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 5 days | North Korea ‘ready’ to carry out nuclear test

              North Korea appears to have finished preparations to carry out another nuclear test, South Korean and U.S. officials said on Thursday, adding that a test could be carried out within days if the order is given. (more)   


  North Korea     

 

URGENT
 1 wk | Driver claiming to have bomb causes alert at the White House

              A man has been taken into custody near the White House after he drove up to a security checkpoint and reportedly claimed to have a bomb inside his car. The vehicle was searched but there is no indication that anything was found. (more)   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

 2 wks | President Trump paid $36 million in income taxes in 2005

              U.S. President Donald Trump reported more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $36 million in personal income tax, a leaked tax form revealed on Tuesday. The bulk of the taxes were the result of a tax the president is seeking to eliminate.   


  United States     

 

 2 wks | Scotland to seek approval for second independence referendum

              Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced Monday that she will seek permission to hold a second referendum on breaking away from the United Kingdom, warning that Brexit could cause economic damage to Scotland. (more)   


  Edinburgh, Scotland        2 UPDATES

 


 3 wks | North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving country as dispute escalates

              North Korea has banned Malaysian citizens from leaving the country and demands a quick resolution to the escalating dispute over last month's assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader. (more)   


  North Korea        1 UPDATES

 

  4 wks | Dutch nationalist Geert Wilders to resume campaign after slide in polls

              Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders, whose party has fallen to second place in opinion polls, announced on Wednesday that he will resume his public campaign after revelations of a leak in his police protection unit. (more)   


  Netherlands        1 UPDATES

 

URGENT

 1 mon | U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons

              U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era memo that sought to phase out the federal government's use of private prisons. (more)   


  United States     

 

 1 mon | Azerbaijan’s leader names his wife vice president

              Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife as the country's first vice president, just months after the position was created through a constitutional referendum. (more)   


  Azerbaijan     

 

BREAKING

 1 mon | Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor

              U.S. President Donald Trump has named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his new National Security Advisor, replacing Michael Flynn who was fired after providing incomplete information about his contacts with Russia. (more)   


  United States     

 

BREAKING

 1 mon | Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

              Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, has unexpectedly died in New York City, the country's foreign ministry says. Details about the cause of his death were not immediately available. (more)   


  New York, NY     

 




 
Breaking Now

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     1 mon  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     1 mon  

Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation     1 mon  

U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigns     1 mon  

North Korea launches ballistic missile, first test since Trump took office     1 mon  


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Driver claiming to have bomb causes alert at the White House     1 wk  

U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons     1 mon  

Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership     4 months  

Donald Trump rushed off stage in Nevada, man detained     4 months  

Philippines president declares state of emergency, lashes out at Obama     6 months  



Events

VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump     2 months  

VIDEO: President Obama holds final press conference     2 months  

VIDEO: President Obama’s Farewell Address to the nation     2 months  

WATCH: President Obama delivers statement on election     4 months  

VIDEO: Donald Trump delivers victory speech     4 months  


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