North Korea carried out a massive nuclear test on 3 September which was widely condemned at the UN.
A shallow 3.5-magnitude natural disaster which hit North Korea near the country's nuclear test site on Saturday was not the result of a fresh nuclear test, China's seismic service said, after initially reporting a "suspected explosion".
Lewis finds similarities between the current situation surrounding North Korea and the events that led to China's 1966 test, which was driven by US doubts of Chinese capabilities to place nuclear weapons on ballistic missiles.
Commenting on their assessment of the quake, the South Korean official said "several methods" had been used to work out whether the incident was natural or manmade.
China had reported earlier Saturday that the quake was likely caused by an explosion, raising fears that North Korea had conducted a fresh nuclear test.
Beijing has repeatedly expressed concern about the rise of tensions over North Korea and, while it too has signed up for the increasingly tough United Nations sanctions, it has also urged a return to talks and for all parties to exercise restraint.
Lewis named the hypothetical North Korean test as such because of an earlier American end-to-end test of a nuclear-tipped Polaris submarine launched ballistic missile called Frigate Bird on May 6, 1962.
The U.S. Geological Survey and Japan's Meteorological Agency both detected the tremor but said they could not judge the cause.
The site of the tremor is close to where the regime on 3 September claimed to have detonated a thermonuclear weapon, in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday that China is firmly committed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during his speech at the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
Trump has been pushing China to use its deep economic ties with North Korea to pressure Kim Jong Un's regime to back down from developing nuclear weapons.
So they aim for the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Mattis said , "where at least we hope no ships are around". When asked if they might include the use of lethal force, he replied: "I don't want to go into that".
Apple has made multitudes of changes to the way things work on its devices, calling this update "a giant step for iPhone". Learn what you can really do in iOS 11 with these hidden iOS 11 features that you can't go another day without knowing.
So states that want to cut ties with Obamacare can do so, but states that want to keep Obamacare will have that authority as well. The plan would offer coverage to everyone, but a lot of the prices would depend on medical history.
Sources say that Kylie first started sharing the news with friends during the Day N Night Festival in Anaheim, CA. Then on Life Of Kylie back in July she claimed was ready to get out of the spotlight and have a more normal life.
What do you think of Jackie Hoffman's reaction? Ok Ann Dowd went through this 7 times before she won so I feel better now. Again, in case I wasn't clear, this was obviously a joke on Hoffman's part and a very amusing one at that.
One Patriot missile intercepted the drone in the demilitarized zone between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights, the IDF said. In April, Israel unveiled David's Sling, which was jointly developed with the USA and targets medium-range threats.
Several other flights were cancelled and travellers were told to expect delayed departures while the main runway remains closed. Mumbai city recorded 210 mm rainfall, suburb recorded 303 mm rainfall & Dahanu near Mumbai recorded 304 mm rainfall so far.
General Assembly of building "dangerous" missiles and exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the region. Iran has "successfully" launched a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, Press TV reported on Saturday.
Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on May 10 in the Oval Office - one day after the dismissal . The Russia investigation just took a major leap forward-straight into the Oval Office.
Day slipped back after dropping a shot at the 11th, and he is joined on 14 under by Fowler - the American signing for a solid 70. Although in some ways, Jason Day has been on top at Conway Farms for the last 24 months.
The ridiculous expulsion of Uber from London
By 1400 GMT on Saturday, almost 540,000 people had signed although it was not clear how many of them were in London. London's Mayor Sadiq Khan stands by the decision made by TfL. "We'd like to know what we can do to get this right".
Catalan govt admits referendum blow but vows to press on
The " Mossos " - as they are often referred to in Catalonia - are the largest police force in the northeastern region. That support has been waning in recent months as Spain's national and regional economies have begun thriving.
New Zealand election ends in stalemate
Prime Minister Bill English's National Party won 46 percent of the vote, according to the electoral commission on Sunday. Winston Peters, the party chief of the New Zealand First Party, however, refused to say which party he would side with.
Iran could set 'precedent' for North Korea
In a one-and-only such test in 1962, the US launched a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile from a submerged submarine. Earthquakes detected in North Korea were probably not caused by explosions, CTBTO says .
The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Winners
It was her 10th Emmy win overall, including producing credits on " Seinfeld ", "Old Christine" and " Veep ". She is also tied to Cloris Leachman for having the most individual Primetime Emmy Awards of any performer.
Bills rank least valuable franchise according to Forbes
America's Team was also the world's most valuable sports franchise - with a value of $4.8 billion, up 14 percent from a year ago. Once again, the Cowboys were estimated to be the most valuable National Football League franchise, this time at $4.8 billion.
Russian helicopter fires missile injuring bystanders
Some 13,000 soldiers, plus hundreds of tanks and other vehicles, are taking part in the joint Russian-Belarussian exercise. It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness.