U.S. Seeks Up to 27 Months in Prison for Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner

U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday sought a prison sentence of 21 to 27 months for former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, who admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl in a “sexting” scandal that played a role in last year’s U.S. presidential election.

At UN, Trump Warns U.S. May Have to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea

U.S. President Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear standoff, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission.

Trump Administration Orders Purge of Kaspersky Products From U.S. Government

An employee works near screens in the virus lab at the headquarters of Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Labs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks, saying it was concerned the Moscow-based cyber security firm was vulnerable to Kremlin influence and that using its anti-virus software could jeopardize national security.

Trump to Weigh More Aggressive U.S. Strategy on Iran

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the IAEA headquarters in Vienna

President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive U.S. responses to Iran’s forces, its Shi’ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups, according to six current and former U.S. officials.

Irma Evacuees Find Full Hotels But a Warm Welcome in Georgia

ATLANTA (Reuters) – As hundreds of thousands of Floridians flee Hurricane Irma, people in the state of Georgia have opened their homes to strangers who emerged from hours-long traffic jams to find hotels and campgrounds booked solid.