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U.N. rights envoy urges prosecution of North Korean leader | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations’ human rights investigator for North Korea called on Monday for its leader Kim Jong Un and senior officials to be prosecuted for committing crimes against humanity.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles while watching the Korean People's Army (KPA) tank crews' …

North Korea

European, Russian space agencies launch mission to Mars

DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — Europe and Russia launched a joint mission Monday to explore the atmosphere of Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red …

European Space Agency

DeMarcus Cousins is openly rebelling against his coach, and the Kings look like they're headed towards disaster again

Last week, the Kings suspended DeMarcus Cousins for one game for getting into a shouting match with head coach George Karl during a game and again afterward.<p>When asked about it, Vlade Divac, the Kings president of basketball operations, said, "We tried to do our best thing to send a message that we …

Basketball

Going Nuclear Wouldn’t Be Easy for South Korea

North Korea has conducted four nuclear tests, pushed boundaries with its missile tests, is pursuing second strike capabilities, and shows no …

Latest Fox News National Poll Illuminates Current State of GOP Field — and One Candidate Is Surging

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump continues to command a sizable lead over the Republican field, but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has surged to his highest amount of support yet, according to a Fox News national poll released Friday.<p>Of the 405 Republican primary voters surveyed between Jan. 18-21, 34 …

Russia's Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow.<p>Russia, which had declined to cooperate in …

Russia

Now You Can Buy the Awesome Eco-Friendly Smart Home We Told You About. Here’s What It Costs

Back in May, GOOD featured an article about the EcoCapsule, a new, stylish 120-square-foot “smart home” that allows you to live completely off the …

All the people, places, and things called the “sick man of Europe” over the past 160 years

In the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, Tsar Nicholas of Russia dubbed the ailing state “the sick man of Europe.” This mid-19th century turn of phrase soon proved useful in other contexts, and was duly applied to other countries. Some 160 years later, in September 2015, Finland’s finance minister …

Europe

10 things you need to know before European markets open

<b>Oil crashed again overnight.</b> US stocks finished higher while West Texas Intermediate crude oil, the US benchmark, fell over 6% and cracked $31 a barrel at one point for the first time since December 2003.<p><b>Nestle is targeting products for a healthy gut.</b> The Swss food company is investing in US-based …

Vladimir Putin blames Nato expansion for rising tension with Europe

Nato should have turned away ex-communist states if it wanted to avoid the current confrontation with Russia, Vladimir Putin says<p>Vladimir Putin has criticised western governments for seeking to “reign” over Europe, blaming Nato’s post-Cold War expansion for the crisis in relations between Russia, …

Paul McCartney on Bowie: 'I Treasure the Moments We Had Together'

"[Bowie's] star will shine in the sky forever," McCartney writes of iconic performer<p>Paul McCartney has issued a heartfelt statement on the death of …

David Bowie

Looking Back at David Bowie's Most Powerful and Influential Songs

The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest music of all time. Here are some of the VICE staff's favorites.<p>The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest songs of all time. Here, some of our writers choose their favorites and explain what he …

Peach is the New iPhone App People Are Obsessed With

Sorry Vine, Periscope, and every other app that was once "hot." Peach is the new kid on the block and it's garnering some major media buzz.<p>So what is Peach? It's a social media messaging app for iOS that lets people share GIFs, videos, photos, locations and other data with friends, all by simply …

Apps

Canadian held by Taliban released in remote Afghan district

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official described on Tuesday the dramatic scene surrounding the release the previous day of a Canadian hostage …

Afghanistan

China’s Wanda pays $3.5bn for Hollywood’s Godzilla producer

Dalian Wanda, the property and media group controlled by Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, has paid $3.5bn for a controlling stake in Hollywood …

China's richest man buys Hollywood studio

China's richest man is buying another big chunk of the American movie industry.<p>Billionaire Wang Jianlin's Dalian Wanda Group announced Tuesday that it's acquiring the Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment, whose recent box office hits include "Jurassic World" and "Interstellar."<p>A former soldier …

China