July 23, 2019

Meet Boris Johnson: The UK’s controversial new prime minister

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(LONDON) -- There is a peculiarly British phrase for all those things that split opinions to the extent that no one, no matter how indifferent, has to pick a side. Named after a particularly divisive condiment to spread on your breakfast toast, the saying goes: "It’s like Marmite -- you either love it or you hate it." Boris Johnson, the conservative lawmaker who has replaced Theresa May as the United Kingdom's prime minister, is without a doubt a "Marmite" politician..
July 23, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine that could potentially threaten US

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine on Tuesday as North Korean and U.S. negotiators wait to return to the bargaining table. Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that Kim expressed great satisfaction with the sub, and that he “stressed the need to increase the national defense capability by directing big efforts to the development of naval weapons and equipment such as submarines.” The submarine will per..
July 23, 2019

Boris Johnson chosen to replace Theresa May as UK prime minister

ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Boris Johnson has been chosen as the new leader of the Conservative Party, and will take over as prime minister from Theresa May when she resigns on Wednesday. Johnson was always the favorite to win the race, and in the end convincingly beat his rival Jeremy Hunt in the ballot of 160,000 Conservative Party members. As the Conservative Party remains the largest party in the House of Commons, Johnson will become prime minister without having been elect..
July 23, 2019

Canadian police say slain couple and missing teens ‘could be linked’

Royal Canadian Mounted Police(NEW YORK) -- Canadian police investigating the mysterious death of a young couple and the disappearance of two teenagers say they can't rule out the possibility that the two cases could be connected. Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, of the United States, and her boyfriend, Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, of Australia, were found dead on July 15 along Highway 97, some 12 miles south of Liard Hot Springs, British Columbia. Fowler's blue 1986 Chevrolet van was located a..