April 18, 2019

North Korea’s weapon test claim attempt to get US back to table: Analysts

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- North Korea's announcements this week that its leader Kim Jong Un had inspected military sites and overseen the test-firing of a new weapon appear to be an attempt to get the United States back to the negotiating table, analysts said. The North's state media reported this week that Kim inspected the country's military sites two days in a row, with the official Korean Central News Agency underlining the importance of "strengthening co..
April 18, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan may break from tradition with royal nanny: Report

Karwai Tang/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, may look beyond the normal pool of royal nannies when selecting someone to care for their first child, according to a new report in the U.K.'s The Daily Mirror. “Meghan and Harry have actually said that they actually favor an American over a Brit and also the nanny could be female or male I understand,” Daily Mirror reporter Russell Myers told ABC News' Good Morning America. “So we could be seein..
April 18, 2019

North Korea test-fires new tactical guided weapons, state media reports

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea reportedly test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday in a move that could dampen the prospects of a successful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Hours later, the isolated nation outright called for U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to be replaced in negotiations between the two countries. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected and directed the test-firing, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) rep..
April 17, 2019

French prime minister announces competition to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral’s iconic spire

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(LONDON) — France's prime minister has announced "an international architecture competition" to rebuild the iconic arrow-like spire atop the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which caught fire on Monday evening. “Should we reconstruct an arrow? The same? Adapted to the techniques and challenges of our time? An international architecture competition for the reconstruction of the cathedral spire will be organized," French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe wrote on Twitter W..