government and politics

Kim threatens to use nuclear weapons amid tensions with US and South Korea – Associated Press

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned of his willingness to use his nuclear weapons in potential military conflicts with the United States and South Korea, state media said Thursday, as he unleashed fiery rhetoric against rivals he says are paying. The Korean Peninsula is on the brink of war. Kim’s speech to veterans …

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Pelosi to Taiwan will be career culmination, despite warnings – Associated Press – in Spanish

Washington (AFP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi She launched her political career as being tough on China – a congresswoman who dared to wave a pro-democracy banner in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square during a 1991 visit with other US lawmakers shortly after the student massacre. After more than 30 years, her interest was to travel to …

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Fed unleashes another big rate hike in bid to curb inflation – Associated Press

Washington (AFP) – The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a point for the second time in a row in its most aggressive effort in more than three decades to tame high inflation.. The Fed’s move will raise the key interest rate, which affects many consumer and business loans, …

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Hawaiian couple charged with stealing ID cards of dead Texas kids – ABC News

Honolulu – An American defense contractor and his wife, who have lived for decades with the identity of two dead Texas children, have been charged with identity theft and conspiracy against the government, according to federal court records disclosed in Honolulu. Walter Glenn Primrose and Gwen Darl Morrison, both in their 60s, who allegedly lived …

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