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Local Expert Says North Korea Situation is More Volatile Than Cold War

Local Expert Says North Korea Situation is More Volatile Than Cold War

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States and amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, it has escalated a war of words, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it. A Security Council press statement has no binding power, but to issue them approval from all 15 members is required in principle. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations had a message for North Korea on Wednesday: "We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and ...


GOP nearing completion on new Healthcare bill, but finds support split

GOP nearing completion on new Healthcare bill, but finds support split

Some insurers also were concerned about the AHCA's proposed cuts to Medicaid, the joint federal-state health care plan for the poor. Rep. Tom MacArthur , R-N.J., has drawn up a proposed amendment to the GOP health care bill, hoping to attract enough support to pass the House.



Poll finds record support for pot legalization

This changes the stigma attached to the plant from what it used to be in the past. Will Illinois follow the lead of these fearless states and go against the federal government to prove a point? In 1923, the Washington Legislature passed House Bill 3, regulating "narcotic drugs", in which it included cannabis americana and cannabis indica.



Things You Need to Know About Fox News Cutting Bill O'Reilly

But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today. According to a report from New York Magazine , Fox is set to sever ties with Bill O'Reilly and his popular show, The O'Reilly Factor, after it was revealed by The New York Times earlier this month that the network has settled multiple sexual and verbal harassment claims against the television show host over the past 14 years to the tune of millions of dollars.


2 men charged after cellphone video of fight posted online

2 men charged after cellphone video of fight posted online

He is being treated for his injuries at a local hospital. Note: Information from Detroit Police Chief James Craig Tuesday that none of the suspects involved in the brawl were Detroit residents turned out to be incorrect. Craig said "cowards from Inkster" chose to attack the man for no apparent reason. "When Putnam went to aid his friend the group of men began to violently beat Putnam while he was on the ground", prosecutors said in the news release.



Two People Missing in Grand Canyon

Two hikers in their group alerted officials over the weekend by setting off an emergency Global Positioning System locator beacon in the backcountry below the canyon's North Rim, according to Chief Ranger Matt Vandzura of the National Park Service.