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North Korea says it is not interested in diplomacy until it has missile capable of hitting America

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Donald Trump has publicly traded insults with him, giving him the nickname "Rocket Man" and referring to him as such during the president's speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly. Just last week Pyongyang warned Mr Trump's "reckless moves" could hurt Guam, the US territory island in the Pacific approximately 2,100 miles (3,425 km) southeast of North Korea.

Our Demagogue

Want to listen to this article out loud? Hear it on Slate Voice. On Tuesday, as world leaders addressed the United Nations General Assembly, diplomats were lectured by an authoritarian, a torture apologist, a pillage enthusiast, a race-baiter, and a sectarian demagogue. Show More Summary

Trump Approves Broad Strategy on Iran, but No Decision Yet on Scrapping Nuclear Deal

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

President Trump has been expected to withdraw certification of the nuclear deal since he declared at the United Nations General Assembly that the agreement was “embarrassing to the United States.”

Mnuchin Fails The ‘Mnuchin Test’

Anthony Behar/Sipa USA via AP Images Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin speaks at a press briefing at the Hilton Midtown hotel during the United Nations General Assembly.  rickle-downers_35.jpg A fter the populist surge that put Donald Trump in the White House, Steve Mnuchin tried to rebrand himself as a man of the people. Show More Summary

The secret behind Ri Yong Ho, North Korea's fire-breathing spokesman

During the recent United Nations General Assembly meeting, he emerged as the fire-breathing mouthpiece of North Korea’s inflammatory government. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho mocked Donald Trump as “President Evil” and offered up sound bites about detonating nuclear bombs over the Pacific and shooting...

Is the UN worth the traffic headache for New York?

Traffic slowed to a crawl on East 42nd Street last week thanks to the United Nations General Assembly. Streets were narrowed by cones and security barricades to create dedicated lanes for convoys of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Stealing from the past is destroying the future.

3 weeks agoArts : ARCAblog

Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) & Director-General of the UN Office in Vienna (UNOV) reminds collectors during the UN General Assembly - to look more closely at their antiquities purchases to ensure they are not contributing to the destruction of world heritage sites or funding organized crime.

Venezuela: Trump acted like 'the world's emperor' at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Venezuela's top diplomat accused U.S. President Donald Trump Monday of acting like "the world's emperor," batting back Trump's biting rebukes of Venezuela on the global stage of the U.N. General Assembly.

Trump Called Kim Jong Un ‘Rocket Man’ And Twitter Just Can’t

The President made the comment during his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly.

Watch live: Justin Trudeau addresses the United Nations

The Prime Minister will be speaking at the UN General Assembly at 1 pm ET today The post Watch live: Justin Trudeau addresses the United Nations appeared first on

Trump probably won’t ditch the Iran deal. Here’s why.

In his maiden speech before the United Nations General Assembly last week, President Trump declared the Iran nuclear deal “an embarrassment to the United States.” Trita Parsi, author of “Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy,” begs to differ. “There’s many things I would say potentially could be an embarrassment to the […]

If Melania Trump's Suit Looks Familiar, It's Because It Was Just on the Runway

Melania Trump accompanied her husband, President Donald Trump, to the United Nations General Assembly. For the occasion, Melania opted for a gray Calvin Klein suit from Raf Simons's first collection for the brand. The menswear-inspired...Show More Summary

The Latest: Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

North Korea delegation walks out of UN hall before Trump threat to ‘totally destroy’ the ‘Rocket Man’s’ country

last monthNews : The Raw Story

While addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea. But there were notable absentees: North Korea’s U.N. delegation had walked out of the hall prior to the U.S. president’s stark warning. Related: Trump U.N....

John Kelly’s Despair Over Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ United Nations Speech Goes Viral, Photo Captures ‘Facepalm’

John F. Kelly, the 67-year-old retired Marine Corps general who now serves as chief of staff to Donald Trump, appeared to be in anguish as he listened to Trump deliver a speech to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning;Show More Summary

The Latest: UN head opens signing for 1st nuclear ban treaty

The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The first treaty to ban nuclear weapons is ready for countries to sign at the United Nations. It's … Click to Continue »

Clinton Slams Trump's UNGA Speech As 'Dark, Dangerous'

President Trumps speech at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday was met with widespread praise both at home and abroad, but of course, there were the lefty naysayers.

SitRep: Asian Allies React to Trump U.N. Performance

  By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley U.N. Fallout. After U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a dark, combative speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday — in which he threatened to to “totally destroy” North Korea and denounced the Iran nuclear deal as an “embarrassment” to the United States — Washington’s allies in...

Right and Left React to Trump’s Speech at the U.N.

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Writers from across the political spectrum discuss President Trump’s bellicose address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Twitter reacts to Trump being called ‘new Hitler’ by Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro: ‘MAGA is regurgitated crap!’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

U.S. President Donald Trump called on world leaders Tuesday during his United Nations General Assembly address to help restore democracy in Venezuela. Trump criticized the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and said his socialist dictatorship has caused trouble for the people in the South American...

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