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UN Resolution Calls for Ban on Nuclear Weapons

U.N. member states have voted overwhelmingly on a measure that could lead to a ban on nuclear weapons.   On Thursday, the U.N. Disarmament and International Security Committee voted to approve a resolution that calls for negotiations on a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, despite opposition from nuclear-armed nations.   "This treaty won't eliminate nuclear weapons overnight. But it will establish a powerful, new international legal standard, stigmatizing nuclear...

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