Kim Jong-un promoted his ex-girlfriend inside the North Korean hierarchy

Kim Jong-un promoted his ex-girlfriend inside the North Korean hierarchy

The area around North Korea's nuclear test base may be destabilized after recent tremors and landslides, Reuters reported, and experts say it may not be used for tests much longer.

The nuclear-powered submarine MI arrived at the South Korean port of Busan on Friday.

The article ended with a familiar warning: that the United States would be exclusively responsible for "pushing the situation on the peninsula to the point of explosion".

Kim Yo-jong officially became the second most influential woman in North Korea after the wife of the leader of Pyongyang, North Korea's First Lady Ri Sol-ju.

Ri, who was recently promoted to the Workers' Party of Korea's Political Bureau, also reportedly emphasized Kim's warning to the "act sensibly and stop troubling us" if it did not want to be struck by his regime's missiles.

During his remarks at the United Nations last month, Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea and adopted a demeaning nickname for the North Korean leader - referring to him as "Rocket Man" and subsequently "Little Rocket Man".

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Before suggesting they could depart in January: "Once you are in our kind of situation, we have envisaged every solution yes". Asked if he was anxious about Sanchez's mental state, Wenger said: "I will have to speak to him.

Anyone anxious that the United States-North Korea impasse is heading to a nuclear showdown should relax. He added: "We're going to see what happens".

Despite Trump's tough talk, John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, said Thursday that North Korea's nuclear threat was "manageable" for now.

He told reporters that if the threat grows "beyond where it is today, well, let's hope that diplomacy works" - just the latest in a series of cryptic messages from the Trump administration.

The President has been very vocal in his criticism of North Korea that some people have claimed have raised tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

It remains unclear whether North Korea will lash out with a weapons test during the exercise, as it often has in the past.