North Korea fired ballistic missile over Japan

Sirens blared out, trains stopped and residents took cover as a ballistic missile fired by North Korea it soared over Japanese territory for two minutes. The test, one of the most provocative ever from the reclusive state, came as U.S. and South Korean forces conduct annual military exercises on the …

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Rex Tillerson still wants to negotiate with Kim after missile launch

Washington: Despite North Korea’s “provocative” firing of three missiles, the US will continue to push for negotiations to de-escalate nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula, secretary of state Rex Tillerson said on Sunday. “We’re going to continue our peaceful pressure campaign, as I have described it, working with allies, working …

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BUSTED: Democrat state senator charged for accepting payments in exchange for official actions

Democratic Maryland State Senator Nathaniel Thomas Oaks, age 70, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with honest services wire fraud for allegedly accepting illegal payments. In exchange for those payments, Oaks allegedly used his official position to benefit an individual on business-related matters. The Justice Department stated: “The affidavit alleges that on …

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