Month: December 2019

Ups and downs in Trump-Kim nuclear diplomacy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s threat to show the world a new strategic weapon and possibly resume long-range missile tests is another dramatic turn in his high-stakes summitry with President Donald Trump. Some key moments in North Korea-U.S. diplom…

Yang raises $3.5 million in final week of December

Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign raised $3.5 million in the final week of December as the entrepreneur works to break out of the 2020 primary field’s middle tier.”Great job #YangGang! We hit our $3.5 million goa…

Trump vows Iraq ‘will not be a Benghazi’ after Iran-backed embassy raid

Speaking to reporters just hours after dozens of Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militiamen and their supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, President Trump on Tuesday night vowed that the situation “will not be a Benghazi” — a pointed reference …

Mariah Carey’s hacked Twitter account shares lewd, racist tweets

Singer Mariah Carey’s Twitter account was hacked Tuesday evening, resulting in numerous racist messages before Carey’s representatives regained control of the account.Twitter confirmed that her account had been com…

Giuliani says he would be willing to testify in impeachment trial

Rudy Giuliani, who serves as President Trump’s personal attorney, said Tuesday night that he would be willing to testify in a Senate impeachment trial for the president.”I would testify,” Giuliani told reporters as…

Kim vows to show new N. Korean weapon, never trade security

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accused the Trump administration of dragging its feet in nuclear negotiations and warned that his country will soon show a new strategic weapon to the world as it bolsters its nuclear deterrent …