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  1. The Latest: Security Council expected to condemn North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTMF

    The president of the Security Council says he expects the U.N.'s most powerful body to unanimously condemn North Korea's rocket launch as a violation of U.N. resolutions. Venezuela's U.N. Ambassador Rafael Ramirez, the council president for February, told reporters before an emergency council meeting on Sunday that agreement on a new sanctions resolution may follow, perhaps next week.

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  2. North Korea praises rocket launch; others view as covert missile testRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    North Koreans watch a TV report announcing the launch of a satellite Feb. 7, 2016, at the Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans watch a TV report announcing the launch of a satellite Feb. 7, 2016, at the Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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  3. Socialism, fascism, and other philosophies conservatives don't understandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Since 2008 we have seen conservatives call President Obama a socialist , a fascist , a Nazi , a communist , and all of the above . Who knows where the American right comes up with this stuff, because even the communists aren't communists anymore.

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  4. 'He was mimicking sexual intercourse'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    A BUS exploded in central London overnight, leaving bystanders shaken and stirring memories of the city's 2005 bombing. But the cause was entirely unexpected.

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  5. Syrian refugees caught between closed borders and war in AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Echo

    The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting in northern Syria has almost doubled, a Turkish official says. Opposition forces along with roughly 350,000 civilians are in rebel-held areas of the divided city of Aleppo and face the risk of a government siege.

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  6. South Asian Games: Gold rush continues for India; swimmers, wrestlers shineRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Guwahati : There was no stopping the Indian juggernaut in the 12th South Asian Games with the country's swimmers, wrestlers and weightlifters continuing their demolition of competition to fetch a bulk of the gold medals and complete a second successive day of supremacy here. India stood heads and shoulders above competition to top the medals tally with a count of 42, which included 27 gold, 12 silver and 3 bronze medals.

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  7. Sushma Swaraj, Nepal minister discuss Oli's India visitRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's upcoming visit to India was among the issues discussed when the Himalayan nation's Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel called on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Sunday. FM Poudel discusses reconstruction assistance.

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  8. NKorea defies neighbors with rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Echo

    The launch, initially slated for February 8-25 window and later brought forward to between February 7 and February 14, may lead to the UN Security Council slapping fresh sanctions on Pyongyang, Xinhua reported. Calling the launch "provocative and dangerous", Bishop said the DPRK "continues to threaten the peace and security of the region and beyond".

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  9. The Latest: Russia criticizes North Korea's rocket launchRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    A statement released by the Russian Foreign Ministry on Sunday called on the North Korean leadership "to think about whether the policy of opposing the entire international community is serving the interests of the country." The ministry also says Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the launch with his Japanese counterpart and stressed the importance of finding a diplomatic solution.

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  10. Worldwide outrage follows Pyongyang's rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... "It is obvious that such actions lead to a serious aggravation of the situation on the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia on the whole... [and] inflict serious damage to the security of the countries of the region, first and foremost North Korea ...

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  11. UN Human Rights Chief visits Sri Lanka's war torn North and EastRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Feb 07, Colombo: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who arrived in Sri Lanka Saturday on a four-day official visit at the invitation of the Sri Lankan government, is visiting Jaffna and Trincomalee today and tomorrow. During his visit to the North and East, The High Commissioner will hold discussions with the Governors and Chief Ministers of the Northern and Eastern Provinces.

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  12. Sri Lankan government to file case at High Court against Carleton Sports NetworkRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Feb 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Law and Order Sagala Ratnayake says a case will be filed at the High Court over the alleged financial malpractices at the Carleton Sports Network. Issuing a statement about the investigations into the financial irregularities in the sports channel reportedly owned by the son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Minister said the case will be directed to the Attorney General following investigations carried out by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division over charges of money laundering and misusing public property.

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  13. Sri Lanka government to appoint 11-member Task Force to obtain public views on UN proposalsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Feb 07, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government, which is in the process of creating a mechanism to implement the proposals in the consensual UN resolution, has taken measures to appoint an 11-member Special Task Force to obtain public views on the Geneva proposals. The work of a consultative Task Force is scheduled to be launched after the arrival of UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence Pablo de Greiff, the state-run TV said.

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  14. North Korea's rocket launch worries neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    South Korean and Japanese residents say they are concerned that North Korea's satellite launch was really a missile test. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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  15. UN Security Council holds emergency session on North Korea after rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    New York: The United Nations Security Council began an emergency meeting on North Korea's rocket launch on Sunday, with diplomats expecting the 15-nation body to condemn Pyongyang and redouble efforts to agree on new sanctions. Speaking to reporters ahead of the closed-door session, France's UN ambassador, Francois Delattre, described North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket as an "outrageous provocation."

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  16. Just how bad was the North Korea missile launch last night?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hot Air

    This story actually broke just as we were warming up for the debate last night and our readers were discussing it in comments while most of the political sphere was focused on New Hampshire. Ahead of their original schedule, Kim Jong-un launched a missile into orbit allegedly carrying an "Earth observing satellite" over the objections of pretty much everyone else on the planet.

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  17. 500.com Ltd (WBAI) to Release Earnings on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Political

    The company reported earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of by $0.11. On average, analysts expect 500.com to post $-0.39 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.25 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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  18. India v/s Australia: Mithali Raj steers Indian women to consolation ODI winRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | DNA India

    Indian eves chased down Australia's 231 for seven in the 47th over, with Raj remaining the top scorer for her side with a composed 89-run knock Captain Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana struck half-centuries as the Indian women cricket team claimed a five-wicket consolation win over Australia in the third and final one-day international at Hobart on Sunday. Indian eves chased down Australia's 231 for seven in the 47th over, with Raj remaining the top scorer for her side with a composed 89-run knock.

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  19. North Korea launches rocket; U.S. and South Korea formalize missile shield talksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... of mass destruction, and ballistic missile threat they pose to the peace and stability of [South Korea] and the entire Asia-Pacific region." While talk of deploying a THAAD system to South Korea has gone on for years in Washington and Seoul, U.S. ...

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  20. As North Korea Launch Spurs Fear, Experts Call for Global Ban on NukesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Anti-nuclear activists and experts continue to argue that the best way to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program is through the universal ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty-particularly by the nine nuclear-armed states, particularly the U.S.. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea defied warnings from the international community and launched a long-range missile late Saturday, placing an earth observation satellite into orbit.

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