Tillerson says the US is ready to begin direct talks with North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions He seemed to back away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be part of any negotiations   U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks … Continue reading Tillerson says the US is ready to begin direct talks with North Korea

Charles Barkley on Jones projected win: ‘This is a wake-up call for Democrats’

Washington (CNN)Former NBA player Charles Barkley said Tuesday night that Democrat Doug Jones' victory is "a wake-up call for Democrats." Speaking to CNN's Jake Tapper from Jones' election night party, Barkley said Democrats have "taken the black vote and the poor vote for granted for a long time." "It's time for them to get off … Continue reading Charles Barkley on Jones projected win: ‘This is a wake-up call for Democrats’

Robert Gates says a North Korea nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

North Korea's ability to fire a nuclear warhead at the U.S. will become an accepted reality over the coming year, former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Gates' comments come amid high tensions between the U.S. and North Korea He says that while China has influence over North Korea, "it doesn't have control."   North … Continue reading Robert Gates says a North Korea nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

6 things to watch in the Alabama Senate election Tuesday

This from the category of "things you never thought you'd hear": There is U.S. Senate race in Alabama this week that is neck-and-neck. Here are six things to watch in a race that pits firebrand conservative Roy Moore against first-time Democratic candidate Doug Jones: <h3>Huntsville</h3> Alabama is a heavily Republican state — Donald Trump beat … Continue reading 6 things to watch in the Alabama Senate election Tuesday

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Three women who accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have demanded a congressional inquiry. At a New York City news conference, the trio accused Mr Trump of groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating or harassing them. Three of them - Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey, and Rachel Crooks - detailed their allegations shortly beforehand live on … Continue reading Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry