Tiny Pacific nation sues world's 9 nuclear-armed powers, demanding disarmament action

  • by: CARA ANNA , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 24, 2014 - 2:55 PM

NEW YORK — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law.

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