Another North Korean ballistic missile explodes over Sea of Japan

The 11th North Korean ballistic missile to be launched this year flew 930km Tuesday before exploding over Tokyo’s economic zone in the Sea of Japan. Senior US administration officials reported that President Donald Trump informed the Chinese leader Xi Jinping, when they talked Saturday, that the US is prepared to act on its own to pressure Pyongyang, after China proved unwilling to lean hard on the North Korean leader to halt its nuclear development.

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