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North Korea is trying to amass a bitcoin war chest

North Korea is trying to amass a bitcoin war chest

North Korea's top envoy to a leading United Nations disarmament body said Tuesday his country "categorically" rejects the new sanctions. After the newly imposed sanctions by the UN Security Council, the North Korean ambassador to the UN condemned the move and warned: "the next steps we take will cause the U.S.


Barcelona's famed Sagrada Familia cathedral evacuated as bomb squad probes suspicious van

Barcelona's famed Sagrada Familia cathedral evacuated as bomb squad probes suspicious van

We work [to] restore normality". The landmark was the intended target of a terrorist attack in August which killed 13 people. A woman died in a second vehicle attack early in the town of Cambrils as five terrorists were shot dead. Authorities locked down and evacuated the area around a the city's Sagrada Familia cathedral citing an anti-terrorism operation. The Roman Catholic church was designed by Catalan artist Antoni Gaudí and is the most visited monument in Spain, with millions of ...


Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban

Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban

The appellate ruling could take effect as soon as Tuesday and could apply to up to 24,000 refugees. "It is hard to see how a grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, sibling-in-law, or cousin can be considered to have no bonafide relationship with their relative in the United States", the Ninth Circuit wrote, upholding the Hawaii court's decision.


USA lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to N.Korea nuclear tests

USA lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to N.Korea nuclear tests

The document, prepared by the USA delegation, was supported by all Security Council members, including Russian Federation and China . Meanwhile, Democrats charged that Trump is exacerbating the increasingly tense standoff with North Korea with his belligerent comments and tweets.


Seattle mayor, facing sexual abuse allegations, says he will resign

Seattle mayor, facing sexual abuse allegations, says he will resign

Murray is not running for a second term as mayor. "I am announcing my resignation as mayor, effective at 5 p.m. tomorrow", Murray said in a statement . Murray said he has no plans to resign before his term is over at the end of this year. According to the declaration, published by the Times, Dyer was prompted to come forward after seeing a press conference in which Murray denied accusations made by Heckard and others.