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Did Kim Jong Un call Donald Trump 'dotard' or 'old beast lunatic'?

South Korea's government said it was the first such direct address to the world by any North Korean leader. Kim said Trump's comments were reflective of "mentally deranged behavior". Though the majority of North Korea's imports come from China, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said "This action is directed at everyone" and the steps are "in no way specifically directed at China".


Hurricane Irma: School make-up days

Hurricane Irma: School make-up days

That was enough for all Hernando County schools except Moton Elementary, which faces additional reading requirements after landing on the state's 300 Lowest Performing Elementary Schools list. Green is empowered by the board of education to make the ultimate decisions regarding changes to the school day because of inclement weather or other emergency conditions, according to DCSD's board of education policy.


Germany's surging far-right promises to disrupt cozy parliament

Germany's surging far-right promises to disrupt cozy parliament

That doesn't mean that the German elections are without tension and last-minute suspense. However, the poll also predicted disturbing gains for Germany's far-right political newcomer - the xenophobic Alternative for Germany AfD. Gideon Botsch, a political scientist at the University of Potsdam just outside Berlin, said AfD's success is partly due to the disillusionment voters feel with Germany's established political parties.


Trump Heads to Alabama to Campaign in Tight Senate Race

Trump Heads to Alabama to Campaign in Tight Senate Race

The victor of Tuesday's runoff will become the GOP candidate in December's senatorial election to see who serves out the rest of Session's term ending January 2021. Moore made headlines recently for certain controversial comments. Since then, he's won the endorsement of Rep. Mo Brooks, the third-place finisher, whose strength in his northern Alabama district makes places like Huntsville, where Trump will visit Friday and Vice President Mike Pence has planned a stop Monday, a battleground.


Social Media Comes to Puerto Rico's Aid In Wake of Hurricane Maria

Social Media Comes to Puerto Rico's Aid In Wake of Hurricane Maria

Cuomo also ordered the New York Army National Guard to be on standby to assist in the coming days. The supplies they are bringing include generators, 36,000 bottles of water, 10,000 meals, 3,000 canned goods, 1,400 cots, blankets and pillows, and 500 flashlights.


Sanders calls war on terror 'a disaster,' blames Trump for 'reckless' policies

Sanders calls war on terror 'a disaster,' blames Trump for 'reckless' policies

It was during the 1946 lecture series that Sir Winston Churchill delivered his famed "Iron Curtain" speech. Meanwhile, Sanders emphasized solutions to global issues through development and diplomacy. "This isn't an area that anybody of the others who are talked about as possible presidential contenders has rushed out to define ". But Maya Foa, the director of Reprieve, an organization that represents the family members of men and women who have been killed in USA drone strikes, released a ...