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U.S. imposes tougher sanctions targeting North Korean shipping

The Trump administration hit more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions Wednesday in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. The administration billed it as the largest installment of North Korean economic restrictions to date. President Donald Trump went further, declaring in a speech Friday at the…

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In the wake of the Florida school shooting, the NRA is suddenly distinctly vulnerable: Opinion

The aftermath of mass shootings in the United States typically follow a predictable, wretched cycle. First, bodies are hauled out, then a suspect is killed, detained and ultimately identified. Victims’ families demand change. Politicians offer thoughts and prayers. Outrage fills social media streams and overwhelms news cycles. And then it is promptly put out of…

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