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    ‘Tweeting Like a Teenage Girl’: UN Envoy Nikki Haley Roasted for N Korea Tweet

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    It seems like North Korea has disrupted US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s holidays plan on the Fourth of July. On her Twitter page, Haley complained about being stuck at work because of North Korea. Her tweet caused quite a stir online.

    ​Many internet users felt that she is forgetting that she “signed up for this job.”

    Internet users spared no time to criticize Haley’s tweet.

    The ambassador's “#ThanksNorthKorea” complaint about having to sit in meetings racked up more than 11,000 replies on Twitter. There was little sympathy for Haley.

     

     

    ​​North Korea announced Tuesday that it had successfully launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-14, at 00:30 GMT. It said the missile traveled 580 miles and reached an altitude of 1,740 miles during its 39-minute flight before "accurately hitting the target waters in the open sea" in the Sea of Japan.

    While the US believes that North Korea has successfully launched an ICBM for the first time, the Russian Defense Ministry said that it was a medium-range missile, not intercontinental.

    Over the years, the United Nations Security Council has issued numerous resolutions concerning North Korea. The June 2 resolution condemned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile development activities, while the March 23 resolution strengthened sanctions against Pyongyang.

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