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Trump Vows to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea if It Threatens US

President Donald Trump steps up to deliver his address to the United Nations General Assembly. Trump did not back down, instead tweeting out the line in his speech vowing to destroy North Korea if needed. North Korea drew most of Trump's attention and anger. And Trump's much anticipated maiden speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York did not disappoint. North Korea ’s mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump also threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it continued with its nuclear arms development. United States President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Macron tried to convince him to change his mind during Trump's July visit to Paris. Trump has also vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea if the reclusive state doesn't relent. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. North Korea defied them all. President Donald Trump speaks to the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York.


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President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday will probably be best remembered for his remarks on North Korea. While the U.S. could take military action, Trump urged the U.N. to join together in curtailing North Korea's nuclear efforts. Trump did not back down, instead later tweeting out the line in his speech vowing to destroy North Korea if needed. Donald Trump referred to North Korea’s cruel treatment of Otto Warmbier in his speech. Trump left the Paris Climate Accord because he lamented it was unfair to U.S. workers. First lady Melania Trump watches as her husband President Donald Trump speaks to world leaders. But it’s his remarks on North Korea that are likely to receive most attention. North Korea defied them all.

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North Korea drew most of Trump's attention and anger. Trump did not back down, instead later tweeting out the line in his speech vowing to destroy North Korea if needed. Reaction around the United States was mixed. He warned the United States was considering what further actions it can take. He urged U.N. member states to work together to isolate the Kim government until it ceases its “hostile” behavior. The government’s first duty is to the people, our first duty is to our citizens: to serve their needs, to ensure their safety and to preserve their rights and to defend their values. But it’s his remarks on North Korea that are likely to receive most attention. Trump called the U.N.-backed Iran nuclear deal "an embarrassment" to the United States and suggested it was "one of the worst" international pacts ever struck. Trump called the collapsing situation in Venezuela “completely unacceptable” and warned the United States was considering what further actions it can take. It helps to build our international editorial team, from war correspondents to investigative reporters, commentators to critics. Speaking before the UN General Assembly today, President Donald Trump announced that, unless North Korea gives up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, “the United States will have no choice but to totally destroy” the country. North Korea defied them all. President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday will probably be best remembered for his remarks on North Korea.

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Trump’s remarks to the world body come amid sharply escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. While the U.S. could take military action, Trump urged the U.N. to join together in curtailing North Korea's nuclear efforts. North Korea drew most of Trump's attention and anger. Trump did not back down, instead later tweeting out the line in his speech vowing to destroy North Korea if needed. Donald Trump referred to North Korea’s cruel treatment of Otto Warmbier in his speech. Trump left the Paris Climate Accord because he lamented it was unfair to U.S. workers. Mr Trump implored the UN members to “confront together those who threaten us with chaos, turmoil and terror” — such as North Korea, Iran and Syria. First lady Melania Trump watches as her husband President Donald Trump speaks to world leaders. But it’s his remarks on North Korea that are likely to receive most attention. It helps to build our international editorial team, from war correspondents to investigative reporters, commentators to critics. North Korea defied them all. President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday will probably be best remembered for his remarks on North Korea.


Trump Vows to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea if It Threatens US

Russian Helicopter Fires Missile by Accident

Donbass fires continue. The first Russia is the Russia of Soviet times, Yakovenko argues. By Robert Schlesinger, Managing Editor for Opinion | Sept. But the Kremlin learned its historical lesson. However, the implications might be cause for alarm. They can be swung by thousands of people. We arranged to speak by phone. Man Is Not Alone by Abraham Joshua Heschel. Pteranodon by Heinrich Harder, reconstructed by Hans Jochen Ihle, 1982. Alarm bells start ringing. Of course all politicians attempt to influence the media coverage of their cause. The gains made by social liberals were real and should be welcomed. Zapad, meaning “West” in Russian, is the Russian military’s annual strategic exercise, scheduled to commence on Sept. 14.


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Atlantic Council publish rebuttal of NYT fake news article by Budjeryn and Zhalko-Tytarenko. Seven sailors were killed in that accident. Russian troops involved in West 2017 military drills will leave Belarus by October, as the maneuvers should be over by September 20. The 18-year-old reportedly "froze" as he was surrounded by police after being tracked by facial-recognition technology. His home was raided on Sunday by counterterrorism police. It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness. Many times our territory was “visited” by invaders. The forum was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine. Donbass fires continue.


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The Iskander-M tactical missile system, first introduced to the Russian military in 2013, is aimed at targeting missile systems, rocket launchers, long-range artillery, command posts, as well as aircraft and helicopters at a distance of several hundred kilometers. The system, designated SS-26 Stone by NATO, can fire two types of missiles – the quasi-ballistic 9M723 and the cruise 9M728. A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games, held by Russian and Belarussian servicemen, outside the town of Ruzhany in Belarus, September 17, 2017. Several years later, in November 2016, Moscow officially deployed S-400 surface-to-air missiles and nuclear-capable Iskander systems in the exclave of Kaliningrad "in retaliation for NATO deployments", confirming previous media reports of Russian intentions to once again blanket central Europe with potential nuclear ICBM coverage. He also pointed out that NATO states are increasingly building up military presence close to Russian borders which “raises awareness” in Russia. According to RT, he also pointed out that NATO states are increasingly building up military presence close to Russian borders which “raises awareness” in Russia. Smoke rises at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games, held by Russian and Belarussian servicemen, outside the town of Ruzhany in Belarus, September 17, 2017. The Russian Defence Ministry's western military district, in a statement cited by Interfax news agency, said that during a training exercise a helicopter's targeting system had mistakenly acquired a target, but denied anyone had been injured. PETERSBURG — Russian media reported Tuesday that three people were wounded at major Russian military exercises when a helicopter accidentally fired a rocket at a crowd of invited spectators. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the exercises on Monday. Russian officials said the video was taken before Putin’s visit. Politics and policymaking in the UK capital, written by Jack Blanchard. It will just make the US that much more powerful by eliminating some competitors.

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Russian media report that the incident is being investigated by the military. The Kremlin said almost 13,000 Russian and Belarussian service personnel are taking part, as well as around 70 planes and helicopters. Missile fragments projected across a wide area. Some NATO officials observing the event believe the numbers given by Moscow may be inaccurate. Another video was later uploaded on YouTube, allegedly capturing a moment of the accidental launch from a helicopter's cockpit. The joint strategic exercise Zapad-2017 has proved a serious test for Russian and Belarussian military. The Russian military acknowledged the incident, but insisted that no one was hurt and refrained from saying when it happened. The news portal said the video was provided by an unidentified witness. Russian President Vladimir Putin accompanied by the top military brass attended the drills at the range on Monday. The military said the incident was caused by the failure of the helicopter's targeting system. PETERSBURG — Russian media reported Tuesday that three people were wounded at major Russian military exercises when a helicopter accidentally fired a rocket at a crowd of invited spectators.


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The Russian military acknowledged that a helicopter accidentally fired a rocket during drills, but did not say when and where it happened. At least two people are seriously injured according to the Russian outlet 66.ru. It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness. It said a preliminary investigation by military officials indicated the incident was caused by a short-circuit in the helicopter’s electric system that resulted in the accidental launch of the rocket. The playful pup was captured by underwater photographer Adam Hanlon. It comes as Russia hosts its biggest war games in years. Russian President Vladimir Putin accompanied by the top military brass attended the drills at the range on Monday. The Russian military’s Western Military District acknowledged Tuesday that the video was genuine. The Russian Embassy in London passed on a link to a report by the RIA Novosti agency that said the ministry denied any such accident had taken place during the Zapad exercises on Monday. The military said the incident was caused by the failure of the helicopter’s targeting system. The Zapad 2017 manoeuvres, held jointly by Russia and Belarus, got underway Thursday at several firing ranges in both countries and run through Wednesday. A play about the North, Love, and Death written and directed by Renata Litvinova with music by Zemfira and with costumes by Gosha Rubchinsky.

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Russian Helicopter Fires Missile by Accident