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NKorea fires new ballistic missile in likely pressure tactic

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea fired a new type of short-range ballistic missile in two launches into the sea Thursday, South Korean officials said, in its first weapons launches in more than two months and an apparent effort to pressure Washington as Pyongyang and Washington struggle to restart nuclear negotiations.

EU braces for Boris Johnson as UK leader - and Brexit

Brussels is bracing for Boris and Brexit.

Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London’s Daily Telegraph playing up stereotypes about bumbling bureaucrats in the European Union wasting money and tying up U.K. businesses in red tape ‚Äî articles the European officials deemed to be so false that they coined the word “Euromyth” to describe them.