North Korea calls Mike Pompeo ‘poisonous’ to diplomacy – Aljazeera.com

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has called his American counterpart, Mike Pompeo, a “poisonous plant of American diplomacy”, vowing to “shutter the absurd dream” that US sanctions will force a change in Pyongyang. Ri also accused Pompeo on Friday of casting “dark shadows” over the US-North Korea talks, claiming that the US diplomat was more…

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U.S. Mosquitoes Are Laying ‘Time Capsule’ Eggs That Can Outlast Colder Winters – Gizmodo

Aedes albopictusPhoto: James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (AP)Mosquitoes didn’t become the most prolific animal killer of humanity by being lazy. A new study this week suggests that a common disease-causing species in the U.S. has learned how to lay dormant eggs that can survive harsher winters in the North.The Asian tiger mosquito, or…

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who’s in charge of U.S. nukes, falls for seven-year-old Instagram hoax – Salon

Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy (Gabriel Aponte/Getty Images for Concordia Summit) Other celebrities fell for the “privacy policy” hoax too. But only one was in charge of America’s nuclear arsenal Igor Derysh August 22, 2019 9:00AM (UTC) Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday became the latest victim of an Instagram hoax that dates back…

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