French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has announced that Paul Bocuse, the world-famous master of French cuisine, has died at the age of 91.
22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month and both Korean teams will march together in the opening ceremony.
from NBC News World News http://olympics.nbcsports.com/2018/01/20/koreas-olympic-team-pyeongchang-north-south/?cid=eref:nbcnews:text
A U.S. official says recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump’s proposed wall with Mexico found their heights should stop border crossers. U.S. tactical teams spent three weeks trying to breach and scale the models in San Diego. An official with direct knowledge of the results said they point to see-through steel barriers topped by concrete as the best design. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the information is not authorized for release.
Defense Secretary James Mattis unveiled the new National Defense Strategy, which shifts attention away from ISIS and Al Qaeda.
from NBC News World News https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/mattis-military-focused-on-russia-and-china-not-terrorism-1141171267889
An unreleased classified memo by House Republican staffers describes alleged surveillance abuses by the FBI. Democrats have denounced it as misleading.
Dutch group floats plan for 2,300-square-mile facility off the English coast.
Despite heightened tensions between the U.S. and Cuba, a record number of American musicians and fans have amassed in Cuba for their yearly jazz festival.