North Korea's 'Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strike' Vow Fails to Stop UN Sanctions

The U.N. Security Council today brushed off a threat by North Korea to launch a "pre-emptive nuclear strike" and voted to impose tough new sanctions on the country as punishment for its nuclear weapon and ballistic missile program. China, North Korea's staunchest ally, joined the U.S. and other members of the Security Council to make the vote unanimous. The vote came hours after Pyongyang, which has delivered a series of belligerent statements in recent weeks, said that it would "exercise...Full Story
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