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US, North Korea issue threats as tensions escalate

US, North Korea issue threats as tensions escalate

North Korea shows its strength as missiles are paraded. "It's presumed to be a new ICBM", a Seoul official was quoted as saying by Yonhap News Agency. On Twitter, Mr Trump said he had "great confidence" China would "properly deal with North Korea". The Foreign Office in London said it was "concerned by reports of a missile test by North Korea" and was "monitoring the situation closely".



UN Security Council unanimously adopts statement condemning N

Nuclear weapons specialist Denny Roy calculated how many casualties may appear as a result of North Korea's nuclear attack on the United States. A Security Council press statement has no binding power, but to issue them approval from all 15 members is required in principle.


Canada condemns attack in Paris which left police officer dead, 3 wounded

Canada condemns attack in Paris which left police officer dead, 3 wounded

A French national, the man shot two officers in 2001 after being stopped by a police vehicle, according to the source. The attack came less than 72 hours before the polls open. He was taken into custody but while being questioned grabbed another officer's gun and shot him three times, the source said. "This fight for freedom and for the security of the French people must be the priority of the next five-year term".


Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

The conversation is expected to focus on civic engagement and encouraging the new generation of leaders, something Mr. Obama has said he hopes to make his main goal in life after the presidency. "The Obama Foundation is a working, living center for citizenship", the Foundation said in a statement released in February. This will be only the second time Obama has returned to Chicago since leaving office January 20.


Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

In a telephone call for House Democrats, Representative Nita Lowey, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, said: "I don't see how we can meet that deadline" and avoid having to pass a short-term extension, according to an aide on the call.


Could loose talk (and tweets) cause a war in Korea?

Could loose talk (and tweets) cause a war in Korea?

Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's most important. A report emerged this week that Trump is ready to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea if officials believe Pyongyang is going to go through with a nuclear weapons test, although several outlets questioned the report.