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2 November 2017 5:15 AM At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire 21

2 November 2017 1:52 AM Shooting at Colorado Walmart

Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not release any information on the number of victims and it was not clear if an assailant had been taken into custody, taken his own life or been slain by officers. "We've got multiple parties down, we're still trying to ascertain what their conditions are," Officer Victor Avila of the Thornton Police Department told Reuters 21

1 November 2017 5:35 PM In meeting, Trump to push a reluctant Xi to rein in North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will further pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping in talks next week to take tougher measures against North Korea, as the United States compiles information for possible new sanctions on Chinese banks working with Pyongyang. Senior administration officials say Trump will try to convince Xi when they meet in Beijing 27

1 November 2017 2:21 PM China Blinks on South Korea, Making Nice After a Year of Hostilities

Mr. Xi’s tough stance against South Korea also included a punishing economic boycott that helped reinforce the American relationship with Seoul, undermining China’s long-term goal of replacing the United States as the pre-eminent power in Asia. “This is the reversal of an ineffective and costly policy on the part of China,” said Shi Yinhong, professor 25

1 November 2017 12:46 PM South Korea will not develop nuclear weapons: president

Seoul - South Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own despite the threat from the nuclear-armed North, President Moon Jae-In declared on Wednesday. "A push by North Korea to become a nuclear state cannot be accepted or tolerated," Moon said in an address to parliament. "We also will not develop or own nuclear" arms. In recent months Pyongyang 26

31 October 2017 11:32 AM A proposal in New Zealand could trigger the era of ‘climate change refugees’

New Zealand could become the world’s first country to essentially recognize climate change as an official reason to seek asylum or residence elsewhere, a government minister indicated in an interview Tuesday. If implemented, up to 100 individuals per year could be admitted to the island nation on a newly created visa category, according to an initial 27

31 October 2017 1:27 AM Mueller’s First Indictments Send a Message to Trump

“It’s obviously a big-deal day. These are big-deal developments,” said John Q. Barrett, who served as associate independent counsel during the Iran-contra investigation. Inside the White House, the mood changed drastically throughout the morning. Although Mr. Manafort was the first president’s former campaign chief indicted since John N. Mitchell during 26

31 October 2017 1:27 AM Fire Mueller? No, the indictments reveal why he should resign

The sealed indictments opened today reveal that Bob Mueller’s conscientious but expensive efforts found nothing that the Department of Justice could not have done itself with career prosecutors. Bob Mueller out of respect for the law and the Department of Justice should resign because his efforts are unneeded, and arguably impeding, equal justice under 18

28 October 2017 6:06 AM View: There is only one way forward on North Korea

A formal agreement to end the Korean War could pave the way for broader diplomatic talks, writes Carl Bildt Could the world soon witness another devastating war on the Korean Peninsula? That question looms large in many conversations these days. Of course, concerns about the North Korean regime’s nuclear-weapons programme are nothing new. The United 9

28 October 2017 6:06 AM As Mattis promises ‘massive military response’ to North Korea strike, threat of artillery hangs over Seoul

SEOUL — Speaking after a meeting with senior South Korean defense officials on Saturday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis offered unequivocal support for American allies in the face of threats from North Korea. “Make no mistake,” Mattis told reporters after the meeting, “any attack on the United States or our allies will be defeated, and any use of nuclear 2