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Reclusive North Korea said at the weekend it was ready to sink the US aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson , which Trump had ordered to waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning to the nuclear-armed North. The comments came ahead of a failed missile test coinciding with the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-Sung. Pyongyang said Sunday it was poised to destroy the USS Carl Vinson if provoked when the aircraft carrier and its armada arrive at the Korean ...


Marist Poll Survey Looks at Marijuana's Impact on the American Family

Marist Poll Survey Looks at Marijuana's Impact on the American Family

A poll from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale found that 74.4 percent of Illinois residents support legalizing recreational marijuana. Only the elderly age 65 and older believe that marijuana should still be illegal, with only 37 percent approving of legalization.


Ex-defence chief: Corbyn can't be trusted to protect nation

Ex-defence chief: Corbyn can't be trusted to protect nation

The Islington North MP has proposed no fewer than four new bank holidays for English workers - a move that would certainly be welcomed on Irish shores. Elsewhere, UKIP leader Paul Nuttall will make a policy announcement in Westminster, setting out plans to ban burkas and sharia law, and tackle FGM and postal voting fraud.


Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

Trump said , after ordering a Bannon-Kushner truce late last week. True to form, Trump said he's his own strategist. Trump is now trying so hard to reassert dominance in his own administration that he's acting like Bannon's official title isn't chief strategist.


As budget deadline looms, President Trump pushes border wall funding

As budget deadline looms, President Trump pushes border wall funding

Earlier Monday, Trump tweeted that the proposed border wall would be "a very important tool in stopping drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth (and many others)!" The wall has been the subject of some of Trump's recent tweets, where he vowed that Mexico would eventually pay for the wall's construction.


Macron Wins First Poll In French Presidential Race: Positive for Stocks?

Macron Wins First Poll In French Presidential Race: Positive for Stocks?

Though Le Pen came in behind Macron, there was joy at the FN's election party Sunday night in Henin-Beaumont, a former coal mining town in northern France, with outbursts of the Marseillaise national anthem. While Macron wants to further beef up the euro zone, Le Pen has told supporters "the European Union will die". Two people were injured and police detained three people as demonstrators burned cars, danced around bonfires and dodged riot officers.