Rick Lee Rivett

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Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet has been relieved of duty following a series of warship accidents that raised questions about its operations in the Pacific.<p>The firing of Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, a three-star admiral, was a rare dismissal of such a high-ranking officer for …

Military

North Korea's economy is booming

According to estimates from the Bank of Korea (BoK), South Korea's central bank, GDP in the communist state expanded by 3.9% over the year, driven by stronger activity across activity levels across the nation's mining, manufacturing and utilities, along with military spending.<p>"North Korea's …

Trump's Latest Meeting With Angela Merkel Looked Even More Awkward Than His First

To say the least.<p>As President Donald Trump arrived in Hamburg, Germany, on Thursday before the start of the G-20 summit, he posed for a photo op with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.<p>The two are not known for their warm demeanor toward each other, and the latest photos suggest nothing has changed …

Donald Trump

The First World War still touches Britain

The lost lives we commemorate have added meaning in light of the troubles of today<p>Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of Britain entering the First World War, a chance to remember the fallen at church services or at wreath layings across the country. In the evening, many Britons will be lighting a …

World History