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US considers shooting North Korea test missiles out of the sky

US considers shooting North Korea test missiles out of the sky

Asked whether he had ruled out the possibility of launching a military strike against North Korea, Trump said he did not wish to reveal his plans. Vice President Mike Pence sent another clear warning to North Korea on Wednesday, telling personnel aboard a Japan-based USA aircraft carrier that " all options are on the table" when dealing with the Stalinist regime.


North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of U.S. 'recklessness'

North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of U.S. 'recklessness'

The North Korean military has reportedly displayed new types of ballistic missiles in a Saturday parade marking the 105th birthday of its late founder Kim Il-Sung. Kim Dong-yub, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said the canisters and trucks suggested that the North was developing technology to "cold launch" ICBMs, ejecting them from the canisters before they ignite.



US Defense Secretary Mattis Addresses Confusion Over Carrier

The U.S. military says an aircraft carrier participating in curtailed training with Australia before starting its journey north toward the Korean Peninsula. In an interview that aired April 12 on Fox Business Network , President Donald Trump was asked about the redirection of the ships. Beijing, long considered North Korea's last remaining ally, has stepped up its criticism of Pyongyang.



Pot stocks sell off in wake of release of federal legislation

The bill was tabled in the House of Commons shortly after noon on Thursday, with the government hoping to officially legalize marijuana for recreational use by July 1, 2018. It also promises "significant penalties " for those who engage young Canadians in "cannabis-related offences" and a "zero-tolerance approach" to drug-impaired driving.


Photographer takes action instead of pictures in Syria

Photographer takes action instead of pictures in Syria

The busses that were hit with explosives had been carrying evacuees from various Syrian towns. Photographer and activist Abd Alkader Habak, who was working nearby, was briefly knocked unconscious by the powerful blast. Muhammed Alrageb, another photojournalist on the scene, began taking pictures again after helping to get civilians to safety. "I wanted to film everything to make sure there was accountability", he said.