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    US: North Korea could launch reliable nuclear-capable missile by 2018

    US: North Korea could launch reliable nuclear-capable missile by 2018


    The US believes that North Korea will be able to launch a reliable nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by early 2018, a US official familiar with the latest intelligence assessment confirmed to CNN...

    The US believes that North Korea will be able to launch a reliable nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by early 2018, a US official familiar with the latest intelligence assessment confirmed to CNN Wednesday.
    North Korea promises nuclear strike on US if regime is threatened

    North Korea promises nuclear strike on US if regime is threatened


    North Korea threatened a nuclear strike on "the heart of the US" if it attempts to remove Kim Jong Un as Supreme Leader, Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported...

    North Korea threatened a nuclear strike on "the heart of the US" if it attempts to remove Kim Jong Un as Supreme Leader, Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Tuesday.
    North Korea missile launch ceremony taunts US

    North Korea missile launch ceremony taunts US


    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held an elaborate ceremony celebrating the launch of a missile that is seen by some analysts as a jab at the US. CNN's Brian Todd...

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held an elaborate ceremony celebrating the launch of a missile that is seen by some analysts as a jab at the US. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
    US to ban Americans from visiting North Korea

    US to ban Americans from visiting North Korea


    The US government will bar American citizens from traveling to North Korea because of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention," the State Department said. CNN's Brian Todd...

    The US government will bar American citizens from traveling to North Korea because of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention," the State Department said. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
    Two-day strike begins in Venezuela against Maduro

    Two-day strike begins in Venezuela against Maduro


    A national strike has gripped Venezuela, building tension ahead of a controversial vote to elect a special assembly intended to rewrite the country's...

    A national strike has gripped Venezuela, building tension ahead of a controversial vote to elect a special assembly intended to rewrite the country's constitution.
    Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice if no deal agreed

    Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice if no deal agreed


    The terminally-ill infant Charlie Gard will be transferred from a hospital to a hospice and taken off life support unless an agreement for alternative arrangements is made by noon on Thursday, UK's High Court has...

    The terminally-ill infant Charlie Gard will be transferred from a hospital to a hospice and taken off life support unless an agreement for alternative arrangements is made by noon on Thursday, UK's High Court has ruled.
    Russia sanctions bill hits yet another snag

    Russia sanctions bill hits yet another snag


    The Russia sanctions bill appears to have hit yet another snag over a separate dispute between two Republicans -- Sen. Bob Corker and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- and their fight involves sanctions for North...

    The Russia sanctions bill appears to have hit yet another snag over a separate dispute between two Republicans -- Sen. Bob Corker and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- and their fight involves sanctions for North Korea.
    Europe's top court: Austria, Slovenia can deport asylum seekers

    Europe's top court: Austria, Slovenia can deport asylum seekers


    The European Union's top court has ruled that refugees must continue to seek asylum in the first European country they reach, even in exceptional circumstances like the migrant crisis of...

    The European Union's top court has ruled that refugees must continue to seek asylum in the first European country they reach, even in exceptional circumstances like the migrant crisis of 2015.
    EU court rules to keep Hamas on terror list

    EU court rules to keep Hamas on terror list


    The European Union's highest court maintained its position that Hamas is a terrorist organization after defying calls for the Palestinian Islamist group to be removed from Europe's...

    The European Union's highest court maintained its position that Hamas is a terrorist organization after defying calls for the Palestinian Islamist group to be removed from Europe's blacklist.
    Jerusalem: Muslim worshippers urged to continue boycott

    Jerusalem: Muslim worshippers urged to continue boycott


    Palestinian leaders have urged Muslim worshippers to keep praying outside the al-Aqsa compound in protest at Israel's installation of metal detectors and security cameras near the site, even though Israel removed the metal detectors early Tuesday...

    Palestinian leaders have urged Muslim worshippers to keep praying outside the al-Aqsa compound in protest at Israel's installation of metal detectors and security cameras near the site, even though Israel removed the metal detectors early Tuesday morning.
    Wildfires hit French Riviera, thousands evacuated

    Wildfires hit French Riviera, thousands evacuated


    Parts of the French Riviera were evacuated late Tuesday and into Wednesday as forest fires burned swathes of land and threatened thousands of people, according to local...

    Parts of the French Riviera were evacuated late Tuesday and into Wednesday as forest fires burned swathes of land and threatened thousands of people, according to local police.
    Inside the US take down of a global criminal

    Inside the US take down of a global criminal


    For years, US authorities were desperate to get their hands on a man they called the "Peacock," a Syrian-born weapons dealer said to be behind some of the world's most notorious acts of...

    For years, US authorities were desperate to get their hands on a man they called the "Peacock," a Syrian-born weapons dealer said to be behind some of the world's most notorious acts of violence.
    17 dead after building collapses in Mumbai, owner detained

    17 dead after building collapses in Mumbai, owner detained


    At least 17 people have been killed after a five-story building collapsed in a suburb of the Indian metropolis of Mumbai on Tuesday morning, local authorities...

    At least 17 people have been killed after a five-story building collapsed in a suburb of the Indian metropolis of Mumbai on Tuesday morning, local authorities said.
    Ireland 'going crazy' for good food -- where to go

    Ireland 'going crazy' for good food -- where to go


    "Ireland is awesome," says Melbourne-born chef Damien Grey, co-owner of Dublin's Heron & Grey...

    "Ireland is awesome," says Melbourne-born chef Damien Grey, co-owner of Dublin's Heron & Grey restaurant.
    Russia has waited three years for a way to divide the West

    Russia has waited three years for a way to divide the West


    Since the annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and the subsequent involvement of Russia in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Western powers -- led by the United States and European Union -- have been remarkably firm in maintaining a united front when it...

    Since the annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and the subsequent involvement of Russia in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Western powers -- led by the United States and European Union -- have been remarkably firm in maintaining a united front when it came to the hard business of dealing with Russia.
    Jordan walks a tightrope in Jerusalem

    Jordan walks a tightrope in Jerusalem


    There is no such thing as a well-timed tragedy. But a violent incident at the Israeli Embassy in Amman, Jordan, this week created an opening to solve one problem by linking it to...

    There is no such thing as a well-timed tragedy. But a violent incident at the Israeli Embassy in Amman, Jordan, this week created an opening to solve one problem by linking it to another.
    On ethics, Trump is leading America in the wrong direction

    On ethics, Trump is leading America in the wrong direction


    In a recent speech in Poland, President Donald Trump asked whether the West "has the will to survive." It's a good question, but aimed in the wrong direction. While Trump spoke about foreign aggression, the real threat to the West is the collapse of...

    In a recent speech in Poland, President Donald Trump asked whether the West "has the will to survive." It's a good question, but aimed in the wrong direction. While Trump spoke about foreign aggression, the real threat to the West is the collapse of ethical norms, led by Trump and others like him. America is engulfed in a tsunami of unethical activity, and there is no assurance it has the will to save itself.
    Britain bans gasoline and diesel cars

    Britain bans gasoline and diesel cars


    Britain will ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040 as part of a bid to clean up the country's...

    Britain will ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040 as part of a bid to clean up the country's air.
    Nestlé is building a factory just for flavored KitKats

    Nestlé is building a factory just for flavored KitKats


    Japan loves weirdly flavored KitKat bars so much that the country is getting a brand new factory just to make...

    Japan loves weirdly flavored KitKat bars so much that the country is getting a brand new factory just to make them.
    Bringing serenity after crisis

    Bringing serenity after crisis


    Since 2011, Jeanine Patten-Coble's nonprofit has provided free weeklong, fun-filled vacations to nearly 600 families affected by breast...

    Since 2011, Jeanine Patten-Coble's nonprofit has provided free weeklong, fun-filled vacations to nearly 600 families affected by breast cancer.