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The news agency quoted a statement from the North's Ministry of State Security, saying "the last-ditch effort" of U.S. "imperialists" and the South had gone "beyond the limits". The date of the alleged assassination attempt is unclear; however, Kim Jong Un presided over a military parade on April 15. The North Korean regime has threatened a "counter-terrorist attack" against US and South Korean forces in retaliation for the alleged attack.
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    The videos were available for 24 hours before being removed. She told her cousin to call the police but felt powerless as she watched the harrowing livestream of her husband, Wuttisan Wongtalay, tying a rope around their child's neck. Lt Col Sanit Nookhong of the Thai Royal Police said the murder-suicide was an act of jealousy. "I am not angry at Facebook or blaming them on this", she told the Associated Press .
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    Members of the Royal family also abide by the Foreign Office's advice when they visit the strict Muslim kingdom. Michelle Obama left her head uncovered when she visited Saudi Arabia with President Barack Obama in 2015 to pay respects following King Abdullah's death.
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