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Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

South Korea's defence ministry said they were unable to confirm the report that North Korea is moving a rocket, but the ministry said in parliament on Monday that the North was considered ready to launch more missiles, including ICBMs, at any time.


This striking image from space captures the monstrous scale of Hurricane Irma

This striking image from space captures the monstrous scale of Hurricane Irma

Jose had winds up to 70 miles per hour, and the hurricane center said it could become a hurricane later today. As powerful Hurricane Irma tears across the Caribbean towards Florida, a new tropical storm formed in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday and is threatening to become a hurricane, USA weather monitors said.


Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten granted parole

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten granted parole

The Labianca murders, which Van Houten helped carry out, took place in Los Angeles the day after Tate and four others were killed in their home by followers of Manson. Jerry Brown , who denied Van Houten's parole in 2016. Since being jailed more than 40 years ago, Van Houten has earned college degrees and reportedly has been a model prisoner.


Germany backs initiative to deploy United Nations peacekeepers to Donbass

Germany backs initiative to deploy United Nations peacekeepers to Donbass

USA media reported on August 6 that the Pentagon had recommended sending a package of lethal defensive military aid to Ukraine worth about $50 million. The council is expected to be back at work in NY on Monday. Mr Yelchenko also said that all Russian forces must withdraw from eastern Ukraine before peacekeepers are deployed, and he rejected Mr Putin's demand that the government seek agreement on the issue from local warlords - a move Kiev sees as another attempt to obscure Moscow's de facto ...



Dennis Rodman talks of skiing friendship with Kim Jong Un

Rodman has made several visits to see his little buddy - the five-time National Basketball Association champ is 6-foot-7 and Kim Jong Un is a foot shorter - whom he's called "a friend for life ". So apparently, one of the greatest defenders in the history of the National Basketball Association has become a defender of American interests in North Korea .


Russian Federation says it has seen no positive impact from North Korea sanctions

Russian Federation says it has seen no positive impact from North Korea sanctions

Moscow does not recognize North Korea's nuclear status, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday following talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Sputnik reports . Amid statements from USA officials warning of a "massive military response" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States , the Russian President reiterated that North Korean issues should be resolved in a peaceful way.