The US Justice Department on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against more than two dozen North Korean bankers, alleging they were behind an international money laundering scheme that moved some $2.5 billion in violation of US sanctions.
Antarctic ice sheets retreated at speeds of up to 50 meters (164 feet) a day at the end of the last Ice Age -- about ten times quicker than the fastest retreating sheets of today -- researchers have found.
Protests have erupted in the heart of Hong Kong's financial center. Police have fired pepper spray to disperse crowds as the city's legislative council debates the controversial national anthem bill. CNN's Anna Coren reports.