The Central American caravan has swelled to an estimated 7,000 migrants. Despite Trump’s threats, it’s heading north toward the US border.

Associated Press/Moises Castillo The migrant caravan that trekked through the Northern Triangle and reached Mexico this weekend has swelled to an estimated 7,000 people, and is largely heading to the United States. President Donald Trump has raged against the caravan, pinning blame in turn on Central American governments, US asylum laws, and congressional Democrats. Despite […]

Trump reportedly watched a North Korean missile launch on Fox News and worried it was happening in real time

KRT via AP Video President Donald Trump reportedly caught some old footage of a North Korean missile launch on Fox News and worried that it was happening in real time. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who was having lunch with Trump at the time, assured him it was not. “That’s old footage, old footage!,” Graham humorously […]

Two more large earthquakes hit Indonesia days after devastating quake and tsunami killed scores of people in the north

Shutterstock/leolintang Two shallow earthquakes rocked the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey said the first quake was a magnitude 5.9 and the second one, about 15 minutes later, was a 6.0. The quakes occurred nearly 990 miles south of the area heavily damaged by a powerful […]

North Koreans have been hiding their identities to evade sanctions

The US Department of the Treasury recently warned IT companies and individuals that individuals from North Korea are using fake online information in order to win employment for technology projects. These individuals often hide behind businesses that are nominally Chinese owned, but often are completely controlled and managed by North Koreans. The Treasury Department specifically […]

US sets up coalition to track foreign ships delivering fuel to North Korea – report

A US Navy ship will reportedly host military personnel from the Five Eyes countries plus Japan and South Korea to monitor foreign vessels delivering fuel to the North in violation of UN sanctions. The coalition will include the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada – America’s partners within the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance […]

Firefighters knelt and prayed outside a North Carolina home where a mother and her baby were killed as Hurricane Florence made landfall

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Firefighters gathered to pray outside the Wilmington, North Carolina, home where a mother and her baby were killed after a tree crashed through the roof during Hurricane Florence on Friday.  At least three other people died Friday. Florence has weakened to a tropical storm, but dangerous flooding and strong winds were expected […]

South Korea to propose joint 2032 Olympics bid with North

South Korea is considering a joint 2032 Olympic bid with its northern neighbors in an attempt to maintain peace and stability on the Korean peninsula. South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jong-Hwan said that co-hosting the summer Olympics with the North would help to ease tensions and promote peace in the region, […]

Russia will ask UN to lift some North Korea sanctions – Deputy FM

Moscow will propose to the UN Security Council to reward North Korea with a gradual relaxing of sanctions if it takes the necessary steps towards denuclearization, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said. “As North Korea takes steps on denuclearization, we believe that the UN Security Council has the authority and should address the issue of […]

GOLDMAN SACHS: Chinese tech giants are dominating North America in VC funding for the first time, and it could be the start of an unprecedented boom (BABA, BIDU, JD)

Chinese companies outpaced their American counterparts in venture-capital funding for the first time during the second quarter, according to Goldman Sachs. Tech giants and Softbank contributed the most to this milestone. According to Goldman’s analysts, Chinese tech giants including Alibaba and Baidu are creating ecosystems with unprecedented influence to develop new technologies and business models.  Watch […]

Photos over 70 years show how North Korea’s Kim family went from starving guerilla fighters to going toe-to-toe with Trump

The North Korean state has defied all the odds and constant forecasts of its impending doom to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding on September 9, 2018. North Korea has a dark and tortured history going back millennia as regional powers like China and Japan have sought to dominate it.  The story of North […]