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North Korea Threatens 'Ultimate Measures' Over New U.N. Sanctions

North Korea is blaming the United States and threatening "something thousands of times worse" in response to a package of sanctions that the U.N. Security Council passed unanimously over the weekend.
South Korean army soldiers patrol on Monday along the barbed-wire fence in Paju, near the border with North Korea. / Shutterstock.com

As global pressure ratchets up against North Korea with a new package of sanctions, the rogue nation is blaming the United States and threatening "ultimate measures" in response.

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved the new sanctions over the weekend, which are aimed at of North Korea's annual export revenue. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., called

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