N.Korea evading sanctions through web of illicit networks

Sanctions have failed to stop North Korea’s weapons program because the regime has a “complex overseas financing and procurement system” earning hard currency from anything from cybercrime to wildlife smuggling, a report said Tuesday. Successive rounds of United Nations sanctions in response to nuclear and ballistic missile tests have sought to choke off North Korea’s external economic lifelines, but the […]

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Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

Threatened as it is, the Earth’s climate will survive longer than Donald Trump’s presidency, Germany’s environment minister said Friday. The U.S. Constitution dictates no more than two terms, federal environmental minister Barbara Hendricks noted to reporters at a San Francisco news conference alongside California Gov. Jerry Brown. “So that’s eight years,” Hendricks said. “I think the climate is going to […]

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London police arrest another attack suspect

London police have arrested another man suspected of a connection to the lethal attack on London Bridge. Police said a 30-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday at an address in east London. They said the man was arrested “on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts.” A search was continuing at the address where the man was […]

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Britain heads toward election as police carry out new raids

The police investigation into London’s latest terror attack intensified Monday as politicians officially resumed campaigning ahead of an unpredictable election that sees Britons go to the polls in just three days. Police carried out early morning raids at addresses in Newham and Barking — both in east London — that they said were connected to Saturday night’s London Bridge attack […]

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Apple made a big change to Apple Pay

You can now send and receive money from your friends within Apple Pay. The new feature was announced at  WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. Much like money transfer app Venmo, Apple Pay can now support peer-to-peer payments. The feature will be integrated directly into iMessage, so users can send money directly within a conversation with a friend. The feature will use […]

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As the U.S. leaves Paris climate accord, some see shifts in global leadership

In ditching the Paris accord on climate change, President Trump has cemented his reputation as the international disrupter in chief with the latest in a string of decisions that foreign policy analysts believe could have profound consequences for U.S. global leadership. The decision to exit the Paris agreement is sure to anger many of the almost 200 nations that signed […]

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Nigel Farage is ‘person of interest’ in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia

Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian has been told. Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the former Ukip leader had raised the interest of FBI investigators because of his relationships with individuals connected to both the Trump […]

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