DPRK likely preparing for a rocket engine test.
China to limit refined oil and crude oil exports to North Korea - Commerce Ministry
Moscow welcomes North and South Korea's readiness to resume dialogue, hopes it will lead to concrete agreements aiming at settlement in Korea peninsula - RIA cites Russian foreign ministry source
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Flooding along Seaport Blvd in Boston, MA
U.S. and South Korea agree to delay joint military exercises during the PyeongChang Olympics - Yonhap
Trump calls talks between North and South Korea 'a good thing'
: With all of the failed "experts" weighing in, does anybody really believe that talks and dialogue would be going on between North and South Korea right if I wasn't firm, strong and willing to commit our total "might" against the North. Fools, but talks are a good thing!
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 33km W of Peje, Kosovo
KCNA: "After receiving the New Year Address made by respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, the DPRK people are filled with great delight."
Japan faces greatest danger since World War due to N.Korea: PM
"What didn't help was the complacency and the silence of the previous administration" on North Korea replies @PressSec on question about @POTUS tweets. "He's not going to be pushed around by the leader of North Korea."
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on questions about @POTUS' mental fitness: "I think the president and the people of this country should be concerned about the mental fitness of the leader of North Korea."
American people "should be concerned about the mental fitness of the leader of North Korea," says @PressSec when asked about mental state of @POTUS.
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The @Diplomat_APAC reports: In April, a North Korea intermediate-range ballistic missile failed shortly after launch and crashed in the North Korean city of Tokchon, causing considerable damage
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US Air Force RC135S 62-4128 Cobra Ball airborne - Ballistic Missile detection platform. No position showing
South Korea says it has begun preliminary contacts with North Korea on a reopened cross-border communication system
Trump: North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the "Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times." Will someone from his depleted and food starved government please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger and more powerful one than his, and my Button works!
State Department says it highly doubts U.S. would play any role in talks between North and South Korea
: "The United States is committed and will still continue to put maximum pressure on North Korea to change and make sure it denuclearizes the peninsula."
"We're calling on everybody to step up and do more," says @PressSec on DPRK.
US will continue to put maximum pressure on North Korea, says @PressSec despite possibility of talks between Pyongyang and Seoul. "There's nothing new to update on that front."
A ballistic missile launch by North Korea is possible, if not likely, in the coming days, military officials tells @NBCNews. One official said that a possible launch could happen mid-week. The other official characterized the timeline as the "short-term."
: Sanctions and "other" pressures are beginning to have a big impact on North Korea. Soldiers are dangerously fleeing to South Korea. Rocket man now wants to talk to South Korea for first time. Perhaps that is good news, perhaps not - we will see!
KCNA: "A New Year performance of schoolchildren for Juche 107 (2018) took place at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren's Palace on SundayThe performance began with song and dance 'We Offer Glory to Respected Marshal Kim Jong Un, Our Father.'"
KCNA: "The famous restaurants across the country serve traditional and special dishes including sturgeon dish, sinsollo and roe steak. All the people are full of the pride of being victors and the faith and optimism for the future."
KCNA: "Seen in every part of the country are the flags of the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK, posters and decorations felicitating the New Year."
China's point man on North Korea promoted in diplomat reshuffle
South Korea proposes high-level talks with North Korea on January 9
KCNA: "After buying a bundle of cards, a young man told KCNA with pleasure that he will send them to his comrades working at Samjiyon County and the construction sites of the waterway tunnel in South Hwanghae Province and the Tanchon Power Station."
KCNA: "A lot of people are buying New Year's cards at bookstores in different parts of the DPRKThe Pyongyang Greeting Card and Souvenir Shop near the Pyongyang Railway Station are also crowded."