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Kelly Osbourne and Stephen Colbert are distant relatives

Kelly Osbourne and Stephen Colbert are distant relatives

Colbert then went on to explain that President Trump had just announced a 20 percent tariff on Canadian-imported softwood lumber . "As far as I know, this is the first time anyone has rejected Justin Trudeau's wood", Colbert joked. Talking about how to pay for the wall between the United States and Mexico, he said it was simple. "We can tax them, they don't have to pay with money, we can tax them".


South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

A statement released Wednesday says Japanese aircraft are integrated with ongoing training by the USS Carl Vinson's air wing. And on Wednesday, South Korea started installing key parts of a contentious US missile defense system against North Korean missiles that also has sparked Chinese and Russian concerns.


UN says slight drop in war deaths, but more women among them

UN says slight drop in war deaths, but more women among them

According to the report there is an unprecedented number of Afghans displaced by war living inside the country. Insurgents remained the highest contributors to civilian casualties at 62 per cent, followed by home-made bombs at 19 per cent, suicide and complex attacks at 17 per cent.


North Korea UN Mission warns over 'total war with USA imperialists'

North Korea UN Mission warns over 'total war with USA imperialists'

He has vowed to stop it from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile. The latest signal from the Trump administration comes on the heel of warnings that USA military action is an "option on the table" as tensions spike over a series of missile launches by the volatile North.



Venezuela says it's renouncing membership in OAS

This number includes many cases unrelated to the political unrest, including incidents of looting, CNN has found. They will discuss a proposal by 16 countries, including Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. Rodriguez said the pressure being brought by the US on some of its traditional allies like Haiti to punish Venezuela was considerable. "We will defeat violence and this coup d'etat", he said Tuesday in a speech.