Republican lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Pool/Getty Images A group of Republican members of Congress on Wednesday nominated President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on North Korea’s nuclear program.  Republican Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana sent a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee formally nominating the president, stating Trump was bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula via […]

South Korea’s president calls for Trump to get the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea

Donald Trump should win a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a standoff with North Korea over nuclear weapons, according to South Korea’s president. Moon Jae-in said Monday: “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace.” Trump threatened war with North Korea multiple times and pushed very […]

This high-tech sock tracks my infant’s heart rate and oxygen level in real time — and it gives me peace of mind when she’s asleep

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Kristin John The Owlet Smart Sock 2 tracks an infant’s heart rate and blood oxygen level in real time using a cozy, noninvasive sock. The Smart Sock wirelessly connects to […]

UNSC to meet on ‘threats to peace & security’ in wake of Syria chem attack reports – Russian mission

Published time: 8 Apr, 2018 18:25 Edited time: 8 Apr, 2018 18:41 Russia has called a UN Security Council meeting for Monday, about threats to international peace and security, in the wake of reports of a chemical attack in Syria’s Douma. It will be followed by a meeting on the alleged incident. DETAILS TO FOLLOW […]

Ballet in time of Cold War: Russian dance troupe hailed as 'messenger of peace & love' in US (VIDEO)

Whenever the Cold War is raging between Russia and the west, it’s ballet that helps build bridges and ease drama, says a leading choreographer, who’s taking his St. Petersburg company on a tour of the US. “This has already become a world tradition, when the Cold War begins between the west and the east or […]

North and South Korean shook hands and toasted to ‘peace’ in a rare gesture of friendship

REUTERS/Stephanie Nebehay Senior North and South Korean parliamentarians shook hands and shared a toast to “peace” with Swiss wine on Tuesday. South Korean MP and politician Young Chin shook hands with Ri Jong Hyok, director of North Korea’s National Reunification Institute and deputy head of its Supreme People’s Assembly. They were attending the annual assembly […]

Why a hard Brexit Irish border would reopen a ‘gaping wound’ and wreck the Irish peace process

Charles McQuillan / Getty Re-introducing a hard border in Ireland after Brexit would be like re-opening a “gaping wound,” a leading expert has warned. Prominent Northern Ireland academic Katy Hayward said a harder border with technology could destabilise Ireland’s highly sensitive peace process. Her warnings echo those from senior police chiefs who say that border […]

From smoking a ‘peace pipe’ with the North Koreans to Jared Kushner getting stuck in security — here are Trump’s best jokes from his roast at the Gridiron dinner

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Gridiron Club and Foundation, a charitable journalistic organization, hosted its 133rd anniversary dinner at The Renaissance Washington Hotel on Saturday. President Donald Trump gave a joke-filled speech to members of the press and many top members of his administration who were in attendance. Here are the best jokes from Trump’s speech, […]

Syria’s East Ghouta militants derail peace talks with armed provocations – Russian MoD

Attempts to broker a ceasefire in the Damascus suburb of East Ghouta have failed because illegal armed militants controlling the area have refused to give up their weapons, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. “The appeals by the Russian reconciliation center to illegal armed groups to stop resistance, surrender arms and regularize their status did […]