US defense chief worries about ‘reckless’ NKorea actions

ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer LONDON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expressing worry about what he calls “reckless” actions by North Korea, alluding to its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Mattis spoke at a news conference Friday in London with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon. Mattis raised the North Korea issue […]

UK Initiates ‘Brexit’ and Wades Into a Thorny Thicket – New York Times

New York Times UK Initiates 'Brexit' and Wades Into a Thorny ThicketNew York TimesA supporter of British membership in the European Union in London on Saturday, just days before the British government officially notified the European Union of its intention to withdraw from the bloc. Credit Daniel Leal-Olivas/Agence France-Presse …In historic break, Britain gives formal […]

It’s over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world. […]

Russia jails protests leader Alexei Navalny for 15 days – BBC News

BBC News Russia jails protests leader Alexei Navalny for 15 daysBBC NewsRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during mass protests on Sunday. Mr Navalny was among several hundred people who were detained in connection with the rallies across the country. The court …Russia's Protests Explained: Why Rubber […]

Iraq’s Mosul Campaign Halted as Civilian Deaths Mount – Newsweek

Newsweek Iraq's Mosul Campaign Halted as Civilian Deaths MountNewsweekIraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said. The halt was called as the United Nations …Trump is dragging us into another war…and no […]

The Latest: Witness describes attempts to save officer 

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A former British Army officer told the BBC on Friday that rescuers held the hand of Constable Keith Palmer and talked to him as they tried in vain to save his life after he was stabbed during the attack on […]

London attack: Khalid Masood named as perpetrator – CNN

BBC News London attack: Khalid Masood named as perpetratorCNNLondon (CNN) Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years named the perpetrator Thursday as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood. "Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence …London Attack Leaves Citizens of 10 Nations Dead or InjuredNew […]

London attacker born in Britain, previously investigated 

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament’s grounds was born in Britain and was known to intelligence services, the prime minister said Thursday. Theresa May, who didn’t disclose the man’s name, said that […]

North Korea Is Not Afraid of US Threat Over Nuclear Build-Up: KCNA – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com North Korea Is Not Afraid of US Threat Over Nuclear Build-Up: KCNANBCNews.comNorth Korea is not frightened by U.S. warnings that pre-emptive military action is on the table, its foreign ministry said Tuesday, describing its expanding nuclear program as a "treasured sword of justice." A spokesman for the rogue regime dismissed …Report: Trump weighing sanctions […]

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