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US attack would be ‘devastating’, Trump warns North Korea again

War of words between Trump and Kim Jong-un continues

Lavinia Woodward. Click to enlarge

Lavinia Woodward: Oxford student ‘too bright’ for prison is spared jail for stabbing boyfriend

Spared jail because, according to the judge, a prison sentence would be “too severe”.

The Rise of Narcissism

Mark Windows and Tony Hurst on the rise of narcissism and why it is being promoted by the elite

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison after he admitted exchanging sexually charged messages and photos with an underage girl. Click to enlarge

Sobbing Anthony Weiner is sentenced to 21 months in federal prison in sexting scandal

Former congressman and ex-husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin convicted of sending photos of his penis to young girl

Nigel Farage ‘to form new political party after Tory disaster’ to continue Brexit fight

Former Ukip leader and Brexit champion may return to politics to form new party

Swedish Journalist Shot in No-Go Zone

With frequent grenade attacks and fatal shootings, refugees have brought many of the problems they were trying to flee with them to Sweden

Merkel Wins Fourth Term but with Substantially Reduced Majority

Merkel secures a 4th term but observers are calling the poll a “disaster” for her, as the AfD makes sweeping gains

Donald Trump STOPPED massive Saudi attack on Qatar

Donald Trump STOPPED massive Saudi attack on Qatar

Trump personally called the leaders of the nations involved after Pentagon analysts warned that the Saudis were preparing for an all-out strike on Qatar

Trump Speech A Goldmine Of Hypocrisy, Propaganda And Outrageous Lies

Trump Speech A Goldmine Of Hypocrisy, Propaganda And Outrageous Lies

With a few clicks of the computer mouse, just about everything Trump said in his speech is quickly exposed as hollow propaganda. Patrick J. McShay explains

10 Countries Most Afflicted By Modern Slavery

Modern slavery is far more widespread than most people probably realise

Austria Refuses To Take More Migrants Under EU Redistribution Scheme

Austria Refuses To Take More Migrants Under EU Redistribution Scheme

Further divisions within the European Union loom as Austria refuses to take in anymore migrants

Israel and US open first American military base in Israel

With Iran moving closer to Israel’s borders, via Hezbollah and its participation in the Syrian conflict, Israel is making sure its allies are on hand

Qatar agrees to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

The deal comes after Saudi Arabia, the Gulf Emirates and Egypt cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing “extremism” after it drew closer to their arch-rival Iran

Massive Russian military exercise heightens fear of troop build-up on western border

Massive Russian military exercise heightens fear of troop build-up on western border

Russia’s latest war games involve 12,700 troops, Moscow claims. However, some observers believe many more are involved. Includes video

Iran claims to have ‘father of all bombs,’ overshadowing American ‘mother’

New Iranian bomb might trigger a paternity dispute, as Russia already possesses a non-nuclear ordnance known as the “daddy.”

TV screen at a Seoul railway station shows footage of North Korea's latest launch. Click to enlarge

US warns of military option if North Korea nuclear and missile tests continue

A “final option” looms into view

North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tensions

North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tensions

The second such launch in less than a month as South Korean President Moon Jae-in says dialogue with the North is impossible at this point

Implanted Microchip to Replace Credit Cards, Car Keys

Implanted Microchip to Replace Credit Cards, Car Keys

In Sweden, several thousand have already been implanted. Includes video

While we watched the fake American civil war

While we watched the fake American civil war

As the world was distracted, major events have been unfolding elsewhere. For example, 4 NATO battle-groups on Russia’s border are now on full combat-alert

Merkel Slams Hungary’s Migrant Stance as ‘Unacceptable’

Hungary remains defiant over EU policy as Merkel raises the prospect of admitting another 390,000 migrants in 2018 as part of family reunification program