North Korea’s nuclear program ‘ever closer’ to putting US at risk, CIA boss says North Korea’s nuclear program is believed to be aimed coercion rather than defense and is moving “ever closer” to putting the U.S. at risk, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. Pompeo, speaking at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, said the […]
Extreme weather is the biggest risk for humanity in 2018, say world leaders Extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018, according to the new Global Risks Report 2018 of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Every year, the report surveys a pool of 1000 experts and decision makers […]
What happens during a government shutdown? 7 things you should know It may be a new year, but Congress is returning to the same old challenge it left behind in 2017 – agreeing on a budget. And the clock is ticking. A temporary spending bill passed in the House of Representatives Thursday night, 230-197, but […]
America’s first tornado of 2018 hit Amelia County last Friday A rare midwinter tornado uprooted trees and destroyed a carport in northern Amelia County on the evening of Friday, Jan. 12, but no one was injured. Though it was only in existence for about 2 minutes, it will go down as the first tornado to […]
‘Ghost ship’ washes up on Japan’s coast with skeletal remains of suspected North Koreans The remains of eight people suspected to be from North Korea were reportedly uncovered after a “ghost ship” washed ashore on Japan’s coast last week containing a badge depicting former North Korean leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung.
Hawaii’s false missile alert: How it happened CLOSE Human error caused Saturday’s false alarm, but it took Hawaii Emergency Management Agency officials 38 minutes to tell cellphone users the alert was not real. Defense officials estimate it would take 20 minutes for a North Korean missile to reach Hawaii. Sequence of events: Hawaii EMA employee […]
Hawaii emergency officials say ballistic missile threat alert was a mistake Hawaii emergency officials confirmed Saturday an alert that a ballistic missile was inbound to the island was a mistake.
Trump is actually good for business-the nuclear fallout industry is booming America is not learning to love the bomb. Since President Donald Trump bragged about the size of his “nuclear button” in a tweet directed at North Korea on January 2, companies selling products meant to protect people in the event of a nuclear attack […]
Tornado rips through 2 towns in French Pyrenees (VIDEO, PHOTOS) Two local communities in the French Pyrenees have suffered massive damage after a tornado left a trail of destruction in its wake. Inhabitants of the picturesque commune of Maureillas-las-Illas in the Pyrenees-Orientales woke up to the sounds of destruction Sunday morning after a tornado fell […]
Analysis: Iran protests show danger of economic woes The protesters rallied for days in Iran, chanting against government corruption and demanding justice. That was last year, when depositors who lost their savings in the collapse of major government-run credit union took to the streets, shouting “Death to (Valiullah) Seif,” Iran’s Central Bank governor.