Locked out of China, South Korea’s K-pop stars are heading to the US

May 22, 2017

(CNN)China’s loss is America’s gain. “China is South Korea’s biggest trading partner and many Chinese are big fans of Korean pop culture,” said Ellen Kong, CEO of Elf Asia, a Hong Kong promotion company specializing in K-pop. “But the impact of THAAD has been substantial,” she added, referencing China’s staunch opposition to the US backed missile shield now housed in South Korea. “It’s meant China is no longer a viable market for …

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Tips for dealing with a toddler and also Donald Trump

May 21, 2017

… their briefings. Something they’ve found that works? Mentioning his name in “as many paragraphs as we can,” one source told Reuters. Remember, he doesn’t understand some things Image: Peter Brooker/REX/Shutterstock White House officials have tried many times and in many different ways to defend the president’s disclosure of classified information to Russian politicians during a meeting at the White House earlier this month. What several of them did not say …

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Friend of Trump: Comey was not obligated to tell Congress

May 17, 2017

(CNN)A friend of President Donald Trump told CNN that former FBI Director James Comey should not have gone to Congress with the information he detailed in a memo — as some have suggested — explosive details from which were made public Tuesday. This source, who has knowledge of the legal issues surrounding Comey, said he “was in the middle of an ongoing investigation” and “everybody would lawyer up and head for the hills.” The source said Comey did the right …

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Nancy Pelosi: Trump sharing classified info would be ‘very, very damaging’

May 17, 2017

Washington (CNN)House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said if President Donald Trump revealed intelligence from a US ally to Russian officials, it would be “very, very damaging.” Pelosi made her comments at a CNN town hall Monday evening moderated by anchor Chris Cuomo in the wake of a Washington Post report citing current and former US officials saying Trump revealed highly classified information in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak …

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Dershowitz: Most serious charge ever against a sitting US president

May 16, 2017

(CNN)Defense attorney and constitutional law scholar Alan Dershowitz said Monday that President Donald Trump is now facing “the most serious charge ever made against a sitting president” after reports that he shared highly classified information with Russia’s foreign minister and ambassador during a White House visit last week. “I get great intel. I have people brief me on great intel every day,” one official with knowledge told the Post Trump said, before the …

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Trump again reveals his dangerous incompetence

May 16, 2017

(CNN)The Washington Post published yet another bombshell report about our President Monday. The story, citing unnamed US officials, alleges that Donald Trump gave visiting Russian officials details of intelligence on ISIS and a plot to blow up planes using laptops — information that had been given to the United States by an ally. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and its ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, were made privy to information so secret that the United …

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If the president says it, is it no longer classified?

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)If President Donald Trump did indeed reveal highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador, many lawmakers said his actions are irresponsible and potentially dangerous. But were they illegal? “This (what Trump did) is worse than criminal,” Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law Professor Emeritus, said on “Erin Burnett OutFront” on Monday. But, he added: “It’s not criminal.” …

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Intel officials: Trump disclosure ‘carelessly’ threatened relationship with ally

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)A Washington Post report that President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with Russian diplomats in a meeting last week drew immediate reactions from intelligence officials, who warn any revelations jeopardizing “a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State” would severely impact international cooperation on matters of national security. The report claims that Trump relayed sensitive details gathered through an intelligence-sharing …

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State Dept. left in the dark about Tillerson statement on Post’s Trump report

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)Confusion at the upper levels of US government was on display Monday as the White House scrambled to respond to a report that President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian officials last week. The only issue: State Department officials had no idea the statement had come out, learning about it only from CNN. It was more than 20 minutes later before Tillerson’s agency released the same terse 44-word statement that echoed the phrasing other …

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Trump might tap a non-scientist to fill a high-level science job at USDA

May 15, 2017

… scientific consensus that human activity is primarily to blame for global warming as “junk science.” “I dont think theres any substantive information available to me that doesnt raise as many questions as it does answers,” Clovis said in a 2014 interview with Iowa Public Radio. “So I’m a skeptic. The Trump administration’s hostility toward scientists and their research hardly comes as a surprise. Last week, the Environmental Protection Administration …

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NHS ‘dangerously short of nurses’ – BBC News

May 14, 2017

Between 2010 and 2016 the numbers employed have risen by 2% to just over 300,000 full-time nurses. The scale of the problem The RCN, which is holding its annual conference in Liverpool, does not dispute this, instead it has looked at how many nurses NHS trusts needed to employ, but cannot. It relied on freedom of information requests to obtain data from all types of NHS trusts for the end of 2016 and received responses from three-quarters. They suggested on top of the nurses employed there …

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2017 Health Insurance – Follow these 5 Simple Tips to Buy Health Insurance

May 14, 2017

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