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On Friday, the U.N. Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea designed to significantly cut off fuel supplies and order North Koreans working abroad to return home within two years, the New York Times reports. The sanctions, which received unanimous support from the 15 countries on the Security Council, limit exports of oil to their current level.

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The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York brought five federal terrorism charges against Akayed Ullah, the suspect in Monday’s attempted suicide bombing in New York. The charges are one count of providing material support and resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization, one count of the use of a weapon of mass destruction, one count of bombing a place of public use, one count of destruction of property by means of fire or explosive, and one count of use of a destructive device during and in the furtherance of a violent crime.

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