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Japan bolstering defenses against North Korea threat, Abe says

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses Parliament on Friday in Tokyo.  (Associated Press) As tensions continue to escalate in East Asia, Japan is bolstering defense measures in response to what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called his nation’s most serious security threat since World War II. Abe outlined his plan Friday during a policy speech in parliament. His agenda included strengthening ...

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Cyber Monday's biggest deals and savings

Dell, Overstock.com and many others will be offering Cyber Monday deals.  (iStock) The money-saving deals won’t end on Nov. 24. Cyber Monday shoppers can look forward to more special promotions in the wake of Black Friday. Cyber Monday – known as the day when companies offer a wide array of discounts online – is set to take place this year ...

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Schumer calls for ethics probe of Al Franken amid groping allegations

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called for an ethics probe of Sen. Al Franken in the wake of allegations that he groped and kissed a Los Angeles TV host without her consent, as fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill condemned the Minnesota senator. “Sexual harassment is never acceptable and must not be tolerated,” Schumer, D-N.Y. said in a statement ...

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Man's hack to open a beer on the train goes viral

One man put his commute to good use by cracking open a cold one  (iStock) We’ve all been there at one point or another — there’s a beer to crack and no bottle opener handy within a hundred-mile radius. More from The Daily Meal Now, thanks to one guy in the U.K., commuters on the Southern Rail can open a cold ...

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Air Force: No plan to involuntarily recall pilots to fill shortage

Capts. Wes Sloat (left) and Jared Barkemeger, 7th Airlift Squadron pilots, operate a C-17 Globemaster III during takeoff from the flight line of Fort Bragg, N.C., during Operation Panther Storm, July 27, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Keith James) The Air Force said Tuesday it will not use President Trump’s recent executive order to involuntarily recall retired pilots back ...

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North Korea's first lady Ri Sol-ju remains a mystery

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol-ju attend the opening ceremony of the Rungna People’s Pleasure Ground on Rungna Islet along the Taedong River in Pyongyang July 25, 2012. This photograph was released by the North’s KCNA to Reuters on July 26, 2012.  (REUTERS) In the six years since Kim Jong Un began ruling North Korea, ...

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US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to shelter in place as troops seen in capital

Armed Zimbabwean soldiers and military vehicles were seen in the streets of Harare early Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe urged American citizens to “shelter in place” early Wednesday as troops were seen in the streets of the capital amid rising political turmoil surrounding the country’s 93-year-old president, Robert Mugabe. The message from the embassy in Harare ...

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