Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Russian diplomat on Sunday lambasted the United States Congress for voting to sanction Russia, and warned of retaliation by Moscow. Speaking on ABC’s “This Week,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov referred to a bill passed by Congress on Thursday to sanction his country as “weird and unacceptable,” and said it was “the last straw.” “If the U.S. side decides to …

Trump, Abe confirm will increase pressure on North Korea: Japan government

By Takaya and Yamaguchi TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed in phone talks that they would step up pressure on North Korea in cooperation with South Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said on Monday. The bilateral talks were aimed at confirming close cooperation among the United States, Japan and South Korea before a Group of 20 summit meeting to be held in …

Cards Against Humanity Creator Vows To Publish Browsing History Of U.S. Representatives

The creator of Cards Against Humanity has promised to purchase and publish the browsing history of members of the United States Congress following a decision to repeal protections that prevented internet service providers from collecting and selling user information without permission.

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China says 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea

There was “no such thing” as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the Spratly archipelago, parts of which are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. “Most of the …

OAS discusses Venezuela crisis, Caracas protests

The Organization of American States held a special meeting on the crisis in Venezuela on Tuesday, triggering a furious reaction from the Venezuelan government and its staunchest regional allies. It comes after 14 countries in the OAS, including the United States, urged Venezuela’s leftist government last week to release political prisoners and “reestablish democracy” by holding elections. In a sign that Venezuela is increasingly cornered, a total of 20 countries …