• Trump's latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair's breadth from nuclear war

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump issued a strange and threatening ultimatum to Kim Jong Un on Thursday.
    It was in response to North Korea complaining about US demands for them to denuclearize.
    Trump essentially compared North Korea to Libya, and told Kim that he could either denuclearize his country or face war with the US.
    North Korea recently flipped on the US by bashing Trump's administration and its policies, and Trump has gone back to hawkish rhetoric just as fast.
    The episode should remind us that, as long as North Korea has nuclear weapons, we are a hair's breadth from nuclear war.
    President...
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  • The 10 most important things in the world right now

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here's what's happening on Friday.
    1. US President Donald Trump says he would protect Kim Jong Un if North Korea got rid of its weapons. North Korea threatened to cancel the Trump-Kim summit over joint military exercises between the US and South Korea.
    2. China is reportedly offering the US a $200 billion trade-deficit reduction package. America's largest exporter, aircraft maker Boeing, could be a big winner from China's proposal.
    3. Gina Haspel became the next director of the CIA. Haspel, who was criticized for ties to torture interrogation methods, is the first women to hold the...
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