North Korea Nukes San Francisco in Propaganda Video

A series of North Korean nuclear weapons destroys San Francisco in the “Hermit Kingdom’s” latest propaganda film, which was created for the grand finale of celebrations commemorating founder Kim Il Sung’s 105th birthday last weekend.

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Trump: U.S. ‘100%’ Behind Japan After North Korean Missile Launch

At a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday night, held shortly after North Korea’s surprise test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile, President Donald Trump declared: “I just want everybody to understand, and fully know, that the United States of America is behind Japan, our great ally, one hundred percent.”

As part of a two-day visit that began in Washington US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe jetted to Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida

North Korea Detonates Most Powerful Nuclear Weapon Yet

North Korea claims to have conducted its fifth, and by far most powerful, nuclear bomb test on Friday morning, in defiance of United Nations resolutions. Condemnation from world leaders was immediate, including even North Korea’s patron China.

A South Korean man watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. North Korea said Friday it conducted a "higher level" nuclear warhead test explosion, which it trumpeted as finally allowing it to build …

North Korea Reveals Details of Nuclear Weapons Program

Next month, North Korea will convene the first Korean Workers’ Party Congress in 36 years. The impending event has been seen by analysts as influencing everything the secretive Communist state does – an opportunity to refresh the North Korean peoples’ sense of “unity” with their oppressive government and consolidate the power of dictator Kim Jong Un’s cabal of relatively young leaders.

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‘Suspicious’ Activity at North Korean Nuclear Plant as China Imposes More Sanctions

Even as China announced a new round of sanctions against its unruly client, North Korea, due to its nuclear and ballistic-missile programs, international monitors have noted “suspicious activity” at the Yongbyong nuclear site. Also, South Korea complains that the North has been jamming its GPS navigation systems in a bid to raise tensions on the Korean peninsula even further.

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