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1969-12-31 17:00:00 -0700

Picture taken from North Korean TV and released by South Korean news agency Yonhap shows North Korea's rocket launchNorth Korea said Sunday it had successfully put a satellite into orbit, with a rocket launch widely condemned as a disguised ballistic missile test for a weapons delivery system to strike the US mainland. The launch, which violated multiple UN resolutions, amounted to the North doubling down against an international community already struggling to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear test a month ago. In a special state TV broadcast, a female North Korean announcer, wearing a traditional Korean hanbok dress, hailed the "epochal" launch, personally ordered by leader Kim Jong-Un.


2016-02-07 01:14:08 -0700

Rescue personnel help a child rescued at the site where a 17-storey apartment building collapsed during an earthquake in TainanBy Yimou Lee TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers in Taiwan pulled more people alive from a collapsed apartment tower on Sunday, a day after a strong earthquake shook the island, and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in the ruins of the building.


2016-02-07 00:17:51 -0700