June 19, 2018

South Korea calls for ‘corresponding measures’ from the North after military exercise with US suspended

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea Tuesday confirmed the Pentagon's announcement of the suspension of a major joint military exercise in August and called for North Korea to reciprocate. The U.S. Department of Defense and the South Korean defense ministry said the annual Freedom Guardian exercise would be suspended, and South Korea also said a separate emergency training drill supervised solely by the South, called the Ulchi exercise, was under review. It is the first time..
June 19, 2018

China hints it may retaliate against US for new tariffs

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- China’s Commerce Ministry on Tuesday criticized President Trump’s latest threat of tariffs, calling it an “act of extreme pressure and blackmail.” Trump on Monday threatened to impose additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods following an announcement last week that he would seek to slap a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. “If the United States loses its rationality and unveils another list of Chinese products for additi..
June 19, 2018

Kim Jong Un makes third surprise visit to China in less than 3 months

Ministry of Communications and Information Singapore via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing Tuesday morning for his third visit to China in less than three months -- just one week after his historic summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore. Kim will likely meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and debrief him on the results of the his meeting with Trump. The visit comes on the same day Washington and Seoul announced that they would suspend a join..
June 18, 2018

Underwear hung around British politician’s offices after he blocks ‘upskirting’ ban

Arcaid/UIG via Getty Images(LONDON) -- After a British legislator blocked a proposed bill to ban taking photos up women's skirts without their knowledge, some protesters expressed their anger by hanging women's underwear around his offices. The proposed ban on "upskirting," which is supported by Britain's Conservative government, was blocked on Friday when Conservative Member of Parliament Christopher Chope objected as the bill was put forward in the House of Commons. The proposed..