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In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil.

A Mexican TV News Station Caught the Moment the Powerful Quake Struck

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

A Mexican news station was broadcasting live the moment a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit the country Tuesday, close to the capital Mexico City.

European steel merger could see 4,000 jobs axed

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel of India signed a preliminary deal on Wednesday to merge their European steel operations, a combination that could lead to up to 4,000 job cuts.

Anger in Barcelona after Spanish police arrest Catalan minister and 12 officials in raids over referendum

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Spanish police on Wednesday seized millions of ballot papers in Catalonia due to be used for an independence referendum which has been banned by Madrid, a source close to the case said. The source, who requested anonymity, said officers...Show More Summary

Turkish president: Trump apologized for indictment of security staff in brawl

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Recep Tayyip Erdo?an listens to Donald Trump during a dinner at UN headquarters. After the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, claimed Donald Trump called to apologize for the US indictment of 15 Turkish security officials over a violent brawl with peaceful anti-Erdo?an protesters in Washington this year, the White House issued a denial.

DiCaprio Rips Trump's Climate Record, Says Hurricanes Should Be A Wake-Up Call

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a wake-up call for President Donald Trump and the world.

Hedge fund manager shuts firm to explore run for Connecticut governor

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

By Lawrence Delevingne NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Stemerman is winding down his hedge fund firm to explore a run for governor of Connecticut, according to a letter sent to clients of Conatus Capital Management LP on Tuesday. "Connecticut – home to my family and business – is in crisis," Stemerman wrote in the note, which was viewed by Reuters. Show More Summary

Asian investors tread carefully ahead of Fed decision

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Asian markets moved tentatively Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision, while geopolitical issues returned after Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the US or its allies. A third successive...Show More Summary

Australian PM says first refugees to be resettled in U.S. under swap deal

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday the first group of about 50 men and woman held in two controversial detention centers for asylum-seekers on remote Pacific islands will be resettled in the United States within weeks. Show More Summary

Prosecutor: Officer justified in fatal shooting of teen

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer in the Washington, D.C., suburbs was justified in fatally shooting a 15-year-old boy who was advancing at him with a crowbar, a prosecutor ruled Tuesday.

Nearly 140 killed in powerful Mexico quake

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Nearly 140 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. Mexico City recorded 36 of the deaths, while Morelos state directly south of it saw 64 killed. Show More Summary

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani warns US would pay 'high cost' for scrapping nuclear deal

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president warned Donald Trump that the US would pay dearly if he scrapped the nuclear deal signed by the Obama administration. In a wide-ranging interview with CNN, Mr Rouhani also rounded on Mr Trump's diplomacy by Twitter, saying that his tweets were often at odds with other members of his administration. Show More Summary

Huntsman, nominated as Moscow envoy, backed Trans-Pacific pact Trump (and Putin) opposed

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

America’s Russia policy will be the main topic Tuesday at the hearing on Jon Huntsman’s nomination to be U.S. ambassador. Also on the agenda: the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which Huntsman backed but Trump and Putin oppose...

Gap Inc. Is Closing 200 Gap and Banana Republic Stores

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

But they'll be opening 270 Old Navy and Athleta stores.

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ? for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.

'Bike' Review - 2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

'Bike' Review - 2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE Is it a car? Is it a bike? Does it matter? Photos by Barry Hathaway "Don't worry about if it's a car or bike. Worry about having fun. " This simple piece of advice comes from Kevin Reilly, the VP of Motorcycle

If the U.S. Military Attacks North Korea Is Seoul Safe?

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

In recent days, the United States has ratcheted up its rhetoric against North Korea as Pyongyang continues to test its arsenal of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. During a speech before the United Nations General Assembly on September 19, President Donald Trump promised to destroy the North Korean regime in the event of a conflict.

Mexico City earthquake: 7.1 magnitude tremors cause buildings to collapse in capital

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

A powerful earthquake has jolted Mexico City - measuring magnitude 7.1 according to the US Geological Survey (USGS) - causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. Mexico's...Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi Gets Shut Down by Young Immigrants Over DACA Deal

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Protesters called for reform that gives legal status to all immigrants in the country, not just young people.

U.N. chief seeks to avoid war with N.Korea, takes digs at Trump

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed on Tuesday for statesmanship to avoid war with North Korea and criticized world leaders stoking resentment over refugees for political gain, two apparent digs at President Donald Trump. Show More Summary

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