- Politics HuffPost
The president's tweet pointed out good economic numbers, but ended with "Impeach the Pres."
- World Reuters
Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have brought a more relaxed touch to one of the world's oldest monarchies, chatting in English with foreign visitors, laughing with children and even playing with dogs. Six months after formally ascending to the Chrysanthemum Throne, they appear to be fulfilling hopes they will make it more international and bring it closer to the lives of ordinary people. "Though the previous emperor and empress were seen as being close to the people, these two seem even closer.
- Business Yahoo Style UK
The baby was delivered at 30 weeks weighing a tiny 1lb 5oz.
- World Associated Press
North Korea released a series of photos Wednesday showing leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse to a sacred mountain he has often climbed before making key decisions. The images and Kim's rhetoric appeared aimed at bolstering his leadership at home as the North tries to pressure the United States into making concessions in nuclear diplomacy. The photos showed a bespectacled Kim wearing a long, light-brown coat and riding on horseback up snow-covered Mount Paektu.
- U.S. Business Insider
Vietnam pulled Dreamworks' 'Abominable' movie because it used a map staking China's claim over the disputed South China Sea
Vietnam and China have overlapping claims to the South China Sea. People noted that "Abominable" showed China's claim, known as the "nine-dash line."
- World Reuters
South Korea has displayed the first full-size mock-up of the KF-X fighter jet it is developing with Indonesia, after officials said the program passed key design reviews in September. The next-generation aircraft being developed by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is designed to be a cheaper, less-stealthy alternative to the U.S.-built F-35, and the plan is to eventually replace most of South Korea's older fighter jets and produce more for export. The mock-up was displayed on Monday at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX).