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At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

UNITED NATIONS — President Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea, told the murmuring crowd at the United Nations that “it is far past time for the nations of the world to confront” Kim Jong Un and said that Kim’s “reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons” poses a threat to “the entire world with an unthinkable loss of human life.” “Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime,” Trump said about the North Korean leader. He said of the U.S.

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