​North Korea accuses US of pushing nuclear war tipping point

In a show-of-force drill Saturday, long-range US B-1B Lancer bombers reportedly flew close to the heavily-fortified border between two Koreas and dropped 2,000-pound (900 kilogram) bombs to destroy “enemy missile batteries.” They were accompanied by South Korean warplanes.  In response, Pyongyang’s state-run Rodong newspaper Sunday ran an editorial titled “Don’t play with fire on a powder keg,” accusing the US of “pushing the risk of a nuclear war on the peninsula to a tipping point.”

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