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North Korea says new U.N. sanctions an act of war

The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against the country, North Koreaā€™s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday …

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Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites – officials

The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missileĀ defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, asĀ North Koreaā€™s missile tests raise concerns about how theĀ United StatesĀ would defend itself from an attack. West CoastĀ defenses would likely include Terminal High Altitude …

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Pyongyang hopes to rekindle a Cold War-era friendship. Korean Central News Agency announced Friday that North Koreaā€™s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and his delegation will be traveling to Cuba, in hopes of revamping international support amid sanctions and widespread condemnation of Pyongyangā€™s nuclear missile tests. The Washington PostĀ reported that …

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Japan bolstering defenses against North Korea threat, Abe says

As tensions continue to escalate in East Asia, Japan is bolstering defense measures in response to what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called his nation’s most serious security threat since World War II. Abe outlined his plan Friday during a policy speech in parliament. His agenda included strengthening Japan’s missile defense …

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Trump asserts ā€˜a lot of progressā€™ on North Korea, urges ā€˜dealā€™ to resolve standoff with United States

President Trump asserted Tuesday that his administration is making ā€œa lot of progressā€ on North Korea, and he urged dictator Kim Jong Un to ā€œmake a dealā€ at the negotiating table on the rogue nationā€™s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. ā€œI believe it makes sense for North Korea to …

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North Korea appears to have a new Internet connection ā€” thanks to the help of a state-owned Russian firm

A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm hasĀ given North Korea a new Internet connection, potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and protectĀ the embattled country’s online infrastructure. The new connection was first spotted by Internet analysts at Oracle Dyn, who noted that a new connection for North Koreans provided by the Russian …

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