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Trump ready to nuke North Korea

Acting Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton told the State Department press corps Wednesday morning, "It's an urgent and global threat, and we see the North Korean weapons programs as increasingly destabilizing, both for Northeast Asia and for the globe".


USA strikes Syria: What you need to know

USA strikes Syria: What you need to know

The U.S. military response was hailed by many world leaders, while Russian Federation, a staunch Assad ally, condemned the attack as an act of "aggression". "Either Russia has been complicit or Russia has been simply incompetent in its ability to deliver on its end of the agreement", Tillerson said. We must show that no foreign power can or will protect Assad now.



Koreas face off in Pyongyang

Pyongyang had not responded to American missile strikes on a Syrian air base as of Friday night here, but has otherwise ratcheted up threats against the USA of late. Trump's actions on Syria could signal to Pyongyang that the new president isn't afraid of unilateral military steps, even if key nations like China are standing in the way.



Trump hails 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese leader

Trump has urged Xi to pressure North Korea into halting its nuclear program, which is one of the most urgent issues for the US. President Donald Trump pressed Chinese President Xi Jingping to do more to curb North Korea's nuclear programme and help reduce the gaping US trade deficit with Beijing in talks on Friday, even as he toned down the strident anti-China rhetoric of his election campaign.


Escort convicted in Google exec's OD death ordered deported

Escort convicted in Google exec's OD death ordered deported

She was taken into custody by ICE officers on March 29 - the day she was released from jail after serving almost two years for involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the death of businessman Forrest Timothy Hayes . Police originally recommended homicide charges. Counting time served before her guilty plea, Tichelman was released after serving about half her sentence, with time off for good behavior.



Here's Why Things Got Heated Between LeBron James and Tristan Thompson Yesterday

The champions are showing cracks - and weakness. But, nonetheless, the Cavs pulled out a close win 135-130 in a double-overtime nail-biter. "My fault", Lue said . Up 14 early in the fourth period, the Cavs seemed to have the game under control, but their offense became stagnant and Miles stayed hot for in, as his 3-pointer cut the Pacers' deficit to 96-94 with 5:58 to go.