House backs $700 billion defense bill with billions for missile defense to counter North Korea threat - AP
John Bolton: North Koreans are very close now to being able to drop thermo-nuclear warheads on any target in the US. The resolution of this issue is so important because the proliferation impact of North Korea getting nuclear weapons around the world would be considerable.
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Newly obtained @CENTCOM documents on Afghanistan include references to illicit North Korean weapons. Docs obtained by @SmallArmsSurvey via FOIA
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US Air Force RC135S 62-4128 COBRA26 Cobra Ball - Ballistic Missile detection platform airborne. No position showing.
DHS and FBI issue alert on potential cyber attacks on aerospace, finance, and telecom, sponsored by North Korea
The UK military is "not fit for purpose" and "can't deal" with a North Korean nuclear strike, says General Sir Richard Barrons
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Pres Trump shared his copy of his speech to the East Asia Summit - which was closed to press. In it, he renewed call on all nations to join the US "in ensuring the complete, verifiable, and TOTAL (his caps) denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."
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President Trump also said his trip has "been really good in terms of North Korea and getting everybody together. I think their acts are all together." He said China, Japan and South Korea "have been excellentthat's a very important part of the trip."
Deployment of 3 U.S. aircraft carriers, which enter waters off KoreanPeninsula in joint maritime exercise with South Korea, is just "normal operation" with "no big message" intended: Pentagon chief
Philippines President Duterte talks about tensions in Korean peninsula, says in a nuclear war, the only refuge of the people would be to pray
North Korea says US carrier groups raise nuclear war threat
Moon says anything possible if North Korea returns to dialogue
Moon says complete denuclearization of North Korea will take time
Moon says now still time to focus on sanctions, pressure against North Korea
KCNA: "With neither sanctions and pressure nor military threat and blackmail can the U.S. imperialists undermine the position of the DPRK as a nuclear weapons state."
KCNA: "It would be foolish to think that the DPRK, a country which has possessed powerful nuclear deterrence through an arduous struggle, would step back from the path chosen by it in fear of the sanctions and pressure of the hostile forces."
KCNA: "As claimed by all, it is just as foolish as wanting to get a chicken from a boiled egg to expect the dismantlement of the DPRK's nukes at present."
KCNA: "In January, Juche 38 (1949), President Kim Il Sung said that universal, free medical care should be certainly enforced for the people's long life in good health at the state expense."
KCNA: "Hospitalization, outpatient treatment, doctor's visit, medical checkup, experimental check, functional diagnosis, operation, preventive inoculation and all other services for preventing and curing diseases, and medical service at sanitaria are free."
KCNA: "The most advantageous healthcare system has been established in the DPRK. The state has enforced universal, free medical care to take care of people in a responsible manner."
U.S. nuclear envoy hopes North Korea not to start provocations
Maritime minister says North Korea's return of South Korean boat may be conciliatory move
South Korea expresses condolences over Iran, Iraq earthquake
"Until this morning we heard he was unconscious and unable to breathe on his own, but his life can be saved," an ROK military official has told South Korean lawmakers.
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Official UN Statement on DPRK soldier defection
U.S. State Department makes it official: Its top diplomat on North Korea issues is in Seoul through Friday.
US Defense Secretary Mattis, asked by a reporter: “Do you have a sense of why (the North Koreans) haven't launched anything in weeks now?, replies “Let me know if you figure it out.”
Japan's Abe discusses 'grave' North Korea threat at ASEAN summit
Biden calls Trump's tweet attacking Kim Jong-un "a big mistake," “beneath the office” of the presidency.
North Korea: 'The U.S. frantic moves for military confrontation to bring down the DPRK by force of arms are as foolish an act as precipitating its self-destruction.' - KCNA
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#SeaOfJapan: Onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) taking part in the 3-carrier strike group exercise near the Korean Peninsula along with Japanese ships.
China's Li Keqiang says hopes to quickly put Korea-China ties on normal track
Chinese premier says South Korea-China relations seeing 'positive' changes