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North Korea warns of nuclear showdown, calls Pence 'political dummy'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A North Korean official has lashed out at US Vice President Mike Pence and said Pyongyang is ready for a nuclear showdown if dialogue with the United States fails.<p>Choe Son Hui, a vice-minister in the North Korean Foreign Ministry, said if the US continued on its current path, she would …

North Korea

NASA head: 'I have no reason to doubt the science' on climate change

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sparred with Sen. Brian Schatz during his confirmation hearing last fall over whether human activity was a contributor to or the primary cause of climate change.<p>Now Schatz is praising Bridenstine for what the Hawaii Democrat described as "an act …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Avicii Died of Apparent Suicide

Tim Bergling, the Swedish DJ-producer who performed as Avicii, died of an apparent suicide. Bergling’s family shared a statement about the musician’s …

8 Cannabis Festivals That Changed the Game

Cannabis festivals have long been a medium for both protest and celebration. Read about eight cannabis events that helped to shape culture and change …

Cannabis

Expelling Diplomats, a Furious Kremlin Escalates a Crisis

MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday escalated a confrontation with Europe and the United States over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, saying it would expel 60 American diplomats and an unspecified number of envoys from other countries to retaliate for a mass expulsion of Russian diplomats …

Russia

North Atlantic right whales may be on edge of extinction. There's been zero births this year

<b>(CNN) —</b> The outlook for the North Atlantic right whale was already grim -- they're on the endangered species list, after all. But things could be turning downright catastrophic for the whales after a winter calving season where no calves appear to have been born.<p>The animal's four-month winter …

North Atlantic

Why Houthis have added fuel to fire with missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>On Sunday night -- the eve of the third anniversary of the war in Yemen -- the Iranian-backed Houthi high command unleashed their biggest barrage of ballistic missiles so far in the conflict.<p>Shortly afterwards, the Houthi-controlled defense ministry in Sana'a, Yemen's capital city, claimed …

US general warns of hypersonic weapons threat from Russia and China

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a series of unusually candid remarks, the US general in charge of the nation's nuclear arsenal has issued a stark warning that Russia and China are "aggressively" developing new high-speed, or hypersonic, weapons that the US currently has no defense against.<p>The weapons might …

Why Kim Jong Un made a secret trip to China

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> A surprise visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to China may indicate Pyongyang's need for support from its closest ally ahead of upcoming summits with South Korea and the US.<p>Kim met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high ranking officials in Beijing this week. …

Russia warns of retaliation after at least 100 diplomats expelled worldwide

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Russian government is threatening retaliation over one of the largest mass expulsions of its diplomats in history after more than 20 countries, including the United States, backed action by the UK over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in southern England.<p>According to state media …

Russia

Putin's missteps over the Russian spy murder

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin is often credited with being a master tactician.<p>But in his country's response to the alleged nerve agent attack in the UK, he may have overplayed his hand.<p>In a concerted move on Monday, the United States, Canada, member states of the European Union …

Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, dies at 76

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking, the brilliant British theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating disease to publish wildly popular books probing the mysteries of the universe, has died, according to a family spokesman. He was 76.<p>Considered by many to be the world's greatest living scientist, …

Stephen Hawking

Trump: Russia likely poisoned ex-spy, 'based on all the evidence'

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that he believes the British government's theory that Russia was likely responsible for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in England earlier this month.<p>"It sounds to me like it would be Russia, based on all the …

Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home

Counter-terrorism unit investigates death of Berezovsky friend who claimed political asylum in UK after fraud conviction<p>A Russian exile who was close friends with the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky has been found dead in his London home, according to friends.<p>Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was discovered by …

Counterterrorism

Palestinian prime minister escapes injury in Gaza bombing

JABALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A roadside bomb on Tuesday struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister during a rare visit to the Gaza Strip, …

Israel

Intense security on both sides of border for Trump's visit to wall prototypes

President Trump will arrive in San Diego County on Tuesday to survey the border wall prototypes he commissioned amid high security and expected protests.<p>Any demonstrators will be confined to a dirt lot in Otay Mesa that the County Sheriff's Department has designated a temporary "free speech zone." …

Britain Gives Russia 'Until Midnight' To Explain Use Of Nerve Agent

<b>Updated at 3 p.m. ET</b><p>British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Tuesday that Russia has "until midnight tonight" to explain how a lethal Novichok nerve agent that was developed in Russia came to be used on U.K. soil. Johnson said Britain is preparing to take "commensurate but robust" …

Nerve Agents

Connecticut Medical Marijuana Strain Name Guide

If you’re a Connecticut medical marijuana patient, you face a unique challenge when choosing cannabis strains: their pharmaceutically-inspired names …

Trump to meet with video game industry over violence

The video game industry on Thursday will meet with one of its toughest opponents in years: President Donald Trump.<p>A highly anticipated meeting, which was confirmed Monday by both the White House and the video game industry's trade group, The Entertainment Software Association, comes three weeks …

Flipboard on Flipboard

The best cameras under $1,000<p>Steve Dent<p>Enthusiast cameras like Sony's A7R III, the Nikon D850 and Fujifilm's X-H1 get a lot of attention. The good …

Trump Orders Parade to Celebrate His Hypothetical Act of Heroism in Florida School

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Shortly after he declared that he would have run into a Florida high school unarmed to thwart a mass shooting, Donald J. Trump announced that he was planning a parade in Washington, D.C., to celebrate his hypothetical act of heroism.<p>“Anyone can act with bravery in …

Heroism

Globally Top-Respected Experts on Middle East Warn Syrian War May Produce WW III

Abdel Bari Atwan, the retired editor-in-chief (1989-2013) of the pan-Arab newspaper <i>Al Quds Al Arabi</i> and author of widely respected books on the …

Trump at CPAC: the invasion of the body snatchers is complete

Old-school Republicans were thin on the ground in Maryland, where the conservatives gathered proved they’re all Trumpians now<p>The invasion of the body snatchers is complete. Donald Trump has taken over the conservative movement and bent it to his will.<p>Related: Trump returns to usual style at CPAC …

What Rick Gates’s Guilty Plea Means

The former Trump campaign aide pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and lying to the FBI on Friday, the third Trump aide to admit he committed a felony.<p><i>Updated on February 23 at 4:01 p.m.</i><p>Rick Gates, a former top aide to President Trump on his campaign and in the White House, pleaded …

Donald Trump