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North Korean cyber attack campaign detected days after historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un

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A malicious cyber campaign carried out by the North Korean government was detected by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday - just two days after the historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. An analysis compiled by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security revealed the North...
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Trump returns salute of North Korean general at summit, state media footage reveals

Trump returns salute of North Korean general at summit, state media footage reveals

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A U.S. official told CNN that Trump was briefed on protocol, which is to not salute military officers from other countries.
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White House Defends Trump's Salute to a North Korean Military Officer

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, described the act as “a common courtesy,” but critics said it was an inappropriate gesture that was meant to symbolize respect.
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New video shows President Trump saluting North Korean general

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U.S. presidents generally do not return salutes from foreign military officers.
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Facing Criticism, the White House Calls Trump's Salute to North Korean General a ‘Common Courtesy'

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The White House on Thursday defended President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean three-star general.
“It's a common courtesy when a military official from another government salutes, that you return that,” presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters two days after Trump returned from his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
North Korean state media released video from the visit of Trump reaching out to shake the hand of the minister of the People's Armed Forces, who instead saluted during the summit in Singapore. The two then...
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Treason or respect? Trump draws ire for returning North Korean general's salute

Treason or respect? Trump draws ire for returning North Korean general's salute

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Footage of the US President returning the salute of a North Korean general has set off his domestic critics, who have accused Donald Trump of showing respect for a “murderous regime” in Pyongyang.
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Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

He planned to use explosives that included an anti-tank rocket, a U.S. attorney said. Read more ...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits tree stump instead

A would-be vandal was stumped after they tried to run over a 9-foot snowman in Kentucky, only to find it had been built over a large tree stump. Read more ...

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Stop & Shop says it plans to launch 'driverless grocery vehicles' in the Greater Boston area beginning this spring. Read more ...

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'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

Because Disney nostalgia never ends. Read more ...

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

One in three families struggles to provide enough diapers for their children. Nonprofit ShareBaby wants to change that. Read more ...

‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs...

‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs, unemployment benefits

The partial government shutdown, which looms with no end in sight, is disrupting lives, from missed paychecks to uncertainty with work. Read more ...

Couple who called 911 says Wisconsin teen, not them, should get $50,000 reward

Couple who called 911 says Wisconsin teen, not them, should get $50,000 reward

The couple who dialed 911 says they don't want the $50,000 reward. They say Jayme Closs should get it because "She got herself out." Read more ...

Louisville holds off Boston College 80-70

Louisville holds off Boston College 80-70

Jordan Nwora scored 18 of his career-high 32 points before the break before adding five points late that helped Louisville hold off Boston College 80-70 on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign

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Gillette's new ad campaign is trending on youtube, but has more than twice as many dislikes than likes. Some are threatening a boycott, offended by the company's call for a new... Read more ...