Is Trump creating a second nuclear crisis?

Is Trump creating a second nuclear crisis?

Trump said last week that Iran has not “lived up” to the spirit of the deal. But experts argue that decertifying the accord will not only jeopardize Washington’s ability to influence and dictate global events, it will also make the US an unreliable partner in any future negotiations, particularly with Pyongyang. “Everyone who looks at it says how can you expect to bring North Koreans to the negotiating table if at the same time you demonstrate that agreements that you do negotiate aren’t worth the paper they’re written on?” Gerald…

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Trump has 'lit the wick' of war, North Korean official says

Trump has 'lit the wick' of war, North Korean official says

The statement follows weeks of escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States, fueled by Pyongyang’s repeated nuclear tests and Trump’s tough talk. Speaking to Russia’s state-run TASS news agency, North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho cited Trump’s September speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York as the tipping point. “By his bellicose and insane statement in the UN arena, Trump — it can be said — lit the wick of the war against us,” Ri is quoted as saying on TASS’ English language website….

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An Australian Harvey Weinstein? 'They exist here too'

An Australian Harvey Weinstein? 'They exist here too'

Updated October 12, 2017 09:31:13 Video: I’ve had unwanted advances in the local industry, says Sophie Mathisen (ABC News) Related Story: Rape claims, secret tape pile pressure on Weinstein, Jolie joins list of accusers Related Story: There was a reference to Harvey Weinstein in 30 Rock that we all missed Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein isn’t an anomaly and there are “heavy hitters” in the Australian film industry who use their position for access to young women, says filmmaker Sophie Mathisen. Weinstein has been accused of decades of sexual harassment…

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China flaunts N. Korea sanctions — and it poses a big problem for Trump

China flaunts N. Korea sanctions — and it poses a big problem for Trump

President Trump complains that China isn’t doing enough to squeeze Kim Jong Un’s regime over its nuclear weapons program. “North Korea is a rogue nation which has become a great threat and embarrassment to China, which is trying to help but with little success,” he tweeted last month. He returned to the theme Monday, tweeting that American policy hasn’t worked. The U.S. president wants China to use its position as North Korea’s main trading partner to force Kim to change his behavior. To find out what’s frustrating Trump, CNN traveled…

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Oscars grandees to decide Weinstein's fate

Oscars grandees to decide Weinstein's fate

Now the Oscars need to decide what to do about Harvey Weinstein. After a series of bombshell sexual assault allegations against the Hollywood producer, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said its board of governors will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday to “discuss the allegations against Weinstein and any actions warranted by the Academy.” “The Academy finds the conduct described in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein to be repugnant, abhorrent, and antithetical to the high standards of the Academy and the creative community it represents,” the organization…

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