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The United Nations Security Council voted on a new sanctions resolution on North Korea last week. MARY ALTAFFER / ASSOCIATED PRE: By RICK GLADSTONE AUGUST 7, 2017 Stung by onerous new sanctions from the United Nations Security Council, nuclear- armed North Korea on Monday threatened retaliation, saying the United States would pay dearly “thousands of times.” In its first major response to the sanctions drafted by the United States and adopted on Saturday, North Korea said it would never relinquish its missile and nuclear arsenals and called the penalties a panicky American-led response to its growing military might. The North Korean response, in statements from its official news agency, foreign minister and United Nations mission, suggested that the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, was doubling down on his goal of developing a nuclear-armed missile that could hit the continental United States. Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands A business-friendly secretary of the interior has moved to invigorate a struggling industry, reversing Obama-era restrictions to help create “wealth and jobs.” By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER AUGUST 6, 2017 DECKER, Mont. — The Trump administration is wading into one of the oldest and most contentious debates in the West by encouraging more coal mining on lands owned by the federal government. It is part of an aggressive push to both invigorate the struggling American coal industry and more broadly exploit commercial opportunities on public lands. The intervention has roiled conservationists and many Democrats, exposing deep divisions about how best to manage the 643 million acres of federally owned land — most of which is in the West Health ‘Contaminated egg scandal widens UK and France © 2hours ago f#wes *a_ Avery small number of eggs contaminated with ‘a toxic insecticide reached the UK earlier this: year. ‘Some of the eggs, which originated from the Nethertands, were aiso found in France, the ‘country’s agricultural ministry said, ‘The Uk's Food Standards Agency say the risk to ‘the public is very tow. The agency is “urgently investigating” the issue, but to the best of their knowledge, the affected products are no longer on shelves. It says there is no need for people in Britain to avoid eating eggs and any potential exposure Is unlikely to harm, ‘The revelations come after the supermarket chain Aldi withdrew all eggs from sale in its stores in Germany last week Tests had shown the chemical fipronil, which ‘can harm kidneys, liver and thyroid glands, was found in the eggs. itis feared that farmers in the Netherlands may now need to cull millions of bieds as It seeks to eradicate traces of the insecticide from Production, according to LTO, a Dutch farming ‘organisation. Dutch farms