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Twitter takes action after artist spray-paints hateful tweets

Shahak Shapira said he reported some 300 tweets over a period of about six months but the social networking site ignored him

U.S. warship conducts operation near China-held island

USS John S. McCain sails close to Chinese man-made island in disputed South China Sea

North Korea orchestrates mass rally in response to U.S.

To protest the stiffer U.N. economic sanctions approved last weekend, tens of thousands of people packed the main square of North Korea's capital on Wednesday for a mass rally orchestrated by the regime. Ben Tracy reports.

Trump's "fire and fury" remark against North Korea was unplanned

President Trump and his national security team knew questions would come after progress of the North Korean nuclear weapons surfaced. What the advisers did not expect was the president's saber-rattling improvisation. Major Garrett reports.

North Korea details plan to launch missiles toward Guam

North Korea says it will be ready to fire four missiles toward the American territory of Guam later this month. Given the regime's steady progress in building nuclear weapons, it is no longer possible to simply dismiss its threats as mere bluster. David Martin reports.

N. Korea lays out plan to land missiles near U.S. island

If they do it, U.S. has warned North Korea faces "end of its regime and the destruction of its people"

Cuba rejects claims it caused U.S. diplomats' hearing loss

Havana responds defiantly to U.S. allegations that covert devices were installed at diplomatic residences

U.S. expels two Cuban diplomats

After several State Dept. employees in Havana came down with various symptoms of questionable origin, the U.S. asked that two officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington leave the U.S. CBS Radio's Steve Dorsey talks with CBSN about the situation.

North Korea's neighbors' react to escalating tensions with U.S.

After President Trump's harsh warning to North Korea on Tuesday, nations in the region responded to the latest developments. CBS News foreign correspondent Ben Tracy joins CBSN from Beijing to discuss how China, South Korea and Japan are reacting to the increasing tensions.

North Korea says Trump is "bereft of reason"

In a statement, North Korea said it will complete by mid-August its plan to attack the waters near Guam with mid-range missiles

Richardson: N. Korea catching U.S. off guard "a massive intelligence failure"

Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says there's a strong risk of starting a war by accident

Richardson: North Korea catching U.S. off guard "a massive intelligence failure"

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. and North Korea expert Bill Richardson spoke with Anthony Mason about the U.S. being caught off guard by North Korea's nuclear progress. He also said there is a strong risk the U.S. could start a war by accident. "Everybody's trying to out-macho each other," he said.

South Korea, China, Japan react sharply to escalation of rhetoric

South Korea's president says he will now allow the U.S. to fully deploy the anti-ballistic missile system known as THAAD in his country. In Japan, President Trump's words were a reminder of what's at stake. And China is warning both Kim Jong Un's regime and the U.S. to tone down their rhetoric. Ben Tracy reports.

Defense secretary reinforces Trump's North Korea warning

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and the Trump administration gave North Korea a new warning in response to its threat to attack Guam. David Martin has more.

Trump's "fire and fury" warning to N. Korea caught top advisers off guard

Faced with new evidence of North Korea's nuclear progress, and knowing President Trump had grown weary of diplomatic niceties, Mr. Trump's national security advisers agreed on a tough statement. What they didn't expect was his Tuesday warning of "fire and fury" if threats continue. Major Garrett reports.

U.S. sanctions soccer star, 21 others for drug ties

The sanctions are the result of a multi-year investigation of the drug trafficking organization allegedly headed by Raul Flores Hernandez

Mattis to North Korea: Stand down or risk end of regime

Defense secretary warned the DPRK any actions it's considering would be "grossly overmatched" by the U.S.

Ex-admiral: N. Korea sees nuclear weapons as "survival mechanism"

Retired admiral said he doesn't believe North Korea wants to use nuclear weapons against the U.S. -- but they won't give them up either

Kerry: Kenya's vote system appears "strong"

The former Secretary of State is leading a mission of election observers who have monitored the election and its aftermath

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