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U.S. Think Tank Says North Korea May Have More Plutonium Than Previously Thought

Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought that can be used to enlarge its nuclear weapons stockpile, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. (more…)

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U.S. Considers New Sanctions on Chinese Banks and Firms Over Ties With North Korea

The Trump administration may impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and firms within weeks for not being more strict in their trade with North Korea, two senior U.S. officials told Reuters Thursday. (more…)

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U.S. THAAD System Successfully Intercepts Target During Test Run

A United States-built missile defense system on Tuesday successfully intercepted its target during a test run, the US Missile Defense Agency said. (more…)

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President Trump Threatens North Korea With ‘Severe’ Response To Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Tests

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

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‘Welcome to Hell’: Thousands of Protesters Vow to Disrupt G20 Summit in Hamburg

"Welcome to Hell". That's the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change. (more…)

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Trump Administration Considering Sanctions on Chinese Companies to Punish North Korea

Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North's economy afloat. (more…)

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Trump to Face Russian President Putin & North Korea’s Provocations on Overseas Trip

President Donald Trump opens his two-nation European visit with what he expects to be a short but warm stop in Poland before he encounters what could be a frostier reception and thornier issues at an international summit in Germany. Trump's sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's first

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US Warns That North Korea is Closing Diplomatic Window With Provocations

The United States warned Wednesday that North Korea was "quickly closing off" the prospect of a diplomatic resolution to its provocations, as the Trump administration launched a government-wide effort to identify options for confronting Pyongyang following its unprecedented intercontinental ballistic missile launch. (more…)

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Trump Expecting Warm Welcome in Poland at Beginning of Trip in Europe

President Donald Trump opens his two-nation European visit with what he expects to be a short but warm stop in Poland before he encounters what could be a frostier reception and thornier issues at an international summit in Germany. Trump's sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's first

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Trump Expresses Frustration With China Over North Korea Support

President Donald Trump chastised China on Wednesday for doing too little to starve North Korea of funds and exert pressure over its nuclear pursuits, as his administration searched for new ways to confront Pyongyang after its unprecedented test of a missile capable of hitting the U.S. (more…)

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