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Trump's North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test? A simple restatement of past policy? Officials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to decode President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy North Korea" if …

North Korea

Equifax is said to suffer a hack earlier than date disclosed

Equifax learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March — almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according to …

Security

Mexico City Volunteers Venture Out in Force to Aid Quake Victims

MEXICO CITY — They arrived alone, in pairs or in groups. Some brought supplies others might need: water, blankets, medicine, tools. Others came with nothing more than able hands and a sense of purpose.<p>And as midnight neared on Tuesday — hours after a powerful, deadly earthquake struck central …

Mexico City

Senate intel leaders send a blunt message to Trump team

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate intelligence committee leaders had a larger goal in mind when they abruptly scrapped a closed-door interview on Tuesday morning with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen: Stop Trump officials from talking about their testimony.<p>Senate intelligence chairman Richard …

U.S. Congress

Photos: the aftermath of the Mexico City earthquake - Vox

A devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit central Mexico Tuesday on the exact anniversary of one of Mexico City’s worst disasters, the 1985 earthquake that killed 10,000 people and left thousands more homeless.<p>In the immediate aftermath of a disaster like this, exact figures of damages and …

Mexico

‘Catastrophic’ Category 5 Maria Takes Aim at Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were facing the wrath of Hurricane Maria after the powerful Category 5 storm wrecked the Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday and lashed the island of Guadaloupe with 160 mph winds.<p>It was about 120 miles southeast of St. Croix as of 2 p.m. ET and moving at a …

Weather

Mexico Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Trapping Many Under Rubble

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings, killing children in a school that collapsed, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets for the second time in just two weeks.<p>Early Wednesday, the director of Mexico’s civil protection …

Mexico City

Before you update to iOS 11 here’s how to check which apps won’t work

For users of Apple’s iOS the imminent arrival of a major new update to the mobile platform is generally a moment of high excitement. In the case of iOS 11, iPad users have the most to be excited about — including a new system-wide dock where favorite apps can live, and a bird’s eye view of recent …

iOS

Trump Lawyers Clash Over How Much to Cooperate With Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s legal team is wrestling with how much to cooperate with the special counsel looking into Russian election interference, an internal debate that led to an angry confrontation last week between two White House lawyers and that could shape the course of the investigation.<p>…

Russia

Bankrupt Puerto Rico Faces Direct Hit From Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico, already trying to dig itself out of a historic financial crisis, is now facing a direct hit by a major hurricane that could destroy any progress the U.S. territory has made under a year-old economic rehab plan ─ and set it back further.<p>Hurricane Maria is forecast to hit Puerto Rico …

Caribbean

Ahead Of The Holiday Season, Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection

The retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years, and Toys 'R' Us has been trying to maintain its foothold in the industry amid a heavy debt load and the rise of online shopping.<p>Late Monday, the largest U.S. toy chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Richmond, Va. It was a …

Toys "R" Us

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort 'wiretapped before and after election'

The FBI reportedly wiretapped Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the Trump campaign, before and after the presidential election.<p>Investigators collected communication that has fuelled fears that Mr Manafort had encouraged the Russians to help the campaign, three investigation sources told CNN. …

Donald Trump

Teens are becoming adults later than they used to

Teens are growing up more slowly than they did two decades ago, and today's 18-year-olds act like the 15-year-olds of the 1990s, per a new study. …

Millennials

Amazon just made a huge change to its $12 billion cloud computing juggernaut

When Amazon launched Amazon Web Services in 2006, it sparked a cloud computing revolution.<p>No longer would programmers have to buy, build, and maintain their own servers. Now, developers could pay Amazon by the hour to access exactly the amount of supercomputing power they needed. It totally changed …

Amazon Web Services

Walmart has paid 64x more income tax than Amazon since '08

NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway points out that since 2008, Walmart has paid $64 billion in corporate income tax, while Amazon has paid just …

Amazon

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Katia Drive Immigration to the U.S.

<i>This article originally appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>In the last few weeks, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Katia have cut paths of destruction in the …

Immigration

A dot-com era deal with Amazon marked the beginning of the end for Toys R Us

Toys R Us got serious about the internet much too late. It was only in May that the company said it would revamp its website to compete with Amazon and other online retailers.<p>The new site was designed to streamline the cumbersome browsing and checkout process on ToysRUs.com, shrinking checkout from …

Amazon

The Latest: Trump considering Fourth of July military parade

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>3:30 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might.<p>Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the …

Donald Trump

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria churns toward Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast

Capital Weather Gang<p>September 20, 2017 at 12:54 PM<p>Watch more!<p>The Post's Jason Samenow has the latest forecast for Hurricanes Maria and Jose as they approach the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and the Northeast coast. (Elyse Samuels, Monica Akhtar/The Washington Post)<p><i>(This article, originally published at</i> …

Weather

Trump’s Ethical Nightmare Is Only Getting Worse

A new report sheds light on the changing clientele of the president’s eponymous real-estate empire.<p>Even before he was sworn into office, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> refusal to divest from his vast business empire posed an unprecedented ethical challenge. Within weeks of his election, prices were surging at …

Donald Trump

US says it is considering closing its embassy in Cuba

<b>The US is considering closing its embassy in Cuba after diplomatic staff reported health problems which Washington blames on a "sonic attack".</b><p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said a decision whether to shut to the mission in Havana was "under evaluation".<p>More than 20 staff suffered conditions …

Cuba

How Rex Tillerson alienated every ally he needs

The most challenging task in Washington, these days, is finding somebody who'll enthusiastically endorse Rex Tillerson. In just nine months, the …

Foreign Policy

Caribbean prepares as Tropical Storm Maria could become hurricane on Sunday

The Barbados government has issued a hurricane warning for the Caribbean island of Dominica as Tropical Storm Maria made its way west-northwest, the …

Weather

British police arrest second man in connection with London subway attack

LONDON — Following a fast-moving investigation and manhunt, British police on Saturday arrested a second man in connection with a detonation on the London subway during the Friday morning rush hour, in which at least 30 people were injured. Police labeled the attack terrorism.<p>The man, 21, was …

Terrorism

Hurricane Maria is following Irma's path and getting stronger

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago.<p>The storm is expected to be a major hurricane when it hits the Leeward Islands over the next few days, intensifying to a Category 4 …

Weather

Facebook hands Russia-backed ads to election investigators

Those Russia-linked Facebook ads are more than just a reason for concern -- they could play an important role in one of the largest investigations in recent memory. <i>CNN</i> sources understand that Facebook has supplied the ads and "related information" to special counsel Robert Mueller and team after …

Facebook

In a tweet, Trump sticks North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with a nickname: ‘Rocket Man’

NEW YORK — President Trump is calling Kim Jong Un names — the “Rocket Man.”<p>The president stuck the moniker on the North Korea dictator in a Sunday morning tweet ahead of Trump's scheduled arrival here in the evening for the U.N. General Assembly, the annual gathering of more than 120 world …

North Korea

Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump retweeted an edited video Sunday morning that showed him swinging a golf club and appearing to hit his former presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.<p>The animated GIF image Trump retweeted spliced together footage of Trump taking a swing on a golf …

Donald Trump

Social media stars are trading posts for apartments

Seamus Mullen, the chef behind Spanish-inflected Manhattan hot spots Tertulia and El Colmado, boasts that there are many benefits to living at 60 …

Social Media Marketing