May 01 2017
The latest launch, which South Korea said was a failure, came just hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Security Council of "catastrophic consequences" if the worldwide community - most notably China - failed to pressure the North into abandoning its weapons programme.
A US Navy strike group, led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, will be in the waters around the Korean Peninsula this weekend, and one of the Navy's largest submarines has been in port in South Korea this week.
Meanwhile, the USA staged their own exercises on the tubby tyrant's border with over 5,000 American and South Korean troops taking part.
"China accounting for 90 per cent of North Korean trade; China alone has economic leverage over Pyongyang that is unique, and its role is therefore particularly important", he said. He decried the failed test while giving a nod to China, one of North Korea's only allies and a nation seen by the Trump administration as a potential U.S. ally in efforts to quash Pyongyang's nuclear program. The launch coincides with renewed diplomatic and military pressure on North Korea from the Trump administration.
The North has been conducting missile and nuclear weapons related activities at an unprecedented rate and is believed to have made some progress in developing intermediate-range and submarine-launched missiles.
The United States and China offered starkly different strategies Friday for addressing North Korea's escalating nuclear threat as President Donald Trump's top diplomat demanded full enforcement of economic sanctions on Pyongyang and urged new penalties.
Trump took to Twitter shortly after the ballistic missile blew up over land in North Korean territory.
North Korea unsuccessfully test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang.
US and South Korean officials said the test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, appeared to have failed, in what would be a fourth successive unsuccessful missile test since March. It said the launch was a clear violation of United Nations resolutions and warned the North not to act rashly. North Korea may already be able to strike its USA -allied neighbors with a nuclear-tipped missile, and could have the US mainland within range by the end of President Donald Trump's first term.
Arsenal and Chelsea transfer blow: Bayern Munich complete signing of £17m star
It's official: Bayern Munich have made Kingsley Coman's move to the Allianz Arena a permanent one. Bayern Munich had also paid €7m for the two-season loan deal.
What grade do the Cardinals get through 3 rounds of the draft?
Arians said he sees a lot of the Denver Broncos' Von Miller in Reddick , which could be scary good for the Cardinals. He's 6-foot-2, 245 pounds, he ran a sub 4.5 (40-yard dash), he's explosive, he's got a great first step.
Nintendo unveils its new handheld - the 2DS XL
While lacking in actual stereoscopic 3D functionality, its clamshell design is much more similar to the 3DS XL than the old 2DS. As with the 2DS, the 2DS XL will run 2DS titles along with games originally made for both the 3DS and the original Nintendo DS.
South Korean and US intelligence officials are trying to determine the type of missile used by North Korea for this launch.
Seoul's presidential Blue House says White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has confirmed that the USA will not be seeking South Korean money for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, now being installed in the country's south.
That action, he said, also undermined China's security and created mistrust.
The interview is set to air later Sunday in the U.S.
"We sternly warn that the North Korean government will continue to face a variety of strong punitive measures issued by the U.N. Security Council and others if it continues to reject denuclearization and play with fire in front of the world", the ministry said.
In calling for actions against Pyongyang, Tillerson called out Beijing, which economically props up the regime of Kim Jong-un.
Japan has lodged a "serious protest and criticism" to the North, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters after a national security council meeting. While shorter-range missiles are somewhat routine, there is strong outside worry about each longer-range North Korean ballistic test. DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, North Korea's official name.
Tillerson's Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, was also at the meeting.
May 01 2017
Browns admit they might not keep Caleb Brantley
The bottom line is, Brantley is a talented and strong defender who could help the Browns turn around their miserable run defense. And more importantly than that, we communicated to Caleb this is still something we're investigating and looking into.
May 01 2017
Nationals reinstate RHP Strasburg from paternity list
Starlin Castro tied it with a two-run drive in the ninth before Holliday sent the Bombers to their third consecutive win. Right-hander Noah Syndergaard (1-1, 1.73 ERA) of NY will face Joe Ross (1-0, 6.17) of the Nationals .
May 01 2017
8 people injured in San Diego mass shooting
Witnesses said a man opened fire on a group of people who were celebrating at a birthday party in the pool area. A Fox News affiliate station reported multiple victims were shot before the gunman was himself shot.
May 01 2017
Oil prices inch down on high stocks, weak China factories survey
Russian Federation has achieved around half of its targeted cuts, but others have actually increased production slightly. The lack of compliance with last year's deal among non-Opec producers might make it hard to broker a new deal.
Apr 30 2017
Asset Management Group Inc. Sells 338 Shares of General Electric Company (GE)
Asset Management Group Inc.'s holdings in General Electric Company were worth $1,012,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. NBW Capital LLC acquired a new position in General Electric Company during the third quarter valued at about $2,853,000.
Apr 30 2017
JuJu Smith-Schuster: JuJu Smith-Schuster goes to Steelers at 62
Even though you don't want to see your players fighting on social media, Tomlin may secretly like their competitive attitudes. The Steelers are one of the few teams that are just a few players away from reaching their next Super Bowl .
Apr 29 2017
NFL Draft: The 411 On The First Round Picks
Now, the Bears are left with just one pick on Day 2 of the NFL Draft, and still have multiple needs that must be addressed. I haven't given out mine yet, but I'd probably give them a B or B+. "I just feel like it will help us build the roster".
Apr 29 2017
Washington Redskins use 17th pick to take DE Jonathan Allen of Alabama
Quick take: Nobody dreamed Allen would slide this far, but a run on QBs and concern about Allen's shoulders pushed him down. But concerns about a shoulder injury apparently hurt him Thursday, putting him within reach of the Redskins at 17th.
Apr 29 2017
BC election: Key developments from Day 14
Prince says Horgan has likely been told to tone it down heading into Wednesday's debate and to be clear about his message. According to a Postmedia-financed snapshot by Mainstreet Research, Horgan was favoured by 33 percent, whereas B.C.
Apr 28 2017
Bayern's Ancelotti turns to title with double dreams dashed
However, their dreams of repeating last season's league and cup double, under Ancelott's predecessor Pep Guardiola , are over.
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