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North Korea news: Expert reveals Kim’s hostile plans to lure US allies in military trap | World | News

North Korea news: Expert reveals Kim’s hostile plans to lure US allies in military trap | World | News

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North Korea has been harbouring reunification ambitions since the Korean War failed to result in a peace treaty between the two sides.Experts have warned North Korea could attempt to exploit its recent charm offensive with the South to push the US military presence out of the peninsula to strike its neighbour.North Korea expert Bradley K. Martin warned US President Donald Trump to continue monitoring Pyongyang to avoid surprise attacks.He said: "We should be very wary because North Korea never falters from its basic strategy which is to persuade the United States to get its troops out of the Korean Peninsula or persuade the South Koreans to push our troops out."And then reunite – either peacefully or forcefully – the peninsula so that North Korea will then control the southern part of t
Brexit news: Polish MEP scoffs at Theresa May’s ‘bespoke agreement’ | UK | News

Brexit news: Polish MEP scoffs at Theresa May’s ‘bespoke agreement’ | UK | News

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The Prime Minister said that the UK would seek a bespoke agreement with the European Union in the next phase of Brexit negotiations. Danuta Huebner, part of the EPP Group in the European Parliament and Chair Constitutional Affairs Committee mocked the idea of a “bespoke agreement”. The Polish MEP also said that the UK could not “cherry pick” the aspects it would like in a future trade agreement, ensuring the single market’s values are protected. She said: “When you say 'bespoke agreement', I say fine but what do you mean by 'bespoke agreement'”. When the Polish politician said ‘bespoke agreement’ she made quotation marks with her hands appearing to scoff at the Prime Minister. Ms Huebner added: “It can be a bespoke agreement, but a bespoke agreement that is meeting all the red lines of
North Korea news: Kim ready to deploy 60 nuclear weapons – US needs to act now | World | News

North Korea news: Kim ready to deploy 60 nuclear weapons – US needs to act now | World | News

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North Korea briefly re-opened communications channels with Seoul in an attempt to placate the international community's fears of World War 3.Former CIA analyst Fred Fleitz however warned North Korea will continue to build up its nuclear and missile arsenal in preparation for possible attacks.He said: "We have to think about what’s the purpose of North Korea’s nuclear deterrent. Is it really just to protect the country?"I think the size of North Korea’s missile arsenal, the fact that North Korea reportedly has built a hydrogen bomb, it may have up to 60 weapons, it’s building submarines to launch missiles – I don’t think this is a deterrent. This is an offensive force."North Korea has been fuelling World War 3 concerns with its constant refusal to shut down its nuclear weapons developmen
Ecstasy death: Grieving mum warns of drug use becoming ‘normal’ | UK | News

Ecstasy death: Grieving mum warns of drug use becoming ‘normal’ | UK | News

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SWNS / MOSCA BURNS / GETTY (STOCK)Joana Burns' mother spoke out over the normalisation of dangerous drugsJoana Burns, 22, collapsed and died after taking the drug as a “one-off” as she celebrated finishing her university exams.Ms Burns was with friends at The Foundry Club, at the University of Sheffield Students’ Union building, when the bargain-basement pill caused her to overheat and die. In a statement given to the police following the sudden death last June, a friend said Ms Burns was not “a regular drug user” and it was a “one-off final fling to finish University.” Now her mother Mosca, 50, told of her horror at the drug’s common usage but warned people they were dicing with death as they have no idea how their bodies will react. Related articles
Aussie flu PICTURE: US CDS releases picture of strain | UK | News

Aussie flu PICTURE: US CDS releases picture of strain | UK | News

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The H3N2-influenza strain appears to takes the form of meditating man as its structure is revealed with an electron microscope.The digital image was released by the US federal health agency Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Flu admissions across the UK are up 150 per cent since the start of 2018, according to the Royal College of GPs.The worst hit regions include Birmingham, Norwich, Nottingham, Manchester, York, Newcastle, Bristol, Portsmouth and Canterbury, their data shows.RCGP chair Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard said: "General practice continues to face huge winter pressures with a significant increase in patients presenting with influenza, and high numbers of patients continuing to present with other common winter illnesses."Health officials have renewed their pleas for p...
North Korea: US troops MUST prepare for WAR says former official | World | News

North Korea: US troops MUST prepare for WAR says former official | World | News

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North Korea has ramped up its nuclear and missile development over the past few months, sparking fears of World War 3 with its continued threats on the United States. Kim Jong-un warned a "nuclear button is always on my desk" as he threatened the US during his New Year's address in Pyongyang.He said: "The entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk. This is reality, not a threat."Former US defence secretary Ash Carter said he does not think tensions between the two states are "deflating". But he said the US is not on the brink of a war with North Korea. Mr Carter said the possibility that America could be at war with North Korea must be pursued and prepared for. Speaking to CNN, Mr Carter said: “I have some experience for what h
Watch: Channel 4 reporter is left speechless by Canadian professor on live TV debate | UK | News

Watch: Channel 4 reporter is left speechless by Canadian professor on live TV debate | UK | News

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Cathy Newman, a Channel 4 journalist, was put on the spot by professor Jordan Peterson in a debate about his recent admissions on gender self-identification. The professor argued against a recent law introduced in Canada which criminalises the use of wrong gender pronouns. Ms Newman said: “You got in trouble for refusing to call trans men and women by their preferred personal pronouns.”Mr Peterson corrected the reporter saying: “That’s not actually true. I got in trouble because I said that I would not follow the compelled speech dictates of the federal and provincial Government.“I actually never got in trouble for not calling anyone anything.”The Channel 4 reporter asked the professor how he could justify trans person’s right not to be offended with his right to freedom of speech. Mr P
Turpin family news: Child escaped after two year plan which first FAILED | World | News

Turpin family news: Child escaped after two year plan which first FAILED | World | News

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The children, aged two to 29, were beaten, shackled, starved and even taunted with food that they were forbidden to eat during their years inside the squalid family home.They were found severely malnourished, suffering from muscle wasting and stunted growth. A number of children even had cognitive impairment and nerve damage from extreme and prolonged physical abuse, the prosecutor said.And ahead of a plea hearing, it was revealed the parents began tying the children up with ropes years ago as punishment.Then, after one escaped, "the defendants eventually began using chains and padlocks to chain up the victims to their beds”, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said. Related articles The abused children were only freed after one teenage da
Brexit latest: ‘Negotiations shouldn’t be friendly’ Brexit minister calls for tougher plan | UK | News

Brexit latest: ‘Negotiations shouldn’t be friendly’ Brexit minister calls for tougher plan | UK | News

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Tory MP Suella Fernandes said Britain needs to stop being nice to the European Union in the Brexit negotiations. Speaking on DW News, the eurosceptic MP said: “The EU is worried about the strength of Britain’s position and as a result, they are probably more defensive than they need to be.”The newly appointed Brexit undersecretary called for tougher negotiation strategies against the bloc.She said: “I don’t think negotiations are supposed to be friendly. “I was a lawyer for ten years and yes you may very much like the person that you are negotiating with, but at the end of the day, you’re going to be serving your client’s interests.“The client here is the British people so you’re not necessarily going to agree on everything and be nice to each other.”After joining Parliament in 2015, Ms