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North Korea the Focus as Rex Tillerson Chairs UN Security Council Meeting – NBCNews.com


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North Korea the Focus as Rex Tillerson Chairs UN Security Council Meeting
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The growing threat of nuclear North Korea is the focus on Friday as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chairs a special meeting of the United Nations Security Council. It will cap a week of high-profile engagements for the Trump administration, intended
In rare meeting, White House briefs senators on North Korea threatFox News
US vows to bring North Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'to his senses' with tighter sanctions9news.com.au
Senators Leave White House Briefing On North Korea Unsure About Why It Took PlaceHuffington Post
Reuters –New York Post –CNN
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:27 pm

North Korea puts out new video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding – Washington Post


Washington Post

North Korea puts out new video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding
Washington Post
SEOUL — A North Korean propaganda outlet Thursday released a video clip showing a simulated attack on the White House and declaring that “the enemy to be destroyed is in our sights.” The video comes at a particularly tense time in relations between …
North Korea video promises fiery destruction for the White HouseTelegraph.co.uk
White House in North Korean crosshairs in video mock-upDaily Mail

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:25 pm

War of words escalates between North Korea and US – New York Post


New York Post

War of words escalates between North Korea and US
New York Post
The US and South Korea agreed Thursday to take “swift punitive measures” against North Korea if provoked — while a Pyongyang official vowed the North would conduct nuclear and missile tests to counter Uncle Sam's “hostile acts.” The war of words …
North Korea: Washington and Seoul pledge 'swift punitive measures'The Guardian
North Korea seeks Southeast Asian support in row with USChannel NewsAsia
North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system 'within days'BBC News
BBC News –Syracuse.com –NEWS.com.au
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:55 pm

McCain: Military action against North Korea can’t be taken off table – CBS News


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McCain: Military action against North Korea can't be taken off table
CBS News
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, says that while military action against North Korea doesn't appear to be imminent, it cannot be taken off the table. Speaking to "CBS This Morning" on Thursday, McCain said a military response to North Korean provocations
McCain: Attack North Korea once it points nukes at USWashington Examiner
Sen. Lindsey Graham meets with Trump, then says US will stop 'the nutjob in North Korea'CNBC

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:22 pm

Before North Korea had nuclear weapons, it had wild and often deadly plots – Washington Post


Washington Post

Before North Korea had nuclear weapons, it had wild and often deadly plots
Washington Post
The front page of The Washington Post after North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo in 1968. On a January night in 1968, after two years of secretive training, a 31-member team of North Korean commandos cut a hole in the fence of the demilitarized border and …

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:06 pm

A look at North Korea’s evolving brinkmanship – Fox News


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A look at North Korea's evolving brinkmanship
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SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea observers have long marveled at the ability of a small, impoverished, autocratic nation to go toe-to-toe with the world's superpowers. Part of the secret to North Korean success has always been the ruling Kim family's …

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 10:49 am

North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii – Fox News


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North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii
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A top U.S. commander in the Pacific on Wednesday said he believes Hawaii needs more missile interceptors in response to the growing threat on North Korea and Pyongyang's capability to launch a rocket. Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed Services …
US admiral says North Korea crisis is at worst point he's seenCTV News
Hawaii threatened by North Korea now, US commander tells CongressSacramento Bee
Top commander: Don't bet on China reining in North KoreaThe Hill
The Guardian –The Australian –New York Times
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:41 am

US military expert says North Korea parade arms are fake | Daily … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

US military expert says North Korea parade arms are fake | Daily …
Daily Mail
North Korea's large-scale military parades and weapons displays are intended for propaganda purposes since the arms carried by the troops are largely fake, …
North Korean troops were carrying FAKE guns during military …The Sun
North Korea's army has 'fake weapons', expert saysNew Zealand Herald
20 stunning photos of life inside North Korea as it celebrates its founder's 105th birthdayBusiness Insider
Express.co.uk
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 6:45 am

Nuclear tests will ‘never stop,’ North Korean government official says – CNN


CNN

Nuclear tests will 'never stop,' North Korean government official says
CNN
His comments came as top US Cabinet members put a stress on economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure to rein in North Korea, calling for a return to dialogue after a Senate briefing on the threat posed by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program.
North Korea's weapons progress a top concern as US senators have rare briefingFox News

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:27 am

The Drumbeats Don’t Add Up to Imminent War With North Korea – New York Times


New York Times

The Drumbeats Don't Add Up to Imminent War With North Korea
New York Times
The aircraft carrier Carl Vinson in the Philippine Sea on Wednesday. President Trump recently deployed it near North Korea. Credit Sean M. Castellano/U.S. Navy. WASHINGTON — President Trump summoned all 100 members of the Senate for a briefing by …
When We Almost Went to War With North KoreaDaily Beast
China vows weapons tests as US grapples with "grave" North Korea threatCBS News
North Korean elites increasingly think Kim Jong Un is a weak leader, study saysCNBC
Reuters –CNN –Daily Mail
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:13 am

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U.S. Admiral: North Korea Crisis Worse Than Ever

(WASHINGTON) — The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he’s ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:35 am

North Korea: Washington and Seoul pledge ‘swift punitive measures’

The US has signalled sanctions and diplomatic pressure are its priorities for dealing with North Korea as senators who attended a White House briefing said they had not been presented with “a specific military option”. Tensions between the US and North …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:32 am

North Korean crisis ‘worst I’ve seen,’ top Navy officer warns

The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific region told lawmakers Thursday that the North Korean crisis is the worst he’s seen — testifying that it’s only a matter of time before Kim Jong Un has the capability of launching …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:32 am

What will the US do about North Korea?

North Korea is not a “normal nation”, and more Stalinist that Stalin’s USSR, says Sebastian Gorka. The deputy assistant and strategist in the White House spoke to Daily Politics presenter Andrew Neil about Donald Trump’s international policy in Asia and …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:29 am

China welcomes U.S. saying it is open to talks on North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL China on Thursday welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a U.S. missile defence system being deployed in South Korea. Separately, Russian President …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:19 am

That’s one way around the fuel crisis! Chinese-made cars with solar panels on the roof are spotted in North Korea as petrol stations run out of gas

As North Koreans face petrol restrictions, Chinese-made electric vehicles in the country have been spotted sporting roof-mounted solar panels. Last week, a number of drivers in Pyongyang scrambled to fill up their vehicles as petrol stations began limiting …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:16 am

Full Senate, in rare move, goes to White House grounds for classified North Korea briefing

The Trump administration, filling the week with warnings over North Korea, is seeking to send a message to the government of Kim Jong Un and the world — and to reach an audience at home as well, with a rare White House hosting of the entire U.S. Senate …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:09 am

China vows weapons tests as U.S. grapples with "grave" North Korea threat

BEIJING — The Trump administration says North Korea is a “very grave threat,” but has told U.S. lawmakers it is ready to negotiate a political solution to the standoff with the rogue, nuclear-armed regime. But with Kim Jong Un’s increasingly isolated …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 6:33 am

Yes, Donald Trump set up senators for a photo op on North Korea

Washington (CNN)It was quite the spectacle. Nearly every member of the world’s greatest deliberative body piling onto buses to take the mile-long ride to the White House on Wednesday afternoon was the definition of a made-for-TV moment. And every network …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:00 am

North Korea puts out new video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding

SEOUL — A North Korean propaganda outlet Thursday released an inflammatory video clip showing a simulated attack on the White House, declaring “the enemy to be destroyed is in our sights.” The video comes at a particularly tense time in relations …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:43 am