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North Korea's Latest Missile Test Came Startlingly Close To Russia

The rocket, "newly designed in a Korean-style", flew 787 kilometers (490 miles) and reached a maximum altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers (1,310 miles), the North said, and "verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-entry situation and accurate performance of detonation system".


Dana Milbank: Answers from Yates, more questions for White House

Dana Milbank: Answers from Yates, more questions for White House

But Trump didn't move to fire Flynn. White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, had insisted that Flynn had not discussed U.S. -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period. But he has plenty of proxies willing to jump in for him, including on Monday, when three former Obama administration officials said Obama had personally warned Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser.


TV star shot and killed 'trying to help woman'

TV star shot and killed 'trying to help woman'

Four armed suspects entered the pub and robbed people there. Police say the pair were shot dead at a pub on Sunday night. Jozi FM CEO Mpho Mhlongo shared the news in a Facebook post. Hlatshwayo was also known for his role as Siphiwe Phosa on SABC1 soapie Generations , a role he played for seven years. Messages of condolence and tributes are pouring in on social media for the celebrated actor.



SpaceX set to launch US spy satellite on Sunday

Monday's launch was the fifth of more than 20 flights planned by the California-based company for this year. It was the first time the aerospace manufacturing company has launched a rocket for the USA military - carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office , which makes and operates spy satellites for the United States.



After Ransomware, Next Global Cyber-Attack Likely On Monday, Say Experts

Dr Krishna Chinthapalli said the havoc wreaked on some health services in an global cyber attack could encourage hackers to target hospitals. But the agency added that some infections may not yet have been detected, and that existing infections can spread within networks.



Eurovision Australian flag pest facing FIVE YEARS in jail

If you were watching last night's Eurovision, there was a brief moment when a man rushed on stage and bared his ass to the world during the performance of Jamala, the Ukrainian singer who last year's Eurovision . Salvador invited his sister up on stage to sing the unusual song with him after his win which he described as a victory for music in a time of "fast food music".