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US Officials Say North Korea Has Successfully Created A Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead For Use In Missiles

The Washington Post reports: North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. The new analysis completed last month by the Defense Intelligence Agency comes on the heels of another intelligence assessment …

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong-Un Claims His ICBMs Can Now Reach Mainland USA, Analysts Say He’s Right

The Associated Press reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the U.S. mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a wide swath of the United States, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of North Korean weapons. The Korean Central …

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HAWAII: State Readies Nuclear Attack Plan

Hawaii News Now reports: The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is kicking off an educational campaign aimed at helping residents and visitors figure out what to do if the state is the target of a nuclear missile attack from North Korea. The agency said the threat to the islands from the rogue nation is “currently assessed to be low.” But officials …

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POLAND: Trump Warns Of “Some Pretty Severe” Action Against North Korea After ICBM Test [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump warned Thursday that North Korea could face “some pretty severe” consequences after its defiant test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but Washington also confronted firm opposition from Russia and China over any possible response. Trump did not specify potential U.S.-directed punishment for North Korea, which on Tuesday launched a missile that experts say had …

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North Korea Claims First Successful ICBM Test

The Associated Press reports: North Korea on Tuesday claimed it successfully test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential game-changing development in what may be the world’s most dangerous nuclear standoff and, if true, a direct rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump’s earlier declaration that such a test “won’t happen!” The launch appeared to be North Korea’s most successful missile …

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US Air Force Flies Supersonic Bombers Over Korean Peninsula Hours After Death Of American Student

The Associated Press reports: The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said. The U.S. often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea, and flew B-1B bombers several times this year as the North conducted a series of banned ballistic …

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Fox Host Eric Bolling Suggests “It May Be Time” For A Preemptive Nuclear Strike On North Korea [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Eric Bolling and the Fox News Specialists led their broadcast Monday with a panel discussion about North Korea moments after news broke about the death of Otto Warmbier, an American student who spent 17 months in a North Korean prison. And in those first moments after news of the death became public, Bolling questioned whether the United States …

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New Fears Over North Korea’s Latest Missile, Regime Claims New Rocket Can Carry Large Nuke [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: North Korea has claimed that the missile it tested on Sunday was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. The missile, launched at a steep angle, reached an altitude of 2,000km (1,242 miles) and traveled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan. North Korea said on Monday it was a …

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White House Responds To Latest North Korean Missile Test: The President Can’t Imagine Russia Is Pleased

Politico reports: The White House on Saturday said President Donald Trump “cannot imagine that Russia is pleased” with North Korea’s latest missile test. The statement from press secretary Sean Spicer said “the missile impacting so close to Russian soil – in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan – the President cannot imagine that Russia is pleased.” South Korea and …

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Trump Says He Would Be “Honored” To Meet With Dictator Kim Jong Un “Under The Right Circumstances”

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump said he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid heightened tensions over his country’s nuclear weapons program if the circumstances were right. “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it,” Trump said Monday in an interview with Bloomberg News. …

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Trump: Kim Jong Un Is A “Pretty Smart Cookie”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump labeled brutal North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “a pretty smart cookie” in a wide-ranging interview aired Sunday. “At a very young age, he was able to assume power. A lot of people, I’m sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else. And he was able to …

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Sen. John McCain Downplays Talk That Trump Might Order A Preemptive Strike On North Korea [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said early Sunday that he doesn’t think President Trump is planning a preemptive strike against North Korea. “I don’t think so, Jake,” McCain told host Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think that we have to consider that option as the very last option. And for a number of reasons …

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Trump: There Is Absolutely A Chance We Could End Up In A “Major, Major Conflict” With North Korea

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. “There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump told Reuters in an Oval …

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Nikki Haley On Possible US Strike On North Korea: We’ll Act If Kim Jong-Un Gives Us A Reason To Act [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, suggested the White House might consider military retaliation if North Korea’s leader fails to stand down from its aggressive military posture. “We are not going to do anything unless he gives us a reason to do something, so our goal is not to start a fight,” she said …

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North Korea Warns Of “Super Mighty Preemptive Strike” That Will Reduce American Mainland To Ashes [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The North Korean government, via a state-run newspaper, warned of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” against the U.S. that would reduce both its military forces in South Korea and the American mainland “to ashes,” according to a Reuters report published Thursday. “In the case of our super-mighty preemptive strike being launched, it will completely and immediately wipe out not …

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Trump Returns North Korea’s Saber Rattling [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: Speaking exclusively to “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, the commander-in-chief hinted at his own growing frustration with dictator Kim Jong Un, and indicated he won’t appease the tyrant’s continued saber rattling. “I don’t want to telegraph what I’m doing or what I’m thinking … we’ll see what happens,” Trump told “Fox & Friends” Tuesday. “I hope things work …

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Eric Trump: My Father Is Making The World Safer

Eric Trump is in Ireland for some reason and this morning the Irish Independent published a lengthy and generally fawning interview. An excerpt: Only hours before our meeting, his father tweeted: “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A.” When North Korea’s president …

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North Korea Taunts Trump With Vow Of “All Out War” If US Takes Military Action, Promises Weekly Missile Tests

The BBC reports: North Korea will continue to test missiles despite international condemnation and increasing military tensions with the US, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol told the BBC’s John Sudworth. He said that an “all out war” would …

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Pence Warns North Korea: Trump’s Strikes On Syria And Afghanistan Show He Won’t Back Down [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence put North Korea on notice on Monday, warning that recent U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed that the resolve of President Donald Trump should not be tested. Pence and South Korean acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, speaking a day after a failed missile test by the North and two days after a huge …

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China Warns US And North Korea That “Gathering Storm Clouds” Of War Could Spin Out Of Control

The New York Times reports: China warned on Friday that tensions on the Korean Peninsula could spin out of control, as North Korea said it could test a nuclear weapon at any time and an American naval group neared the peninsula in a show of resolve. “The United States and South Korea and North Korea are engaging in tit for …

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