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Could North Korea help Iran develop nuclear weapons?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As North Korea continues its march towards developing a reliable long-range nuclear missile, US officials are becoming increasingly vocal about concerns over Pyongyang's ties to another familiar adversary: Iran.<p>Despite current restrictions in place to monitor and curtail Iran's …

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Environmentalists Sue to Block U.S. Border Wall With Mexico

SAN DIEGO — Three advocacy groups sued the federal government Thursday to block construction of a border wall with Mexico, alleging that the Trump administration overstepped its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.<p>The Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife and the Animal Legal …

NATO urges 'global response' to North Korea's missile launch over Japan

<b>Brussels:</b> NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg on Friday called for a "global response" to North Korea's latest missile launch, calling it "a …

North Korea missile launch over Japan prompts emergency UN meeting

The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea’s “highly provocative” ballistic missile test on Friday and demanded that Pyongyang …

US Path to War on North Korea Is Well Worn

The US has a long history of deliberately provoking wars, with horrendous human consequences, but this time the stakes might be even higher.The …

North Korea nuclear crisis calls for imagination from global leaders

The most recent missile flight over Japanese air space only underlines the notion that North Korea's weapons offensive is a problem that begs for a solution – and for imagination.<p>A military confrontation has dangers; Pyongyang has nuclear weapons, too. Sanctions seldom work; they are porous and …

War with North Korea Is a Distinct Possibility

What more will it take to get Congress to rebuild the military?<p>Retired Navy captain Jerry Hendrix is a good friend and a fine defense analyst. He has …

More Rules for Launching Nukes Won't Make U.S. Safer

It's not just about Trump: Decades of worry about a president's ability to strike alone haven't returned a better solution.<p>“We have taken every step man can devise,” said President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, “to insure that neither a madman nor a malfunction could trigger nuclear war.” Apparently lots …

World stocks fall on NKorea launch, central banks outlook

HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks were mostly lower on Friday after North Korea launched another missile and as central banks continued to point to …

$8 Million to Aid Poor North Koreans? South Korea and Japan Disagree

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and Japan, the United States’ two main East Asian allies, differed on Friday over providing humanitarian aid to North Korea’s malnourished children and pregnant women, hours after that country launched a ballistic missile over Japan.<p>President Moon Jae-in of South …

Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid …

Here's How North Korea May Get Through a Total Oil Ban

<i>Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter.</i><p>As the U.S. and its allies look to impose even …

Roger Stone says there would be an 'insurrection' if Trump were impeached. Is he right?

In a recent interview with TMZ, President Trump’s confidant Roger Stone was asked about the prospect of the president’s impeachment, a topic that has arisen occasionally in recent months. “You will have a spasm of violence in this country, an insurrection like you’ve never seen,” Stone responded. …

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Trump administration wants to replace Social Security numbers with something less vulnerable

After the Equifax EFX, -1.21% breach exposed the data of potentially 146 million people, the Trump Administration is exploring replacements for …

Identity Theft

America’s vitriol towards Clinton reveals a nation mired in misogyny | Hadley Freeman

She has a crucial story to tell, yet critics on both left and right are shouting her down. Is this the same America that holds political history sacred?<p>There has been much talk of late from professed fans of American history about how important it is to remember the major figures from the country’s …

Democrats Ask: How Could Trump Have Nominated This Man for FEMA?

WASHINGTON — After the sudden withdrawal this week of President Donald Trump's nominee for a top post at the Federal emergency Management Agency, Senate Democrats are raising concerns about the White House's vetting process.<p>"The White House may have thought, 'Well, no one will pay any attention to …

In Stunning New Deal with Democrats, Trump Agrees to Be Impeached

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In his most stunning deal yet with Democratic leaders, Donald Trump agreed on Friday to be impeached by the end of 2017.<p>Emerging from an Oval Office meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a beaming Trump touted …

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Entire city police force sacked in Philippines after murder claims

Move follows allegations that some of 1,200-strong Caloocan city force were involved in killings of three teenagers<p>An entire city police force in the Philippines has been sacked after some of its members were suspected in the killings of three teenagers, with others seen on surveillance cameras …

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Marriage is more linked to college education than ever before

Around half of Americans these days are getting married—a much lower rate than the peak of 72% in 1960, to be sure, but a good enough percentage that has held pretty steady over the last decade or so. Yet the kinds of people tying the knot have changed.<p>Twenty-five years ago, among adults aged 25 …

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Trump Signs Congressional Resolution Condemning White Supremacists

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a resolution passed by Congress condemning white supremacists, Neo-Nazis and other hate groups.<p>"As Americans, we condemn the recent violence in Charlottesville and oppose hatred, bigotry, and racism in all forms," Trump said in a statement. "No matter the …