U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers and F-15 jets, flying in global waters, carried out a show of force Saturday off the coast of North Korea aimed at countering what the Pentagon called Pyongyang's "reckless behavior".
Defense Department spokesman Dana White says in a statement that the mission shows how seriously the USA takes what he calls North Korea's "reckless behavior".
It said the operation over worldwide waters showed the seriousness with which Washington took Pyongyang's "reckless behaviour", amid rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear tests. "We are prepared to use the full range of military capabilities to defend the USA homeland and our allies", White said.
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, prepares to take off from Andersen AFB, Guam, Sept. 23, 2017.
Earlier on Saturday, officials and experts said a small natural disaster near North Korea's nuclear test site was probably not man-made, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one.
Kim in turn called Trump a "frightened dog" and a "mentally deranged USA dotard".
Tensions have continued to rise around the Korean Peninsula since Pyongyang carried out its sixth nuclear test, prompting a new round of United Nations sanctions.
The North, which says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself against the threat of a United States invasion, responded on Friday with a rare personal rebuke from Kim, who called Trump "mentally deranged" and threatened the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history".
The rhetoric between Trump and Kim has grown exceptionally personal. -North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would lead or whether the North will even carry out its threat.
The September 3 detonation followed two intercontinental ballistic missile launches in July that brought Kim Jong Un's isolated regime a step closer to achieving its aim of being able to deploy a nuclear warhead over the continental U.S.
Trump also said China was imposing major banking sanctions, too, but there was no immediate confirmation from the North's most important trading partner.
Counterterrorism police arrested a 25-year-old man in Newport, Wales, according to a statement by London's Metropolitan Police. The entire neighborhood around their house was evacuated as a precaution when the search began Saturday.
In a statement on Wednesday, 13 September, the UNSC strongly condemned the violence against ethnic Rohingyas. Matthew Rycroft said it was the first statement from the Security Council on Myanmar in nine years.
TENAA - wireless authority that certifies gadgets in China - released their certification for the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Once again Apple , AR was used heavily in Pokemon GO, and you don't need to be a techie to figure that out.
A seemingly rhetorical question with no expected response, Sean Spicer emerged from backstage, accompanied by a podium. Liberal commentator Keith Olbermann tweeted that the Emmys lost its credibility by lionizing Spicer .
Earlier this year, Israel intercepted another drone that strayed into the Golan airspace from neighboring Syria. According to an IDF spokesman, the drone was being used by Hezbollah militants for the reconnaissance purposes.
But New York, where the average price of gasoline is $2.81 per gallon, still has some of the highest prices in the country. The most expensive gas reported Sunday in the city was $3.31 at a North Patterson Street retailer, according to gasbuddy.
India was reeling at 87 for 5 when Hardik Pandya joined MS Dhoni to stitch together a partnership that would take India to safety. Yuzvendra Chahal bagged 3 wickets, whereas young Kuldeep Yadav also picked 2 wickets to set back Australia .
The US National Hurricane Center said the hurricane had become "catastrophic", and the British Virgin Islands was in its path. The storm's hurricane-force winds extended about 30 miles from the eye, and tropical storm-force winds as far as 125 miles.
One team that plummeted was LSU (2-1), which fell from No. 12 to 25 after being routed 37-7 by Mississippi State . Alabama remained No. 1 in the poll, followed by Clemson , Oklahoma, Penn State and USC in that order.
China says North Korean situation more serious by the day
Chinese leaders were for long the North's diplomatic allies but express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong-un. Ri reportedly added that "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong Un".
Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end
Though both Washington and Pyongyang have rejected the proposal, he said, "we believe that the potential is not yet exhausted". Lavrov noted that Pyongyang is carefully watching how the United States deals with that pact, now up for recertification.
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He shows great speed and acceleration. "We're extremely happy and pleased with his progress so far". Vikings DE Everson Griffen registered two sacks last week, the ninth multi-sack game of his career.
Police arrests Catalan crackdown
A spokesman for Junqueras confirmed the arrest and said that other Catalan government premises were being searched by the agents. The mood in Catalonia is growing increasingly nasty with just over a week to go before the banned ballot on October 1.
Australia restrict India to 252 all out in second ODI
It was a day when batting wasn't easy, as evidenced not just by Australia's failed chase but also India's struggle early on. Nathan Coulter-Nile put up a defiant stance and kept Stoinis company as the latter refused to down his tools already.
Obama Also Said The US Could Destroy North Korea
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Trump Wants to Hold a Military Parade for the Fourth of July
He later told reporters the event might occur as soon as the next Independence Day, adding it might take another year to plan. French aircraft fly over the Champs-Elysees during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017.
Was Trump right all along about being wiretapped?
Some of the conversations listened to were reportedly with US President Donald Trump after he was elected. But Monday's CNN report shows that the FBI investigation has gone further than previously known.
Hackers plant malware in popular CCleaner
Piriform says that it's still investigating where the attack came from, and the company sent a reassuring message. The malware's main goal is to profile a victim's system and send that information to a server located in the US.
Google's UPI-based Tez payments app rolls out in India
The company said Tez Shield "helps detect fraud and prevent hacking", aiming to protect every transaction and ensure security . Tez works with all major Indian banks and the vast majority of smartphones - so you can pay or get paid by nearly anyone.