TESTING KIM: Trump targets North Korea weapons program with tough new sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C., — The Trump administration on Wednesday hit North Korea with a fresh round of new sanctions targeting the rogue state’s weapons programs. A press release issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury declares that “nine entities, 16 individuals, and six vessels” have been sanctioned in an effort to curb Pyongyang’s missile, chemical…

FINDING MIDDLE GROUND: Trump agrees to talks with North Korea leader Kim Jung-un

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that he would be willing to talk with North Korean leader Kim Jung-un, “at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances. The breakthrough in peace talks came as a result of the president’s telephone call with South Korean Pres. Moon Jae-in, according to The White House. The…

JAPAN: North Korea nuclear strike on US ‘imminent’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The threat of a nuclear strike upon the U.S. by North Korea has grown to a “critical and imminent level” Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera warned U.S. officials during a talk session on Monday. Onodera’s remarks came as he met with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and South Korean Defense Minister Song…

KIM TARGETS TRUMP: North Korea vows ‘ruthless’ retaliation toward America as tensions mount

Washington, D.C. — North Korea released a propaganda video on Tuesday showing President Donald Trump looking out over a graveyard full of crosses (http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/844271/World-War-3-North-Korea-v-USA-Guam-warning-video-propaganda-Kim-Jong-Un). The video, which was paired with an ominous warning from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, criticized the president for “spouting rubbish” and parodied his frequent use of Twitter and other social…