/Robert O’Brien: US is prepared to take action if North Korea delivers a ‘Christmas gift’

Robert O’Brien: US is prepared to take action if North Korea delivers a ‘Christmas gift’


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CNN Paula Hancocks reports. “,”title”:”Video shows moment police arrest stabbing suspect”,”duration”:”01:13″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2019/12/30/new-york-stabbings-suspect-arrest-nypd-de-blasio-nr-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2019/12/30/new-york-stabbings-suspect-arrest-nypd-de-blasio-nr-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191229224113-new-york-stabbing-suspect-nypd-arrest-surveillance-video-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2019/12/30/new-york-stabbings-suspect-arrest-nypd-de-blasio-nr-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”Surveillance video shows the moment New York police officers arrested the suspect in a string of stabbings during a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi’s Monsey, New York, home. 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McCord was on her way to Atlanta to watch LSU play the University of Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl.”,”title”:”NYPD adds Brooklyn patrols after possible anti-Semitic attacks”,”duration”:”02:34″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2019/12/28/anti-semitic-investigations-new-york-sandoval-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2019/12/28/anti-semitic-investigations-new-york-sandoval-sot-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190607002106-nypd-police-car-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2019/12/28/anti-semitic-investigations-new-york-sandoval-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”The New York Police Department will increase its presence in several Brooklyn neighborhoods after at least six possible anti-Semitic incidents this week, Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted. CNN’s Polo Sandoval reports.”,”descriptionText”:”The New York Police Department will increase its presence in several Brooklyn neighborhoods after at least six possible anti-Semitic incidents this week, Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted. 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CNN meteorologist u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/derek-vandam” target=”_blank”>Derek Van Damu003c/a> explains.”,”descriptionText”:”In the South Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand, satellite imagery shows au003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2019/12/27/world/new-zealand-hot-ocean-water-trnd/index.html” target=”_blank”> massive area of ocean water at well-above-average temperaturesu003c/a>. CNN meteorologist u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/derek-vandam” target=”_blank”>Derek Van Damu003c/a> explains.”,”title”:”Photographer: I saw the semi and knew I had to run”,”duration”:”01:47″,”sourceName”:”KCBD”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.kcbd.com/2019/12/27/dps-trooper-injured-all-drivers-asked-avoid-highway-near-slaton/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2019/12/28/semi-truck-crash-texas-highway-sot-vvpx.kcbd/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2019/12/28/semi-truck-crash-texas-highway-sot-vvpx.kcbd”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191227204452-truck-crash-texas-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2019/12/28/semi-truck-crash-texas-highway-sot-vvpx.kcbd/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”A semi-truck in crashed into a multi-car pileup on a Texas highway, leaving several injured. “,”descriptionText”:”A semi-truck in crashed into a multi-car pileup on a Texas highway, leaving several injured. “,”title”:”Navy SEALs call Eddie Gallagher ‘evil’ and ‘toxic’ in video”,”duration”:”03:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/12/27/eddie-gallagher-navy-seals-testimony-video-starr-pkg-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/12/27/eddie-gallagher-navy-seals-testimony-video-starr-pkg-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190330101135-02-eddie-gallagher-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/12/27/eddie-gallagher-navy-seals-testimony-video-starr-pkg-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”Members of SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon described their platoon leader, retired Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, as “poisonous” and “evil,” according to video recordings of the interviews obtained by The New York Times. u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/barbara-starr-profile” target=”_blank”>CNN’s Barbara Starru003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Members of SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon described their platoon leader, retired Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, as “poisonous” and “evil,” according to video recordings of the interviews obtained by The New York Times. u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/barbara-starr-profile” target=”_blank”>CNN’s Barbara Starru003c/a> reports.”,”title”:”Fires threaten koalas in New South Wales”,”duration”:”02:22″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/12/28/australias-koala-population-threatened-fires-allen-dnt-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/12/28/australias-koala-population-threatened-fires-allen-dnt-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191228055802-australias-koala-population-threatened-fires-allen-dnt-nr-vpx-00001227-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/12/28/australias-koala-population-threatened-fires-allen-dnt-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”Australia’s bush fires are having u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2019/12/27/australia/koala-bushfire-australia-intl-scli/index.html” target=”_blank”>a devastating effect on koalasu003c/a>, which are a symbol of the nation. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/natalie-allen-profile” target=”_blank”>Natalie Allenu003c/a> reports the animals are being particularly hit hard in New South Wales as their habitats are destroyed.”,”descriptionText”:”Australia’s bush fires are having u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2019/12/27/australia/koala-bushfire-australia-intl-scli/index.html” target=”_blank”>a devastating effect on koalasu003c/a>, which are a symbol of the nation. 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