November 20, 2018

North Korea detonates DMZ guard posts at southern border

ak_phuong/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea blew up 10 of its front-line guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas on Tuesday in accordance with agreements made with South Korea earlier this year. The explosions were carried out simultaneously within a four-minute time frame after the North notified the South of the project, according to South Korea’s Defense Ministry. North Korean soldiers have been destroying the brick structures over the past couple of week..
November 20, 2018

London’s latest skyscraper is shaped like a giant tulip and is 1,000 feet tall

DBOX(LONDON) -- London already has a number of strangely named skyscrapers: the Gherkhin, the Cheese Grater and the Walkie Talkie. Now another may soon soar above the city's skyline. Architects Foster + Partners want to construct “a new public cultural and tourist attraction,” with a design based on, of all things, a tulip. The project is a joint venture, with financial backing from the J. Safra Group. The Tulip skyscraper would not include office space. Instead, there will be bars, restaur..
November 20, 2018

At least 40 killed in bombing of Afghan religious celebration: Officials

iStock/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A large explosion at a wedding hall in Afghanistan's capital has killed at least 40 people and injured more than 60 others, the country's health ministry said. The people had gathered to celebrate the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, authorities said, and preliminary information shows the explosion may have been a suicide attack. The number of people injured or killed in the blast could rise, authorities added. Story developing... Copyright © 201..
November 20, 2018

‘Blindingly obvious’ that Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder: Source

FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Over the weekend, President Donald Trump said that the U.S. government would complete a "full report" on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Tuesday while denying reports that the CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing. "They haven’t accessed anything yet -- it’s too early,” Trump said. “That was a very premature report. But that’s possible. We’re gonna see.” But a State Department official ..