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July 25, 2017 10:48 PM North Korea: How Kim Jong Un’s Family Was Picked by Russia to Lead and Threaten America

Newsweek published this story under the headline of "Headless Beast: NORTH KOREA AFTER KIM” on July 18, 1994 after Kim Il Sung, then dictator of North Korea, died. In light of recent news involving North Korea and their threats against the US, Newsweek is republishing the story. For 46 years he had endured, presiding over the world's strangest, most isolated 17

July 25, 2017 8:33 AM China should plan for crisis on North Korea border, experts warn

China needs to start preparing for a possible crisis if tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme escalate into a military conflict, experts have warned. The stark assessment comes as hopes of a diplomatic solution to North Korea’s missile tests remain bleak and fears increase of a military showdown between Washington and Pyongyang 15

July 24, 2017 2:28 PM How ISIS Nearly Stumbled On The Ingredients For A 'Dirty Bomb'

On the day the Islamic State overran the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014, it laid claim to one of the greatest weapons bonanzas ever to fall to a terrorist group: a large metropolis dotted with military bases and garrisons stocked with guns, bombs, rockets and even battle tanks. But the most fearsome weapon in Mosul on that day was never used by the terrorists 21

July 21, 2017 11:31 PM U.S. bans travel to North Korea after Warmbier death

First Published 43 minutes ago • Updated 39 minutes ago State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement, "Due to mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law enforcement, the secretary has authorized a Geographical Travel Restriction on all U.S. citizen nationals' use of a passport 26

July 21, 2017 2:41 PM North Korea tourism: US to ban Americans from visiting

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement that the ban would be published next week in the Federal Register, to come into effect 30 days later. US officials linked the move to the death of jailed American student Otto Warmbier. Once the ban is in effect, US citizens will need special validation to travel to or within North Korea 23

July 21, 2017 5:13 AM S Korea urges North to accept military talks offer

North Korea has not replied to calls for talks and separate offers to negotiate the reunification of divided families. South Korea has urged the North to break its silence on an offer of military talks aimed at easing simmering tensions over the hermit state's nuclear ambitions. Seoul had proposed to hold rare inter-Korea talks this week at the border 18

July 19, 2017 12:37 PM Poland put on notice as EU calls for halt to judicial shake-up

BRUSSELS/WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland could face punishment by the European Union if Warsaw does not halt judicial reforms which the bloc's executive said on Wednesday would put its courts under government control. "These laws considerably increase the systemic threats to the rule of law," the European Commission's First Vice-President Frans Timmermans 18

July 18, 2017 11:02 AM The Daily 202: After Senate bill falls apart, Republicans don’t have the votes to repeal Obamacare

THE BIG IDEA: A last-gasp Hail Mary for full repeal of Obamacare appears certain to fail. There are not the votes in either chamber of Congress. Mitch McConnell pulled the second draft of his health-care bill last night after two more Republican senators came out against even bringing it up for debate on the floor: Utah’s Mike Lee and Kansas’s Jerry 31

July 17, 2017 9:59 AM Brexit state of play: The key issues as latest talks start

British Union flags fly in front of the Big Ben clocktower of The Houses of Parliament in central London February 25, 2016. — Reuters picLONDON, July 17 — The UK and the European Union renewed divorce talks today with the clock ticking down to the March 2019 split. It’s the second such meeting; the first round in June saw Britain concede to the EU’s demand 26

July 13, 2017 11:12 AM Brexit: Repeal bill published by the government

MPs must "work together" on Brexit, the minister in charge of the UK's EU exit has said, as he published a bill to convert EU law into British law. Brexit Secretary David Davis said he would "work with anyone" to make it a success, but he faces opposition. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron told the government: "This will be hell." Labour's shadow Brexit 29