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North Korea Unveils New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

North Korea Unveils New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

North Korea Unveils New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile North Korea Unveils New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile SEOUL, South Korea — A month before the U.S. presidential election, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, held a military parade that featured what appeared to be the country’s largest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile. This week, just days before President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration, the North Korean …

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​Kim Jong-un Doubles Down on North Korea’s Nuclear Program

​Kim Jong-un Uses Party ​Congress to Double Down on Nuclear Program

​Kim Jong-un Doubles Down on North Korea’s Nuclear Program ​Kim Jong-un Doubles Down on North Korea’s Nuclear Program SEOUL, South Korea — As North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, convened ​a party congress over the past ​eight days, outside analysts wondered if his failure to improve the economic lives of his people would affect the dictator’s nuclear ambitions. At the gathering …

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Kim Jong-un Vows to Boost North Korea’s Nuclear Capability as Leverage With Biden

Kim Jong-un Vows to Boost North Korea’s Nuclear Capability as Leverage With Biden

Kim Jong-un Vows to Boost North Korea’s Nuclear Capability as Leverage With Biden Kim Jong-un Vows to Boost North Korea’s Nuclear Capability as Leverage With Biden SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, vowed to advance his country’s nuclear capabilities, declaring that it will build land- and submarine-launched solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as making its nuclear …

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Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head EPA Deb Haaland Cabinet Biden North Carolina

Biden Interior Department

Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head EPA Deb Haaland Cabinet Biden North Carolina Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head EPA Deb Haaland Cabinet Biden North Carolina President-elect Joe Biden says he had chosen North Carolina regulator Michael S. Regan as his nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and New Mexico Rep. …

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Biden Picks Michael Regan, North Carolina Environment Chief, to Head E.P.A.

Biden Picks Michael Regan, North Carolina Environment Chief, to Head E.P.A.

Biden Picks Michael Regan, North Carolina Environment Chief, to Head E.P.A. Biden Picks Michael Regan, North Carolina Environment Chief, to Head E.P.A. WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has selected Michael S. Regan, North Carolina’s top environmental regulator, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Mr. Biden’s transition team announced Thursday. The decision elevates for the first time a Black …

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Biden weighs pick for agriculture chief from diverse slate Progressives Joe Biden heidi heitkamp Senator North Dakota

Biden Agriculture

Biden weighs pick for agriculture chief from diverse slate Progressives Joe Biden heidi heitkamp Senator North Dakota Biden weighs pick for agriculture chief from diverse slate Progressives Joe Biden heidi heitkamp Senator North Dakota One leading candidate for agriculture secretary hails from Cleveland, has the backing of progressives and has worked for years to boost food stamp programs. Another is …

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Jordan North: I’m a Celebrity viewers react to latest gruesome trial

Jordan North: I’m a Celebrity viewers react to latest gruesome trial

Jordan North: I’m a Celebrity viewers react to latest gruesome trial Jordan North: I’m a Celebrity viewers react to latest gruesome trial Another episode of I’m a Celebrity 2020, another Bushtucker trial for Jordan North. The Radio 1 DJ has become the ITV reality show’s resident punching bag since the show began on Sunday (15 November), with the public electing …

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More than 1 in 400 Americans test positive in a week, pushing New Jersey to a record and prompting restrictions in North Dakota.

More than 1 in 400 Americans test positive in a week, pushing New Jersey to a record and prompting restrictions in North Dakota.

More than 1 in 400 Americans test positive in a week, pushing New Jersey to a record and prompting restrictions in North Dakota. More than 1 in 400 Americans test positive in a week, pushing New Jersey to a record and prompting restrictions in North Dakota. The outlook is especially dire in the Great Lakes region. Pennsylvania, Indiana and Minnesota …

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North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too?

North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too?

North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too? North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too? SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament adopted a law this week introducing smoking bans in public places, such as theaters, schools and hospitals. But the country’s latest antismoking campaign, which includes penalties …

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South Korea Detains North Korean Who Crossed Demilitarized Zone

South Korea Detains North Korean Who Crossed Demilitarized Zone

South Korea Detains North Korean Who Crossed Demilitarized Zone South Korea Detains North Korean Who Crossed Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean military on Wednesday detained a man from North Korea ​who crossed the countries’ heavily armed land border and triggered an extensive manhunt, officials said. Military units had been on heightened alert since late Tuesday when …

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