Trump is ‘milking the North Korea crisis’

Trump is 'milking the North Korea crisis'

Donald Trump seems to have recognised North Korea as a defining issue of his presidency. He has been sending military hardware to the region, ending America's "era of strategic patience", pressuring China to exert influence on its ally and urging the UN Security Council to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang. But perhaps the most theatrical element of all of this geopolitical choreography occurred at home, when he "invited" (summoned) the entire US Senate to the White House for a briefing on the issue.

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Dutch architects outfit a building in emoji.

Dutch architects outfit a building in emoji.

The emotive faces from our keyboards are now literally plastered across a building in the city of Amersfoort in central Netherlands. The 22 circles relay 22 different expressions, from a smiling face to a grimacing face to a cool face with sunglasses.

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Where did all the saxophones go?

Where did all the saxophones go?

How one instrument went from being the backbone of American popular music to being a punchline in a joke about the ’80s. There’s no song in the Top 40 right now with a saxophone solo, there’s hardly a defined saxophone part on any of those songs at all.

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A short lesson on Asian green tea

A short lesson on Asian green tea

When it comes to green teas, your choices are not limited to one – there's Japanese and there's Chinese. What’s the difference between Chinese and Japanese green tea? A brief look at the key distinguishing features of green tea from these two countries.

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Why does sugar in cornbread divide races in the South?

Why does sugar in cornbread divide races in the South?

So many Southern food traditions are shared by both races. Most Southerners, black and white, revere fried chicken, pursue pork barbecue and exult their grandmothers’ garden vegetables. Why is there such a fundamental difference in cornbread? By Kathleen Purvis. (Mar. 29, 2016)

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