News in Brief: September 15, 2015

North Korea Restarts Nuclear Fuel Reactor
North Korea Restarts Nuclear Fuel Reactor

Your mid-afternoon look at news across the web. Whether it's sports, tech or straight news stories, we've rounded up all of the information you need to know to stay informed and part of the conversation.

Today, North Korea threatens to attack the US with nuclear weapons, Justin Bieber crashes a bachelorette party in Las Vegas, and much more. Read on for your full roundup of news in brief:

News: North Korea threatens to attack the US with nuclear weapons

  • North Korea said that its main nuclear complex is operating and they are working to improve the "quality and quantity" of their weapons, which could be used against the United States at "any time".

Entertainment: Justin Bieber crashes bachelorette party in Vegas

  • Justin Bieber crashed a woman named Susie Melendez's bachelorette party in Las Vegas this weekend. The pop star ran into the bridal party at the Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub in The Cosmopolitan Hotel.

Tech: World's first human head transplant scheduled for 2017

  • Chinese surgeon Ren Xiaoping and Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero confirmed that they will likely perform the procedure at Harbin Medical University in China along with a Chinese-Italian team.

Sports: Mayor: Toronto not bidding for 2024 Olympics

  • Toronto Mayor John Tory said Tuesday that Canada's largest city is going to stay out of the race for the 2024 Olympics because he felt it wasn't the best use of the city's time and money right now and said "nobody was rushing forward with their checkbooks."

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