• The Seattle TimesWith regional tensions, Olympic officials worry about 2018 winter games in South Korea

    Pyeongchang lies in mountainous terrain at the uppermost eastern corner of South Korea, about an hour from the border with North Korea. Normally, its proximity to the Demilitarized Zone, and the North beyond, would not be an issue. But six months from now, thousands of athletes from around the world are set to gather at that remote location for the Read more...

  • CNNFormer spy chief: North Korea is not going to give up its nukes

    Washington (CNN)Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, now a CNN contributor, said Sunday that he does not foresee a scenario where North Korea relinquishes its nuclear weapons.”I’d love to see it, but I don’t think that’s in the cards,” Clapper said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”The former top intelligence official in the Obama administration said denuclearization was a Read more...

  • ABCTaliban 'open letter' to Trump urges US to leave Afghanistan

    The Taliban have sent an “open letter” to President Donald Trump, reiterating their calls for America to leave Afghanistan after 16 years of war. In a long and rambling note in English that was sent to journalists on Tuesday by Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban spokesman, the insurgents say Trump recognized the errors of his predecessors by seeking a review of Read more...

  • Associated PressUS vet returns dead Japanese soldier’s flag to grateful kin

    US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag to grateful kin Associated Press – 15 August 2017 04:10-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • BBC NewsN Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam but will hold off, state media said.Although prepared for “the enveloping fire at Guam”, the North said it would watch what “the foolish Yankees” do before taking a decision.Last week’s threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric being exchanged between the two sides.This Read more...

  • CBS News"Ready to fight": The U.S. forces facing down North Korea

    Last Updated Aug 14, 2017 10:40 PM EDT “CBSN: On Assignment” airs Monday, August 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, and on our streaming network, CBSN.As North Korea’s Kim Jong Un continues his relentless quest for a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States, military officials in U.S. Pacific Command work daily to project force in the region and Read more...

  • CNBCLive blog: Three CEOs quit President Trump's manufacturing council

    Our live blog is tracking reaction as the CEO of Intel becomes the third executive to leave President Trump’s Manufacturing council, after the bosses of Merck and Under Armour head for the door. We’ll bring you the latest analysis below. (App users please click here). Read more on CNBC.

  • QuartzThe lies Brits tell themselves about how they left behind a better India

    In May 2015, Shashi Tharoor, a former undersecretary general of the United Nations and a current member of India’s parliament, gave a stirring speech at a debate in the Oxford Union. He was speaking for the proposition that “Britain owes reparations to her former colonies.” The speech went viral, and Tharoor was perplexed. “Though I had spoken well enough for Read more...

  • FOX NewsThe Latest: Officials: Car drove into patrons intentionally

    The Latest on the car that drove into the sidewalk outside a pizza restaurant in France (all times local): 10:11 p.m. French officials say the driver who steered into patrons of a pizza restaurant east of Paris clearly acted intentionally, but they have no reason so far to suspect a terrorist motive. Read more on FOX News.

  • Los Angeles TimesNorth Korean ruler stands down on threat to Guam

    North Korea’s autocratic ruler has decided not to launch missiles toward Guam, Pyongyang’s state media reported Tuesday, easing the immediate threat of an attack on the U.S. territory in the western Pacific.The North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un could change his mind “if the Yankees persist in their extremely dangerous reckless actions,” in which case the country’s artillerymen would Read more...