By Yeganeh Torbati and Se Young Lee
Hawaii is rolling out a plan for the unlikely case of a North Korean missile attack. The state’s Emergency Management Agency says the plan is similar to preparations for a hurricane or tsunami.
The U.S. government is reportedly set to announce a new travel-ban for Americans trying to enter North Korea. A China-based touring company offering trips to the isolated dictatorship says Americans will no longer be allowed entry after July 27th.
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President Trump tells senators they should not leave town for their August recess until action is taken on health care. He made the comments Wednesday during a working lunch with Republican senators at the White House.
The United State’s second highest-ranking military official claims although North Korea’s missiles have the range to hit the U.S. they still lack accuracy. General Paul Selva spoke about the issue during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.
A well-known South Korean defector is believed to have been abducted and taken back to Pyongyang. In a propaganda video released by the North Korean government Lim Ji-hyun is shown stating she voluntarily returned to be with her parents.
South Korean officials propose military talks with North Korea for the first time since 2015. Seoul’s defense minister has requested talks with Pyongyang later this week, and is asking the North to stop all hostile activities in the area.
A Chinese military ship is spotted in international waters off the coast of Alaska. The vessel arrived shortly before the U.S. successfully conducted another THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense test this week.