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North Korean missile lands in waters off Japan’s coast: Japanese PM

(CNBC)  North Korea fired a missile that was believed to have crashed into the waters off Japan, the Japanese prime minister’s office said early Wednesday local time (Tuesday afternoon ET). Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered an emergency meeting of Cabinet ministers after North Korea’s first ballistic missile launch since Sept. 15, when one flew over […]

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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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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 […]

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China Pulling out of North Korean Air Space

(CitizensOutpost) Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has reported flights to Pyongyang, North Korea have been cancelled by China’s national airline, Air China: CCTV had reported that all flights run by the airline between the two cities were to be suspended indefinitely. Although that was the official report from state owned media, the airline gives more of […]