North Korean leader Kim Jong Un persists in testing nuclear weapons and missiles in defiance of the United States and the rest of the world. President Trump imposed new sanctions and threatened to destroy North Korea. On Friday, Kim upped the ante with a threat to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific for the first time.
Relations between the United States and North Korea have rarely been worse since the Korean War in the 1950s, when U.S. troops fought with South Korea against forces from the North.
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