South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – reportSouth Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report South Korea has reportedly achieved a goal it set four years ago and successfully developed a ballistic missile with a range of 800 kilometers, which is sufficient to hit any target in North Korean territory from anywhere in the South. “There was a test-firing recently of a Hyunmoo-type ballistic missile with a range of 800km at the Anheung test site of the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) under the wing of the Defense Ministry,” Yonhap news agency cited…

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North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle?

North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle?

North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle? Image copyrightAFPImage captionPakistani troops cleared militants from North Waziristan in a long, bloody campaign For over a decade the inaccessible and mountainous tribal area of North Waziristan was home to a swirling array of violent jihadists. The Pakistan and Afghan Taliban movements, al-Qaeda and less well-known militant outfits such as the Haqqani Network used the area to hold hostages, train militants, store weapons and deploy suicide bombers to attack targets in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. Today the militants have gone. Virtually…

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This Governor Is Defying The GOP And Pushing To Expand Medicaid To Over Half A Million People

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North Carolina Republicans passed a law in 2013 that blocks the governor from expanding Medicaid in the state. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) says he’ll quickly expand Medicaid in his state before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. His vow sets up a confrontation with Republicans in the state who have explicitly passed a law barring him from making such a move. Cooper said Friday he sent a letter to the Center for Medicaid Services this week requesting the expansion under the Affordable Care Act, which Trump and Republicans in…

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