Strong rains hit southern Japan as Koreas ready for typhoon

At least 439 domestic flights in and out of Jeju and airports across the mainland were canceled as of Wednesday afternoon, the Korea Airports Corp. said. Authorities also closed national parks and moved more than 36,000 fishing boats and other vessels to safety.

North Korean Hackers Are Scarier Than North Korean Nukes

We’ve long relied on computers and software to run big systems like power grids, airports, banks, factories and the military. Now, we’re putting billions of Internet of Things devices into our homes, cars, streetlights, toys, clothes, pets and more. Those devices were the point of weakness that allowed hackers last fall to knock out major […]

Dozens of people are injured as Japan is battered by Typhoon Haishen’s 80mph winds, leaving a wake of destruction before barrelling into South Korea

Live footage on state TV, a rarity that has now been broadcast for three weeks, showed trees shaking and waves rising in Tongchon county in Gangwon province bordering the South. The state broadcaster reported that all Tongchon residents had been evacuated.

Typhoon hits S. Korea after Japan battered

Though the Japanese weather agency said the strongest gusts on record were observed at more than 30 locations in the country, including one recorded at 214 km/h in Nagasaki city on Monday, initial assessments suggest that Typhoon Haishen did less damage than feared.

Trump’s stunning split with America’s military leaders

In the meeting, Trump said in Kelly’s presence that the young American soldiers who had died in Afghanistan had died for a worthless cause. Trump said, according to a source with knowledge of the meeting, “We got our boys who are over there being blown up every day for what? For nothing. Guys are dying […]

Eat the Buddha by Barbara Demick review – voices from a forbidden culture

The richness of this book lies in its nuance as much as its extraordinary detail. Ngaba’s residents are ambivalent towards the self-immolators: “I feel like there has to be a better way to express oneself,” the brother of one says. Many of those Demick interviews appreciate the material benefits the party has bought. But Han […]

India, Pakistan came close to firing missiles at each other on February 27

While the RAW chief talked to his ISI counterpart, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval told his US counterpart John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over a hotline on the same day that India was prepared for the worst if any bodily harm came to Wing Commander Varthaman. Both Doval and Dhasmana also spoke […]

The Last Word: Gene Simmons on Kanye West, Justin Bieber and Donald Trump

How do you teach your kids to find that drive when they were born into such radically different circumstances than you?For one thing, they’ve never had an allowance. I strongly don’t believe in giving your kids any money for nothing, because when they go off on their own, their hands are going to be outstretched, […]

Joe Biden Ignores Record Offshoring of American Auto Jobs in Pitch to Auto Workers in Michigan

Countries from around the world sell cars in America without unfair trade barriers. The same cannot be said for many countries in the TPP as some import less than 7% while undervaluing their currency, making their exports cheaper. Currency manipulation has already cost millions of American jobs. Vehicles built overseas are routinely well over five […]

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Is Bigger, Bolder, Available With A Diesel

The 2019 Santa Fe has Hyundai’s HTRAC® All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system. The HTRAC AWD system was developed as a multi-mode system, providing an electronic, variable-torque-split clutch with active torque control between the front and rear axles. The driver-selectable HTRAC Normal, Sport and Smart modes help provide confident control in all weather conditions. The Sport setting gives […]