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Samson’s Opinions

The U.S. warned Russia that it may follow through on sanction threats over the construction of a major natural gas pipeline to Germany. Asked if the U.S. might impose punitive measures against Nord Stream 2 and other projects, Energy Secretary Rick Perry answered “yes,” during a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak [...]

Hurricane Florence made landfall as a category one storm and continues to move slowly as predicted, threatening devastating storm surges and flooding. Over the weekend, the storm is expected to move slowly through the Carolinas while delivering significant rainfall, with as much as 40 inches expected in some areas, according to a CNN report Friday. [...]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just called out former Secretary of State John Kerry for his numerous secret meetings with Iran. “I’ll leave the legal determinations to others, but what Secretary Kerry has done is unseemly and unprecedented,” Pompeo told reporters at the State Department Friday, as reported by CNN. “This is a former [...]

Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday morning and already its devastation has caused three deaths. In two separate incidents, two women and an infant died in N.C. on Friday, marking the first three deaths caused by the hurricane’s devastation. In Wilmington, N.C., a woman an infant died after a tree fell on their home and trapped [...]

South Korea opened a liaison office at an industrial park it sponsors in the North Korean city of Gaeseong on Friday, allowing rival officials to communicate around-the-clock for the first time since the start of the Korean War. Seoul’s Unification Ministry said more than 50 South Koreans crossed the border to Gaeseong to attend the [...]

U.S. forces in Somalia came under attack earlier this week, prompting a defensive air strike against a militant group aligned with al-Qaida, U.S. Africa Command said Thursday. It said that U.S. troops were on a mission on Tuesday with Somali partner forces about 40 miles west of Mogadishu when they came under attack. No U.S. [...]

Early Friday morning in France, a man attempted to carry out a terror attack outside a crowded bar. Witnesses heard the 32-year-old suspect shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he attempted to drive his car into a crowd of approximately 50 people outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes, France, Daily Mail reported Friday. The [...]