UN Security Council sets emergency meeting on NKorea blast

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North’s persistent weapons programs. Scheduled after North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen […]

Mattis: North Korea a ‘clear and present danger’ to world

ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer SINGAPORE (AP) — North Korea is accelerating its push to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the U.S. regards this as a “clear and present danger,” U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday. Speaking at an international security conference in Singapore, […]