Kim Jong Un expected to give New Year’s Day speech highlighting North Korea’s priorities

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to ring in the New Year with an annual address to highlight top priorities he has for the rogue, but increasingly less hostile, nation amid a deadlock in denuclearization talks with the United States.

Cane toads captured hitching a ride — and trying for more — on Australian python

An Australian couple encountered a strange sight when they spotted a dozen venomous cane toads appearing to hitch a ride on the back of an 11.5-foot python — but the pair soon found out they'd accidentally stumbled upon an Outback orgy. Or, an attempted one.

Macron and Hitler? French newspaper apologizes after appearing to liken French president to Nazi dictator

French newspaper Le Monde apologized to its readers after the publication put out a cover with French President Emmanuel Macron that had a stark resemblance to a 2017 Harper’s Magazine cover with German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Father of dead Guatemalan boy, 8, heard rumors he could cross into US with children, family says

An 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody joined his father on a journey to travel to the U.S. border after hearing rumors that migrant parents who had a child with them would be allowed into America, the boy’s stepsister said Wednesday.

North Korea again lashes out at US over sanctions, threatens to ‘block the path to denuclearization’ forever

North Korea once again lashed out on the U.S. and accused the State Department of “blocking the path to denuclearization” forever by strengthening sanctions amid stalemate talks between Pyongyang and Washington in recent months.

‘Teacher’s Pet’ podcast subject, who moved in with student when wife vanished, accused of wife’s 1982 murder

An Australian man who was the subject of the “Teacher’s Pet” podcast, which garnered global attention surrounding the 1982 disappearance of his wife, was arrested Wednesday and is expected to be charged with her murder, police said.