By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has made considerable progress this year on weapons technology, including testing a submarine-launched missile for the first time, but it's still not clear if the isolated nation has developed a nuclear warhead. It also does not yet have a fleet of submarines that can launch the newly developed missile. Also, three major factories known to produce machine parts for North Korea's sanctioned nuclear and missile programs have been modernized or expanded, according to analysis of recent satellite imagery seen by Reuters, a further sign of its commitment of scarce resources to weapons.
Iconic 1968 Olympic activist Tommie Smith sprang to the defence of Colin Kaepernick as the furore over the San Francisco 49ers quarterback's national anthem boycott raged on. Smith, famously ostracised for his clenched fist medal podium salute with fellow sprinter John Carlos, said criticism of Kaepernick had missed the point. "Colin is 28 years old and realizing that things are not quite like what 'they' said it would be," Smith told USA TODAY.