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Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as ‘Rocket Man’

Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

SOMERSET, N.J. — President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as “Rocket Man” while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats.

  • | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am

    SOMERSET, N.J. — President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as “Rocket Man” while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats.

  • | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

  • | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and sharpen its ill-defined mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past.

  • | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development.

  • Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

  • | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships.

  • | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

  • | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am

    SOMERSET, N.J. — President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as “Rocket Man” while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats.

  • | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    MIAMI — Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen.

  • | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers voted early Saturday to set the state’s presidential primary in March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier in the state that awards the most delegates.

  • Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn on Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory, following a remarkable journey of 20 years.

  • | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months, even as the department debates how broadly to enforce a ban on their service ordered by President Donald Trump.

  • Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:05am

    UK threat level raised to “critical” after subway bombing

  • | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    ROCKFORD, Wash. — A 15-year-old boy accused of shooting four classmates at a rural high school in Washington state had been meeting with a school counselor over suicidal thoughts before bringing two guns from home and killing a student he said had bullied him, according to court documents released Thursday.

  • Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A training exercise involving demolitions killed one special operations soldier and injured seven others Thursday at the Army’s largest base, just a day after 15 Marines were hurt in a fire while training in California.