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North Korea Fires Presumed Short-Range Missiles Into the Sea

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into its eastern sea on Monday, South Korean officials said, resuming weapons demonstrations after a months-long hiatus that may have been forced by the coronavirus crisis in As...
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US Watching North Korea for ‘Christmas Gift’ Missile Launch

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is closely watching North Korea for signs of a possible missile launch or nuclear test in the coming days that officials are referring to as a “Christmas surprise.” “North Korea has been advancing. It has been building new capabilities...
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Kim Rides Horse on Sacred Peak, Vows to Fight US Sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea released a series of photos Wednesday showing leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse to a sacred mountain he has often climbed before making key decisions. Near the mountain, Kim reportedly vowed to overcome U.S.-led sanctions...