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North Korea calls Kim Jong Nam VX poison claim 'absurd'

Mar 1, 2017

North Korea calls Kim Jong Nam VX poison claim 'absurd'

North Korea is strongly denying the findings of a Malaysian autopsy that suggest the deadly VX nerve agent was used to kill leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother — or “Kim Chol, a citizen of (North Korea) bearing a diplomatic passport,” as its media ...

Laser technique sheds light on pivotal feathered dinosaur

Mar 1, 2017

Laser technique sheds light on pivotal feathered dinosaur

A technique using high-powered lasers to reveal hidden soft tissue in fossils is bringing insight into one of the major evolutionary transitions: small feathered dinosaurs taking flight as birds. Scientists said on Tuesday they had used the method on fossils of the feathered birdlike ...

Malaysia charges suspects in Kim Jong Nam nerve agent attack

Mar 1, 2017

Malaysia charges suspects in Kim Jong Nam nerve agent attack

Appearing calm and solemn, two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, were charged with murder Wednesday. The women, who arrived at court under the protection of special forces wearing masks ...

U.S., China discuss 'mutually beneficial' economic relationship

Mar 1, 2017

U.S., China discuss 'mutually beneficial' economic relationship

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on Tuesday discussed improving and maintaining a “mutually beneficial economic relationship” between the United States and China, the State Department said. Tillerson and Yang, China’s top diplomat, affirmed the importance of “regular ...