TOKYO — U.S. and Japanese diplomats agreed Tuesday to maximize pressure on North Korea to resolve tensions over its nuclear program, while citing the need to be prepared for the worst if diplomacy fails.
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By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
It will be Trump's first visit to the region as president, and it comes as North Korea moves closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the U.S.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
The comments are the North's first response to Trump's debut speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he vowed to "totally destroy North Korea" if provoked. Trump also called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Rocket man."…
By Larisa Epatko
We asked several analysts about whether the U.S. should draw a “red line” for North Korea and what its latest missile test means.
By PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin
A North Korean missile flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido early Tuesday, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to call it "the greatest and gravest threat" and drawing an aggressive response from South Korea. Meanwhile, President Trump said "all options…
By Erica R. Hendry
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and President Donald Trump are calling for an emergency meeting of the U.N. security council.
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By Associated Press
Two U.S. bombers flew to the Korean Peninsula to join fighter jets from South Korea and Japan for a practice bombing run as part of a training mission in response to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs.
By PBS NewsHour
In the our news wrap Friday, the U.S., Japan and South Korea have agreed to apply “maximum pressure” after North Korea’s most recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. Also, President Trump met with Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto and emphasized the…
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