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Hagel: North Korea Rhetoric Is Real Danger to US

North Korea threats: US to move missile defences to Guam

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/967000/967234_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532546028_50ee637de18f7be20d61a168c235da90<p><b>The US is sending a missile shield to the Pacific island of Guam as North Korea threatens nuclear strikes.</b><p>The Pentagon said the shield would be ready …

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N. Korea approves 'merciless' attack on U.S.

It is the latest escalation of tensions between the Koreas and the U.S.<p>Hours after North Korea said that it had final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes on the United States, South Korea's defense minister said North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast.<p>…

Side Effects Prompt Patients To Stop Cholesterol Drugs

With one-quarter of adults over age 45 taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, it figures that more than a few people would have trouble sticking with the program.<p>More than a few, actually.<p>A big new study of statin use in the real world found that 17 percent of patients taking the pills reported …

Obama pushes gun-control measures in Colo. speech

President Obama is revving up his campaign for new gun-control legislation with visits to states that are engaged in the same debate.<p>President Obama is looking to rally gun control backers in Washington by trumpeting the success of allies in states like Colorado and Connecticut.<p>Facing a tough …

Temptation high for drunk driving in prom, grad season

Drunk drivers change far more lives than their own.<p>A driver's license mixed with a few drinks can be dangerous.<p>The potent combination can be even more dangerous for inexperienced drivers. So even when a parent trusts her own teenager to be conscientious, controlling the irresponsible decisions of …

Army employee killed in Fort Knox shooting

A man who worked as a civilian Army employee was shot to death in a parking lot at the Fort Knox US Army base in Kentucky in an incident that prompted a security lockdown at the base.<p>Authorities said the shooting was "not a random act" and the shooter remained at large.<p>The shooting, which came less …

North Korea moves missile with 'considerable range' to coast, says Seoul

South Korea's defence minister has confirmed that Pyongyang has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, but said there were no …

Craigslist murder trial: judge sentences Richard Beasley to death

A self-styled street preacher was sentenced to death Thursday in the killings of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on …

West Virginia sheriff slain while eating lunch in car

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. - A drug-fighting West Virginia sheriff was shot to death as he ate lunch in his car on Wednesday and the suspected gunman was wounded and captured after a chase, police said.<p>Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum was at a parking lot in the city of Williamson when a man ran up and shot …

The Military Isn't Going to Change Anytime Soon

Jobs, reputations, and institutional memory are just some of the reasons why the armed forces are hard to restructure, regardless of what Hagel might promise.<p>In his first major policy address as Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel called for a radical overhaul of our armed forces -- "not just …

North Korea gives nuclear-war warning

The North Korean army has warned the US that its military has been cleared to wage an attack using "smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear" weapons.<p>"The moment of explosion is approaching fast," the military said, warning that war could break out "today or tomorrow".<p>The statement, carried by the …

Killer who lured victims via Craigslist gets death penalty

An Ohio street-preacher who lured his murder victims with bogus Craigslist job offers has been sentenced to death by an Akron judge, following the jury’s recommendation.<p>Richard Beasley, 53, was convicted on March 12 of killing three men and wounding a fourth, all of whom had been given promises of …

The States Have Spoken on Guns, and It Doesn't Look That Good for Gun Control

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While the Senate slowly makes its way to a vote on new gun regulations, the states aren't waiting. …

Iran nuclear talks end without progress

The EU's foreign policy chief has said that nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have failed to reach an agreement.<p>Catherine Ashton said on Saturday that the discussions in Kazakhstan revealed that "the two sides remain far apart on substance".<p>The six insist that Iran cut back on its …

Pentagon seeking 'rules of engagement' for cyber-war

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is putting the finishing touches on rules that will give military commanders clearer authority if they have to respond to an enemy cyber-attack, military officials and cyber-security experts say.<p>Defense Department officials have started talking more openly about offensive …

W.H. urges North Korea to choose peace

As North Korea reportedly readied missiles for launch, the White House renewed its call to leader Kim Jong Un to choose the path of peace.<p>"We continue to urge the North Korean leadership to heed President Obama's call to choose the path of peace and come into compliance with its international …

Cut salt, add potassium, live longer, researchers say

But the Salt Institute begs to differ.<p>If people cut their salt intake and increased their intake of potassium by eating more fruits and vegetables, millions of lives around the world could be saved every year, says research out today.<p>These dietary changes would lower people's blood pressure, which …

Is China getting uneasy with North Korea?

As rantings from North Korea become ever more belligerent and bizarre, there are signs that China, its only outside friend in the world, is beginning to distance itself, too.<p>Normally reluctant to voice any sign of despair whenever tensions deepen on the Korean Peninsula, the Chinese are now talking …

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15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

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