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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 7:48 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 8:38 a.m. President Donald Trump says North Korea "disrespected" China with its most recent ballistic missile test. South Korea's military said in a statement Friday afternoon that North Korea had...
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April 28, 2017 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says North Korea "disrespected" China with its most recent ballistic missile test. South Korea's military said in a statement Friday afternoon that North Korea had fired the missile from an area near the capital of Pyongyang, but provided no other details. U...
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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer, left, is underway alongside the Republic of Korea multirole guided-missile destroyer Wang Geon during a bilateral exercise. Wayne E. Meyer was on a scheduled western Pacific deployment with aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey L. Adams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 7:25 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. North...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 6:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's most recent ballistic missile test. South Korea's military said in a statement Friday afternoon that North...
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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer, left, is underway alongside the Republic of Korea multirole guided-missile destroyer Wang Geon during a bilateral exercise. Wayne E. Meyer was on a scheduled western Pacific deployment with aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey L. Adams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 6:54 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. North...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 5:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has test-fired a missile from the western part of its country. There were no other immediate details Saturday morning, including what type of missile was used. North Korea routinely test-fires a variety of ballistic...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 3:44 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and China offered starkly different strategies Friday for addressing North Korea's escalating nuclear threat as President Donald Trump's top diplomat demanded full enforcement of economic sanctions on Pyongyang and urged new penalties. Stepping back from...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a Ministerial level Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Friday, April 28, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 28, 2017 - 2:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 2 p.m. North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says a solution to the standoff over his country's nuclear program will be possible when the United States withdraws its "hostile policy" toward the...
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CORRECTS TITLE TO DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER - Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov delivers his remarks in the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 12:18 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Russia's deputy foreign minister says "combative rhetoric coupled with reckless muscle-flexing" on North Korea has led to a situation where the world is seriously wondering whether...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hold a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun at the United Nations, Friday, Friday, April 28, 2017. (Bryan R. Smith Pool Photo via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 10:23 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. Secretary...
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