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Kim Jong Un Reportedly Oversaw Guided Weapons Test

(CNN)  - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly supervised test-firing of a new tactical guided weapon. According to a report from state news agency KCNA. The report did not state exactly what kind of weapon was tested,…

Study: Great Barrier Reef Losing Ability To Recover

(CNN) - A new study does not bring good news for Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The study, released in the journal Nature, says the reef is being damaged by above-average ocean water temperatures over the last 20 years. And,…

Nissan Shareholders Sack Carlos Ghosn

(TV Asahi) - In Tokyo, Nissan shareholders voted to remove Carlos Ghosn as a director. Ghosn was replaced Monday with Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard. Ghosn is currently in custody awaiting trial on multiple counts of financial misconduct. The Nissan…

Taiwan Calls On Beijing To Not "Stir Up Trouble"

(CNN) - Taiwan's president has called on Beijing not to "deliberately provoke" or "stir up trouble" in the Taiwan strait; after two Chinese air force jets crossed a maritime border separating the island from the mainland. The island's military…

Vietnamese Woman Sentenced For Kim Jong Nam Murder

(CNN) - One of the women accused of murdering Kim Jong Un's half-brother has escaped the death penalty, but not jail time. Doan Thi Huong was accused of murdering the North Korean leader's brother in 2017, by smearing poison…

Pope Francis: New Guidelines On Sex Abuse

(CNN)- On Friday, the Vatican published new laws and guidelines against the sexual abuse of minors for employees and residents in the Vatican city state. The laws were signed personally by Pope Francis. In 2013, Pope Francis updated the…

Amsterdam To Ban Red Light District Tours

(CNN) - If you want to visit one of Amsterdam's most famous destinations, you'll soon have to make your own way there. The city's government is banning organized tours of its famous Red light district. A lawmaker says that's…

Foreign Women, Children In Al-Hol Camp

(CNN) - They are the foreign women and children of former ISIS fighters and the Al-Hol camp in eastern Syria is a very hostile environment. Local sources have declared that the camp suffers from bad humanitarian conditions, disease and…

NASA: 2019 Arctic Sea Ice Winter Extent Is 7Th Lowest

(CNN) - The growth rate of the sea ice in the Arctic is apparently shrinking. The ice usually thickens and expands during the fall and winter months. Scientists report, at its peak this year the ice grew to be…

Finland Named Happiest Country Again

(CNN) - If you are looking for some more happiness in your life, Finland might be the answer. Finland once again takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world. The United Nations sustainable development solutions network…