Senior Chinese Envoy in North Korea Amid Chill in Ties

The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years arrived in the country’s capital on Friday to try to improve relations that have soured over Beijing’s tightening of sanctions and expressions of support for U.S. President Donald Trump’s calls for more pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

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Most Americans Say Trump Is Willing to Strike North Korea

Americans are becoming increasingly concerned with North Korea’s nuclear capabilities and most think President Donald Trump is very willing to take military action, according to a new study released as Trump left the U.S. for an 11-day trip to Asia to meet with leaders and diplomats on that very topic.

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Ex-North Korean Envoy Calls for ‘More and Constant’ Sanctions on Former Home

Demanding tougher U.S. sanctions against the country he once served, Thae Yong-ho, a former North Korean embassy deputy chief in the United Kingdom, told Congress Wednesday that even the sound of an impending U.S. attack on the peninsula would immediately cause dictator Kim Jong Un to retaliate against neighboring South Korea. 

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Single EMP Attack by North Korea Will Destroy US, Experts Tell Congress

Amid an escalating war of words between North Korea and President Donald Trump, an expert told members of a House Homeland Security subcommittee Thursday that an electromagnetic pulse attack by North Korea – done with the high-altitude detonation of single nuclear weapon – could knock out the U.S. power grid in a way “we might never recover from.”

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Most Say Trump Making North Korea Situation Worse, Poll Finds

North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. Less than one in 10 think Trump’s comments are making it better.

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