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Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama
SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector ’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

North Korean defector had parasitic worms over 10 inches long
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dramatic video shows North Korean defector shot 5 times, pulled to freedom
After regaining consciousness, he said he wanted to listen to some K-pop. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: International Source Type: news

What parasitic worms in defector reveal about conditions in North Korea
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korean defector had "enormous number" of parasites
The largest worm that was removed from the patient's small intestine was 11 inches long (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea
SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

North Korean nuclear test measured in southwest Germany
(Karlsruher Institut f ü r Technologie (KIT)) The recent nuclear test by the regime in North Korea was even measurable in Southwest Germany. Two seismic stations run by scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the Karlsruhe city center and in Durlach recorded vibrations of 6.3 in body wave magnitude in the night from Saturday to Sunday. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 8, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

200 dead at nuclear test site in North Korea, according to Japanese media
(Natural News) A massive tunnel collapse at a nuclear test site in North Korea has resulted in the death of at least 200 people, according to an unverified report from the Japanese media. Although there still isn’t any official confirmation that the tunnel collapse actually occurred, according to Japan’s TV Asahi, an unnamed North Korean... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia set to test ballistic missile that could "obliterate an area the size of France"
(Natural News) While North Korea has become the primary focus of all things relating to nuclear warfare, Russia has been preparing to test-launch its newest and biggest ever nuclear missile. The so-called “Satan 2” is a 100-ton intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that has been under construction since 2009 and is ready to be tested by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Developing World Faces Challenge of Large Ageing Population
This report too is limited in its scope, and is by no means a compendium of the vast amount of research that has been done on ageing and social security, and does not offer definitive solutions,” Fukuda added. “What it does aim to do is to clearly set out issues surrounding this topic and present critical views that can help Asian countries develop better policies for population ageing.”While sharing the details and findings of the policy brief, Fukuda said that it is necessary to strengthen the gathering of statistics, in particular the census system, and to establish family registration systems in order...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Amna Khaishgi Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Ageing Population Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Source Type: news

Meet Junornis:  the tiny Cretaceous bird which reveals the earliest form of bounding flight
Newly-discoveredJunornis huoiwas the oldest bird capable of bounding flight – and represents an exciting update to what we know about complex flightA 126-million-year-old fossil has demonstrated that birds were capable of a special form of flight much earlier than previously thought. The newly namedJunornis huoi (which means “beautiful wing”) is known from a single incredibly preserved specimen with a superb skeleton and extensive preservation of feathers, including the wings and two long tail feathers which were likely used for display.The fossil comes from the famous “Jehol” beds of China, w...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 25, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Dr Dave Hone Tags: Dinosaurs Birds Palaeontology Animals Evolution Fossils Source Type: news

US Navy prepares to defend allies amid heightened tensions with North Korea
ABC News joined the U.S. Navy as it trained in the Sea of Japan this week. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: International Source Type: news

Health behavior and factors associated with depression in North Korean adolescent defectors in South Korea: the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-Based Survey, 2011-2014 - Kim MJ, Yu SY, Kim S, Won CW, Choi H, Kim BS.
BACKGROUND: The number of North Korean adolescent defectors entering South Korea has been increasing. The health behavior, including mental health-related behavior, and factors associated with depression in North Korean adolescent defectors residing in Sou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FEMA director says all Americans should be preppers... where is the apology from the media for mocking preppers and survivalists?
(Natural News) The world is not the same place that it once was. Between North Korea making repeated threats to strike the United States with an EMP or a nuclear missile, Russia continuing its quest to effectively resurrect the Soviet Union by way of force, and tensions with China on the rise as they seize... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela rapidly collapsing into another North Korea; nearly all flights halted, media controlled, citizens blocked from escaping
(Natural News) It looks like more trouble in paradise for the socialist utopia of Venezuela. The list of issues includes food rationing and widespread starvation, skyrocketing unemployment, rampant crime and social unrest, political corruption and suppression of opposition parties, state-controlled media, hyperinflation, and gasoline shortages despite the country having the world’s largest oil reserves. All this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stephen Colbert to Rex Tillerson: ‘Nobody Calls Our President a Moron Except Me’
In his Late Show opening monologue Wednesday night, host Stephen Colbert took on rumors that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Donald Trump a “moron,” and seemed to take Trump’s side. “Hold on there, Rex. Hold on there, Tillerson. Nobody calls our president a moron except me,” Colbert said. However, he quickly opened up the ability to call Trump a moron, adding, “And other world leaders. And, ultimately, history.” Colbert also called the comment “vicious” and “accurate.” But even though Colbert asserted that Tillerson shouldn’t call Tru...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized onetime Television Source Type: news

Here are the Odds of Donald Trump Winning the Nobel Peace Prize
The odds of Donald Trump winning the Nobel Peace Prize were 100/1 at one British oddsmaker today, just one day before the award is announced. Russian President Vladimir Putin has the same chances of walking home with the prize, according to the same oddsmaker, Ladbrokes. Another British firm, William Hill, offered slightly better odds on Trump of 66/1. Eight years ago, in October 2009, Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, just eleven months after winning his first election. Trump is now in the same position, although Obama’s odds were only 10/1 the day before the 2009 announcement. Bookmakers in the U.K. make Pop...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Billy Perrigo Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump nobel peace prize 2017 Source Type: news

How President Trump Responded to the Las Vegas Shooting
President Trump addressed the nation Monday as it mourns yet another mass shooting. The massacre in Las Vegas claimed the gruesome distinction of the most deadly mass-shooting in the nation’s history Sunday, as the gunman, identified by police as Stephen Paddock, opened fire on country music festival attendees from the 32nd floor of a nearby hotel. Trump called the shooting “an act of pure evil” and pledged support for all those affected by the tragedy. The federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is ongoing, with more aid and personnel flowing into...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke J Miller Tags: Uncategorized Morning Must Reads Source Type: news

Trial Begins for Two Women Accused of Murdering Kim Jong Nam
(SHAH ALAM, Malaysia) — The trial of two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea’s ruler is scheduled to begin Monday in Malaysia’s High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam’s face with the banned VX nerve agent on Feb. 13 at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur, killing him within about 20 minutes. The women say they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera show. The women are the only suspects in custody in a killing th...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eileen Ng / AP Tags: Uncategorized kim jong nam Malaysia North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Two Women Accused of Murdering Kim Jong Nam Plead Not Guilty
(SHAH ALAM, Malaysia) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea’s ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia’s High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam’s face with the banned VX nerve agent on Feb. 13 at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur, killing him within about 20 minutes. The women say they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera show. After ask...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eileen Ng / AP Tags: Uncategorized kim jong nam Malaysia North Korea onetime Source Type: news

The Weekend Brief: Trump ’s Defense, O.J. Simpson’s Release, SNL’s Return
Good afternoon. Here are the top stories from this weekend. Trump strikes back after Puerto Rico backlash President Donald Trump on Saturday praised leaders in Puerto Rico and urged residents of the hurricane-battered island not to believe in “fake news” about poor U.S. relief efforts. His compliments to Puerto Rican officials come after he slammed San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz and others for their apparent “poor leadership ability.” Separately, Trump on Sunday said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “wasting his time” pursuing negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong U...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized onetime the weekend brief Source Type: news

President Trump: Rex Tillerson Is ‘Wasting His Time’ With North Korea Negotiations
President Donald Trump on Sunday said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “wasting his time” pursuing negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In two tweets, Trump implied the U.S. should stop trying to talk to North Korea and instead look into other ways in dealing with the reclusive nation’s escalating nuclear threats. “I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man,” Trump tweeted. “Save your energy Rex, we’ll do what has to be done!” …Save your energy Rex, we'll do wha...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Rex Tillerson: U.S. Has Direct ‘Lines of Communication’ With North Korea
(BEIJING) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Saturday that the United States is maintaining direct channels of communications with North Korea even as tensions rise over the North’s nuclear and missile programs and the countries’ leaders spar through bellicose name-calling. Tillerson said the U.S. was probing North Korea’s willingness to talk, and called for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, adding it was incumbent on the North to halt the missile launches. “We have lines of communication to Pyongyang. We’re not in a dark situation, a blackout,&rdqu...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Bodeen, Matthew Pennington / AP Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Rex Tillerson on North Korea: We Need to ‘Calm Things Down’
(BEIJING) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Saturday for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, but said it was incumbent on North Korea to halt its missile launches. Following meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials in Beijing, Tillerson said he believes China has become deeply concerned about the North’s missile and nuclear programs and is working hard to convince Pyongyang to re-enter talks, but did not say specifically what form those talks should take. “I think the most immediate action that we need is to calm things down,” Tillerson told reporte...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Bodeen / AP Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Otto Warmbier Suffered Extensive Brain Damage, Coroner Confirms
The college student, imprisoned for more than a year in North Korea, fell into a vegetative state after blood flow to his brain was cut off, according to a coroner ’ s report. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Brain Autopsies Forensic Science Political Prisoners Warmbier, Otto Frederick (1994- ) North Korea Source Type: news

North Korea Says the U.S. Is Lying About Otto Warmbier ’s Death. Here’s What We Know
North Korea on Thursday accused the U.S. of lying about how Otto Warmbier was treated while the American college student was in North Korea’s custody, saying President Donald Trump is trying to fuel “hatred” of the reclusive nation by claiming Warmbier was severely tortured. North Korea’s accusation comes hours after an Ohio coroner said there were no signs of torture on Warmbier’s body, which was found to be in “excellent condition.” The coroner’s findings, released Wednesday, conflict with new details Warmbier’s parents have given, including the fact that it looked li...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Inside Donald Trump ’s Latest Battle Against the NFL
The world’s most powerful man picked a busy week to go to war with America’s most popular sport. Donald Trump was navigating a nuclear standoff with North Korea when he touched down in Alabama for a political rally on Sept. 22. In Puerto Rico, millions of Americans were without water or electricity in the wake of Hurricane Maria. A plan to revamp the nation’s health care system faced a pivotal hurdle in the Senate. But the President had another matter on his mind: the squad of football players who had protested racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling, raising their fists or locking their arms du...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Altman and Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized NFL president trump Source Type: news

We May Never Know Whether North Korea Tortured Otto Warmbier, Coroner Says
(CINCINNATI) — A coroner said Wednesday her office could not determine what led to the fatal brain damage of a young Ohio man detained in North Korea for more than a year. While the parents of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier and President Donald Trump have accused the North Korean government of torturing him, Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco said evidence has led to no “scientific facts” to solve Warmbier’s mysterious death. “We don’t know what happened to him, and this is the bottom line,” she said. The cause of the death may never be known, she added. A coroner’s report dated Sept. 11 shows ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Sewell / AP Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Otto Warmbier Source Type: news

Coroner's report: Details, but few answers, in death of Otto Warmbier
Details surrounding Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student who died in June after being detained in North Korea for 17 months, were released this week by the Hamilton County Coroner's office in Ohio. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s What a Top General Thinks Is the Next Big Threat to the U.S.
China will pose a greater military threat to the U.S. than any other nation within the next decade, according to America’s highest-ranked military official, General Joseph Dunford. “I think China probably poses the greatest threat to our nation by about 2025,” Dunford told the Senate Armed Services Committee during a Tuesday hearing on his re-appointment as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, CNN reports. Dunford was responding to a question from Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, who asked whether he stood by his 2015 assessment that Russia, followed by China and North Korea, posed the greatest threats to the ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Hincks Tags: Uncategorized China Foreign Policy Military North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Otto Warmbier ’s Parents Describe His Last Days: ‘They Destroyed Him’
This article originally appeared on People.com. (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stephanie Petit / People Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Otto Warmbier tragedy Source Type: news

Tim Kaine: Backing Out of the Iran Agreement Would Destroy America ’s Moral Authority
North Korea tested its sixth nuclear device earlier this month. Experts estimated that the blast from this test was significantly stronger than the 1945 Hiroshima bomb. This test puts a rogue regime one step closer to placing a nuclear bomb on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental United States. Yet two days following this test, instead of detailing a comprehensive strategy to rein in North Korea, a conflict that could endanger tens of thousands of American citizens and service members living in South Korea, our Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, chose to focus her remarks a...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tim Kaine Tags: Uncategorized diplomacy international relations North Korea politics White House Source Type: news

Tim Kaine: Backing Out of the Iran Agreement Would Damage America ’s Moral Authority
North Korea tested its sixth nuclear device earlier this month. Experts estimated that the blast from this test was significantly stronger than the 1945 Hiroshima bomb. This test puts a rogue regime one step closer to placing a nuclear bomb on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental United States. Yet two days following this test, instead of detailing a comprehensive strategy to rein in North Korea, a conflict that could endanger tens of thousands of American citizens and service members living in South Korea, our Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, chose to focus her remarks a...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tim Kaine Tags: Uncategorized diplomacy international relations North Korea politics White House Source Type: news

Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of North Korea, health care
Americans see North Korea as a threat, but they're also concerned U.S. would take military action too quickly (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supreme Court Cancels Arguments On President Trump ’s Travel Ban
(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has canceled arguments set for Oct. 10 in the dispute over President Donald Trump’s travel ban, after Trump rolled out a new policy Sunday. The unsigned order from the justices Monday asks both sides to weigh in by Oct. 5 about what to do with the case. The court had been ready to hear argument about the legality of a 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries and a 120-day ban on refugees from around the world. The ban expired Sunday and was replaced by a new policy that affects eight counties and has no expiration date. Those countries are Chad, Iran, Libya, Nort...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime Supreme Court Source Type: news

Why President Trump Picked a Fight with Athletes
You’d need to be living under a rock to have missed this weekend’s latest Trump-driven controversy, as he inserted himself into debates over the national anthem and picked a fight with professional athletes. The ensuing firestorm infected what had previously been one of the glaring holdouts from the present “all about politics” culture. (The tech industry lost its immunity a year ago, or longer, and is proving to be poorly adept at navigating the new political landscape.) The presidential escalation in the freshly heated culture wars was notable not for its novelty — Trump has played this card...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke J Miller Tags: Uncategorized Morning Must Reads Source Type: news

North Korea Says Trump ’s Latest Threat Is a ‘Declaration of War’
(UNITED NATIONS) — North Korea’s top diplomat says President Donald Trump’s tweet that leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer” was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters Monday that what he called Trump’s “declaration of war” gives North Korea “every right” under the U.N. Charter to take countermeasures, “including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers even they’re not yet inside the airspace border of our country.” Ri referred to Trump’s...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump North Korea onetime Source Type: news

President Trump Added Three New Countries to His Travel Ban. Here ’s What to Know About Them
President Donald Trump issued a new proclamation Sunday restricting citizens of eight countries from entering the U.S., replacing the expiring ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations. The new travel ban, which will take effect on Oct. 18, will continue to impact citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Syria but will now also include travelers from Chad, North Korea and certain individuals from Venezuela. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet,” Trump tweeted late Sunday. The new restrictions vary from country to country and ran...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized onetime travel ban White House Source Type: news

President Trump Has a New Travel Ban
Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, will go into effect on October 18. Officials stressed that valid visas would not be revoked as a result of the proclamation. Some countries will face full bans. Others are more tailored, such as restrictions impacting Venezuela, which will only apply to certain government officials and their families Trump’s...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump onetime travel ban White House Source Type: news

For NFL Teams, Unity Is the Message
This article originally appeared on SI.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Vrentas / SI Tags: Uncategorized National Anthem NFL onetime president trump Source Type: news

Athletes Beat Donald Trump In the Sport of Trash Talk
This week at the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as “Rocket Man.” Last night he called NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem “sons of bitches.” This morning he tweeted at Stephen Curry, an athlete pretty much everyone admires, calling him in effect “hesitant” and disinviting him from a ceremonial White House visit for the NBA champs, which some have said is the equivalent of telling the prom date who clearly doesn’t want to go to the dance with you that you’re not interested. That is...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized Colin Kaepernick Donald Trump Kevin Garnett Lebron James NBA NFL president trump Sports Stephen Curry Trump and Sports Source Type: news

North Korea: Trump Is a ‘Mentally Deranged Person’ Holding the ‘Nuclear Button’
North Korea’s foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump’s insult calling leader Kim Jong Un “rocket man” makes “our rocket’s visit to the entire US mainland inevitable all the more.” Ri Yong Ho called the American leader “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania and complacency” with his finger on the “nuclear button” and declared: “None other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission.” And he told world leaders on Saturday: “In case innocent lives of the U.S. are lost because of this suicide attack, Trump will be held totall...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Source Type: news

U.S. Flies Bombers Off North Korea Coast in Show of Force
The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it’s the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or bomber has flown this century. Defense Department spokesman Dana White says in a statement that the mission shows how seriously the U.S. takes what he calls North Korea’s “reckless behavior.” His statement says the flights are a “demonstration of U.S. resolve and a clear message” that President ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime World Source Type: news

Stephen Colbert to North Korea: Stop ‘Talking Smack’ About Donald Trump
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert did something a bit surprising during his Friday night monologue: he asked less people to make fun of President Donald Trump. Specifically, he asked for North Koreans to ease up on the Trump jokes, though only because he and other Americans should be able to do so. “North Korea, NoKo, you are not allowed to insult our leader like that. Sure, I’ve had my problems with President Trump, such as everything he has said and done, but I’m not gonna stand here as an American and let somebody from another country talk smack about our President,” Colbert joked. After Trump&r...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized celebrities Donald Trump onetime Source Type: news

NFL Owners Should Stand Up to Donald Trump on National Anthem Protests
With his threat at the United Nations this past week to “totally destroy” North Korea if necessary, and his labeling of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a “Rocket Man” on a “suicide mission,” President Donald Trump escalated his war of words with a country flirting with a nuclear strike. Few world leaders at the General Assembly cheered him. On Friday, Trump got his applause — by hurling his “tough” talk at America’s de facto national pastime, NFL football. At a rally in Huntsville, Ala., in support of Republican Senator Luther Strange, Trump cursed some of its ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump NFL onetime Roger Goodell Source Type: news

Earthquake Detected in North Korea Near Nuclear Test Site
(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, and about 20 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept. 3, according to an official from Seoul’s Korea Meteorological Administration. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said earlier that the country’s seismic service detected a magn...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tong-Hyung / AP Tags: Uncategorized Earthquake North Korea onetime Source Type: news

What Is the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atomic Bomb?
North Korea warned this week that it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, after saying the country had already successfully detonated one. A hydrogen bomb has never been used in battle by any country, but experts say it has the power to wipe out entire cities and kill significantly more people than the already powerful atomic bomb, which the U.S. dropped in Japan during World War II, killing tens of thousands of people. As global tensions continue to rise over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, here’s what to know about atomic and hydrogen bombs: Why is a hydrogen bomb stronger than an atomic b...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized Nuclear Weapons onetime Source Type: news

Sec. Albright, Sen. Coons: Donald Trump Must Realize Diplomacy Protects America
Now that Congress has reconvened to continue work on urgent foreign policy challenges — from the North Korean nuclear threat to our continued role in Afghanistan to the challenge of a rising China — we hope Republicans and Democrats will support funding for diplomacy and development as vital tools of national security. More than 70 years ago, in the wake of the horrors of World War II, President Harry Truman addressed a United Nations Conference in San Francisco. He challenged Americans and our international partners “to rise above personal interests, and adhere to those lofty principles, which benefit al...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Albright, Chris Coons Tags: Uncategorized diplomacy Donald Trump International Affairs politics World Source Type: news

‘Mentally Deranged.’ Read Kim Jong Un’s Entire Response to Donald Trump
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has responded to President Donald Trump’s speech on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly. During his speech, the U.S. President described Kim as a “Rocket Man” on a “suicide mission,” and said that if “forced to defend itself or its allies, [the U.S.] will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.” Two days later, Trump issued an executive order expanding the Treasury Department’s ability to target anyone conducting significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea and to ban them from the U.S. financial sys...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Samuelson Tags: Uncategorized Kim Jong Un North Korea onetime president trump Source Type: news

President Trump Says Kim Jong Un ‘Is Obviously a Madman’
The war of words between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continues. On Friday morning, less than a day after Kim called Trump “deranged” and a “dotard,” Trump took to Twitter to declare that the North Korean strongman is “obviously a madman.” “Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn’t mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!” Trump said. Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before! — Do...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nash Jenkins Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Kim Jong Un North Korea onetime Source Type: news