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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan
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North Korea Violates Armistice

A new video shows a North Korean soldier making a dash to freedom, being shot at as he crossed the border. North Korea's actions during the defector's escape violated the armistice agreement ending the Korean War, the U.S.-led U.N. command said.

Verdict Announced In Ratko Mladic War Crimes Trial

Ratko Mladic Sentenced for Bosnian War Crimes

The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war

JAPAN-US-DIPLOMACY-DEFENCE

8 Rescued After U.S. Navy Aircraft Crash

The U.S. Navy says an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean while on the way to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. The Japan-based 7th Fleet says a search and rescue operation was launched from the carrier

Gymnastics - Artistic - Olympics: Day 4

Gabby Douglas Says Team Doctor Abused Her

Gabrielle Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and three-time Olympic gold medalist, said that national team doctor Larry Nassar had abused her. Douglas addressed victim-shaming and recent sexual abuse reports by her teammates

Emmerson Mnangagwa

Next Zimbabwe President to Be Sworn In

Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president was set to return to be sworn in as the country's new leader, after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him

Trump Meets With GOP House Leaders And Ways And Means Cmte Members

President Trump Stands By Roy Moore

President Donald Trump is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his "liberal" rival. "We don't need a liberal person in there," Trump said

Congressional Progressive Caucus

House Dem Reportedly Settled Sexual Harassment Claim

Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. A report said his office paid the woman over $27,000

Uber iPhone application.

Uber Hack Jeopardized Info of 57 Million Users

Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation

Bashar Assad, Vladimir Putin

Putin Hosts Surprise Talks with Syria's Assad

Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad

"Vice Special Report: A World In Disarray" New York Presentation

CBS Fires Charlie Rose After Allegations

CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct. Rose has been one of three hosts of CBS This Morning since 2012