News Wire | March 24, 2023 Archive

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U.S. and Canada Reach an Agreement on Diverting Asylum-Seekers

By Michael D. Shear & Ian Austen | The New York Times

The United States and Canada have reached an agreement that will allow both countries to divert asylum seekers from their borders at a time when migration has surged across the hemisphere, a U.S. official familiar with the agreement said Thursday.

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North Korea Says It Tested a Nuclear-Capable Underwater Attack Drone

By Choe Sang-Hun | The New York Times

North Korea said Friday that it had used an underwater drone to practice launching a nuclear attack on an enemy seaport, saying that threats from the United States and its allies were forcing it to develop diverse means of carrying out nuclear strikes.

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