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US sanctions North Korean hacking groups

The US Treasury Department has further sanctioned North Korea for its long-established efforts to hack financial institutions around the world, saying the money is used to help fund the country's missile programs.

Senate Democrats urge diplomatic action against North Korea

A group of Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to escalate diplomatic action against North Korea following months of missile launches from the country, which have received little pushback from the administration.

Iranian rocket explodes on launch pad

An Iranian rocket exploded Thursday on the launch pad at the Khomeini Space Center in Iran, according to a US official familiar with an assessment of the incident.

'Stand Your Ground' defendant found guilty

Michael Drejka, who fatally shot an unarmed man, Markeis McGlockton, last summer in Florida during a dispute over a handicapped-accessible parking spot, was found guilty of manslaughter Friday night.

New North Korea missile poses growing threat to allies

A recent spate of North Korean missile launches involving a potential new missile have rankled America's regional allies, but have received little criticism from the Trump administration -- even though they reveal Pyongyang is making technological advances.

US officials expecting Iran to launch rocket in coming days

The US government is in possession of classified imagery that shows Iran is getting ready to launch a rocket as soon as next week that the Iranians claim will put a peaceful satellite into orbit, but that the US sees as furthering Tehran's missile development, multiple US officials tell CNN.

Tlaib cancels trip to Israel, cites 'oppressive conditions'

Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit Israel after the country granted permission for her to enter the country on humanitarian grounds to visit her family in the West Bank a day after blocking her and fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the country.