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Obama hits North Korea with new sanctions for nuke tests

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee event in Austin, Texas, March 11, 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee event in Austin, Texas, March 11, 2016.
President Obama slapped North Korea with new economic sanctions Wednesday as punishment for launching a ballistic missile and doing "illicit" nuclear tests in defiance of international warnings.