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UN Security Council adopts new North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea in a watered-down resolution without an oil import ban or international asset freeze on the government and leader Kim Jong Un that the Trump administration wanted. The resolution does ban North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates. But it only caps Pyongyang’s imports of crude ...

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Anthony Bourdain Has Reservations About 'No Reservations' in North Korea

Anthony BourdainReservations About ‘No Reservations’ in North Korea 9/8/2017 12:10 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Anthony Bourdain‘s eaten everything from beating cobra hearts in Saigon to warthog anus in Namibia, but he’s not dying to put North Korea on his palate map. Bourdain schooled our photog Thursday at LAX when he asked if Anthony would travel north of the demilitarization zone for an ...

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North Korea is 'begging for war' and demands response: Haley

North Korea is “begging for war” and has a crossed a line that demands stronger actions from other country, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday. A day after the Trump administration publicly mulled financial and military punishments for Kim Jong Un’s rogue nation, Haley pleaded with the UN’s Security Council for an international opposition. “Enough is enough,” she said ...

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Here's why a hydrogen bomb in North Korea is so terrifying

North Korea on Sunday claimed it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb intended to mount a new intercontinental ballistic missile as tensions grow between the isolated regime and the United States. The North’s supposed use of a hydrogen bomb has raised questions about how powerful the arsenal is and renewed fears of nuclear war. Here’s a look at why the ...

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White House rushes to respond to latest North Korea nuke test

The White House on Sunday rushed to take national security and economic measures against North Korea after confirming that the rogue nation had pulled off its largest nuclear weapons test yet. President Trump called a national security team meeting to discuss the detonation, the White House said. In a series of tweets, Trump warned about North Korea becoming “very hostile” ...

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Trump condemns 'rogue nation' North Korea following H-Bomb test

President Trump on Sunday confirmed that North Korea conducted a “major” nuclear test and warned that Kim Jong Un’s country is a “major threat.” “North Korea has conducted a major Nuclear Test. Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States,” Trump wrote in a tweet. He added, “North Korea is a rogue nation ...

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Quake detected in North Korea after claims of hydrogen bomb

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected in North Korea just hours after Kim Jong Un reportedly inspected a “super explosive” hydrogen bomb the nation developed for its intercontinental ballistic missiles. The U.S. Geological Survey detected a surface “explosion” around 12:30 p.m. local time and Chinese seismologists claimed that a second tremor was recorded, clocking in at 4.6-magnitude minutes later at the ...

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North Korea claims to have ‘super explosive’ H-bomb developed

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly inspected a “super explosive” hydrogen bomb developed in his nation for use with an intercontinental ballistic missile. The somewhat dubious Sunday claim by the state-run media in Pyongyang, true or not, quickly racheted up tensions in both the U.S. and Japan. The Korean News Agency released photos of Kim and his lieutenants examining ...

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Putin: North Korea, U.S. on verge of large-scale conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that the tense standoff between North Korea and the United States was on the verge of large-scale conflict and said it was a mistake to try to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear missile program. Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the BRICS nations in China next week, wrote in an ...

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North Korea once again threatens to attack Guam

North Korea on Wednesday once again threatened to attack the U.S. territory of Guam, intensifying yet another week marked by an ominous missile test. The warning came as President Trump said diplomatic talks with North Korea will not be “the answer” — leaving open questions about how he intends to respond. Kim Jong Un’s state-run media said North Korea’s missile ...

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