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North Korea fires possible submarine-launched missile

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched missile

World
A North Korean missile launch is being investigated as a possible test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, according to South Korean officials.The secretive state fired at least one projectile towards its eastern sea in what appeared to be a display of improved military capabilities. If North Korea has developed a missile which can be launched from a submarine, this means the weapons could travel further than the current range. The US is due to restart nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang this week after talks fell apart in February.It is understood North Korea has been willing to offer partial denuclearisation in return for the US lifting crippling sanctions and providing security guarantees. Advertisement ...
Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says

Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says

Finance
U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services' sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019.New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services | Handout | ReutersAn investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's possible suicide attempt last month — which happened less than three weeks before his death in a Manhattan jail cell — cleared the financier's former cellmate of wrongdoing, a lawyer told NBC News.Nicholas Tartaglione, a former New York police officer who was arrested in December 2016 on charges of killing four men in a drug distribution conspiracy, was sharing a cell with Epstein in Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center at the time Epstein was found semiconscious in the fetal p