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China Flexes Military Muscle, Testing New Missile After THAAD Installation

China Flexes Military Muscle, Testing New Missile After THAAD Installation

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday he would cut cozy ties between government and family-run conglomerates, and reform these big businesses known as chaebol. Given that, the prospect for improved ties between Seoul and Beijing isn't clear, with some saying China won't back down until it gets a major concession on the system's deployment and others saying China is also eager for improved ties and will settle for less as long as it can save face on the missile-defense issue.


Iran's Rouhani faces renewed charges as election looms

Iran's Rouhani faces renewed charges as election looms

If nobody wins more than 50 percent of the votes cast in the first round on May 19, there will be a runoff a week later. According to Iran Human Rights, staff at Rouhani's campaign headquarters in Gheytarieh, north Tehran , were prevented from campaigning two weeks in a row.


Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

This affects boys ages 14-18 in the church, which makes up about 130,000 of the 2.3 million registered boy scouts in the country. The Mormon Church is cutting some of its ties with the Boy Scouts of America. "The Utah National Parks Council is and always will be committed to helping the LDS Church serve their youth". South and Central Texas Boy Scout troops have more than 50,000 participants.



Read Former FBI Director James Comey's Farewell Letter to Colleagues

Almost every member of the Senate Democratic caucus sat down on the chamber floor early Wednesday morning in protest of Comey's dismissal. President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday has led Democrats and others to raise concerns about the future of the investigation.



UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

May was the first world leader to visit Donald Trump after his inauguration, and has stressed the importance of the trans-Atlantic "special relationship". Corbyn said he would take a different direction, calling the USA -led "war on terror" a failure. It has not increased our security at home. Banning zero hours contracts was supported by 71 per cent with just 16 per cent against, and 65 per cent said they agreed with raising income tax on those earning more than £80,000 a year with 24 per ...


Rock nation? Dwayne Johnson considering run for White House

Rock nation? Dwayne Johnson considering run for White House

Johnson declined to endorse a candidate in last year's presidential race, even though he said both campaigns approached him. Johnson also explained how he was hesitate to give an endorsement to either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election but said he opposes Trump's campaign call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.