China

Spanish hotel trashed by 1,200 partying Portuguese teens

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police say 1,200 Portuguese students have caused tens of thousands of euros in damages during a stay at a hotel on the country's southern coast.<p>A local police officer in Torremolinos says officers had to intercede on several occasions over the past two days at the …

Barcelona

Putin accused in US Senate

After a string of resignations from Donald Trump’s team over their ties with Russia, both the US House and Senate continue to investigate alleged Russian hacking apparently aimed at getting Trump elected. On Thursday, Trump’s former aide Michael Flynn, who was the first to step down, reportedly …

Russia

Mingus skewers segregation-era Arkansas – protest playlist No 4

Every week we will bring you a Resistance Now track chosen by a current artist. Lanre Bakare talks to electronic musician Roberto Carlos Lange, also known as Helado Negro, who picks Fables of Faubus by Charles Mingus<p>This is Roberto Carlos Lange on his second pick for the Resistance Now playlist. …

GameStop Is Going to Close at Least 150 Stores

GameStop is set to close between at least 150 stores following fourth quarter sales declines in almost all of its segments.<p>The Texas-based company …

WATCH: Conservative political advocate Matt Schlapp says Trump’s ties to Russia are “probably treasonous”

“Isn’t that a different level of lying?” Bill Maher asked Matt Schlapp, referring to President Trump’s fraud claims<p>Tonight’s Real Time with Bill Maher pitted Matt Schlapp, the conservative political advocate and chairman of the American Conservative Union, against independent British journalist …

Charles and Anne at odds over GM crops? Princess Royal says she would be happy to grow them on her estate

Princess Anne wants to grow genetically modified crops on her estate after Brexit, she has disclosed as she said arguments against the technology were "not practical".<p>The Princess Royal, who is deeply knowledgeable about farming issues thanks to her work with rare breeds and on her Gatcombe Park …

British Royal Family

Cruise Lines See a Tourism Advantage in Cuba and Hope Trump Doesn't Ruin It

Cuba is always a hot topic when cruise industry leaders get together to talk trends.<p>Unlike past years, the conversation these days is about what’s …

Donald Trump's words are catching up to his presidency

<b>(CNN) —</b> During a campaign rally a little less than a year before he entered the White House, Donald Trump boasted that his supporters' loyalty was such that he "could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody" with political impunity.<p>The rhetorical flourish struck a nerve, in part …

Donald Trump
Republicans

The Leader of the Free World Meets Donald Trump

Angela Merkel, whether she wants the job or not, is the West’s last, best hope.<p>This time the media hype surrounding a White House meeting is no wild exaggeration. When President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally get together on Friday, the leaders of the West’s two most …

Europe

President Trump learns to thread his tweets

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Trump threaded tweets this morning when tweeting how the media is rude and and how Obamacare is "imploding." For the uninitiated, threading is done when a user replies to his or her own tweet, making them easily viewable as a longer message online:<p>The Pences Dine at Tortilla Coast:<p>…

Donald Trump

Rex Tillerson might be the weakest secretary of state ever

The secretary of state draws his or her power less from the U.S. Constitution or the laws than from five sources: backing from the president, advice and support from his or her department's career officials, admiration from and alliances with other leaders in the government, praise from the press …

North Korea

Why Is McConnell Rushing Through a Trumpcare Bill Everybody Hates?

Following the unveiling of the House Republican plan to shrink Obamacare dramatically, two surprising things happened. The first is that the …

Republicans