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Few good options in Trump arsenal to counter defiant North Korea

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Despite his campaign vows to take a tougher line with North Korea, President Donald Trump's restrained public reaction to Pyongyang's first ballistic missile launch…

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Senate unanimously backs tougher North Korea sanctions

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to toughen sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, human rights record & cyber activities, as…

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North Korea turns to 'old workhorse' rocket to repeat past success

By Jack Kim & David Brunnstrom SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea's weekend rocket launch repeated earlier success rather than breaking new ground, using a nearly identical design from a 2012…

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Pressure mounts on North Korea to abandon rocket launch

By Jack Kim & Nobuhiro Kubo SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – International pressure grew on North Korea to call off a planned rocket launch, seen by some governments as another missile test,…

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North Korea's rocket plans seen as disrespectful of China

BEIJING (AP) — North Korea's announcement of plans to launch a long-range rocket made during a visit to Pyongyang by a top Chinese envoy will likely be seen as yet…

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Anti nuclear test agency urges nations to ratify ban

PARIS (Reuters) – North Korea's recent nuclear test shows a ratification of an international ban on nuclear bomb tests is more urgent than ever, the head of the Vienna-based organization…

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Kerry presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Wednesday for China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear activities & decrease tensions over disputed parts of…

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Kerry to press China over North Korea, urge ASEAN unity over South China Sea

By David Brunnstrom VIENTIANE (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began a visit to Asia on Sunday in which he plans to press China to put more curbs…

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World Economic Forum revokes invite to North Korea for Davos

GENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the World Economic Forum in Davos say they have revoked an invitation to a delegation from North Korea in the wake of the secretive Communist…

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Lax enforcement weakens UN sanctions on nuclear North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — While the U.N. Security Council considers new sanctions on North Korea after its latest nuclear test, experts say existing sanctions are going unenforced. Despite the mounting…

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