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Collapse at North Korea nuclear test site ‘leaves 200 dead’ – The Telegraph

(The Telegraph)  As many as 200 North Korean labourers have been killed after a mine shaft being dug at the regime’s nuclear test site collapsed, according to Japan’s Asahi TV. Sources in North Korea told the news channel that a tunnel being excavated by around 100 workers at the Punggye-ri test site collapsed earlier this […]

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Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North Korea – AP

CLARK, Philippines (AP) — Japan’s defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an “unprecedented, critical and imminent” level, requiring “different responses” to the threat. The minister, Itsunori Odonera, said that this rising threat compels his country to endorse the U.S. view that “all options” must be considered, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert – Defense One

(Defense One)  BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —  The U.S. Air Force is preparing to put nuclear-armed bombers back on 24-hour ready alert, a status not seen since the Cold War ended in 1991.That means the long-dormant concrete pads at the ends of this base’s 11,000-foot runway — dubbed the “Christmas tree” for their angular markings — could once again find several […]

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Dennis Rodman, basketball star, wants to ‘straighten things out’ with his friend Kim Jong Un – Washington Times

(Washington Times) The nuclear impasse between North Korea and the West may have found a possible negotiator in retired basketball star Dennis Rodman.The former Chicago Bulls rebounder discussed his friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an interviewwith British television Wednesday and said he’d like to “straighten things out” as Pyongyang inches closer to instigating nuclear war. “For me […]

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North Korea mountain used as nuclear test site at risk of collapsing – Fox News

(Fox News) A mountain in North Korea believed to have served as the site of five of the rogue regime’s nuclear tests — including Sunday’s supposed hydrogen bomb explosion — is at risk of collapsing and leaking radiation into the region, a Chinese scientist said Monday. Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of […]

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North Korea details plan to fire missiles over Japan, near Guam – Reuters

  SEOUL/GUAM (Reuters) – North Korea said on Thursday it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam in an unusually detailed threat that further heightened tensions with the United States. North Korea’s army will complete the plans in mid-August, when they will […]