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  1. George Lucas Wisecracks - I Will Only Make Films Blindly Uncritical of America'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Comedy Central's Jon Stewart spent a portion of Thursday night's The Daily Show bashing Fox News, which in and of itself is not newsworthy. However, this time the soon-to-be retired host enlisted the help of director George Lucas.


  2. `We make progress on missile defense umbrella,` says US military chiefRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    MARCH 28, 2015 07:08. . Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Friday that he discussed about various achievements from the South Korea-U.S. alliance, including an integrated air missile defense against with .'


  3. Beijing conducted missile intercept test similar with THAAD in 2013Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    Beijing conducted missile intercept test similar with THAAD in 2013 . MARCH 28, 2015 07:08.


  4. Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Guards lower the national flag to half-mast after the passing of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. 1. Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of Singapore, dies.


  5. Latvia says Russia's military rhetoric is 'alarming'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    A war of words between Russia and the West could degenerate into something worse, with "devastating" consequences, Latvia's foreign minister said on Friday. Latvia and its neighbors Estonia and Lithuania were all part of the Soviet Union until 1991 and are now members of the European Union.


  6. Defense Sec Blasts GOP Defense Budget For Sleazy War FundRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter had some harsh words Thursday for the House GOP's proposed defense budget, which evades budget caps through placing a sizable amount into the virtually unlimited war fund. During a speech delivered at the State Department's Global Chiefs of Missions Conference, Carter, the first Defense Secretary to address the conference , said that lawmakers need to get their act together and lift the caps imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2011.


  7. Watch George Lucas Mock Fox News on 'The Daily Show'Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | RollingStone

    On Thursday's episode of The Daily Show , host Jon Stewart recruited filmmaker George Lucas to sarcastically honor Fox News for their cautioned coverage of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. The Star Wars mastermind, representing "liberal Hollywood," promised to "only make movies from now on that are blindly uncritical of America," citing surefire blockbuster examples American Exceptionalism Graffiti , Star Wars: The Reagan Missile Defense Version , The Empire Strikes Back, Justifiably and Star Wars: The Clinton Menace .


  8. George Lucas Mocks Fox News, Promises to Make Movies "That Are...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | E! Online

    It's not often that The Daily Show 's Jon Stewart praises Fox News, but last night was different... kinda . The political funnyman mock-congratulated the cable news channel on "that time" they were right in not "rushing to judgment" in their Ferguson, Mo., coverage.


  9. Dempsey, South Korean Counterpart Discuss North Korea ThreatRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Official Wire News

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he had "important and very productive conversations" with South Korean military officials here today on topics including integrated air and missile defense to deter North Korean aggression. Army Gen.


  10. Putin warns of retaliation if Russia comes under threatRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Newstime Africa

    At an annual meeting of Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation , President Putin spoke about his country's foreign policy issues President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will retaliate against any internal or external national security threat.Addressing an annual meeting of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, or the FSB, Thursday, Putin said that other countries were allegedly resorting to several methods of intimidation against Russia, including political isolation and economic sanctions. "Russia cannot be intimidated and pressured.


  11. S. Korea-U.S. concludes high-level military talks in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    The two sides reaffirmed the 62-year Korea-U.S. alliance, calling it a lynchpin of peace and security in Northeast Asia. The Korean Joint Chief of Staff said that Dempsey urged the need for an integrated air and missile defense.


  12. Korea, U.S. talk missile defense cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The military leaders of South Korea and the U.S. discussed ways to enhance interoperability between their countries' ballistic missile defense systems and their capabilities to counter North Korea' evolving security threats, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday. South Korea's JCS Chairman Choi Yun-hee and his U.S. counterpart Martin Dempsey held a meeting in Seoul, during which the two touched on an array of bilateral and regional security issues including the preparations for the conditions-based transition of wartime operation al control.


  13. Seoul's AIIB entry to enhance ties with...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's decision on Thursday to join a China-led infrastructure investment bank is expected to enhance its ties with China and underdeveloped countries in Asia, potentially including North Korea, which the bank is expected to support, analysts said Friday. They also noted the decision may not hurt Seoul's long-standing alliance with Washington, given that there has been progress in the efforts to ease the U.S.' concerns over transparency and the governance structure of the bank.


  14. George Lucas Mocks Fox News on 'Daily Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The Daily Show host Jon Stewart enlisted some heavyweight Hollywood help in ripping his 'favorite' news channel for congratulating itself for its own coverage of Ferguson. On Thursday night's show, Stewart took exception to Fox's Megyn Kelly calling on other media outlets to acknowledge and credit her station's decision not to rush to judgment over the incidents in Ferguson.


  15. Top military officers of S. Korea, U.S. discuss no THAAD deploymentRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Top military officers of South Korea and the United States had no discussions Friday about whether to deploy on the Korean Peninsula the advanced U.S. missile defense system, called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense , the South Korean Defense Ministry said. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Seoul on Thursday for a three-day visit to the country.


  16. Why is Obama so Obsessed with Israel?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | American Thinker

    Barack Obama is a man with amazingly fixed beliefs, which seem to orbit the White House at some faraway distance in space. After Ferguson, Obama's feelings of rage against whites and cops are hard to deny.


  17. S. Korea-U.S. holding high-level military talks in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    Our top story this afternoon The Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin Dempsey, is locked in talks with senior South Korean military and defense officials in Seoul today. The top U.S. military officer is currently at South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff where he has been discussing security matters with his South Korean counterpart Choi Yoon-hee.


  18. Putin Urges FSB: Harder, Faster, Stronger...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    Western governments will attempt to discredit and destabilize Russia, but their efforts will be futile, President Vladimir Putin told Russia's top security officials Thursday. "We have always had and always will have a proper response to all internal and external threats to national security," Putin told senior officers of the Federal Security Service, a successor agency to the Soviet KGB, during a board meeting.


  19. DPRK Foreign Ministry Spokesman Censures U.S. Projected Deployment of THAAD in S. KoreaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Korean News

    The U.S. has undisguisedly revealed its ulterior design to deploy at any cost THAAD in south Korea, trumpeting about the missile "threat" from the DPRK more noisily than ever before. The U.S. is busy staging joint military drills against the DPRK in a bid to push it to taking strong counteractions and steadily escalate the tension on the Korean peninsula, one of immediate goals of which is to press for the deployment of THAAD in south Korea.


  20. S. Korea appoints ex-security adviser as new envoy to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    South Korea on Friday formally appointed Kim Jang-soo, a former national security adviser, as its new ambassador to China amid a growing need to cooperate in the fields of peace and security in the region. The 67-year-old Kim, also a former defense minister, will replace predecessor Kwon Young-se, according to Seoul's foreign ministry.