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U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Takes Effect, Without The U.S. And Other Powers

U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Takes Effect, Without The U.S. And Other Powers

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A U.N. treaty outlawing nuclear weapons went into effect on Friday, having been ratified by at least 50 countries. But the ban is largely symbolic: The U.S. and the world's other nuclear powers have not signed the treaty. "For the first time in history, nuclear weapons are going to be illegal in …

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