Thae Yong Ho, one of the highest profile North Koreans to defect in recent years, had hoped to visit New York last month to speak on a United Nations panel, meet U.S. envoys, and discuss human rights in the reclusive Asian nation. Only a year ago, Thae testified before a congressional committee, while
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Retired Judge Robert Rosenberg reflects on his famous photo from the 2000 recount which solidified Florida’s image in election controversy, as the sunshine state finds itself in a whirlwind of lawsuits and broken voter machines 18 years later. (Nov 15)
Robert Moreno Ramos, 64, was given a lethal injection in the state's death chamber in Huntsville, and pronounced dead at 9:36 p.m., state corrections officials said. Before he died, Ramos said he was thankful to the Mexican consulate for battling his death sentence and ensuring he received humane
Victims of California's deadliest wildfire have filed a lawsuit against PG&E Corp alleging negligence and health and safety code violations by the utility company in the blaze that has killed at least 56 people. No reporter narration.
Sri Lanka appeared to have ground to a political halt on Thursday with the Speaker of parliament saying there was no functioning prime minister or cabinet after Wednesday's no-confidence vote. Parliament passed the no-confidence motion against recently appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
The number of U.S. troops at the border with Mexico may have peaked at about 5,800, the U.S. commander of the mission told Reuters, noting he would start looking next week at whether to begin sending forces home or perhaps shifting some to new border positions. The outlook by Lieutenant General Jeffrey
Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday with MPs swinging punches and throwing projectiles a day after legislators voted the prime minister out of office.
The altering of food and animals by adding and subtracting genetic traits in a lab sounds like science fiction. Different than GMO's, gene-edited food could be the wave of the future. (Nov. 15)
Yolanda Mendiola turns up every morning to join other grieving mothers in a forlorn protest at the home base of a missing Argentine submarine. Thursday's will be harder, marking a year since the last communication was received from the sub before it vanished into the depths of the Atlantic with
Weather in parts of eastern Australia would be wetter than average in the coming months, but a large portion of the west would be drier than normal, the Bureau of Meteorology said in a report on Thursday. In its latest three-month weather outlook from December to February, the bureau said weather in
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday President Donald Trump plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the new year but won't repeat past mistakes of allowing promises to be broken on pledges to end arms programmes. The United States and North Korea have been discussing a second
A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China's restive, heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs. The envoys are making their request in a letter to Chen Quanguo,
A hotel development sunk into a disused quarry in China has overcome tough engineering challenges to open its doors and welcome its well-heeled clientele.
A hotel development sunk into a disused quarry in China opened its doors Thursday to deep-pocketed clientele. The hotel, which is one of a growing number of bold architectural designs springing up in China, hugs one side of the pit wall, with a waterfall cascading down the opposite face. "Why
The Chinese government is recruiting private companies and research institutions with “core technologies” to lead key projects in the development of next generation artificial intelligence technologies as part of its goal to close the AI tech gap with the US by 2030. The Ministry of Industry and Information
Seven people have been detained over the spilling of tonnes of toxic chemicals into seas off eastern China's Fujian province that left 52 ill, local authorities said. Three employees of the Fujian Donggang Petrochemical Company, which operates the wharf, and four crew members of the tanker were
For those fighting the losing battle against ageing, Botox injections have long been consider a risk worth taking. A multibillion dollar industry, millions of people worldwide use the drug for cosmetic purposes, and beauty salons and clinics in Hong Kong charge between HK$3,000 and HK$10,000 per treatment
Bollywood superstars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have tied the knot in Italy, Indian media reported Thursday. The celebrity couple got married in a private ceremony at Lake Como on Wednesday, according to the Press Trust of India news agency. Padukone, 32, and Singh 33, announced in a joint
China's new home prices picked up slightly in October, led by sustained gains in smaller cities and suggesting a key driver of economic growth remained resilient, although investor caution points to moderation heading into 2019. Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities rose 1.0 percent
It took six hours for doctors to separate conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa last week, but nurses said Thursday the recovering girls are still not ready to go their own ways. "We try and have them a little bit apart, but they manage to sort of bum shuffle back together and have their legs
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has told leaders of Southeast Asian nations that there is no place for "empire and aggression" in the Indo-Pacific region, a comment that may be widely interpreted as a reference to China's rise. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday begin trying to sell her Brexit deal to parliament, boosted by the backing of her cabinet but facing a mutiny in her own party. The deal covers citizens' rights, Britain's financial settlement and plans for a post-Brexit transition period during