Category: Idaho

North Korea Arrests Third American as He Tries to Leave Country | The American, in his late 50s, is a former professor at China’s Yanbian University of Science and Technology and had been involved in aid programs for North Korea. | World – Idaho News

A US citizen has been arrested as he tried to fly out of North Korea, becoming the third American to be detained there, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Sunday. There was no immediate official confirmation of the reported arrest,…
April 22, 2017: What to Know | Citydesk – Idaho News

The Trump White House dialed up its threats Friday against “sanctuary cities” unwilling to comply with orders to detain and/or deport undocumented men, women and children. The U.S. Department of Justice sent letters to Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia,…
Raul Labrador unafraid of Trump’s primary threat – Idaho News

At a turbulent town hall over the congressional recess, Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador fielded anguished questions about Russia, outrage over President Donald Trump’s tax returns and the stray query about recreational rock collecting. But during the three-hour session at a…
As France Election Looms, Terror Attacks Weigh On the Minds of Voters | Will fear push some to choose Le Pen? Will more voters show up feeling they must block Le Pen and her populist, nationalist ideas, from taking the presidency? | World – Idaho News

By Thursday evening, some media outlets were remarking on the triple symbolism of the Champs-Élysées attack. The targets were the French police, the most emblematic avenue in France, and an election campaign hitting a nail-biting climax. The attack occurred as…
Russia’s Shadow-War in a Wary Europe | “The Russians have had an aggressive espionage presence here for a long time. The Russians now have more spies, more clandestine operations, in France than they did in the Cold War.” | World – Idaho News

As the French prepare to vote Sunday in a presidential election marked by acrimonious debate about Russian influence in Europe, there’s little doubt about which candidate Moscow backs. Last month, the combative populist Marine Le Pen of the right-wing National…