Trump looks to strengthen ‘peaceful pressure’ campaign

There are the new sanctions that President Donald Trump tweeted would be coming today – although there has not been any indication there will be an announcement. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also indicated the U.S. was considering targeting financial institutions doing business with Pyongyang telling reporters the administration had “a long list of additional potential sanctions… The Treasury…

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North Korea’s ICBM test

Experts may debate trajectories, payload weights and re-entry shields, but North Korea’s claim that the entire United States is within range of its rapidly improving missiles just got a lot more credible. Wednesday’s launch of what the North called the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated a greater range than other missiles it’s tested and showcased…

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Christmas In Houston This December

PERFORMING ARTS Soulful Sounds of Christmas Nov. 16 – Nov. 31 Get into the Christmas spirit with this adventure that connects two unlikely families in a story of friendship, giving and love. Infused with original songs, Soulful Sounds of Christmas at The Ensemble Theatre tells the story of Ella Washington, the owner of a family…

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, is engaged to U.S. actress Meghan Markle, Clarence House announced today. “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle. The wedding will take place in Spring 2018. Further details about the wedding day will…

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N. Korea criticizes US

North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a “serious provocation” that justifies its development of nuclear weapons. In the country’s first public response to its return to the American blacklist, the official Korean Central News Agency said North Korea has no connection to terrorism and does…

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Trump and Ukraine

President Donald Trump will be presented with the recommendation to finance and sell anti-tank missiles to the Ukrainian government — a move aimed at deterring aggression from pro-Russian separatists, a State Department official told ABC News. The National Security Council decided during a meeting on Tuesday to greenlight the presentation of a $47 million grant…

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Not The Bush

The first accusation was made in late October, and multiple other accusers have shared their stories since. The allegations concern reported incidents from as early as 1992, when Bush was in the midst of a failed re-election bid, to as recently as 2016. The most recent allegation was published Thursday by CNN, in which a…

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Trump admin. to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa

“Legal, well-regulated sport hunting as part of a sound management program can benefit the conservation of certain species by providing incentives to local communities to conserve the species and by putting much-needed revenue back into conservation,” a Fish and Wildlife spokesperson said in a statement. This change only applies to elephants in those two countries…

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Terry Crews won’t be shamed

Terry Crews publicly named for the first time the high-powered talent agent he claims groped him at an industry party and said he would “not be shamed” about the alleged assault. “Back in February 2016, I was assaulted by Adam Venit, who is head of the Motion Picture Department at William Morris Endeavor, one of the…

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Prosecutor fired after fight with Uber driver.

After a Dallas prosecutor was fired from her job in the district attorney’s office for an altercation with an Uber driver, she apologized today for her actions, saying she “was wrong.” “I’m very sorry for the language I used. I’m not proud of it,” Jody Warner said at a press conference as she fought back…

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