Mnuchin: Companies working with North Korea are 'on notice'

Sergio Conner
September 24, 2017

The United States and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty. The last registered as a magnitude 6.3.

The agencysaid it was analysing the nature of the quake and its initial view was that it was a natural earthquake. He's watching us like he's never watched anyone before."Maybe something works out and maybe it doesn't but let me tell you one thing: we are protected".

Likewise, China's Earthquake Networks Center said an analysis by the seismic service found that the quake "is a natural one", Xinhua, China's official news agency, reported.

Where are the world's nuclear weapons?

North Korea struck back at U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to destroy it, with Kim Jong Un warning of the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" and his foreign minister suggesting that could include testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific ocean.

North Korea's leader called President Donald Trump "mentally deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, an unusually blunt response that raised fears of a new missile test or other provocation by the communist state.

In his response, Kim stressed that his threat to "tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire" was "not a rhetorical expression".

The escalation in warring rhetoric came after Kim responded to Trump's "rocket man" speech at the U.N. General Assembly this week by branding him a "mentally deranged dotard" - an insult that has left many people reaching for their dictionaries to determine which leaders' comments were more offensive or inflammatory.

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Trump added economic sanctions to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim Jong Un on Friday, calling the reclusive leader "obviously a madman".

"Why on earth would North Korea come to the table - if the president is signaling hes not willing to stand up and enforce diplomatic agreements", asks Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy.

And novelist Elnathan John said: "Am I the only one who doesn't find this Trump-Jong Un war dance amusing?"

MCEVERS: Today President Trump struck back with a tweet.

The US president has said it is "unacceptable that entities" support Kim Jong-un and his communist regime. "I speak not like a dotard nor a fool, ' Leonato says in 'Much Ado About Nothing", The New York Times said.

No nation on Earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles.

Trump announced new secondary sanctions on entities and individuals doing business with North Korea on Thursday.

The UN Security Council voted in September to restrict fuel supplies and ban North Korea's textile exports.

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