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Mattis: Risk of North Korean Nuclear Attack Accelerating

October 28, 2017 |

The threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday, accusing the North of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs and pledging to repel any strike, the AP reports. In remarks in Seoul with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo at…
Newser

Niger Survivor, Official: ‘Morphed’ Mission Created Risk

October 24, 2017 |

A survivor of the ambush on US Special Ops forces in Niger offers new details of the Oct. 4 attack to ABC News , declaring that Sgt. La David Johnson was killed while going “above and beyond” to defend others in the group. “He died fighting for his brothers on his…
Newser

In Brexit Talks, the Risk of No Deal Looms Large

October 14, 2017 |

Prime Minister Theresa May promised that, while the U.K. was hoping for successful negotiations with the EU over leaving the bloc, it was preparing the ground in case talks failed.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

CNN

Opinion: The real risk in Trump’s Iran gambit

October 12, 2017 |

It’s still unclear whether Donald Trump’s expected decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal will lead to the total collapse of the agreement. But the truth is that decertification is only half the story. The bigger threat to the deal is Trump’s apparent intention to ratchet up pressure in the region on Tehran. Doing so risks not only scuppering the agreement, but putting the United States and Iran on a collision course that could result in outright conflict.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Brexit Poses Risk to U.K.’s Existing Economic Order

October 9, 2017 |

The British people didn’t vote for a revolution. They simply voted to leave the European Union. But senior figures across the political spectrum believe that a revolution is what Britain is getting.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

TMZ

Joey Badass to Donald Trump Impersonator’s Lawsuit: You Fell Offstage at Your Own Risk!

October 6, 2017 |

Joey Bada$ $ is firing back at a Donald Trump impersonator who sued the rapper for pushing him offstage … saying the guy has no case for a whole bunch of reasons. In Joey’s response, obtained by TMZ , he says Phillip Wilburn assumed a risk for his…

TMZ.com

Hurricane Irma’s Surge Poses Big Risk to Florida

September 9, 2017 |

Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm to take aim at Florida in decades, is on a path that presents the worst-case scenario for deadly storm surges and powerful winds when it strikes the state.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Thai Ex-Leader’s Flight Eases Risk for Junta

August 28, 2017 |

Thailand’s military junta might have got the result it wanted when former leader Yingluck Shinawatra fled the country before a court could hand down a verdict in her negligence trial last week.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

U.S. credit rating at risk if debt limit is not raised in a ‘timely manner,’ Fitch warns

August 23, 2017 |

The nation’s credit rating is at risk if the $ 19.9-trillion debt limit is not raised “in a timely manner” before the Treasury runs out of cash in October, Fitch Ratings warned on Wednesday.

“Brinkmanship over the debt limit could ultimately have rating consequences, as failure to raise it would…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

Elon Musk Warns of Autonomous Weapons … Innocent Populations at Risk

August 21, 2017 |

Elon Musk sounded off about the dangers of autonomous weapons, calling them a threat to our civilization. Musk signed an open letter to the U.N. Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons … the body is taking up autonomous weapons, including…

TMZ.com