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Climate science pioneer Wallace Broecker dies at 87

American geophysicist Wallace Broecker, who was dubbed as the early prophet of climate change, died on Monday, according to Columbia University.
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Israel to launch first private spacecraft to the moon this week

Israel is about to make history by launching the first private spacecraft to the moon this week, the developers behind the lunar mission announced Tuesday.
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Virginie Viard, emerging from Lagerfeld's shadow to head Chanel

Chanel announced Viard's nomination "so that the legacy of Gabrielle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld can live on" at the same time as it confirmed Lagerfeld's death on Tuesday aged 85.
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Trump says 'no rush' on DPRK denuclearization

US President Donald Trump said he expected to see the ultimate denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula while pointing out that he had no pressing schedule for that objective.
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Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld has died

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director of Chanel and an icon of the global fashion industry for over half a century, has died. He was 85.
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'Kissing sailor' in iconic NY picture dies age 95

The sailor pictured kissing a woman in Times Square as people celebrated the end of World War II has died at age 95, his daughter told The Providence Journal.
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16 US states take legal action against President Trump over national emergency declaration

Sixteen US states on Monday jointly sued US President Donald Trump to challenge his bid to declare national emergency over funding a wall between the US and Mexico.
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US, DPRK consider exchanging liaison officers: report

The United States discussed exchanging liaison officers with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, US media reported on Monday.
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Conference fears world is returning to era of great power confrontation

If the Munich Security Conference acts as a barometer to gauge world politics, this year has shown quite contradictory trends.
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Ex-Fox anchor quits race for UN post

Former Fox News anchor and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says she has withdrawn from consideration to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations.
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