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North Korea's 'ballistic submarine': Will Kim's gamble pay off?

North Korea's 'ballistic submarine': Will Kim's gamble pay off?

The report by 38 North , a website run by the U.S. -Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, suggests that the North is making progress in developing submarine-launched ballistic missiles in addition to its land-based nuclear weapons program.


Ex-home secretary Patrick Ho arrested in USA over alleged bribery

Ex-home secretary Patrick Ho arrested in USA over alleged bribery

Mr. Gadio's arrest and detention put an end to a hunt that began in 2014 with several phone tapping. Cheikh Tidiane Gadio is prosecuted on four counts, each of which can earn him five years in prison. CEFC China Energy's role was apparent in the formal complaint. It identified the chairman of the unnamed company as someone who was appointed as a "special honorary adviser" to the president of the UN General Assembly in 2015, when Kutesa held that position.


You're warned: State Police roving patrols, DUI checkpoints

You're warned: State Police roving patrols, DUI checkpoints

This year's travel period is 102-hours long and begins at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 22, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 26. During the same period in 2016, MHP investigated 171 crashes and two deaths and made 67 DUI arrests on state and federal highway systems.


Florida officials wrangle 6-foot crocodile who washed up ashore

Florida officials wrangle 6-foot crocodile who washed up ashore

Officials said marine patrol earlier saw the crocodile near the Dania Beach Pier. The city is located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. "It will be evaluated, tagged and released into a suitable mangrove habitat", FWC spokesman Rob Klepper said in a statement to WPLG-TV .


EU picks Paris as new host for European Banking Authority after Brexit

EU picks Paris as new host for European Banking Authority after Brexit

The prize, however, went to Paris after a final round tie with Dublin was decided by lot. The ministers also voted for a new home for the other large EU agency now located in London - the European Medicines Agency (around 900 employees) - which will move to Amsterdam.


Lebanon's Hariri heading to Egypt amid political tensions

Lebanon's Hariri heading to Egypt amid political tensions

In a pre-recorded television announcement in Riyadh, Hariri cited Iran's meddling in the region as the key reason for his resignation. The celebrations are traditionally attended by the president, the prime minister and also the parliament speaker - three pillars of Lebanon's political system, with the president traditionally a Maronite Christian, the speaker a Shiite and the prime minister a Sunni.