North Korea

Haley to UN Security Council: Don't turn a blind eye to Iran

(Worthy News) – The UN Security Council must not ignore Iran’s aggressive behavior, its ballistic missile testing and its violation of this body’s resolutions regarding its military activity, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday. She urged the 15-member body in New York to follow in the footsteps of the United…

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Hawaiian judge blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

(Worthy News) – A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban – just hours before it was expected to go into effect across the United States. Tuesday’s decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s third attempt to indefinitely ban entry into the country by most nationals…

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North Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

(Worthy News) – North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly’s disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected…

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Earthquake Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site

(Worthy News) – A small earthquake has been detected early Friday near North Korea’s nuclear test site, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The 2.9 magnitude temblor was detected about 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Sungibaegam, “in the area of previous North Korean nuclear tests,” USGS said. “The event has earthquake like characteristics, however, we cannot…

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Could Cyberattacks Knock Out Lights in the US? Not So Easily

(Worthy News) – Hackers likely linked to the North Korean government targeted a U.S. electricity company late last month, according to a security firm that says it detected and stopped the attacks. John Hultquist, director of intelligence analysis for FireEye, said Wednesday that phishing emails were sent on Sept. 22 to executives at the energy…

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U.S. Warship Sails Near Islands Beijing Claims in South China Sea

(Worthy News) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump’s administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. The operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as…

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Operation Bible Smuggling: How Christian texts infiltrate North Korea

(Worthy News) – On the nights when the winds are light and the skies are dark, hundreds of helium-filled balloons are sent up and away from multiple points in South Korea, destined a few miles away and into North Korea. Only these are no ordinary balloons — they are considered “Bible Balloons,” adorned with the…

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