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Recently, North Korea conducted its sixth most powerful nuclear test on September 3, attracting United Nations sanctions and criticism from the global community. "We are targeting North Korean banks and financial facilitators acting as representatives for North Korean banks across the globe", Mnuchin said.
  • North Korea Foreign Minister: The US Declared War in Trump Tweet

    North Korea Foreign Minister: The US Declared War in Trump Tweet

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    Though the USA has continued to argue publicly North Korea should give up its nuclear program, US officials and North Korea experts have said that halting or rolling back Pyongyang's program is the more realistic outcome. The letter described Trump's comments as an "intolerable insult to the Korean people, a declaration of war against North Korea and grave threats to the global peace".
  • Acting DEA chief plans to resign next month

    Acting DEA chief plans to resign next month

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    Most importantly, Rosenberg is a close confidante of fired FBI Director James Comey , having served twice as his chief of staff. Trump's firing of his old boss likely prompted Rosenberg's disillusionment, as did Trump's telling law enforcement officers in a July speech to " please don't be too nice " to arrested suspects.
  • Korean quake, unlikely to be a nuclear test

    Korean quake, unlikely to be a nuclear test

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    Did North Korea test another nuclear bomb?The question is up in the air after an natural disaster was detected to have struck in North Korea today. "Analysis ongoing", CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo said in a Twitter post. "This event occurred in the area of the previous North Korean Nuclear tests". North Korea has refused to stop its missile and nuclear tests, despite successive rounds of United Nations sanctions and global criticism.
  • Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet

    Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet

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    First, the new Executive Order mandates that no aircraft in which a foreign person has an interest may land in the United States within 180 days of departing from a location in North Korea. "If Trump thinks that he would bring North Korea, a nuclear power, to its knees through nuclear war threat, it is a big miscalculation and ignorance", read the letter.
  • Venezuela opposition boycotts talks with Maduro government

    Venezuela opposition boycotts talks with Maduro government

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    Earlier, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza described Trump as acting like "the world's emperor". For many, it conjured memories of the 1989 USA invasion of Panama that overthrew dictator Manuel Noriega, who died in May after years in prison in the United States and his own country.
  • North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'

    North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'

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    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said such a move would be a "shocking display of irresponsibility". "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. Trump has said North Korea's nuclear and ballistics programs "is a grave threat to peace and security in our world, and it is unacceptable that others financially support this criminal rogue regime".
  • North Korean Attacks US Air Force and Navy in New Propaganda Video

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    Japan has repeatedly expressed concern about Seoul's humanitarian aid to North Korea through United Nations agencies, which has angered some quarters of the South Korean government. The punishing sanctions target North Korea's textiles, fishing and manufacturing industries. The sources said it appeared that China was trying to drive a wedge in relations between South Korea, Japan and the United States by highlighting Seoul's hopes of keeping the door for dialogue open with North Korea .
  • First Manus, Nauru detainees leave for US

    First Manus, Nauru detainees leave for US

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    The refugees were accepted under a deal between former United States president Barack Obama and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The Australian government maintains that the refugees will never be eligible to be resettled in Australia. 'There was a lot of uncertainly about the USA deal, a lot of people saying they didn't know if it was real or fake. Beverly Thacker, the public affairs officer in the US embassy in Port Morseby, says a second group of about 30 refugees will leave a second ...
  • N. Korea Warns 'Merciless Preventive Action' Against US

    N. Korea Warns 'Merciless Preventive Action' Against US

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    Ri Yong-ho described Mr Trump as a "mentally deranged person full of megalomania" on a "suicide mission". "Now we are finally only a few steps away from the final gate of completion of the state nuclear force", North Korea's top diplomat also told the annual gathering of world leaders.
  • North Korea considers Trump tweet declaration of war

    North Korea considers Trump tweet declaration of war

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    Twitter finally has an answer for critics who claim that the social network gives President Donald Trump a pass on his inflammatory tweets . After North Korea's top diplomat described President Donald Trump's recent tweets about the country as a "declaration of war," Twitter explained why it hasn't deleted the offending tweets.
  • Twitter explains why Trump's North Korea tweet wasn't removed

    Twitter explains why Trump's North Korea tweet wasn't removed

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    Trump's tweet received immediate backlash, with many users suggesting it should be taken down because it violates Twitter's terms of service, which prohibit accounts from promoting violence against or directly attacking or threatening people based on race, religion, gender, age, disability, and several other categories.
  • Border Wall Prototype Construction Begins

    Border Wall Prototype Construction Begins

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    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban items that could be used as weapons, such as baseball bats, knives, and rocks, in certain areas where border wall prototypes will be built. "There is no funding for it in Congress". With an expectation for protests and demonstrations in response to the border wall construction, county officials unanimously approved the urgency ordinance, which takes effect immediately.
  • Defiant Catalans distribute ballot papers for indy vote

    Defiant Catalans distribute ballot papers for indy vote

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    The October 1 independence referendum in Catalonia has prompted much discussion and debate on the Spanish left. Spain will deploy police reinforcements to Catalonia to help maintain order if an independence referendum pledged by Catalan officials but opposed by the national government goes ahead, officials said Friday.
  • Russia's Lavrov Tells Trump And North Korea to Cool it

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    The Pentagon said the flight was the farthest north of the demilitarised zone separating North and South Korea that any U.S. fighter jet or bomber has flown in the 21st century. "It is unlikely to take such a risk", he said. Mr Kim said North Korea would consider the "highest level of hard-line counter-measure in history" against the United States and that Mr Trump's comments had confirmed his nuclear programme was "the correct path".
  • The most depraved things Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at today's press briefing

    The most depraved things Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at today's press briefing

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    To promote our national anthem. Sanders said during Monday's press conference that she feels the focus has shifted away from Kaepernick's original intent to protest issues of race and police brutality when asked "how is that not an issue of race?" "General John Kelly totally agrees w/ my stance on National Football League players and the fact that they should not be disrespecting our FLAG or GREAT COUNTRY!" he said in a second tweet .
  • Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests

    Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests

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    Villanueva was a captain and an Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan and received several medals for his service, including the Bronze Star. "Being for honoring our flag, honoring our national anthem, and honoring the men and women who fought to defend it". Trump set off a firestorm in the media and sports communities when he referred Friday to any player who doesn't stand during the national anthem as a "son of a bitch" who should be fired from his team.
  • Tamil Nadu govt constitutes inquiry commission to probe Jayalalithaa's death

    Tamil Nadu govt constitutes inquiry commission to probe Jayalalithaa's death

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    Justice (Retd.) Arumugasamy will head the inquiry into the circumstances leading to the death of Jayalalithaa on December 5 a year ago after 75 days of treatment at corporate Apollo Hospitals. Dinakaran stated that Jayalalithaa was always conscious about her image and maintained dignity in public life, so much so, she would never allow herself to be seen by outsiders when she was in informal attire such as a night gown.
  • Want diplomatic solution to standoff with N Korea: Mattis

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    The last few days have seen what many perceive as a pre-war rhetoric between Kim Jong Un, the leader of the reclusive nation, and Trump, after Pyongyang tested a hydrogen bomb and test-fired ballistic missiles over Japan. We are prepared to defend ourselves and our allies from an attack and are prepared to use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against the threat from North Korea.
  • North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump 'declared war'

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    Of that flight, Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said, "This is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone any USA fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century". If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" "Frankly, the suggestion of that is absurd", she said on Monday. The show of force, which included South Korean F-15 fighter escorts, was meant to demonstrate "US resolve" and communicate "a clear message" that Trump ...