North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear capability

01 January, 2018, 04:54 | Author: Marjorie Miles
  • North Korean missiles will 'certainly' fly over Canada, a Japanese expert says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is beginning 2018 by issuing a new wave of threats against US, touting his natin's ability to deploy nuclear weapons with the push of a button.

He said he doesn't know if that friendship will develop, but added it would be "very, very nice if it did".

According to the Washington Post, the files from the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau also include marketing brochures for an array of top-of-the-line Soviet missiles capable of delivering nuclear bombs to USA cities, fuelling fears were're on the brink of World War 3.

"The US can not wage a war against our country at all", Kim added.

"The entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk".

We did not get upset with Israel, Pakistan and India for joining the nuclear club, but we get in a dither about North Korea and about Iran's nuclear program.

More news: Soldier visiting NYC for holidays dies trying to save people from fire

"I would say there's a three in 10 chance we use the military option", the South Carolina Republican first said in an interview with The Atlantic and later confirmed to CNN. He said the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics would be a good opportunity to showcase the status of the Korean nation.

In his interview Sunday, Graham said his prediction on the chance of a war with North Korea is "based on a lot of time with President Trump".

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: Getting set to surrender? "And the Iranians are watching how Trump deals with North Korea".

In its report Saturday, KCNA said North Korea had taken steps for "bolstering the capabilities for self-defence and pre-emptive attacks with nuclear force" in the face of a continued "nuclear threat and blackmail and war drills" by the United States and its "vassal forces".

"Its entity as an invincible power can neither be undermined nor be stamped out". It described North Korea as an "undeniable new strategic state and nuclear power".

Recommended:

  • New Year's Rockin' Eve 2018: Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas, more to perform

    New Year's Rockin' Eve 2018: Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas, more to perform

    Lucy Hale will host the Central time zone countdown from New Orleans, where Imagine Dragons and Walk the Moon will perform. Mariah Carey performs during New Year's Eve 2017 in Times Square , Dec. 31, 2016 in New York City .
    Five things to watch: Lions vs. Packers

    Five things to watch: Lions vs. Packers

    The Lions concluded their season with a record of 9-7 while the Packers wrapped up their campaign with a 7-9 mark. Lined up in the slot, Golladay caught a pass over the middle and outraced the defense on the 54-yard play.
    Apple to Offer $29 iPhone Battery Replacement Amid Controversy

    Apple to Offer $29 iPhone Battery Replacement Amid Controversy

    That produced backlash headlines like this one: It's not just you: Apple really is intentionally slowing down older iPhones . A report today from Reuters takes a look at Apple's broadening iPhone lineup and some of the benefits of its new strategy.
  • Swatting suspect arrested in Los Angeles

    Swatting suspect arrested in Los Angeles

    The suspect is Tyler Barriss, 25, of Los Angeles, according to Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department. Local and federal authorities are searching for the caller who is responsible for the deadly standoff, Livingston said.
    Dangerously cold wind chills

    Dangerously cold wind chills

    Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken, the weather service said. Decreasing cloud cover, becoming partly cloudy will allow for additional cooling, with lows 5 to 15 below zero.
    Women at the forefront of protests in cities across the country

    Women at the forefront of protests in cities across the country

    Some social media videos showed demonstrators chanting "Death to Rouhani" and "Death to the dictator". In Qom, a fearless young woman confronted the security forces and protested beating of youths.
  • Swansea City can beat relegation odds - new boss Carvalhal

    Swansea City can beat relegation odds - new boss Carvalhal

    In the 90th minute two substitutes combined for the victor , Luciano Narsingh reacting first to a parried Nathan Dyer effort. Carvalhal's first game in charge of the Swans comes at Watford on Saturday afternoon.
    Gunman is dead after multiple people are shot at Southern California business

    Gunman is dead after multiple people are shot at Southern California business

    The LA Times while quoting the Long Beach police said that they responded to the location amid reporters of a shooter at large. Police are now investigating a shooting at a business in Bixby Knolls that left multiple people injured.
    George Manneh Weah to be Liberia's 25th President

    George Manneh Weah to be Liberia's 25th President

    Boakai and ex-footballer George Weah will be declared president-elect after the announcement of the results. After a first vote that was too close to call, Weah and Boakai are awaiting the results from the run-off.
  • Americans dead in Costa Rica plane crash

    Americans dead in Costa Rica plane crash

    According to Costa Rican authorities, 10 of those passengers were United States citizens. The spokesperson would not confirm the nationalities of those on board.
    Court upholds $135K fine against Sweet Cakes owners

    Court upholds $135K fine against Sweet Cakes owners

    What does the lesbian couple have to say about the latest decision? It does not matter how you were born or who you love. Their kids, too, have been impacted by the negative publicity. "We've tried to protect them as much as possible".
    Powerball, Mega Millions now totaling $700M

    Powerball, Mega Millions now totaling $700M

    The winning numbers for Wednesday's Powerball for the grand prize of $337 million are 3, 9, 16, 56, 60 and the Powerball is 3. Tickets are $2, and sales time cut-offs vary by state but are usually one to two hours before the drawing.


Popular

Laura Govan Denies She Slept With Vince, Addresses Tamar's Rant
But Tamar was clear that despite claims that Vince has been abusive to her in the past, no violence popped off during the holiday. Govan later denied being pregnant or having an affair with Herbert, saying she was in a loving relationship with someone else.

Music City Bowl Recap: UK falls to Northwestern; Snell ejected
If I told you four months ago that the 2017 United Kingdom football team would finish 7-6, you would probably be disappointed. He is one of only two Big Ten players along with Wisconsin great Ron Dayne to run for at least 1,000 in four straight seasons.

Jack Del Rio fired by Raiders, paving way for Jon Gruden
The Raiders finished the season at 6-10 after the starting the season hoping for a Super Bowl run after going 12-4 last season. Those reports indicate Gruden could receive $10 million in salary and an ownership stake.

EPL: Conte reveals Chelsea's target this season
For a first experience in the league, to win the title is not easy, so I have to thank the club for giving me this opportunity". If we can get the win we hope we will get against Newcastle, then this Christmas period will have been a good return.

Sensex scales new high; signs off 2017 with 28% gains
Infratel (+2.4%), Asian Paints (+2%), TCS (+1.7%), Tata Motors (+1.6%) and Axis Bank (+1.5%) were the top gainers on Nifty50. The Sensex rose 0.62 percent to end the year at 34,056.83, while the Nifty ended 0.5 percent higher at 10,530.70.

Penn State, Barkley bowl over Washington in Fiesta
Myles Gaskin is an absolute stud and Jake Browning has loads of experience after starting as a freshman two years ago. He's topped 1,000 yards in each of his first three seasons in Seattle.

Crude oil settles above $60 for first time since June 2015
Brent futures also rose, up 1.2% to $66.92/bbl after breaking through $67 earlier this week for the first time since May 2015. X China issued import quotas for 2018 that traders believe could result in record-high purchases, according a Reuters .

Meghan Markle's dad "extremely hurt" by Prince Harry's latest comments
The source continued , "The brief was to find a glamorous rising star, specifically someone American or Canadian". She's glamorous and sexy and a good actress. "I don't see it as giving anything up".

Wade Davis Agrees To Terms With Rockies
Davis didn't earn quite as much on the open market as closers like Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen did previous year . Holland made $15 million this year , but he did not exercise the $15 million player option after the 2017 season.

Date horror story: Woman rips pricey Andy Warhol artwork from walls
That's when she allegedly poured red wine on his paintings and ripped them off the wall, then threw his sculptures on the ground. He made headlines the same year for parking a tank outside of his home , causing a brief fight with his homeowner's association.