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United Nations vows sanctions over new NKorea missile test

United Nations vows sanctions over new NKorea missile test

The Security Council is expected to discuss the possibility of further sanctions at an emergency session on Tuesday. Sunday's test came less than a week after South Korea elected a new president, Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang and had expressed a willingness to visit the North to ease tensions.


Godfather in the White House: Don Trump threatens James Comey

Godfather in the White House: Don Trump threatens James Comey

The former national intelligence director, who served under the Obama administration from 2010 until Mr Trump's inauguration, said during a March interview that he had no knowledge of any collusion between the Republican's campaign and Russian operatives.



Trump asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

According to the report , Trump asked to meet with Comey alone following a national security briefing involving Vice President Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "The country is being tested in unprecedented ways". Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, said simply: "It would be helpful to have less drama emanating from the White House".


President Moon Jae-in's special envoys to US, Japan to depart Wednesday

President Moon Jae-in's special envoys to US, Japan to depart Wednesday

Both China and Russian Federation are part of the six-way negotiations on ending North Korea's nuclear ambition that also involve the United States, Japan and the two Koreas. Sources say the special envoy to the U.S., Hong Seok-hyun, and special envoy to Japan, Moon Hee-sang, are traveling to Washington and Tokyo. "They agreed to mobilize all available means including sanctions and dialogue" to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, Yoon added.



House committee chairman: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

The Flynn investigation was part of a broader probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. And lawmakers have alleged that the sudden ouster was an attempt to stifle the bureau's investigation into Trump associates' ties to Russia's meddling in the campaign.



ND politicians react to Russian intelligence controversy

A report from the Washington Post saying President Donald Trump gave out classified intelligence information to Russian diplomats has the White House reeling. A senior European intelligence official told the AP his country might stop sharing information with the United States if it confirms that Trump shared classified details with Russian officials.