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North Korea tests another rocket engine U.S., officials say

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 00:48

North Korea carries out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official tells Reuters. Samantha Vadas reports.

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North Korea testing international patience once again on Thursday (June 22). The U.S. telling Reuters that Pyongyang has test launched another rocket engine, in what officials believe could be part of its program to develop an ICBM. It comes just a day after the U.S. piled more pressure on China to tighten the belt on North Korea over its weapons program. Donald Trump has warned that a major conflict with Pyongyang is possible, though U.S. officials say tougher sanctions are the way forward. The head of U.S. Defence Intelligence has warned of the threat if the North is left unchecked, saying it's on an "inevitable" path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking America.

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North Korea tests another rocket engine U.S., officials say

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 00:48