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House seen passing Russia sanctions bill limiting Trump's power

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Donald Trump's hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow.

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China reinforcing its border with N. Korea

China is further fortifying its border with North Korea, new reports show, amid continued tensions on the peninsula and concerns over potential US military action against Pyongyang.

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House expected to approve Russia sanctions bill limiting Trump's influence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Donald Trump's hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow.

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Why I Visited North Korea

In light of the United States barring Americans from traveling to North Korea, recent visitors shared their stories of visiting the reclusive nation.

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US sees more signs North Korea is preparing another missile test

North Korea appears to be preparing for another missile test, according to a US Defense official. The official said that transporter vehicles carrying ballistic missile launching equipment were seen arriving in Kusong, North Korea on Friday.

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North Korea cancels annual beer festival, firms say

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Olympics: Door to Pyeongchang still open for North Korea, says Moon

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the North will be given until the very last minute to decide on its participation at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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U.S. lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday, in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.

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U.S. lawmakers reach deal on sanctions bill for Russia, Iran, North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and now also North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday.

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Hawaii to test nuclear warning system amid North Korea's threats

Hawaii is set to become the first state in the US to test an "attack- warning" system in the event of a North Korean nuclear missile strike.

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US to ban Americans from North Korea

The US government will bar American citizens from traveling to North Korea because of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention," the State Department said. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Exclusive: U.S. presses Myanmar to cease military ties with North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Myanmar's military has maintained ties with North Korea, even though the civilian-led government denies any cooperation, and the Trump administration is pressing for a complete break-off of remaining links, current and former U.S. officials said.

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U.S. to Bar Americans From Traveling to North Korea

The announcement came only hours after Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, hinted that the United States was considering seeking a regime change in North Korea.

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U.S. to ban its citizens' travel to North Korea: U.S. official

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. government will ban U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea after the death of a U.S. student arrested there while on a tour, a U.S. official and tour agencies that arrange trips to the country said on Friday.

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U.N. Agency Reports Worst Drought in 16 Years in North Korea

The severe dry spell has raised fears of worsening food shortages in the North, where malnutrition has been a problem for years.

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Tour operators say U.S. to ban citizens from travel to North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Two tourist agencies that operate tours to North Korea said on Friday the U.S. government will soon ban its citizens from traveling to the North.

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CIA chief signals he wants Kim out in North Korea

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday evening offered some of the most aggressive comments yet from the Trump administration with regard to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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U.S. Navy chief asks Chinese counterpart for help on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy's top officer asked his Chinese counterpart to exert influence on North Korea to help rein in its advancing nuclear and missile programs, a U.S. official said on Thursday.

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South Korea postpones proposed talks because North Korea didn't respond

Hours before they are due to start, possible joint military talks between North Korea and South Korea remain up in the air, with Pyongyang having yet to confirm its attendance.

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Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. pushes to impose stronger sanctions on Pyongyang over the test.

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US intel shows N. Korea preparations for possible missile test

CNN has learned that US intelligence indicates that North Korea is making preparations for another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) or intermediate range missile test.

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Celebrity defector returns to North Korea

A North Korean defector known for her appearances on South Korean reality TV has returned to her former country and denounced the "propaganda" she once helped to produce. CNN's David McKenzie has more.

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North Korea conducts public executions for theft, watching South Korea media: report

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea carries out public executions on river banks and at school grounds and marketplaces for charges such as stealing copper from factory machines, distributing media from South Korea and prostitution, a report issued on Wednesday said.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Russia, North Korea, China: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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North Korea lacks capacity to hit U.S. with accuracy: U.S. general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea does not have the ability to strike the United States with "any degree of accuracy" and while its missiles have the range, they lack the necessary guidance capability, Vice Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Paul Selva said on Tuesday.

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North Korea does not have capacity to hit U.S. 'with any degree of accuracy': U.S. general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea does not have the ability to strike the United States with "any degree of accuracy" and while its missiles have the range, they do not have missile guidance capability needed, Vice Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Paul Selva said on Tuesday.

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Celebrity defector returns to N. Korea, stars in propaganda video

A North Korean defector known for her appearances on South Korean reality TV has returned to her former country and denounced the "propaganda" she once helped to produce.

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Kevin McCarthy says he plans to add North Korea to Russia sanctions

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told CNN Monday he plans to combine a House-passed North Korean sanctions bill to the Senate's Russia sanctions legislation when the chamber takes up the measure.

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John McCain, Donald Trump, North Korea: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Asia and Australia Edition: John McCain, North Korea, Russia: Your Tuesday Briefing

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South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea

South Korea's new government is making overtures to the North, proposing military talks at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two rivals.

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South Korea's new government proposes military talks with North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea, the first formal overture to Pyongyang by the government of President Moon Jae-in, to discuss ways to avoid hostile acts near the heavily militarized border.

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Inside North Korea's mysterious Office 39

CNN's David McKenzie speaks with a North Korean defector who worked with the mysterious Office 39.

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The luxury store where North Korea's elites shop

You can buy anything your heart desires in this North Korean store: premium blended whisky, jewelry and perfume. Or you can pick up a brand new drum set or a saxophone that's carefully displayed in a glass case.

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Myanmar insists no North Korea links as U.S. envoy visits

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has no military ties with North Korea, a Myanmar official said on Monday, as a U.S. diplomat responsible for North Korea arrived for talks in which he is likely to seek assurances on efforts to isolate it.

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North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales

* Fuel prices rise as pressure mounts over missile, nuclear tests

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North Korea's fascinating stamp archive

North Korea has marked the anniversary of the Korean war -- and its annual "Struggle Against US Imperialism Month" -- by releasing two anti-American postage stamps.

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South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea on July 21

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea proposed military talks with North Korea, the first since 2015, and a halt to hostile activities near the inter-Korean border, the South's vice defense minister said on Monday, after a series of missile tests by the North in recent weeks.

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North Korea may have more nuclear bomb material than thought: U.S. think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought that can be used to enlarge its nuclear weapons stockpile, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.

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Stalled Russia sanctions bill hits North Korean snag in U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill that many lawmakers hoped would send a message to President Donald Trump to keep a strong line against Russia hit a new snag in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, as Republicans proposed combining it with sanctions on North Korea.

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Exclusive: North Korea may have more bomb fuel than thought - U.S. think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought that can be used to enlarge its nuclear weapons stockpile, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.

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North Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if U.N. adopts sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it will take "corresponding measures" if the U.N. Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in response to the North's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week.

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NK missile launch ceremony taunts US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held an elaborate ceremony celebrating the launch of a missile that is seen by some analysts as a jab at the US. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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U.S. Senate confirms businessman Hagerty as ambassador to Japan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed private equity executive William Hagerty on Thursday as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Japan, filling a post considered especially crucial in light of neighboring North Korea's recent missile tests.

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Exclusive: U.S. prepares new sanctions on Chinese firms over North Korea ties - officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Frustrated that China has not done more to rein in North Korea, the Trump administration could impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and other firms doing business with Pyongyang within weeks, two senior U.S. officials said.

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South Korea: No proof cash to Kaesong went to North Korea arms programs

SEOUL (Reuters) - There was no evidence that North Korea had diverted wages paid to its workers by South Korean companies operating in now-suspended industrial park on their border to its weapons programs, a South Korean official said on Thursday.

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Alaska Looks at a Nuclear Threat, and Shrugs It Off

News about a North Korean ICBM is largely met with fatalism in Alaska, home to many on active duty in the military and military veterans.

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China trade with sanctions-struck North Korea up 10.5 percent in first half

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's trade with isolated and nuclear-armed North Korea rose more than 10 percent in the January-June period from a year earlier, an official said on Thursday, amid pressure from the United States for Beijing to do more to rein in its erstwhile ally.

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In Alaska, some are more worried about bears than bombs

Alaska has been the subject of recent scary headlines about the threat posed by North Korean missiles -- like the one launched July 4 by the regime as an Independence Day present for the US.

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Rare magnitude 5.8 quake strikes off North Korea: USGS

(Reuters) - A rare magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off North Korea in the Sea of Japan on Thursday, but was unlikely to cause any damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Earthquake off North Korea not result of nuclear test: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck off North Korea in the Sea of Japan does not appear to have been caused by a nuclear test, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, citing initial reports.

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The answer to N. Korea threat isn't military action

Judging from the United Nations Security Council's emergency meeting on July 5, it seems that the United States is not going to get China and Russia on board for serious collective UN sanctions against North Korea. US Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke about the United States going alone if that didn't happen, and left it unclear what that might mean. There were surely more discussions during the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany. We have arrived at a critical juncture.

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Air Koryo, North Korea's only commercial airline

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Donald Trump Jr., China: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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U.S. THAAD missile defenses hit test target as North Korea tension rises

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it shot down a simulated, incoming intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) similar to the ones being developed by countries like North Korea, in a new test of the nation's THAAD missile defenses.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. THAAD missile defenses hit test target as NKorea tension rises

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it shot down a simulated, incoming intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) similar to the ones being developed by countries like North Korea, in a new test of the nation's THAAD missile defenses.

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U.S. missile hits test target as North Korea tension rises

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it shot down a simulated, incoming intermediate-range ballistic missile similar the ones being developed by countries like North Korea, in a new test of the nation's defenses.

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China says 'China responsibility theory' on North Korea has to stop

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hit back on Tuesday in unusually strong terms at repeated calls from the United States to put more pressure on North Korea, urging a halt to what it called the "China responsibility theory", and saying all parties needed to pull their weight.

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North Koreans in Russia Work ‘Basically in the Situation of Slaves’

North Korea, desperate for foreign currency, has sent tens of thousands of its citizens to Russia, where they are welcomed as “fast, cheap and reliable” laborers.

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South Korea says North doesn't have ICBM re-entry technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's intelligence agency does not believe North Korea has secured re-entry capabilities for its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program, a South Korean lawmaker said on Tuesday, disputing Pyongyang's account.

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U.S. aims for U.N. vote on North Korea sanctions within weeks: diplomats

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley aims to put to a vote within weeks a U.N. Security Council resolution to impose stronger sanctions on North Korea over its long-range ballistic missile test, said several senior U.N. diplomats.

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Japan calls on Russia to take bigger role on North Korean threat

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Japan and its international allies will push for Russia to do more to rein North Korea's nuclear ambitions, a Japanese official said during a visit to Denmark on Monday.

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Quiet success for China at G20 as Xi avoids drama and spotlight

BEIJING (Reuters) - From U.S. anger over inaction on North Korea to a festering border dispute with India and the ailing Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, last week's G20 summit was strewn with minefields for China's President Xi Jinping.

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IOC determined to see North Korea take part in Winter Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Monday it is working hard to make sure North Korea takes part in next year's Winter Olympics in neighboring South Korea, despite political tensions in the region.

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Trump, Putin, North Korea: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

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Trump to Xi: 'Something has to be done' about North Korea

Less than a week after an historic North Korean missile test, the leaders of the United States and China pledged to work together to stop Kim Jong Un's nuclear missile program.

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Trump keeps it friendly with Xi at G20 on North Korea threat

HAMBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump took a conciliatory tone on Saturday at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping where the leaders agreed to keep working on two pressing issues: the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and bilateral trade irritants.

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Trump urges action on North Korea as he meets with China's President

President Donald Trump has long said China is the lynchpin to solving North Korea's saber rattling with missile tests. But his tact with the Asian superpower has run the gamut: He has thanked the Chinese for their support, argued they aren't helping diffuse the situation and then written them off as willing partners -- all in the span of a few months.

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Trump says may take a while for U.S., China to deal with North Korea

HAMBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said it may take time to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions, but expressed confidence that Washington and Beijing could eventually do so.

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Trump, Japan's Abe discuss North Korea on sidelines of G20

HAMBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed North Korea's nuclear program on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Saturday.

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Two U.S. bombers hold firing drills with South Korean forces

SEOUL (Reuters) - Two U.S. supersonic bombers conducted live-fire drills on Saturday in South Korea in a show of force following North Korea's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the South's military said.

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US sends bombers over the Korean peninsula in response to North Korea's ICBM test

Two US B-1B Lancer bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula Friday in response to North Korea's increasing ballistic missile and nuclear threat, according to the US Pacific Air Forces.

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Exclusive: U.S. plans to test THAAD missile defenses as N.Korea tensions mount

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to carry out a new test of its THAAD missile defense system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the coming days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday, as tensions with North Korea climb.

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US bombers fly over South China Sea

Two US B-1 bombers flew over disputed waters in the East and South China Seas on Thursday, conducting a joint military operation with Japanese fighter jets amid escalating tensions with North Korea and souring relations with China.

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Exclusive: U.S. plans to test THAAD missile defenses as North Korea tensions mount

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to carry out a new test of its THAAD missile defense system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the coming days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday, as tensions with North Korea climb.

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U.S., Japan, South Korea seek U.N. condemnation of North Korea

HAMBURG (Reuters) - The United States, Japan and South Korea on Friday agreed to push for a quick U.N. Security Council resolution to apply new sanctions on North Korea after its test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this week.

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U.S., Japan, South Korea condemn North Korea test at G20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the United States, Japan and South Korea on Friday condemned the ballistic missile test by North Korea this week as a "major escalation" and promised to apply "maximum pressure" to counter the isolated country's nuclear threat.

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The Interpreter: North Korea and Its Weapons Programs Are Now a Fact of Life

The best that Washington can do, analysts say, is freeze the program in place.

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South Korea bomb shelters forgotten with no food, water as North Korea threat grows

SEOUL (Reuters) - Long within reach of most conventional North Korean artillery and missiles, South Korea and Japan are far from prepared if an all-out military conflict breaks out as tensions escalate over Pyongyang's rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. seeks funds tied to North Korea from eight big banks

July 6 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have tried to seize millions of dollars associated with several companies that deal with North Korea, including the country's military, from eight large international banks, according to court filings made public on Thursday.

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Live Briefing: Hundreds Protest in Hamburg as G-20 Begins

Demonstrators tried to block major routes to the convention center, where leaders are expected to discuss global trade, climate change, North Korea, Syria and Ukraine.

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U.S. seeks funds tied to North Korea from eight big banks

(Reuters) - U.S. authorities have tried to seize millions of dollars associated with several companies that deal with North Korea, including the country's military, from eight large international banks, according to court filings made public on Thursday.

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Tiny Satellites From Silicon Valley May Help Track North Korea Missiles

Civilian satellites developed to count cars in Target parking lots and monitor crops are being reconfigured to help the American military detect North Korea’s missile launches.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, G-20, Vladimir Putin: Your Friday Briefing

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Trump pledges to act 'very strongly' on North Korea missile threat

WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to confront North Korea "very strongly" following its latest missile test and urged nations to show Pyongyang there would be consequences for its weapons program.

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U.S., China to meet in Washington on July 19 for economic talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will meet to discuss bilateral economic issues this month after threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to use trade to pressure Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea's weapons programs, a U.S. official with knowledge of the decision said.

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Hawaii, Alaska contemplate coming into North Korean missile range

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii/WILLOW, Alaska (Reuters) - Disused military tunnels snake beneath the crater of Diamond Head, out of sight of the tourists lounging near the volcano on Waikiki Beach but very much on the mind of Gene Ward, a state representative from Honolulu.

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US STOCKS-Wall St falls on weak ADP jobs data, North Korea tensions

* Indexes down: Dow 0.42 pct, S&P 0.58 pct, Nasdaq 0.88 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

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Trump pledges to act on North Korean threat

WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to confront North Korea "very strongly" following its latest missile test and urged nations to show Pyongyang that there would be consequences for its weapons program.

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North Korea, G-20, Volvo: Your Thursday Briefing

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Trump again demands more NATO spending, mulls 'severe things' on North Korea

WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump once more urged NATO allies in Europe on Thursday to spend more on defense, on a visit to Poland that had been billed as an opportunity for him to patch up relations after a tense alliance summit in May.

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China urges calm after U.S. says ready to use force against North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry on Thursday called for all sides to remain calm and exercise restraint after the United States said it was ready to use force, if need be, to halt North Korea's nuclear missile program.

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Is the US being forced back to the negotiating table?

North Korea, a tiny isolated state with a population the size of Texas, has left the world's most powerful nation with a diplomatic dilemma.

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Ex-CIA chief: US faces nuclear crisis

Former CIA Director James Woolsey comments on President Trump's relationship with China, saying that Twitter diplomacy would be a "disaster" in the face of threats like North Korea.

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Nikkei falls on Korean tensions; construction stocks rise on disaster repair demand

TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks edged down on Thursday morning as ongoing tensions around North Korea continued to sap risk appetite, while the retail sector underperformed on dismal earnings from convenience stores.

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Can U.S. defend against North Korea missiles? Not everyone agrees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Not everybody asserts as confidently as the Pentagon that the U.S. military can defend the United States from the growing threat posed by North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile capability.

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Tensions Rise After North Korea’s Missile Launch

North Korea has tested a missile that could potentially hit Alaska. The U.S. responded with a military drill in the Korean Peninsula and urged for tougher United Nations sanctions against the country.

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North Korea, CNN, Volvo: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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US prepared to use 'our considerable military forces' to stop North Korea, Ambassador Haley says

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday called North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch test a "clear and sharp military escalation" and said that US military action remained on the table.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Vladimir Putin, G-20: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.