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Trump's Secret Weapon in North Korea Standoff: Unpredictability - Fox News;

Trump's Secret Weapon in North Korea Standoff: Unpredictability - Fox News

Fox NewsTrump's Secret Weapon in North Korea Standoff: UnpredictabilityFox NewsPresident Trump's refusal to specify when or how he might use military force against North Koreans has emerged as a strategy unto itself amid rising tensions over Pyongyang's continued missile testing and drive toward nuclearization. The White House ...and more »

Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready' - Chicago Tribune;

Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready' - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'Chicago TribuneU.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, speaks to U.S. servicemen and Japanese Self-Defense Forces personnel on the flight deck of U.S. navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of ...and more »

There are no good options on North Korea. Zero. - The Boston Globe

There are no good options on North Korea. Zero.The Boston GlobeNorth Korea and the United States are caught in an escalating standoff with potentially incendiary consequences — and no good solutions. In recent weeks, North Korea has staged a number of provocative missile tests, taking concrete steps toward its ...and more »

North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats - BBC News;

North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats - BBC News

BBC NewsNorth Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threatsBBC NewsChina says it is seriously concerned about North Korean nuclear development, in the wake of a BBC interview with a top official from the North. North Korea's vice-foreign minister told the BBC Pyongyang would continue to test missiles and would launch ...and more »

Pence: US will say Trump 'off to a great start' in first 100 days - The Hill;

Pence: US will say Trump 'off to a great start' in first 100 days - The Hill

The HillPence: US will say Trump 'off to a great start' in first 100 daysThe HillVice President Mike Pence · Mike (Michael) Richard PencePence: 'Very confident' Congress will repeal ObamaCare Pence: US will say Trump 'off to a great start' in first 100 days Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready' MORE on Wednesday said he ...and more »

Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors - Washington Post;

Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors - Washington Post

Washington PostNation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighborsWashington PostSEOUL, South Korea — Unpredictable. Unhinged. Dangerous. Many South Koreans are using those words to describe the president of their most important ally, rather than the leader of their archrival to the North. They worry that President Donald Trump's ...and more »

'The Sword Stands Ready': Mike Pence Issues Pointed Warning to North Korea - Mediaite;

'The Sword Stands Ready': Mike Pence Issues Pointed Warning to North Korea - Mediaite

Mediaite'The Sword Stands Ready': Mike Pence Issues Pointed Warning to North KoreaMediaiteIn a swing through Asia, Vice President Mike Pence issued some of his sharpest words yet to North Korea, warning the reclusive Communist nation that any use of conventional or nuclear weapons would no longer be tolerated by the United States.and more »

Retailers grapple with Ivanka Trump brand - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette;

Retailers grapple with Ivanka Trump brand - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteRetailers grapple with Ivanka Trump brandChampaign/Urbana News-GazettePresident Donald Trump kisses his daughter Ivanka after giving his acceptance speech during his election-night rally Nov. 9 in New York. As Ivanka Trump builds a new political career as an adviser to her father, the commercial engine of her lifestyle ...and more »

North Korea drops nuclear bomb on US in disturbing video - Metro;

North Korea drops nuclear bomb on US in disturbing video - Metro

MetroNorth Korea drops nuclear bomb on US in disturbing videoMetroA shocking North Korean video shows a nuclear bomb appearing to strike an American city, before a huge fiery mushroom cloud soars into the sky. The propaganda video, released by the state, includes frames of the American flag overlapped with an image ...and more »

Mike Pence works to get health care reform passed after recess - Washington Times;

Mike Pence works to get health care reform passed after recess - Washington Times

Washington TimesMike Pence works to get health care reform passed after recessWashington TimesU.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech during a lecture for Japan-U.S. business leaders at a hotel in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) more >. Print. By Sally Persons - The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 19 ...and more »

Don't mess with N Korea's Kim, he thinks he's his grandfather - South China Morning Post;

Don't mess with N Korea's Kim, he thinks he's his grandfather - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostDon't mess with N Korea's Kim, he thinks he's his grandfatherSouth China Morning PostA North Korean soldier takes a photograph as South Korean soldiers stand guard at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg. Their stares are cold, tenacious and emotionless. They appeared bent to ...and more »

Donald Trump says 'you always have to be concerned about nuclear war' as tensions with North Korea rise - The Independent;

Donald Trump says 'you always have to be concerned about nuclear war' as tensions with North Korea rise - The Independent

The IndependentDonald Trump says 'you always have to be concerned about nuclear war' as tensions with North Korea riseThe IndependentAmericans “always have to be concerned” about the prospect of a thermonuclear war with North Korea, Donald Trump has said. Tensions between the secretive communist state and the US have ratcheted up in recent weeks and the US leader recently ...and more »

Here's just how risky it is to fight North Korea - USA TODAY;

Here's just how risky it is to fight North Korea - USA TODAY

USA TODAYHere's just how risky it is to fight North KoreaUSA TODAYU.S. military options for confronting North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs are fraught with grave risks, unlike recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan. “Realistically, anything is on the table,” said Dean Cheng, a senior research ...and more »

North Korean audience claps and cheers at screening of film showing its missiles blowing up US city - The Independent;

North Korean audience claps and cheers at screening of film showing its missiles blowing up US city - The Independent

The IndependentNorth Korean audience claps and cheers at screening of film showing its missiles blowing up US cityThe IndependentA cheering audience in North Korea - including leader Kim Jong-un - has watched a video showing a missile strike destroying a US city. State television aired footage of a musical staged as part of the celebrations marking the 105th anniversary of the ...and more »

VP Pence thanks corporate Japan for boosting US growth - Channel NewsAsia;

VP Pence thanks corporate Japan for boosting US growth - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaVP Pence thanks corporate Japan for boosting US growthChannel NewsAsiaVice President Mike Pence on Wednesday (Apr 19) hailed Japanese companies for contributing to US economic prosperity, moving to ease fears over the protectionist agenda of President Donald Trump. Posted 19 Apr 2017 19:33; Updated 19 Apr 2017 19: ...and more »

Mike Pence promises 'overwhelming and effective' response to North Korea - Today.com;

Mike Pence promises 'overwhelming and effective' response to North Korea - Today.com

Today.comMike Pence promises 'overwhelming and effective' response to North KoreaToday.comVice President Mike Pence issued a new warning to North Korea overnight, labeling it a “dangerous and urgent threat.” This comes just hours after information emerged that the USS Carl Vinson, the aircraft carrier supposedly heading toward the Korean ...and more »

VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack' - NBCNews.com;

VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack' - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comVP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'NBCNews.comVice President Mike Pence renewed the Trump administration's tough talk on North Korea during his second stop of his 10-day Asia trip Wednesday after briefly pushing a more conciliatory line. Pence reiterated the commitment to defend U.S. allies in the ...and more »

Behind the iron curtain of North Korea: Is Australia at risk? - SBS;

Behind the iron curtain of North Korea: Is Australia at risk? - SBS

SBSBehind the iron curtain of North Korea: Is Australia at risk?SBSIt's been almost 70 years since the Korean War broke out, and still to this day the relationship between North Korea and its neighbours has many world leaders on edge. Missile tests by North Korea, now under the leadership of Kim Jong-un, regularly ...and more »

North Korea's musical show ends with a mock-up video showing missiles blowing up America - Business Insider;

North Korea's musical show ends with a mock-up video showing missiles blowing up America - Business Insider

Business InsiderNorth Korea's musical show ends with a mock-up video showing missiles blowing up AmericaBusiness InsiderNorth Korea's state television aired footage of a musical show marking the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames. A choral performance attended by Kim Jong Un, the ...and more »

BUZZ: Congress to punt on government funding -- RUNOFF in Georgia's sixth -- O'REILLY done at Fox? -- WH stares ... - Politico

BUZZ: Congress to punt on government funding -- RUNOFF in Georgia's sixth -- O'REILLY done at Fox? -- WH stares ...PoliticoListen to the Playbook Audio Briefing http://bit.ly/2oNiuWl ... Subscribe on iTunes http://apple.co/2eX6Eay ... Visit the online home of Playbook http://politi.co/2f51Jnf. Good Wednesday morning. Story Continued Below. WE HEAR -- THE HILL IS IN “PUNT ...and more »