Author: Blazing Press

NORTH KOREA FIRES MISSILES AT JAPAN — Explodes Seconds After Launch

North Korea conducted a botched missile launch at Japan on Wednesday morning.   BREAKING NEWS:U.S. military detected ‘a failed North Korean missile launch attempt’ in vicinity of Kalma: U.S. Pacific Command spokesman — Jean Yoon (@ReutersJean) March 22, 2017 The Mirror reported: North Korea is feared to have launched several missiles towards Japan on Wednesday morning. The launch, from the eastern area of Wonsan, may have failed, Kyodo News reported. It is not known what type of missiles were involved. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that the government hasn’t confirmed the launch and that it was always gathering...

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Israel Preps Mass Evacuation Plans For War, Netanyahu Warns Putin More Strikes Will Come

JERUSALEM (AP) — If Islamic militants in Gaza or Lebanon go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty. Israel is drawing up contingency plans to evacuate up to a quarter-million civilians from border communities to protect them from attacks from Hamas, Hezbollah or other Islamic militant groups. The mass evacuations would be the biggest in Israel’s history, part of a bigger plan where the army works with municipalities to keep civilians safe. All sides have been preparing in case a new round of warfare breaks out, although Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed group sworn to Israel’s destruction,...

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Texas A&M’s first openly gay student body president to take office

Bobby Brooks decided early on not to make his sexuality a focal point of his campaign for Texas A&M University student body president. He didn’t need to. The 21-year-old junior has been openly gay since freshman year and served as executive vice president of diversity for the past year. A proud Aggie, he wanted fellow students to judge him on his campaign promises to improve student services, such as dining and transportation, and student-faculty relations. “I was open and out if anyone asked me but I didn’t talk about it in my campaign,” he told CNN. “I decided to...

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Mexico Threatens to End US Corn Imports

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexico has identified a potential weapon in its trade wrangle with US President Donald Trump: lucrative yellow cobs of American corn. The Latin American nation imports billions of dollars’ worth of the yellow grain from the United States to feed its livestock. But with Trump pushing to shake up the countries’ trade ties, Mexico is now threatening to buy from elsewhere. That is worrying corn growers in some of the very same US states that voted heavily in favor of Trump: Iowa, North Dakota, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Trump has vowed to restrict free trade...

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Retired NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal Joins “Flat Earth” Hysteria

Retired American basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal revealed his belief about the shape of the planet Earth speaking during a show on an internet radio station. “It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yes, it is,” he said speaking at podbay.fm show. The 45-year-old has referred to his traveling experience when explaining the belief. “I drive from coast to coast, and this s*** is flat to me. I’m just saying. I drive from Florida to California all the time, and it’s flat to me. I do not go up and down at a 360-degree angle.” Four-time NBA...

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