North Korea’s military is “examining the operational plan” to strike areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles, state-run news agency KCNA said early Wednesday local time.
James Comey, the former head of the FBI, will be testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about his interactions with President Donald Trump. Ahead of that hearing, the committee has released his opening statement, which is full of saucy little details of illicit one-on-one conversations and flaunted protocol. The whole thing reads like a Victorian romance novel, garnished with spy thriller jargon. I’m getting the vapors already.
Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences, as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington.
Planned cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency are set to fall heaviest upon communities of color across the US that already suffer disproportionately from toxic pollution, green groups have warned.
Between statements from the Department of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence accusing Russia of interfering with the 2016 Presidential Election, as well as President Trump’s recent comments about Vladimir Putin in a Fox News interview, there appear to be multiple links between the Trump administration and Putin. A recent report cites the history between the two leaders as the possible basis for extraditing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba and the second-richest man in China, visited Australia on Saturday. He had a dire warning for Trump and his hardline, anti-globalization ideas about trade: this could be war.
President Donald Trump took another setback Friday in his aim to ban travel from predominantly Muslim countries to the United States. A U.S. judge has temporarily blocked the executive order.