Monday, April 24, 2017

US citizen being detained recently by North Korea — reports

North Korea has detained a US citizen, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three. ______ The man, a Korean-American in his 50s identified only by his surname Kim, had been in North Korea for a month to discuss aid and...

US President Donald Trump sees far-Right Marine Le Pen winning presidential election in France

Donald Trump has said the Paris terrorist attack would boost Marine Le Pen's presidential chances after a last-minute poll gave her a modest increase in support. ______ The US president said the shooting would "probably help" Le Pen in today's election, because she is "strongest on...

The US Air Force monitoring nuclear tests by North Korea — report

The United States has deployed a special nuclear "sniffer" aircraft, surveillance drones, and U-2 spy planes to monitor a possible nuclear test by North Korea, a report says. ______ US officials told NBC News on Thursday that the US Air Force's special sniffer plane, known as...

North Korea: No dialogue with the US

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Saturday that it is not interested in holding any dialogue with the United States as long as Washington refuses to abandon its hostile policy towards Pyongyang. ______ The present U.S. administration is blaming Pyongyang for 20-odd years of...

MOAB — Mother of All Bombs GBU-43/B, most powerful non-nuclear bomb made so far

https://youtu.be/i9H50tHiHjs The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB, aka Mother of All Bombs, most powerful non-nuclear bomb made so far) deliver a hell of a punch & blast radius of up to one mile (on each side). --- The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also...

North Korea warns the US of a “super-mighty preemptive strike”

https://youtu.be/H8FraRtEqcc North Korea warned of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" on Thursday, while President Trump said we are "in very good shape" in the region. Former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Chris Hill, joins "Red & Blue" to break down how the United States can convince China...

Russian long-range bombers again flying near Alaska

https://youtu.be/9KSvb3CybRE For the second consecutive night, Russia flew two long-range bombers off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, this time coming within 36 miles of the mainland while flying north of the Aleutian Islands, two U.S. officials told Fox News. ______ The two nuclear-capable Tu-95H bombers were...

Just statistics — Trump spent 424.5 hours at Mar-a-Lago and 1,663.5 hours everywhere else

US President Donald Trump has spent one out of every five minutes of his time since entering the White House at his resort in Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, a new report suggests. ______ According to a report by The Washington Post, Trump has spent 424.5...

US to shoot down North Korean missile tests — as a show of strength to Pyongyang

The US military is considering shooting down North Korean missile tests as a show of strength to Pyongyang, two sources briefed on the planning told the Guardian. ______ As tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threaten confrontation in north-east Asia, the Pentagon is...

The defeat of the Islamic State in Syria is only a matter of time — top US official said 

The defeat of the ISIS in Syria is only a matter of time, but there is a need for a security situation that is conducive to reconstruction in the war-torn country, a top US official said. ______ US national security adviser H R McMaster said the...

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