Things you should know today: 11/16/18


Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

A fire engine is parked near to a burnt out bus after a bus accident in Gwanda about 550 kilometers south of the capital Harare, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident on Thursday night. (AP Photo)

At least 40 people were killed and 20 injured after a passenger bus in Zimbabwe caught fire and was completely incinerated, authorities said Thursday, Nov. 15.

A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

South Korean army soldiers patrol along the barbed-wire fence in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Friday, Nov. 16. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of “a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon,” the nation’s state media reported Friday, though it didn’t describe what sort of weapon it was.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Many Americans have decided to enter North Korea over the years, whether because of religious desires or pure curiosity. The Associated Press compiled some of their stories.

WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggests

In this May 19, 2017, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Justice Department inadvertently named Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised immediate questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under seal. Assange’s name appears twice in an August 2018 filing from a prosecutor in Virginia in a separate case involving a man accused of coercing a minor. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

A U.S. court filing suggests Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is likely to be arrested and face charges prepared by the Justice Department, which inadvertently named Assange in an unrelated case.

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