The LA riots were a rude awakening for Korean-Americans

April 28, 2017

Los Angeles (CNN)Chang Lee gripped his fingers tighter around the gun and screamed at potential looters from the rooftop of the small strip mall where he stood. The 35-year-old had never held a firearm before the LA riots. Lighting up the blocks around him, Lee could smell the fires burning in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. “Where are the police? Where are the police?” Lee whispered over and over from his rooftop perch. Lee would not see law enforcement for three days — only …

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Trump’s first 100 days on the global stage

April 27, 2017

Washington (CNN)The 45th president entered office raging against a post-WWII order built by the United States, pledging instead that he would put “america First. The US, President Donald Trump said during his campaign, could no longer afford to be the world’s policeman. On the stump he also dismissed core alliances in Europe and Asia, raged at trade pacts, derided international organizations such as the UN and trash-talked allies (Mexico) and competitors (China) alike. But since …

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BBC News Daily: 25 April 2017 – BBC News

April 26, 2017

… over-50s can improve thinking and memory skills by doing moderate physical exercise several times a week, Australian researchers say. T’ai Chi is among the recommendations. But Public Health England says a more mundane form of exercise could also be useful: lifting heavy shopping bags. Analysis: Grading Donald Trump so far By Anthony Zurcher, North america reporter Image copyright Times, Daily Telegraph There’s quite a lot of Brexit about. The Guardian reports that a pro-Remain …

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To Ray Davies, America is a ‘beautiful but dangerous’ place – BBC News

April 23, 2017

… revive Preservation,’” he says, referring to The Kinks’ 1973 concept album and tour, in which a comedian becomes a dictator, funded by big business and using the media as a tool of control. “It was a fun show but it had quite serious undertones,” says Davies, “and I think that sums up america at the moment: it’s a fun show with very serious undertones. “I do hope america balances itself out. It’s slightly off-kilter at the moment. “He …

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How US, Indonesia can both win from strengthening ties

April 22, 2017

… committed to Asia and that President Donald Trump’s “america First” policy will benefit the world just like the “rising tide will lift all boats”. He also said the US would do more to increase fair and open trade in a win-win way by removing barriers to trade. However, he also emphasized that US companies face many barriers and difficulties in the Indonesian market, including intellectual property, the lack of transparency and requirements in manufacturing to …

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The beginner’s guide to the French elections

April 20, 2017

… There’s a real feeling brewing that this presidential election, just like america’s, will bring about changes no one can fully predict. One political observer says the French “have had enough of the left and right over the past 30 years” and “they want to throw the table over.” An even more unpredictable world is something most americans would rather do without. The two races have a whole host of truly frightening similarities: underwhelming and alarming …

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How Trump could make US a climate pariah over Paris pact

April 18, 2017

(CNN)Reports have it that President Donald Trump will assemble his advisers on Tuesday to decide on whether to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Naturally, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a career-long, oil-industry shill from Oklahoma, is arguing to pull out. Yet even Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil, is arguing to stay. If Trump goes with Pruitt instead of Tillerson, he will immediately create a worldwide consensus on climate action: to fight the …

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Trump may have to be patient about North Korea

April 18, 2017

Washington (CNN)The United States has lost its strategic patience with North Korea. So what’s a had-it-up-to-here superpower to do to stop a pariah nation bent on putting its nuclear weapons on top of a missile that could reach america? Tough talk, for sure. Lean on China to turn off its life support to its neighbor, for another. But for all the warnings that Trump will fix the showdown with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, it’s so far unclear whether at its foundation, his …

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In Ankara, celebrations for Erdogan mask a Turkish schism

April 17, 2017

… “This is a message to the world to shut up. Turkey is getting stronger. america has to know this, too. We are the voice, we are the ears, we are everything for the Middle East,” she added. Wasin Yalcin, 24, was celebrating the result at the AKP rally in Ankara with his friends. “This referendum is a new start and a new hope for us to get rid of foreign forces — and to stand on our own two feet. Israel, america and Germany are creating pressure over our country to take …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… President Bashar al Assad. But that was before a chemical weapons attack that was carried out last Tuesday killed 89 people in western Syria. The attack was widely blamed on Assad’s regime. And last week, U.S. President Donald Trump authorized a military strike against the Syrian airbase. It’s the location where the U.S. says the chemical attack was launched from. america has been carrying out airstrikes against ISIS locations in Syria for years. The missile strikes were the first …

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House Republicans Were Handed A Historic Opportunity. They’re Blowing It.

April 7, 2017

Its going great! Were making america great again, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) told The Huffington Post on Thursday when asked how things in the House were going. Were making progress on all those things, Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) said. When you have a bill thats not ready for prime time, the best thing for the american people is that we back up and get it right. Even Speaker Ryan (R-Wis.), who presented Republicans with a timeline at the beginning of the year that had them finished with their …

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Trump’s change of heart on Syria

April 7, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s decision to authorize a missile strike against a Syrian air base Thursday night signals a major break not only with the Obama administration but also with past statements made by the President himself. Fifty Tomahawk missiles were fired at the air base from which the chemical attacks against Syrian civilians were launched earlier this week and left more than 70 people dead. “It is in the vital national security interests of america to prevent and …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… did it. SEN. HARRY REID (D), NEVADA: It’s time to get the Senate working again, not for the good of the current Democratic majority or some future Republican majority, but for the good of the United States of america. CILLIZZA: The filibuster, whether real or threaten, had always been a way that the Senate distinguish itself from the House. The House very much runs in a “majority rule” rule. If you have the votes, you have the votes. In the Senate, in order to close off that …

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Amid tension, cultural exchange and appreciation at the Russian embassy

April 6, 2017

Washington (CNN)US-Russia relations are facing considerable scrutiny during President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, filled with scandal over communications between key Trump aides and Russian officials and allegations of Moscow meddling in the 2016 election. But all of that was a world away Tuesday evening at the Russian embassy in Washington, as high school students from middle america participated in a rich cultural exchange. About 200 high school students from the …

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Trump’s Secretary of Everything: Jared Kushner

April 4, 2017

… further reflection of his elevated status within Trump’s sphere. Senate investigators are planning to question Kushner about the meetings as part of a larger probe into Russia’s influence in last year’s contest. As Trump enters his eleventh week in office, Kushner’s role has expanded to include a globe-spanning collection of foreign assignments — North america, the Middle East and China included. Even as Senate-confirmed foreign policy aides work to cement their …

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The pensioner who was a Bridge of Spies cold warrior – BBC News

April 3, 2017

Image caption Frank was born in the US but grew up in Clydebank As a teenager he survived the Clydebank Blitz, an aerial bombardment by the Luftwaffe during World War Two, which killed 500 and destroyed thousands of homes. Image caption Frank Meehan joined the US State Department as a diplomat after the war Frank had a degree from Glasgow University and was already a fluent German speaker. On a whim, he applied to join the US State Department as a diplomat – and got in. He …

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Greek Thomson: Scotland’s other great visionary architect – BBC News

April 2, 2017

Image caption The Caledonia Road Church in the Gorbals was threatened with demolition in 1966 When Glasgow council was planning to demolish one of Thomson’s landmark churches in 1966, influential american architectural historian Henry-Russell Hitchcock made a plea for them to stop. He said: “Glasgow in the last 150 years has had two of the greatest architects in the world.” Image caption The church was described as one of the finest Classical Romantic churches in …

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Why China is banning beards and veils in Xinjiang

April 1, 2017

(CNN)No long beards. No veils in public places. No home-schooling. The latest measures — outlined in a sweeping new anti-extremism legislation — take effect Saturday and come on the heels of a series of steps to increase surveillance in the region that include the surrender of passports and mandatory GPS trackers in cars. “They’re doubling down on security in Xinjiang,” said James Leibold, an associate professor at Australia’s Le Trobe University, whose …

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Peter Taylor: How has terror changed in 50 years? – BBC News

March 31, 2017

… shattered two of america’s east African embassies, massacring more than 200 people, most of them Muslims. Then three years later, 9/11 claimed the lives of almost 3,000 – it was a dramatic wake-up call to the world that Cowan’s dire warning had come true. In another interview shortly after 9/11, Dewey Claridge, the spy who helped set up the CIA’s Counterterrorism Centre, described what he wanted to see happening to Osama Bin Laden. “I don’t want him brought to …

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March 16, 2017

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