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A troubling report from Japan on North Korean missile pursuits and plans says that Kim Jong-un does not just want an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting America; he wants missiles equipped with anthrax. Since coming to office in January, President Donald Trump has taken a different approach from previous administrations to the North Korean issue. Trump's National Security Adviser H.R.
  • Dozens killed in South Korean building fire

    Dozens killed in South Korean building fire

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    The building had several restaurants and leisure facilities, including a gym, the public bath and an indoor golf practice facility, the officials said. Flames and smoke billow from an eight-storey building after a fire broke out in Jecheon, 120 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on December 21, 2017. Organizers for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics said the Olympic torch relay was slated to pass through Jeong on Friday, but the route has been changed in wake of the tragedy.
  • Freezing rain and snow in the forecast Thursday

    Freezing rain and snow in the forecast Thursday

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    After a cloudy day with snow showers Sunday , there may be another round of winter weather on Christmas Day with higher amounts of snowfall possible. Thursday is expected to be calm, but significant snow is likely Friday , with warmer temperatures and rain for Saturday . Morning lows from 6° to 11°, afternoon highs from 34° to 39°.
  • US Links WannaCry Cyberattack To North Korea

    US Links WannaCry Cyberattack To North Korea

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    Though Facebook and Microsoft did not directly attribute the attack to North Korea, Microsoft president Brad Smith in a blog post said the company was "pleased to see these governments making this strong statement of attribution". The hawks continue to talk up a US strike against North Korea. Sen. The announcement came the same day the US government officially accused North Korea of being behind the WannaCry attack.
  • Trump given permission to build wall in Ireland

    Trump given permission to build wall in Ireland

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    The earlier application had included references to climate change and the threat of global warming, which Mr. Trump had previously described as hoax , in its case for building the wall. The new works would not be visible, being covered by sand and a cobble bank which backs the beach, Trump International Golf Links and Hotel, Doonbeg , said previous year.
  • Search for new HP CM: JP Nadda, Jairam Thakur frontrunners

    Search for new HP CM: JP Nadda, Jairam Thakur frontrunners

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    A member of the 13-member BJP parliamentary board , the party's top decision making body, the union minister is seen as an able organiser and strategist. He knows the challenges before the state. He was elected to Himachal Pradesh Assembly from Mandi and had won his first election in the year of 1998. Mr Kashyap said that except one, three were against the selection of party CM face from outside the 44 legislators, who won in the hill state.
  • Korea sanctions, could vote Friday - diplomats

    Korea sanctions, could vote Friday - diplomats

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    Four ships were designated for carrying coal from North Korea by the council's North Korea sanctions committee in October. If none of the 15 members of the Security Council's North Korea sanctions committee object to the ships being designated by Thursday afternoon, the US proposal will be approved.
  • Trump sends mixed signals on Obamacare

    Trump sends mixed signals on Obamacare

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    These mixed messages - which were on display this week - are not sitting well with health insurers, who must decide soon whether to participate in the exchanges in 2018. While free coverage may sound like a boon to modest-income families, bronze plans generally come with deductibles of $6,000 or more per adult - far more than such families can afford.
  • Mike Pence Delays Middle East Trip Until January

    Mike Pence Delays Middle East Trip Until January

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    The vice president says Pakistan "has much to gain from partnering with the United States". Pence reflected on the start of the war in Afghanistan following 9/11 and said "we are staying in that fight and will see it through until the end".
  • UN mulls urgent new North Korea sanctions

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    The United Nations emblem is seen in the U.N. General Assembly hall during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 22, 2017. The new draft resolution seeks to further reduce that cap to 500,000 barrels annually. The draft circulated among diplomats seeks to ban food and other exports and repatriate North Koreans working overseas.