Euronews 18 Apr 2019

What's the status of the US and North Korea's relationship?


Philip Yun is a former policy advisor for 'East Asian and Pacific Affairs' at the US Department of State under President Bill Clinton and joined us in the studio.

Reporting from the Countdown Clock at NASA's Kennedy Space Center — America's spaceport — officials from NASA provided an update May 29 about the upcoming second attempt on May 30 to launch SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft to space carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.

Watch this video to see NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard, Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, and astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Nicole Mann share their insights about the mission.

NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 3:22 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 30, for the launch of the first commercially built and operated American rocket and spacecraft carrying astronauts to the space station. The first launch attempt, on May 27, was scrubbed due to unfavorable weather conditions.

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The World Health Organization cautioned North America, Southeast Asia and Europe about scaling back on restrictions too quickly in the fight against COVID-19. There have been at least 5.5 million infections worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million of those cases in the United States.
The US is now closing in on a staggering 100-thousand deaths. And South Africa will start to reopen its economy next week, after a two-month lockdown. The country of 57-million people reports nearly 24,000 cases, and close to 500 deaths and officials warn it could get worse.

To discuss: John Quelch is the dean of the University of Miami's Herbert Business School. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner is the director of Global Biorisk Advisory Council and an infectious disease specialist. Nathan King is CGTN's White House correspondent. Ebrahim Rasool is the former South African Ambassador to the US and Founder of World for All Foundation. Angelo Coppola is a CGTN correspondent based in Johannesburg.
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jalen Rose debate the idea of the NBA returning and playing in two different cities, with the Western Conference in Las Vegas and the Eastern Conference in Orlando.
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Press Conference by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, along with Prime Minister of Jamaica, H.E. Mr. Andrew Holness, and Prime Minister of Canada, H.E. Mr. Justin Trudeau, following the conclusion of the High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond.

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