South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

SEOUL, South Korea –  South Korea said Tuesday that a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea. “South Korea and the U.S. made the decision as we believe this will contribute to maintaining such momentum,” said Choi Hyun-soo, a Defense Ministry spokeswoman. She spoke after the U.S. ...

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'It was either me or the cat': Georgia woman kills rabid bobcat with her bare hands

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“Gaming disorder” recognized as a mental health condition by World Health Organization

GENEVA — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a ...

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Merkel Will Ride Out This Crisis, Too

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reached a shaky compromise with her Bavarian coalition partner that gives her two weeks to make a deal with other European Union leaders on reforms to the bloc’s dysfunctional asylum system.  It’s a tall order, but President Donald Trump is wrong to suggest that the migration issue is about to take down Merkel’s  government.  “The people of Germany are ...

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Get Ready, America. Trade War's Coming for Your Hip Pocket

“A wise general makes a point of foraging on the enemy,” according to the Chinese general Sun Tzu. “One cartload of the enemy’s provisions is equivalent to 20 of one’s own.” The lesson of that maxim – that leaders need to pay close attention to the economics of conflict, and make sure that costs are imposed more on the enemy than the ...

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Asia stocks skid to four-month low as Trump raises stakes in China trade war

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks sank on Tuesday and Shanghai shares plunged to near two-year lows as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage at a business district in ...

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German, French leaders meet to mold plans for EU's future

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South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

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