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U.S. lawmakers want to ban American tourists from North Korea

U.S. lawmakers want to ban American tourists from North Korea

John Schilling, a missile expert contributing to Washington's 38 North think tank, estimated it would take until at least 2020 for North Korea to be able to develop an ICBM capable of reaching the USA mainland and until 2025 for one powered by solid fuel.


May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump

May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump

Officials believe he may have met with ISIS operatives there. President Trump on Thursday called for a Department of Justice investigation into an alleged leak of British intelligence information from its investigation into the Manchester bombing.


Manchester Arena attack: United Kingdom police make 7th arrest

Manchester Arena attack: United Kingdom police make 7th arrest

Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they worked to piece together his allegiances and foil any new potential threats. The Guardian reports a 23-year-old arrested in south Manchester on Tuesday morning in relation to the attack is still being questioned.


USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

IMPORTANT! Mediamatters is trying to silence me, get me fired, pressure my advertising on radio & TV. Of course, Media Matters did have something to do with sponsors' flipping on Hannity when they published a list of Hannity's advertisers, a move that Hannity described to Huffington Post as a "kill shot" campaign supported by TODAY , George Soros, and Hillary Clinton .



Moody's downgrades China's credit rating for first time since 1989

Chinese stocks closed higher Wednesday, shaking off losses as initial concerns wore off from Moody's Investors Service's decision to lower the country's credit rating for the first time since 1989. Equities there sold off briefly following the China downgrade, but the impact was largely been confined to the Australian dollar, which fell some 0.5% against major currencies in Asian trading.


International Monetary Fund needs more realism in euro zone assumptions on Greece

International Monetary Fund needs more realism in euro zone assumptions on Greece

Ministers from the 19-member single currency bloc sought agreement at talks in Brussels after Greek lawmakers last week fulfilled the eurozone's latest demands for painful austerity measures. Greece is now in the midst of its third bailout program - the current three-year program expires in the summer of 2018 and could be worth up to 86 billion euros ($95 billion) in total.