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The US is suspending 'provocative' war games with South Korea as talks continue with North Korea

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Lance Cpl. Hernan Vidana/U.S. Marine Corps Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made it official Friday: the annual big military exercises with the South Koreans won't be happening as long as North Korea bargains in good faith on denuclearization.
President Donald Trump said after the Singapore summit last week with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that the exercises - he called them "war games" - would be suspended, although no mention of the exercises was included in the joint declaration after the summit.
In a late Friday statement, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said that Mattis "has...
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Turkey's Tourism Comeback

Turkey's Tourism Comeback

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Despite the U.S. State Department's current Level 3 advisory for Turkey , which stemmed from events including a terrorist attack in 2015 and a failed government coup the year after, foreign visits to the country increased by 23 percent in 2017. Royal Caribbean International, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and other lines recently announced they're returning to Turkey in 2019, with port calls scheduled in Kusadasi and Istanbul. “I had an amazing experience on a recent trip to Istanbul,” says Enrique R. Felgueres Jr., a Virtuoso agency executive from Coral Gables, Florida. “The city is clean...
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China Trade War Potential Casualties Include U.S. Casinos In Asia

China Trade War Potential Casualties Include U.S. Casinos In Asia

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China uses the financial muscle of government, business and consumers to reward friends and punish enemies. U.S. owned casinos may feel the sting.
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The soccer ball Putin gave to Trump is undergoing a routine security check

The soccer ball Putin gave to Trump is undergoing a routine security check

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The red-and-white soccer ball given to President Donald Trump by Russian President Vladimir Putin is undergoing a routine security check. The Secret... Read more ...

Legal experts say Michael Cohen secretly recording Trump is unlike anything...

Legal experts say Michael Cohen secretly recording Trump is unlike anything they've ever heard of - and it's very bad news for Trump

Reuters/Getty Images Legal experts were stunned at news that President Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded his old boss. The conversation... Read more ...

Thousands of Tesla Model 3 cars are sitting in giant parking lots in...

Thousands of Tesla Model 3 cars are sitting in giant parking lots in California - here's why

Reuters/Jason Lee Photos of numerous Tesla vehicles at locations in California have shown up on Twitter. These are likely staging areas for vehicles that are on their way to... Read more ...

Microsoft is having a 10-day 'Ultimate Game Sale' with discounts on over 650...

Microsoft is having a 10-day 'Ultimate Game Sale' with discounts on over 650 Xbox and PC games

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Microsoft To... Read more ...

First-ever Global Farm Tourism Summit in Tagaytay City in the Philippines

First-ever Global Farm Tourism Summit in Tagaytay City in the Philippines

The Department of Tourism in association with the International School of Sustainable Tourism , and Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in... Read more ...

In spite of political repression, Maldives tourism grows

In spite of political repression, Maldives tourism grows

International tourists are rushing to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers in spite of a protest abroad over the strongman president's attack on political disagree and the... Read more ...

The first trailer for 'The Walking Dead' season 9 is here and it teases the...

The first trailer for 'The Walking Dead' season 9 is here and it teases the comic's next big villain

Jackson Lee Davis/AMC AMC released the first full trailer for the ninth season of "The Walking Dead" Friday at San Diego Comic-Con. The trailer teases new looks for Rick and... Read more ...

US intelligence, military, and diplomatic officials still have no idea what...

US intelligence, military, and diplomatic officials still have no idea what Trump talked about with Putin, and that's dangerous

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP A number top US officials have reportedly been left in the dark on what President Donald Trump spoke about with Russian President Vladimir Putin... Read more ...

The US is not prepared to fight China or other great powers, a top Marine...

The US is not prepared to fight China or other great powers, a top Marine training officer says

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone/Released A Marine general has a blunt warning for the US as it faces new threats from near-peer enemies: The military is... Read more ...

9 photos of Russia's new stealth frigate, a small warship that's much better...

9 photos of Russia's new stealth frigate, a small warship that's much better armed than the US Navy's LCS

Russian Defense Ministry The Russian Navy will receive a new stealth frigate in late July, according to TASS, a Russian state-owned media outlet. The Admiral Gorshkov, the... Read more ...