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North Korea Fires 2 Suspected Missiles in Possible New Warning

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger. ...
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Trump, Kim End Summit With Standoff Over Easing US Sanctions

HANOI, Vietnam — Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday after the two sides failed to bridge a standoff over U.S. sanctions, a dispiriting end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global nuclear threat. "I...
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US Steps Up Winter-Warfare Training as Global Threat Shifts

MARINE MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER — Hunkered down behind a wall of snow, two U.S. Marines melt slush to make drinking water after spending the night digging out a defensive position high in the Sierra Nevada. Their laminated targeting map is wedged into ...
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US Intel Lists North Korea, not Border, as Threat

WASHINGTON — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remain...
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Israel, Palestinians on Agenda at UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS — Israeli and Palestinian leaders prepared Thursday to take center stage within an hour of each other at the U.N. General Assembly. "If the Israelis and Palestinians want one state, that's OK with me. If they want two states, that's OK with m...