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South Korea meeting gives Kim Jong Un new role: Statesman

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un grins, just on the verge of a belly laugh, as he grasps the hand of a visiting South Korean official. He sits at a wide conference table and beams as the envoys look on deferentially. He smiles broadly again at dinner, his wife at his side, the South Koreans seeming to hang on his every word.

Teen had fired shot at queen

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—A troubled teenager who wanted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during her 1981 visit to New Zealand fired a shot near her motorcade, newly-released documents show.

New Zealand's internal spy agency, the Security Intelligence Service, released the previously-classified documents to the news website Stuff, shedding new light on the historic incident.

New Zealand teen fired shot near Queen Elizabeth II in 1981

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A troubled teenager who wanted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during her 1981 visit to New Zealand fired a shot near her motorcade, newly released documents show.

New Zealand’s internal spy agency the Security Intelligence Service released the previously classified documents to the news website Stuff, shedding new light on the historic incident.

Putin boasts of new Russian nuclear weapons

MOSCOW — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can’t be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia’s military capability, boost the Kremlin’s global position and also raise Western concerns about a potential renewed arms race in the 21st century.