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North Korea declares new UN sanctions 'an act of war'

(Worthy News) – North Korea on Sunday called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country “an act of war” that violates its sovereignty, and said it is a “pipe dream” for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons. The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North…

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Trump first president to protect electric grid from EMP, cyberattacks

(Worthy News) – President Trump became the first national leader to call for protecting the U.S electric and communications grid against an electromagnetic attack like one practiced in North Korea. Deep in his new national security strategy released this week, he made good on a campaign promise to move quickly to make the fixes that…

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Russia, China call Trump’s ‘America First’ approach Cold War thinking

(Worthy News) – President Trump’s new national security blueprint labeling Russia and China “strategic competitors” struck a nerve in Moscow and Beijing, with both criticizing the “America First” approach as isolationist and reminiscent of Cold War-style posturing by Washington. A day after the new blueprint’s release, a Kremlin spokesman said Russian leaders were struck by…

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Trump unveils national security strategy: 'America is going to win'

(Worthy News) – President Trump on Monday unveiled a national security strategy that enshrines his “America First” approach into U.S. policy, stressing American strength and economic security and putting rivals like China and Russia on notice. “America is in the game and America is going to win,” Trump said, making clear that the United States…

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North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

(Worthy News) – Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact.” The annual U.S.-South Korean “Vigilant Ace” exercises feature 230 aircraft, including some of the most advanced U.S. stealth…

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China confirms test of powerful DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missile

(Worthy News) – China’s People’s Liberation Army has confirmed the latest flight test of the newest and most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile known as the DF-41. “It is a normal practice for China to develop missiles as scheduled, and it is not against any specific country, region or target,” Senior Col. Wu Qian, a Chinese…

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US sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations

(Worthy News) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country through trade of commodities like coal. The U.S. Treasury announced the action one day after President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list…

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Russia Admits Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Is From Nuclear Plant Pollution

(Worthy News) – A mysterious radioactive cloud hovering above Europe came from Russian nuclear plant pollution, the nation admitted Monday, according to the South China Morning Post. Russia’s meteorological service confirmed there were “extremely high” concentrations of radioactive isotopes in the air in September. The cloud was first discovered over Italy in early October. Authorities…

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