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North Korea Test Fires Missiles Amid Worries About Coronavirus Outbreak

The launches suggest leader Kim Jong Un is trying to strengthen domestic support as concern over the pandemic grows.
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Russia Claimed It Created a Coronavirus Cure, but It’s an American Malaria Drug

The headline of the Russian state media outlet RIA Novosti read, “Russia Created the Treatment for Coronavirus.” The article went on to boast about the remedy based on the drug mefloquine, an antimalarial drug created in fact at the U.S. Army’s Walter Reed Medical Center shortly after the Vietnam War and widely known as Lariam. Fiona Hill: Trump’s Coronavirus Talk Sounds a Lot Like Russia’sMefloquine was created to replace chloroquine, another anti-malarial, which was President Donald Trump’s re...
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North Korea launches sixth unidentified projectile in under a month

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the sea off the coast of Japan Sunday morning, the sixth launch by the Kim Jong Un regime in less than a month.
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North Korea fires two missiles as Seoul condemns ‘inappropriate’ timing

Latest in flurry of launches draws particular criticism amid coronavirus pandemicNorth Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches that South Korea decried as “inappropriate” amid the global coronavirus pandemic.Two “short-range projectiles” were launched from the coastal Wonsan area and flew 230km (143 miles) at a maximum altitude of 30km (19 miles), South Korea’s joint chiefs o...
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North Koreal launches sixth unidentified projectile in under a month

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the sea off the coast of Japan Sunday morning, the sixth launch by the Kim Jong Un regime in less than a month.
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North Korea launches sixth unidentified projectile in under a month

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the sea off the coast of Japan Sunday morning, the sixth launch by the Kim Jong Un regime in less than a month.
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North Korea fires two 'ballistic missiles' into sea: Seoul

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Sunday, the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. Two projectiles were fired eastwards from the port city of Wonsan and flew 230 kilometres (143 miles) into the Sea of Japan -- also known as the East Sea -- at a maximum altitude of 30 kilometres, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. "Such military action by North Korea is an extremely inappro...
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North Korea test fires missiles amid worries about outbreak

North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea and Japan said, continuing a streak of weapons launches that suggests leader Kim Jong Un is trying to strengthen domestic support amid worries about a possible coronavirus outbreak in the country. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected the projectiles flying from the North Korean eastern coastal city of Wonsan into the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Sunday morning.
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North Korea fires more missiles than ever amid coronavirus outbreak

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches that South Korea decried as "inappropriate" amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Two "short-range projectiles" were launched from the coastal Wonsan area, and flew 230 kilometers (143 miles) at a maximum altitude of 30 kilometers (19 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff reported. "In a situation where the entire world is...
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Watch White House Coronavirus official Dr. Birx suck up to Dear Leader obsequiously

"[Trump is] so attentive to the scientific literature & the details & the data. I think his ability to analyze & integrate data that comes out of his long history in business has really been a real benefit.” Bizarre words from Deborah L. Birx, M.D. She assists the Office of the Vice President Mike Pence in the Trump regime's response to COVID-19 as the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator. Watch and cringe. "[Trump is] so attentive to the scientific literature & the details & the ...
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Identifying vulnerabilities and protecting you from phishing

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) works to counter targeted and government-backed hacking against Google and the people who use our products. Following our November update, today we’re sharing the latest insights to fight phishing, and for security teams, providing more details about our work identifying attacks against zero-day vulnerabilities.  Protecting you from phishing We have a long-standing policy to send you a warning if we detect that your account is a target of government-backe...
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North Korea is secretly asking for coronavirus aid from other countries while publicly denying that it has any cases

Officials in the isolated country have been privately asking other countries and aid groups for supplies like masks and test kits, reports say.
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Falwell Misled Me on Reopening Liberty University, City Manager Says

When Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. announced on Monday that he was reopening the school’s residence halls to students amid the coronavirus pandemic, he implied that he had received the blessing of officials in Lynchburg, Virginia, to do so. “They thanked us for making that decision,” Falwell told the Liberty University News Service, describing a call to move classes online but also, in his words, to get his students “back as soon as we can—the ones who want to come back.”In fact...
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Did Kim Jong Un Order North Korea’s First Coronavirus Patient To Be Executed?

Rumors from North Korea are notoriously difficult to fact check.
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Trump confirms he sent letter to North Korea about cooperation on coronavirus

President Donald Trump confirmed Sunday that he sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un about cooperation on the novel coronavirus and offered assistance to North Korea, Iran and other countries that need help.
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"President Trump has sent a letter to North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, expressing his willingness to help the North battle the coronavirus, North Korea said on Sunday."

"'I would like to extend sincere gratitude to the U.S. president for sending his invariable faith to the Chairman,' said Kim Yo-jong, the North Korean leader’s sister and policy aide.... Ms. Kim lauded Mr. Trump’s decision to write the letter as 'a good judgment and proper action.' In the letter, Mr. Trump 'wished the family of the Chairman and our people well-being,' Ms. Kim said, referring to his brother by one of his official titles. According to Ms. Kim, Mr. Trump also explained his plan to ...
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North Korea: Trump offered Kim Jong Un help in fighting coronavirus - updates

North Korea has said it has no cases of coronavirus, but some foreign policy analysts are skeptical of those claims.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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North Korea says it received a letter from Trump

North Korea said President Donald Trump sent Kim Jong Un a personal letter in which he expressed his willingness to help with "anti-epidemic work," according to North Korea state-run media KCNA early Sunday.
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North Korea says it received letter from Trump

North Korea said President Donald Trump sent Kim Jong Un a personal letter in which he expressed his willingness to help with "anti-epidemic work," according to North Korea state-run media KCNA early Sunday.
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Trump Wrote To Kim Jong Un Offering Coronavirus Help, Says North Korea

Americans would probably prefer he focus on the U.S.
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Trump Writes to Kim Jong-un Offering Help in Virus Fight, North Korea Says

The North, which says it is waging an all-out campaign against the coronavirus, expressed “sincere gratitude” for the president’s letter.
Tags: News, North Korea, Kim Jong-un, Trump, Kim Jong, Donald J, Kim Yo-jong, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


North Korea says it received a letter from Trump

North Korea said President Donald Trump sent Kim Jong Un a personal letter in which he expressed his willingness to help with "anti-epidemic work," according to North Korea state-run media KCNA early Sunday.
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Offer: North Korea says it received a letter from Trump

North Korea said President Donald Trump sent Kim Jong Un a personal letter in which he expressed his willingness to help with "anti-epidemic work," according to North Korea state-run media KCNA early Sunday.
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South Korea military accuses North Korea of firing two suspected short-range ballistic missiles

The South Korean military is maintaining readiness, according to a statement by South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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North Korea fires projectiles into sea for third time in a month

Suspected short-range missile launches come as Pyongyang announces legislature to meet in April amid coronavirus pandemicNorth Korea fired two projectiles that appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s military reported.The launch on Saturday follows two earlier this month, when North Korea fired short-range missiles and multiple projectiles, according to South Korea’s military, drawing US and Chinese appeals for Pyongyan...
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Pyongyang, Coronavirus outbreak


North Korea fires two 'ballistic missiles' into sea: Seoul

North Korea on Saturday fired two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, Seoul's military said. The projectiles were fired from North Pyongan province into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, without providing further details. Japan's defence ministry said the North launched what appeared to be "ballistic missile-like object(s)", adding there had been no indication of anything c...
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North Korea fires two projectiles into sea

The launch is the third this month, according South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
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North Korea 'fires two missiles' in latest aggressive test

North Korea on Saturday fired two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, Seoul’s military said. The projectiles were fired from North Pyongan province into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, without providing further details. "The military is monitoring for additional launches and maintaining readiness," it added. Japan’s defence ministry said the North launched what appeared to ...
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North Korea Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, South Says

It was the country’s third weapons test this month, South Korean officials said.
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South Korea military accuses North Korea of firing two suspected short-range ballistic missiles

The South Korean military is maintaining readiness, according to a statement by South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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