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President praises China for taking action to limit financial transactions with Kim Jong Un's regime

President Donald Trump announced a new set of sanctions on North Korea Thursday, saying the executive action would target individuals and companies that engage in finance and trade with the isolated communist nation.

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Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program.

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Trump to add North Korea sanctions, allies call for strict enforcement

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea, while U.S. allies have called for enforcing existing international sanctions as the best way to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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Trump Presents Common Front With South Korea Against North

Two days after threatening to “totally destroy” nuclear-armed North Korea, the president vowed instead to pursue more economic sanctions.

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North Korea says sanctions block imports of athletes' gear

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea has protested to three international sporting federations that requests to buy sports equipment for its athletes were being denied due to U.S.-led sanctions, letters obtained by Reuters on Thursday showed.

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South Korea's Moon urges North to give up nuclear weapons

South Korean President Moon Jae-in told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that his country did not want to see the "collapse" of North Korea and urged Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear program.

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Trump to add sanctions on North Korea, but not on oil: U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea, while U.S. allies have called for enforcing existing international sanctions as the best way to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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Trump says will be putting more sanctions on North Korea

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would be adding more sanctions on North Korea.

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Trump vows to put more sanctions on North Korea

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South Korea's Moon says North Korea crisis must be handled in 'stable' manner

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on Thursday for the North Korean nuclear crisis to be handled in a stable manner, so that peace was not destroyed.

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Trump to make North Korea sanctions announcement, not on oil: official

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will make a sanctions-related announcement regarding North Korea later on Thursday, a senior administration official said.

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North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children.

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Hurricane Maria, North Korea, Federal Reserve: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Trump Likened to ‘a Dog Barking’ by North Korea’s Top Envoy

Threatened by President Trump with destruction, North Korea likens the American leader to a yapping canine and worries for his aides.

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North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking'

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking."

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South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog'

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of aid to North Korea, as China warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula was getting more serious by the day and the war of words between Pyongyang and Washington continued.

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South Korea’s Leader Will Be Odd Man Out in Meeting With Trump and Shinzo Abe

As he meets President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, President Moon Jae-in appears isolated in opposing military options against North Korea.

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North Korea's foreign minister calls Trump's U.N. address 'sound of dog barking'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called U.S. President Donald Trump's address to the United Nations "the sound of a dog barking", brushing aside Trump's remarks that the United States may be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea.

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Trump blames Clintons for North Korea nuke crisis

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed his former campaign rival, Hillary Clinton, and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, for the North Korean nuclear crisis.

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The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies

The president calls the Iran nuclear deal an “embarrassment,” but ending it would destroy his credibility in any talks over North Korea’s arsenal.

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Dozens of states sign nuclear weapons ban treaty at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Dozens of countries signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons on Wednesday amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, although the United States, Britain, France and others boycotted the event at the annual United Nations gathering of world leaders.

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Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breach

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is "extremely concerned" by U.S. President Donald Trump's comments questioning the Iran nuclear deal and suspects that Washington itself may have violated a landmark arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

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Exclusive: From Russia with fuel - North Korean ships may be undermining sanctions

MOSCOW (Reuters) - At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their homeland despite declaring other destinations, a ploy that U.S. officials say is often used to undermine sanctions.

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Live Briefing: At U.N., Global Leaders to Speak After Trump Takes Center Stage

The American president vowed to “destroy” North Korea and condemned Iran, whose president will address the General Assembly.

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South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

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South Korea president says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

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Why North Korean sanctions have failed

For years, sanctions imposed by the United States and the UN have failed to stop North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program. Why have sanctions on North Korea failed so spectacularly? What sanctions could work?

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South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympic Games amid the escalating standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs.

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If threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea, Trump vows

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."

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'Rocket man': awkward Dad Trump tries to be cool

What do you do if you have just a single catchphrase -- like, say, "You're fired!" -- and you need something fresh, something resonant, to hold the public's interest? If you are President Trump, you borrow a song title from Elton John -- "Rocket Man" -- and start using it as a nickname for North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un even though it doesn't make any sense at all and makes you sound like someone's awkward dad trying to be cool.

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News Analysis: Trump Offers a Selective View of Sovereignty in U.N. Speech

The president declared that nations should respect each other’s sovereignty. But he threatened to act aggressively against some nations — like North Korea and Iran.

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Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."

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Macron calls on Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron firmly rejected any military solution to the North Korean crisis and warned against scrapping the nuclear agreement with Iran, in an exclusive interview Tuesday with CNN.

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Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S.

In a bellicose speech to the U.N., Trump took swipes at North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, framing the need to confront them as a battle of good versus evil.

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Trump’s U.N. Speech Targets North Korea, Iran and Venezuela

President Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea, and said that Iran masked a corrupt dictatorship under “the false guise of a democracy.”

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Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

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At U.N., Trump says U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

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Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers

DOHA/KUWAIT (Reuters) - North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States.

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Trump to single out North Korea, Iran in first speech at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

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President says US would 'totally destroy' North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies

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In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

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Trump to set sights on Iran, North Korea in major UN speech

President Donald Trump will issue harsh warnings to North Korea and Iran during his closely watched address to the United Nations on Tuesday.

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Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea

The defense secretary also said the United States had not shot down any missiles so far because they did not directly threaten American territory or allies.

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Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted on Monday about the existence of military options on North Korea that might spare Seoul from a brutal counterattack but declined to say what kind of options he was talking about or whether they involved the use of lethal force.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Rohingya, Hurricane Maria: Your Tuesday Briefing

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures edge higher ahead of Fed meeting

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures edged higher on Monday ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting and as investors breathed a sigh of relief that the weekend passed with no new provocation from North Korea.

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Futures higher as North Korea tensions ease

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday, indicating a continuation of last week's winning streak, as investor appetite for riskier assets increased on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula and ahead of Federal Reserve's rate-setting meeting.

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Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises on Monday ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting this week where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large.

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Late summer rains, private food supplies limit impact of North Korea drought

SEOUL (Reuters) - Late summer rains and the growing importance of privately produced crops mean North Korea will likely avoid acute food shortages this year despite earlier fears of drought and mounting international sanctions, defectors and experts say.

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China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state's nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, where North Korea is likely to loom large.

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What We’re Watching at This Year’s United Nations General Assembly

North Korea, Iran, Myanmar, Climate Change. Oh, and Donald J. Trump.

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A Potent Fuel Flows to North Korea. It May Be Too Late to Halt It.

Despite a long record of intelligence warnings, there is no evidence that Washington has ever moved with urgency to cut off Pyongyang’s access to a rocket fuel.

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As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time.

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Asia and Australia Edition: London, North Korea, Rohingya: Your Monday Briefing

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U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon.

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Trump Shares Doctored Image of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

In a series of eclectic Twitter posts, President Trump also appeared to refer to Kim Jong-Un, North Korea’s leader, as Rocket Man.

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Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment not an empty threat

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" comment last month about North Korea's nuclear program was not an empty threat.

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Haley says U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon.

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Kuwait to Expel North Korean Ambassador, Other Diplomats

Kuwait will expel North Korea's ambassador to the oil-rich country and four other diplomats, potentially limiting Pyongyang's ability to earn money for its nuclear program from laborers it sends to the Gulf.

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South Korea says Moon and Trump agree on need for stronger North Korea sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to exert stronger pressure through sanctions on North Korea following its nuclear and missile tests, South Korea's presidential office said following a telephone call between the two leaders on Sunday.

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North Korean defectors in US torn over tensions

As North Korea continues to boast of its military power with missile launches and bomb tests, resettled defectors from the totalitarian nation are torn: Some hope for an end to the vocal hostilities between North Korea and the United States, while others wish the tense rhetoric would result in military action against the regime of Kim Jong Un.

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Kim Jong-un of North Korea Vows ‘Equilibrium’ With U.S. Military

The leader of North Korea said he was nearing his goal of military “equilibrium” with the United States and predicted that Washington would soon “dare not talk about a military option.”

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North Korea says seeking military 'equilibrium' with U.S.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signaled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month.

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An ordinary day in North Korea

See Pyongyang's answer to the Apple Store, videogames where Americans are the bad guys, and a picturesque waterfront for fishing - and watching missiles launch. Follow CNN's Will Ripley as he gets a rare glimpse of everyday life for the privileged in North Korea.

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After new North Korea missile test, U.S. says has military options

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signaling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month.

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Trump to 'slap' foes, embrace friends in first U.N. speech: envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will pummel foes and embrace friends in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly next week, keeping pressure on Washington's adversaries North Korea and Iran, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Friday.

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Olympics: Korea crisis no problem for Pyeongchang: North Korean IOC member

LIMA (Reuters) - The Pyeongchang winter Olympics in February will not be affected by the escalating crisis on the peninsula and North Korea will hopefully be able to send athletes, the country's International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung said on Friday.

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After new missile test, U.S. says North Korea threatens whole world

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programs.

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McMaster on North Korea: 'There is a military option'

Multiple top Trump advisers said Friday there are military options available for dealing with the North Korea crisis, despite some experts saying that there are no good options for the region.

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McMaster on NK: We're out of time

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, says that time is running out for diplomatic options on North Korea.

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United States says North Korea endangers whole world after missile test

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programmes.

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Japan split over how to deal with N. Korean missile launches

Residents in northern Japan were woken abruptly Friday by blaring air raid sirens signaling a North Korean intermediate-range ballistic missile was about to fly over their heads.

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Madeleine Albright calls for diplomatic approach to crisis

Former secretary of state and US ambassador to the UN Madeleine Albright suggested that the Trump administration needs to be more cohesive in its strategy toward North Korea and called for a return to the six-party talks in the wake of that nation's latest missile launch.

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Wall St. indexes eke out fresh record highs

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes inched up to record highs on Friday, as investors shrugged off North Korea's latest missile test and domestic economic data that did little to move the needle on the timing of an interest rate hike.

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Ex-U.N. chief Ban expects safe Pyeongchang 2018 despite nuclear tension

(Reuters) - Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is confident that next year's Winter Olympics in his native South Korea will be safe and successful, despite tensions surrounding North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

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Wall St unmoved by economic data, N. Korea missile test

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, but the Dow eked out another record high, as investors shrugged off North Korea's latest missile test and domestic economic data that did little to move the needle on the timing of an interest rate hike.

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Dow at record; stocks unmoved by tepid econ data

(Reuters) - The Dow inched up to hit a record high at the open on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq little changed, as investors shrugged off North Korea's latest missile test and slightly tepid economic data.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow at record; stocks unmoved by tepid econ data

Sept 15 (Reuters) - The Dow inched up to hit a record high at the open on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq little changed, as investors shrugged off North Korea's latest missile test and slightly tepid economic data.

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U.N. Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over Japan

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a second missile over Japan far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang's recent test of its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb.

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Futures dip; economic data blast awaited for rate-hike clues

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday, with investors shrugging off North Korea's latest missile test and instead awaiting a slew of economic data for indicators on when interest rates will next be raised.

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CANADA STOCKS-North Korea missile test fails to rattle TSX futures

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Canada's stock index futures pointed to a near flat opening on Friday as investors shrugged off the latest missile test by North Korea.

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North Korea, Parsons Green, Cassini: Your Friday Briefing

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North Korea’s Threat Pushes Japan to Reassess Its Might and Rights

The limits of missile defense and a pacifist Constitution are weighing on the debate over how Japan should respond to the North’s nuclear program.

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North Korea missile test leaves stocks unimpressed; yen wilts

LONDON (Reuters) - Traders paid little attention to the latest missile test by North Korea on Friday, with shares and other risk assets barely moving, gold lower and focus rapidly returning to when and where interest rates will go up.

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North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tension

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang's recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-North Korea missile test leaves stocks unimpressed; yen wilts

* Bitcoin tumbles as China to shut down all exchanges by end-Sept

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Pacific nations crack down on North Korean ships as Fiji probes more than 20 vessels

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - South Pacific island nations are scouring shipping records for vessels with links to North Korea after Fiji said it had identified 20 falsely flagged ships it suspects the isolated regime is using to evade United Nations sanctions.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks ending week up 1 pct

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Unfazed by another North Korean missile launch, emerging market equities were set to end the week up almost 1 percent on Friday, taking their cue from developed markets.

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Why North Korea keeps launching missiles

Despite international condemnation, North Korea continues to pursue its nuclear ICBM development program. CNN's Paula Hancocks explains why.

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African Markets - Factors to watch on Sept. 15

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang's defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil prices were lower on thin trading on Friday but on co

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North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tensions

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tensions after Pyongyang's recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

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Europe Edition: North Korea, Bitcoin, Malaysia: Your Friday Briefing

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U.S., Asian shares dip after North Korean missile launch

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang's defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-US, Asian shares dip after North Korean missile launch

* Sterling firm after BoE signals rate hike possible within months

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METALS-London copper stems losses as funds step in

SYDNEY, Sept 15 (Reuters) - London copper firmed early on Friday, rebounding from overnight losses, as investment funds followed a flight into risk-averse investments like metals after North Korea ratcheted up geopolitical tensions with the firing of a missile over Japan.

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U.S. nuclear commander says assuming North Korea tested hydrogen bomb

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (Reuters) - The U.S. general who oversees America's nuclear forces said on Thursday he was making the assumption that North Korea did in fact test a hydrogen bomb on Sept. 3, crossing a key threshold in its weapons development efforts.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan that lands far out in the Pacific

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, further ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang's recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan, lands far out in the Pacific

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean and Japanese officials said, further ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang's recent test of a powerful nuclear bomb.

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Trump to pitch 'America First' agenda in U.N. debut, press on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will take his "America First" message to the United Nations next week and seek support for tough measures against North Korea despite his skepticism about the value of international groups like the 193-member body.

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CIA chief warns North Korea could help Iran with nukes

As North Korea continues its march towards developing a reliable long-range nuclear missile, US officials are becoming increasingly vocal about concerns over Pyongyang's ties to another familiar adversary: Iran.