Today's topics include: We Debate the Killing of Harambe the Gorilla; Trump Denies the California Drought; Trump Fails to Show Evidence of Donations to Veterans; Trump Calls Reporter a Sleaze; North Korea Endorses Trump; Road Sign Echoes Alex Jones Conspiracy; and more.
The horror is unfathomable. Ghost ships, adrift at sea for weeks, sometimes even months, continue to wash up on Japan's hazy western coast stretchin...
Too much information passes over the DPRK's borders for anyone any longer to believe the fantasies propagated in Pyongyang.
A North Korean state media website calls Trump "wise" and says that his policies promote North Korean regional interests.
What the hell do I do now, Melania? I'm the frickin' Republican nominee! That wasn't supposed to happen! This was supposed to be fun for a few months.
So Se Pyong, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, said it all the other day: There is no meaning, no sincerity to a word that Donald Trump says.
Alexandr Lukashenko has been in power in Belarus since 1994. (CC)
14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 25 May 2016 - People with whom we ...
As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.
Despite the fact that cyber-attacks occur with greater frequency and intensity around the world, many either go unreported or are under-reported, leaving the public with a false sense of security about the threat they pose and the lives and property they impact.
Nations such as South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and others all keep a close eye on China, but they also know that they individually and especially collectively possess enough economic and political vitality to offset some of China's regional dominance.
The reason establishment, conservative Republicans have swallowed their pride, eaten their words, and have held their noses at the prospect of a Donal...
Regrettably, North Korea appears determined to exacerbate tensions and increase mistrust between two of America's most important allies in Asia.
What do you give a buffoon with a big mouth? The CIA may have to be somewhat creative (read: make up stuff) in order to keep the nation's intelligence community from being completely annihilated by an idiot with itchy tweeting fingers.
Foreign policy should reflect international realities, which change over time. The Republic of Korea was vulnerable to renewed North Korean aggression at the conclusion of the Korean War in 1953. Today, Seoul could do whatever was necessary to deter and defeat the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. There's no need for America to defend that which could be defended otherwise.
"Unprecedented results will be accomplished," he proclaimed. "Everything I promise is incredible!" He pledged that, under his leadership, "North Korea will win, win, win! We'll win so much that the Korean people will get tired of winning. Believe me, it will be totally unbelievable!"
Despite its legions of Page One editors, copy editors, proofreaders and support staff, the Gray Lady proceeded to fetishize conflict by using the words "rift" or "riven" in the headline or lead paragraph, actually the lead clause, in four of the stories on today's front page.