North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US

North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in USNorth Korea’s foreign minister on Saturday told the United Nations there was “no way” that his country would disarm first as long as the United States continued to push for tough enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Ri Yong Ho accused Washington of creating a deadlock in talks on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.


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Mexican military disarm entire police force in resort city of Acapulco 'corrupted by drug gangs'

Mexican military disarm entire police force in resort city of Acapulco 'corrupted by drug gangs'Mexican authorities have taken control of the entire police force in the southern Mexican city of Acapulco, claiming the department has been infiltrated by drug gangs. Two police commanders have been accused of murder, while the rest of the force officers have been stripped of their guns, radios and bulletproof vests and taken for background checks. Acapulco – a beach resort – was a fashionable location favoured by movie stars in the 1950s and 60s, but has since been plagued by escalating violence due to warring drug gangs.


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Fair classroom practices disarm threat of evaluation retaliation

While tuition inflation presents a challenge for many college-bound students, an area of growing concern for many universities is ‘grade inflation’ — in part caused when instructors grade more leniently to discourage students from retaliating by giving low teaching evaluations. Researchers say instructors can stop worrying about evaluation revenge as long as they use practices in the classroom that students perceive as fair.
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'Universal antibodies' disarm various pathogens

Scientists have been studying how the immune system succeeds in keeping pathogens in check. For the first time, the researchers have now discovered antibodies that are capable of disarming not only one specific bacterium but a whole variety of microorganisms at once. The newly discovered antibodies recognize a tiny sugar structure found on the surface of various germs. Thus, a limited number of antibodies is sufficient to control a wide variety of microorganisms.
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