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Here we go again: Korea powder keg rekindled

Now that President Trump has canceled his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the previous policy of maximum economic pressure may no longer be viable, so the risk is that Trump ends up reaching for the military toolbox.


Russians must be tickled as we lurch to midterms

Six months out from the first crucial midterm elections of this presidency, both political parties are divided and floundering for coherent messages, leaving the national stage to the reality-TV episodes of a White House occupied by Donald Trump, who’s not on a single ballot.

James Paxton said he had best curveball of the season in 11-strikeout outing

Seattle Mariners starter James Paxton struck out 11 batters, just shy of his career-high 16 strikeouts set earlier this month, in the Mariners' 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday at Safeco Field.
TJ Cotterill t.cotterill@thenewstribune.com