Otto Warmbier

A year of Trump: (Almost) everything that happened

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It will be impossible to adequately explain in decades to come just what it was like to be alive in the exhausting first year of Donald Trump's presidency.<p>From the moment he trampled the unifying conventions of the inaugural address by decrying "American carnage," Trump shattered …

Justice

Plan for Death in These 11 Countries, Warns the State Department

The new system of travel advisories is killing it.<p>Filed Under Death & Security<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>…

North Korea

HuffPost Ends Unpaid Contributions in Break With Past

In an interview with The New York Times, HuffPost Editor in Chief Lydia Polgreen said unpaid contributor platforms have become “cacophonous”<p>HuffPost …

Donald Trump

I spent 919 days in a North Korean prison

I endured crippling isolation, hard labour and the daily threat of execution. This is how I survived

Lifestyle (Canada)

Visit These Countries And You Will Probably Die, Says U.S. Government

An American passport is one of the most powerful in the world, offering visa-free admission to up to 158 countries—this may be less than many …

Middle East

US Citizens visiting North Korea should make a will and plan funeral, State Department warns

Americans seeking to visit North Korea should draft a will and make preparations for their death, the US Department of State has advised.

North Korea

Write a will and plan your funeral if you go to North Korea, warns US

US citizens traveling to North Korea should make a will and plan their funeral before going, according to official government advice.<p>The Department …

North Korea

The World is a (Surprisingly) Safe Place to Travel

It’s barely a week old, but the new, four-level travel advisory system unveiled by the U.S. Department of State is already causing confusion and …

Kyrgyzstan

Travelling to North Korea? Don't Forget To Draft a Will and Make Funeral Arrangements

Travel to North Korea is so dangerous that U.S. citizens should consider making a will and planning their funerals before they leave, the State …

North Korea

US advises travellers to North Korea to write will and make funeral arrangements

American citizens who wish to visit North Korea should write a will, make funeral arrangements and designate carers for their children and pets, a chilling travel advisory from the US State Department has warned.<p>The fresh advice was issued last week, reported Fox News, and comes on the back of new …

North Korea

Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

Throughout the first year of his presidency – and even as he campaigned for the office – President Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea has been harsh.<p>He warned earlier this year that America’s nuclear capabilities were “much bigger [and] more powerful” than that of the Asian nation. And at the …

North Korea

A ‘White Racism’ class just started at a Florida university. Police were on standby.

The class, according to its course description, will confront “white racism and white supremacy.” It will examine “racist ideologies, laws, policies and practices” that “maintain white racial domination.”<p>Its title is short, provocative and, to some, problematic.<p>As word spread that Florida Gulf …

Racism

Christians who have given their life for Christ in 2017

Aleteia provides an overview of some recent 21st-century martyrs.<p>The blood of martyrs continues to be the seed of new Christians at the beginning of …

Christianity

Trump says he’s open to talks with North Korea, hopes rogue nation participates in Winter Olympics

President Trump on Saturday said he remains open to direct talks with North Korea's regime over its nuclear program and added that he hopes the rogue Asian nation participates in the Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea next month.<p>“Sure, I always believe in talking,” Trump said during a news …

North Korea

1 A.T. (After Trump): The Culture

Posted: Jan 06, 2018 12:01 AM<p>In a previous article, I showed that Donald Trump’s first year as President has been marked by a series of exceptional …

Conservative View

China experiments with sweeping Social Credit System

China wants to introduce a Social Credit System to rate its citizens’ trustworthiness. Unconcerned about privacy protection, the government is …

World News

Are The Winter Olympics In Danger? North Korea Is A Real Threat — But Pyeongchang Has A Plan

With just a few weeks to go, South Korean officials are making moves to ensure safety and security during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in …

North Korea

Kellyanne Conway says reporters' 'knees start knocking' in Trump's presence

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway commented on how reporters act in President Trump's presence on Wednesday, saying their "knees start knocking" when they are speaking with him.<p>During an interview on FOX News, Conway expanded on Trump's Tuesday tweet revealing he will announce "THE MOST …

North Korea

What each state has Googled more than any other in 2017

2017 was an awful year by nearly all measures, a depressing assembly line of misery that produced one damn atrocity after another. Despite being …

Weird

Ray of hope, then deep hostility between US and North Korea

In this photo, taken on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, and distributed on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, by the North Korean government, the Pukguksong-2 is launched …

North Korea

Jews We Lost In 2017

Perhaps it’s only fitting, given what a rough year 2017 was, that Jewish humor took a hit in the year gone by. Jerry Lewis, Don Rickles, Shelley …

Jewish Culture

It’s Not Just Trump

Interview byDaniel Denvir<p>The prospect of nuclear war with North Korea sits near the top of the list of unthinkably bad things about Donald Trump’s …

North Korea

138 things Trump did this year while you weren't looking

Behind the crazy headlines, more conservative priorities got pushed through than most people realize. An exhaustive list of what really happened to the government in 2017.<p>In Donald Trump’s first act as president, he signed a high-profile executive order intended to dismantle Obamacare, instructing …

Politics

North Korean nuclear scientist poisons himself after being caught fleeing to China.

The <i>Korea Herald</i> reports that a North Korean nuclear scientist has killed himself following a failed attempt to defect to China. As a lead researcher …

Offbeat News

2017 Was Trump’s Year of Winning Dangerously

Despite fake controversies and his own impulsiveness, he won real victories for America and its citizens.<p>For President Donald J. Trump, 2017 …

2017 in photographs: 30 poignant images from an eventful year

News (Ireland)

2017 news quiz: Test your knowledge of the year's events

2017 was punctuated with tragedy, scandal and bizarre political developments.<p>See how well you remember the year that was with our news quiz - the …

Donald Trump

There must be a price for taking US hostages

In the Christmas season, it’s worth sparing a thought for a shamefully neglected group of Americans — those unjustly locked up in foreign prisons on …

Nicolás Maduro

US 'Maximum Pressure' N. Korea Policy Yielded Mixed Results in 2017

With a tweet in early January saying, "It won't happen!" Donald Trump, who had not yet been inaugurated president of the United States, set upon a …

North Korea

The biggest global stories of 2017: From North Korea and Yemen to ISIS and terrorism

2017 was a tumultuous year on the global stage as world leaders confronted a morphing U.S. role in international affairs and crises across the …

Ali Abdullah Saleh