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North Korea missile tests fail seconds after launch, US officials say

A North Korean ballistic missile test ended in failure when it exploded five seconds after launch, two US officials tell Fox News. North Korea attempted to launch an intermediate-range Musudan missile, the first attempted launch of this type of missile since President Trump took office. Continue reading →

China expected to return US undersea drone Tuesday, US officials say

Tuesday China is expected to return a U.S. Navy drone it seized in international waters, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News – a transfer that could help smooth over a significant dispute between the two militaries. The transfer will take place in the “vicinity” of Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, the body of water where the drone originally was taken.

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North Korea fires ballistic missiles, US officials say

North Korea has test-fired two ballistic missiles, the latest in a series of rocket launches. US officials said the medium-range missiles, launched off the east coast, flew about 800km (500 miles) before falling into the water. Afterwards, the US called for Pyongyang to refrain from raising tensions.

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