In his new year's speech the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, boasted a test launch would happen soon and state media has said a launch could come at any time.
North Korea has probably built two road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles (IBCM), South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Thursday, citing military and diplomatic sources from South Korea and the United States.
At a press conference Thursday, Roh Jae-cheon, a spokesman for South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, declined to confirm the reports but said Seoul was monitoring North Korea's ICBM development.
Two North Korea intercontinental ballistic missiles have been recently detected, and the projectiles appear to be a new model, according to Yonhap.
The new missiles are analyzed to be about 15 meters long, shorter than existing North Korean ICBMs - the KN-08 and its upgraded version KN-14. "But as we saw in 2016, there's certainly a variety of active missile programs underway in North Korea".
"It was different from a conventional Musudan missile in its length and shape", a military source reportedlytold South Korean media, referring to the Musudan intermediate-range missile which Pyongyang tested in 2016.
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"If they do something, it would more likely be a test of Trump than a test of a delivery system", said a US intelligence officer who monitors North Korean activities.
If North Korea does choose to launch an ICBM, it is likely to adjust the amount of fuel and engine power to control the missile range, limiting its distance to about 1,200-1,500 miles, according to the report.
"It's also possible that they are simply conducting field exercises with no plans to launch, or the option to launch if decided", said Pollack. The Chosun Ilbo reported that North Korea may be moving the missiles somewhere for assembly, rather than for a road-mobile test.
"ICBM rocket test launch preparation is in its last stage", Kim said, adding that North Korea "will continue to strengthen its ability based on nuclear might to mount a preemptive attack".
"We are at the point where an actual ICBM test is realistic", Scott Lafoy, a North Korean missile systems expert, told NK News.
DeVos said she intends to take a salary of $1, and to forgo a tax loophole that can help wealthy nominees save money. Much of what DeVos said has drawn attention, especially one remark about guns in schools and grizzly bears .
Trump also said the United States might need to "get the dollar down" if a large-scale tax cut proposed by him drives it higher. Trump will need to provide investors a clearer picture of his policy agenda for the market to sustain the post-election rally.
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His resignation led to the collapse of the power-sharing government at Stormont, the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly. McGuinness abandoned a butcher's apprenticeship in 1970 to join the Irish Republican Army.
Del Vecchio will be the single largest shareholder with his Delfin holding company owning a stake of between 31 and 38 percent. Essilor said the merger is an effort to meet growing global demand for corrective lenses, sunglasses and luxury frames.
We'd like to determine the cause" of the failure, said Hiroto Habu, an associate professor at JAXA, said later in the day. He said Japan should invest more in fundamental research and development so it will not get left behind.
Heading the overall effort to respond to worldwide criticism is State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, the country's de facto leader. He said Malaysia would give 10 million ringgit (US$2.25 million) for the humanitarian efforts, and send a food flotilla.
BMW will make 3-Series sedans starting in 2019 at a $1 billion plant it's building in San Luis Potosi state in central Mexico. Ford Motor Co. has canceled plans for a $1.6 billion factory in the country to instead expand an existing site in MI .
In a statement announcing Perry's nomination in December, the Trump transition office used the word "nuclear" only once. After Franken thanked Perry for meeting him in his office before the hearing, Perry attempted to compliment him.
Hua made no mention of the long-running dispute over Taiwan, the self-governing island that China claims as its own territory. Taiwan is to send Yu Shyi-kun, former premier and ex-ruling party leader, to represent Taipei at Trump's inauguration.
Williams, 51, has now been charged with kidnapping and interference with custody and could face life in prison if convicted. Williams and Mobley exchanged a few words at Mobley's first appearance at a detention facility in Walterboro, S.C.
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The deal comes after prosecutors in Detroit charged three former senior executives with falsifying test results. The company responsible for selling defective airbags has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge.
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He wounded dozens more in the shooting, which intensified fears about attacks by Americans inspired by Islamic State. Mateen was the only gunman at Pulse nightclub, and he was killed after a three-hour siege in a shootout with police.
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We will not even apply to the Nobel Committee to nominate him for the Nobel Prize in mathematics, physics or some other subject. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov last week called the dossier a fabrication aimed at damaging Moscow's ties with Washington.
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In his mind, there are two issues to deal with; adapting to the current situation and mitigating future damage to the planet. While La Nina cooled global temperatures during the last 3 months of the year, they were still above 20th Century averages.
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