The designation allows US to impose additional sanctions and penalties against Pyongyang as it continues to pursue nuclear weapons programme.
The country's right-wing candidate Sebastian Pinera has gained a lead in the presidential elections, but the left , even though battered by the low voter turnout, still has a chance of bouncing back in the upcoming run-offs.
Argentina says that satellite calls detected over the weekend did not come from missing submarine, while storm weather hampers search for the vessel and its 44 crew members.
Charles Manson who had been in prison for nearly a half-century died of natural causes at a Kern County hospital. He was convicted of ordering the murders of nine people, including actor Sharon Tate.
A United Nations Children's Fund report says 180 million children in 37 countries live in extreme poverty, without education or in danger of being killed.
Sixty-seven-year-old businessman Sebastian Pinera clinched 36.6 percent, well short of the 50 percent needed for an outright victory.
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