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Deepika
World News DetailThe House voted 408 to 2 in favour of the bipartisan measure, which would slap
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 55 minutes ago
The House voted 408 to 2 in favour of the bipartisan measure, which would slap sanctions on any person or entity importing goods or technology or training related to weapons of mass destruction into North Korea, or anyone who knowingly engages in... Read more
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NBC News
Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed, Sen. Cruz Lifts HoldThe Senate on Friday confirmed a handful of ambassadors and State Department of
Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed, Sen. Cruz Lifts Hold
NBC News / Posted an hour ago
The Senate on Friday confirmed a handful of ambassadors and State Department officials, including the American ambassadors to Sweden and Norway — a move that came after Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, lifted his months-long... Read more
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The Economic Times
Hydrogen bomb test: US Congress adopts expanded sanctions on North KoreaThe House voted 408 to 2 in favour of the bipartisan measure, which would slap
Hydrogen bomb test: US Congress adopts expanded sanctions on North Korea
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
The House voted 408 to 2 in favour of the bipartisan measure, which would slap sanctions on any person or entity importing goods or technology or training related to weapons of mass destruction into North Korea, or anyone who knowingly engages in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Powerful US senator blocks sale of F-16s to PakistanThe US move to sell eight F-16s to Pakistan is in more trouble than before with
Powerful US senator blocks sale of F-16s to Pakistan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The US move to sell eight F-16s to Pakistan is in more trouble than before with a senior Republican senator blocking it over Islamabad’s dubious record on combating terrorism. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the powerful Senate foreign relations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda to Relocate Burundian RefugeesTens of thousands of refugees who fled the violence in Burundi and sought sanct
Rwanda to Relocate Burundian Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Tens of thousands of refugees who fled the violence in Burundi and sought sanctuary in neighboring Rwanda are to be sent elsewhere. The move by Kigali comes amid renewed accusations of Rwandan meddling in Burundi. The government of Rwanda has... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rwanda to relocate Burundi refugeesKigali - Rwanda is to relocate refugees from Burundi to other countries, the go
Rwanda to relocate Burundi refugees
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
Kigali - Rwanda is to relocate refugees from Burundi to other countries, the government said on Friday, amid accusations Kigali was meddling in the affairs of its troubled neighbour. “The government of Rwanda... will immediately begin working with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Watch Testimony At Senate Foreign Relations Committee On U.S. Policy in Central Africa - the Importance of Good GovernanceChairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, thank you for holding this important an
Human Rights Watch Testimony At Senate Foreign Relations Committee On U.S. Policy in Central Africa - the Importance of Good Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, thank you for holding this important and timely hearing. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to testify on behalf of Human Rights Watch. Today, many countries in central Africa are undergoing political... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Rwanda Interfering in Burundi?Two top US diplomats have accused Rwanda of 'destabilizing activities' in neigh
Is Rwanda Interfering in Burundi?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Two top US diplomats have accused Rwanda of 'destabilizing activities' in neighboring Burundi. Earlier, a UN report charged that Rwanda was pursuing an 'ultimate goal' of ousting Burundian President Nkurunziza. Concern in the United States about... Read more
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DW
Rwanda to relocate Burundian refugees |The government of Rwanda has announced that "it will immediately begin working
Rwanda to relocate Burundian refugees |
DW / Posted 8 hours ago
The government of Rwanda has announced that "it will immediately begin working with partners in the international community to plan the orderly and safe relocation of Burundian refugees to third countries." The Rwandan government statement did not... Read more
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International Business Times
Rwanda: Government to start 'relocating' Burundian refugees to third countries The Rwandan government has announced it would start relocating Burundian refuge
Rwanda: Government to start 'relocating' Burundian refugees to third countries
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
The Rwandan government has announced it would start relocating Burundian refugees ' to third countries' just days after the United States raised concerns over reports that Rwanda was involved in "destabilising activities" in neighbouring Burundi. A... Read more
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New Kerala
US committed to aid Pakistan despite terrorism chargeWashington, Feb 12 : Even as a top US lawmaker threatened to block proposed sal
US committed to aid Pakistan despite terrorism charge
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
Washington, Feb 12 : Even as a top US lawmaker threatened to block proposed sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan over its alleged support for terrorist groups, the US said it was committed to deliver security assistance to its key ally. State... Read more
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Breitbart
Marco Rubio: ‘Jeb Bush Has No Foreign Policy Experience’“The fact of the matter is Jeb has no foreign policy experience. None,” Rubio s
Marco Rubio: ‘Jeb Bush Has No Foreign Policy Experience’
Breitbart / Posted 16 hours ago
“The fact of the matter is Jeb has no foreign policy experience. None,” Rubio said. “He just has no foreign policy experience and he was governor a long time ago.” Bush left office in 2007, before serving on corporate boards and financial companies... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bob Casey heads to Mideast to talk about stepping up ISIS fightCasey, a Democrat, said in an interview ahead of his trip that some countries i
Bob Casey heads to Mideast to talk about stepping up ISIS fight
The Morning Call / Posted 22 hours ago
Casey, a Democrat, said in an interview ahead of his trip that some countries in the 66-member, U.S.-led coalition need to do more to combat ISIS, not only militarily but also in cracking down on the money flowing to militants who control swaths of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Is Rwanda stoking ethnic fires in Burundi?It is 1973 and correspondent Stanley Meisler is describing a massacre in Burund
Is Rwanda stoking ethnic fires in Burundi?
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 hours ago
It is 1973 and correspondent Stanley Meisler is describing a massacre in Burundi for The Atlantic. From Bujumbura, where the Tutsi elites have just wiped out tens of thousands of Hutus, he says “The slaughter that accompanied this devastation was not... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 22 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 22 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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My EastText
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
My EastText / Posted 23 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KECI Missoula / Posted 23 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 23 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina | Politics - Home The 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlif
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KTVZ Bend / Posted 23 hours ago
| Politics - Home The 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ended Thursday as three of the four last holdouts south of Burns surrendered somewhat easily -- but it took over an hour on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Warns of Chaos If Kabila Declines to Surrender PowerNew York — Senior US officials have warned that the Democratic Republic of Cong
U.S. Warns of Chaos If Kabila Declines to Surrender Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
New York — Senior US officials have warned that the Democratic Republic of Congo could be hit by violence worse than Burundi's if President Joseph Kabila does not surrender power later this year. "A political crisis is building as the DRC prepares... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 23 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 23 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Rubio slams opponents in South CarolinaRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponen
Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents -- proactively calling them out by name -- while campaigning in South Carolina on Thursday. Rubio touted his international affairs record on the Senate Foreign... Read more
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DW
Is Rwanda interfering in Burundi? | Africa |Concern in the United States about Rwanda's activities in neighboring Burundi w
Is Rwanda interfering in Burundi? | Africa |
DW / Posted yesterday
Concern in the United States about Rwanda's activities in neighboring Burundi was raised in the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Thomas Perriello, US envoy for the Great Lakes region, told the committee there were "credible reports of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsSeeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democ
Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Senate OKs N. Korea sanctionsWASHINGTON -- Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan diffe
Senate OKs N. Korea sanctions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at depriving North Korea of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal. The Senate approved the sanctions bill... Read more
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Calcutta News
US approves bill to curb North Korea's ability to finance nuclear warheads WASHINGTON - The United States Senate in a bipartisan move by Republicans and
US approves bill to curb North Korea's ability to finance nuclear warheads
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - The United States Senate in a bipartisan move by Republicans and Democrats Wednesday unanimously passed a legislation to impose tougher sanctions against North... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsWASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Re
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build... Read more
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Denver Post
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsWASHINGTON — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republi
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsThe Senate approved the sanctions bill 96-0 after lawmakers repeatedly denounce
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted yesterday
The Senate approved the sanctions bill 96-0 after lawmakers repeatedly denounced Pyongyang for flouting international law by pursuing nuclear weapons. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said for too long North Korea has been dismissed as a strange country... Read more
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International Business Times
US Senate unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea US senators on 10 February unanimously passed a sanctions bill that seeks to cu
US Senate unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
US senators on 10 February unanimously passed a sanctions bill that seeks to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions and alleged human rights abuses and cyberattacks. The North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act was passed by the Senate... Read more
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The Columbian
Senate OKs bill toughening N. Korea sanctionsWASHINGTON — Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republi
Senate OKs bill toughening N. Korea sanctions
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Senate votes to tighten sanctions on North Korea after nuclear activityThe US Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to tighten economic sanctions on N
Senate votes to tighten sanctions on North Korea after nuclear activity
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
The US Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the reclusive Asian nation for its provocative recent nuclear test and rocket launch. The measure, which now must be reconciled with a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsSeeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democ
Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic... Read more
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Island Packet
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsSeeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democ
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic... Read more
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The Washington Times
North Korea penalized by U.S., Japan, China, South Korea for hostilityAftershocks from North Korea’s satellite launch over the weekend continued to r
North Korea penalized by U.S., Japan, China, South Korea for hostility
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Aftershocks from North Korea’s satellite launch over the weekend continued to reverberate on both sides of Pacific on Wednesday, as South Korea pulled the plug on a high-profile joint venture with Pyongyang, the U.S. and Japan moved ahead on new... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsSeeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democ
Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Senate approves new North Korea sanctionsThe Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Kor
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity attacks and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US Senate votes for expanded sanctions on North KoreaIn this Feb. 7, 2016, photo, a South Korean man watches a TV news program with
US Senate votes for expanded sanctions on North Korea
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
In this Feb. 7, 2016, photo, a South Korean man watches a TV news program with a file footage about North Korea’s rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US Senate approves harsher NKorea sanctionsThe US Senate has voted unanimously to toughen sanctions on North Korea over it
US Senate approves harsher NKorea sanctions
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
The US Senate has voted unanimously to toughen sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber activities. The House of Representatives passed a similar bill last month. Differences between the two are expected to be... Read more
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Orange County Register
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsWASHINGTON – Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republi
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON – Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Senate approves new North Korea sanctionsThe Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Kor
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
KSPR Springfield / Posted yesterday
The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity attacks and... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsWASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Re
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build... Read more
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My EastText
Senate approves new North Korea sanctionsThe Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Kor
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
My EastText / Posted yesterday
The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity attacks and... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Senate approves new North Korea sanctionsThe Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Kor
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity attacks and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Senate approves new North Korea sanctionsThe Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Kor
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity attacks and... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Senate approves new North Korea sanctionsThe Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Kor
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity attacks and... Read more
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