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Report: 200 Dead in Cave-In at North Korea Nuclear Test Site

A tunnel at a North Korean nuclear test site collapsed this month and killed an estimated 200 people, according to multiple reports. The cave-in at the Punggye-ri nuclear facility initially trapped 100 people underground. Another 100 were killed during an unsuccessful rescue operation when an additional section of the tunnel fell, according to Japanese TV…

Trump Threatens North Korea With ‘Pretty Severe Things’

President Trump attacked North Korea after its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, claiming the rogue state was “behaving in a very, very dangerous manner.” Speaking at a news conference in Poland, he said: “It’s a shame they’re behaving this way—they’re behaving in a very, very dangerous manner and something will have to be done about…

U.S., South Korea Hold Ballistic Missile Drill After North Korea Test-Fires ICBM

On Tuesday, North Korea said it has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, calling it the “final step” in making the country a “confident and powerful nuclear state that can strike anywhere on Earth.” In response, the United States and South Korea conducted a joint ballistic missile drill to demonstrate “precision firing” capabilities, the U.S.…

Trump: North Korea Showing ‘Great Disrespect’ to China

President Trump on Monday tweeted in outrage that North Korea showed “great disrespect” to China by conducting another ballistic missile test over the weekend. Trump wrote, “North Korea has shown great disrespect for their neighbor, China, by shooting off yet another ballistic missile…but China is trying hard!” Late on Sunday, U.S. Pacific Command said it…

North Korea Conducted 5th Nuclear Test [VIDEO]

The state-run Korean Central News Agency on Friday confirmed that North Korea successfully conducted its most powerful nuclear test yet, with an explosion that several countries marked as a 5.3-magnitude seismic event. “This has definitely put on a higher level [the North’s] technology of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic rockets,” the outlet reported, touting the…

North Korea Detonates Third Nuclear Bomb Test

Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast, taking a crucial step toward its goal of building a bomb small enough to be fitted on a missile capable of striking the United States. North Korea said the atomic test was merely its “first response” to what…