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South Korea Doesn't Have a Clue What To Do About the North

It was not immediately clear how the protest was conveyed - if it was sent by mail or how it was addressed - since North Korea and the United States have no diplomatic relations and virtually no official channels of communication. Both men taught North Korean students at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. North Korea on Friday demanded the extradition of the South's spy chief, a Chinese businessman, and unnamed US CIA agents over a supposed conspiracy to assassinate leader Kim ...



GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

With his razor-thin majority, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) can't afford to lose more than two GOP votes on a bill to overhaul the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Last week they accepted a bill they say doesn't undo enough of the 2010 law. The long-running United States health care debate now moves to the Senate, where the fate of the repeal effort is uncertain.


White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

We did what we were supposed to do. The Intelligence Committee's subpoena comes the day after President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey , claiming Comey was no longer doing a good job. "Trump tweeted that there is "no evidence" of collusion between himself and Russian Federation, that Yates didn't reveal anything new during her testimony, that the investigation into collusion between Russian Federation and Trump is a "total hoax", and that the media should be reporting on ...



Tillerson signs global declaration recognizing climate change

Trump's efforts to dilute U.S. climate policies have made the country an outlier on the issue and put Tillerson in an awkward position at a meeting of the Arctic Council. "I'm pleased that we got to a good place thanks to the partnership of all the Arctic Council members, very much including the United States, and very much including Secretary Tillerson".


Kobach supported Trump's unfounded claim that

Kobach supported Trump's unfounded claim that "millions" voted illegally

League of Women Voters President Chris Carson said , "the real objective of this effort is to justify President Trump's false claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 elections". The Republican won the White House through victory in the Electoral College, which tallies wins in states, but lost the popular vote to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by some 3 million ballots.



Local elections: Sturgeon plays down Tory success in Scotland

He said: "There was no outright victor, the SNP have one more member, and that means we have to have a totally different mind-set". Labour lost all but one of its Scottish MPs in the 2015 general election, but Mr Kelly said: "Labour was written off before the council elections, but we defied the odds to win three councils, finished joint top in another, and pushed the SNP incredibly close across Scotland".