Beijing (CNN)

China has elevated the stature of President Xi Jinping and cemented his grip on power by including his name and political ideology in the Communist Party constitution.

Xi Jinping's rise to powerAt the end of a pivotal twice-a-decade meeting, party delegates voted unanimously Tuesday to make “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era” a guiding principle for the party.

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Japan’s defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an “unprecedented, critical and imminent” level, requiring “different responses” to the threat.

The minister, Itsunori Odonera, said that this rising threat compels his country to endorse the U.S. view that “all options” must be considered, which President Donald Trump says includes possible military action. Japan was alarmed by North Korea twice launching missiles over Japanese territory, in August and in September.

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North Korea mocks Trump as ‘rabid man,’ threatens ‘volley of nuclear fire’

October 19, 2017

By Katherine Lam, FOX News North Korea on Thursday mocked President Trump as the “rabid man in the White House” and threatened to attack the United States with an “immense volley of nuclear fire,” the menacing messages coming just days after Pyongyang warned other countries to avoid an alliance with America. The rogue regime said […]

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Nuclear Anxiety Returns to America

August 12, 2017

The Atlantic | August 12, 2017 People are talking about thermonuclear war again—and they’re out of practice. Opening their paper on Friday morning, readers of The Wall Street Journal encountered a financial item of unusually wide interest. “Here’s a question that’s probably not on the CFA exam,” write Mike Bird and Riva Gold. “What happens […]

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North Korea warned by Mattis not to invite ‘destruction’

August 9, 2017

BBC NEWS US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has told North Korea to avoid actions that could usher in the “end of its regime and the destruction of its people”. The Pentagon chief also said Pyongyang would be “grossly overmatched” in a war against the US and its allies. His stark warning comes a day after […]

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Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Could Be Dangerous, Here’s How To Tell

August 3, 2017

Brian Koberlein ,  Contributor Forbes / August 3, 2017 America will experience a total eclipse this month. Even if you aren’t in the path of totality on August 21, you will experience a partial eclipse, where the Moon blocks some portion of the Sun. Millions of Americans will be tempted to look up at the […]

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

July 21, 2017

by BBC News Mr Spicer stepped down because he was unhappy with President Donald Trump’s appointment of a new communications director, according to reports. Combative Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has been picked for the role that Mr Spicer partially filled. Mr Spicer’s press briefings were a cable news hit, but he withdrew from camera […]

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North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

April 17, 2017

By edith m. lederer, associated press UNITED NATIONS — Apr 17, 2017, 8:56 PM ET North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador accused the United States on Monday of turning the Korean Peninsula into “the world’s biggest hotspot” and creating “a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment.” Kim In Ryong […]

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ABC, NBC Cover-Up Revelation Susan Rice Ordered Trump Aides Unmasked, CBS Defends

April 4, 2017

By Nicholas Fondacaro | April 3, 2017 | 9:47 PM EDT A massive revelation in the alleged surveillance of President Trump’s aides broke Monday morning when Bloomberg reported that “[f]ormer National Security Adviser Susan Rice requested the identities of U.S. persons in raw intelligence reports on dozens of occasions that connect to the Donald Trump transition […]

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What we know about Trump’s unsubstantiated wiretapping allegations against Obama

March 8, 2017

Good Morning America President Trump has sparked a firestorm by accusing then-President Obama of wiretapping communications in Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign, without providing any evidence for his claim. But former Obama administration officials are hitting back, saying Obama did not order any wiretap. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he […]

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