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North Korea Tensions Pose Early, and Perilous, Test for Trump

By DAVID E. SANGER, CHOE SANG-HUN, CHRIS BUCKLEY and MICHAEL R. GORDON March 7, 2017 When the United States began deploying a missile defense system in South Korea this week, it was to protect an ally long threatened by North Korean provocations. But it was instantly met by angry Chinese warnings that the United States is setting off ...

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115 killed after train derails in north India

Emergency workers race to find any more survivors in the mangled wreckage of an Indian express train that derailed overnight, killing over 100 people, in the worst disaster to hit the country’s ageing rail network in years. Newslook Rescue works continue at the site of an accident where coaches of ...

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North Carolina’s Wild Steeds Bucked the Hurricane (Probably)

Hurricane Matthew is gone. But its effects linger: Hundreds—possibly thousands—dead, and hundreds of thousands without homes, without power, in the Caribbean and southeastern US. And there’s every indication that storms like Matthew will only become more common as the climate continues to change. But humans aren’t the only locals whose ...

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Tremor Points to a Nuclear Test in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean officials said that they had detected an “artificial” tremor emanating from North Korea on Friday morning, indicating that the country had likely conducted its fifth nuclear test despite threats of more sanctions from Washington and the United Nations. A statement from the South Korean ...

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Report: North Korea executes 2 officials with anti-aircraft gun

North Korea publicly executed two senior officials in August of 2016, according to reports. USA TODAY A North Korean defector testifies at a meeting of the International Parliamentarians Coalition for North Korean Refugees and Human Rights (IPCNKR) in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 30, 2016.(Photo: YONHAP, EPA) North Korea has publicly ...

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North Korea Linked to Digital Attacks on Global Banks

Security researchers have tied the recent spate of digital breaches on Asian banks to North Korea, in what they say appears to be the first known case of a nation using digital attacks for financial gain. In three recent attacks on banks, researchers working for the digital security firm Symantec ...

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North Korean diplomat who negotiated ‘94 deal with US dies

In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, North Korea’s Kang Sok Ju, right, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and secretary of the WPK, shakes hands with German Ambassador to North Korea Thomas Schaefer as he leaves Pyongyang Airport ...

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