South Korea announces sanctions against Pyongyang

They also said the Trump administration 'has failed to articulate any plans to prevent the military conflict from expanding beyond the Korean Peninsula and to manage what happens after the conflict is over'.

The letter, reportedly written by vice director of the Pentagon's Joint Staff Rear Adm. Michael J Dumont, said North Korea "has a long-standing chemical weapons program with the capability to produce nerve, blister, blood and choking agents".

President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying that the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that "no dictator" should underestimate U.S. resolve. Trump also singled out trade, which he said had been "badly handled" for years.

Donald Trump addresses United States troops at Yokota air base in Fussa, on the outskirts of Tokyo.

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia forced Lebanese PM to resign
The report said due to the "serious" security threats against him, Hariri would not likely return to Lebanon. This is an indication that the resignation was designed to create tension in Lebanon and the region.

Despite stark rhetoric over North Korea's nuclear and rocket tests, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he believed North Koreans is "a great nation", DPA reported.

Recent drills over South Korea by two USA strategic bombers have further raised tensions. The North says it now has the ability to launch nuclear strikes on the United States mainland.

Some 20,000 South Koreans would die every day in the event of a US-North Korean war, according to alleged calculations made by the Pentagon. "Every once a while in the past they underestimated us".

Trump will steer clear of the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) zone on the border between the two Koreas - where other US presidents have visited - a move that might have been seen by North Korea as more of a provocation.

University of Utah students told to shelter in place amid reported shooting
Investigators with Golden police and the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office were flying to Utah on Tuesday, he said. An extensive search of upper campus and the hills above Red Butte Canyon is still on going.

'We will never yield, never waver and never falter in defense of our freedom, ' Trump said.

North Korea has conducted about 20 ballistic missile tests this year in defiance of U.N. resolutions, including two intercontinental ballistic missile tests that experts said suggest that a missile could reach parts of the United States. "The warmongering, arms-selling businessman Trump shouldn't come to Korea", the coalition said.

A total of 18 North Korean bankers stationed in China, Russia and Libya with suspected links to the regime's weapons programmes have been blacklisted, a statement posted on the South's government website showed.

A report by the Congressional Research Service released last month estimates that as many as 25 million people on either side of the border, including more than 100,000 USA citizens, could be affected by an escalation of a military conflict on the Korean Peninsula.

Shin Megami Tensei V is confirmed for the Nintendo Switch
It certainly fits in with the legacy-the series began on the Famicom, and the last three games have been exclusive to the 3DS. There was no release date confirmed for it yet aside from the listed platform being Nintendo Switch .

South Korea plans to capitalize on the country's hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympics to secure worldwide support and the momentum to improve relations with North Korea and denuclearize the country, she added.

  • Ryan Wade