The statement from the North Korean state-controlled news agency also had a disturbing message for Japan.
North Korea made an explicit threat to use a nuclear weapon to sink Japan, in remarks that further cranks up heightened tensions in North Asia.
Frustrated US lawmakers called on Tuesday for a high-powered response to North Korea's nuclear tests, saying Washington should act alone if necessary to stiffen sanctions on companies from China, Russia and any country doing business with Pyongyang, Reutersreports.
In an angry backlash, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slammed the launch as an "unprecedented, serious and grave threat" and called for a UN Security Council meeting, urging for "increased pressure on North Korea in cooperation with the global community".
"The government's stance is that the humanitarian aid for North Korea's infants, adolescents and pregnant women has to be continued regardless of the political situation".
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launch at the time, while US President Donald Trump reiterated that "all options" were under consideration in responding to North Korea's provocations.
While the latest sanctions are not as tough as what the U.S. had sought, they are expected to have a significant impact.
In response to sanctions imposed by the United Nations, the hermit nation warned they will nuke Japan and reduce the U.S. "to ashes and darkness".
Again I find myself typing the words, "It's an unquestionably worthy story, I just wish it was told with more inventiveness". Jolie's appearance at TIFF marks the second time she's stepped out with her kids to promote her latest directorial effort .
When asked if Anderson could beat Del Potro or Nadal , Carreno Busta replied: 'Yeah, why not? He said: "It's been a long road". 28 seed, defeated Pablo Carreno Busta 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to advance to Sunday's championship match of the U.S.
Auburn PK Daniel Carlson is the school's all-time scoring leader with 371 points and holds 12 Auburn kicking records. His second completion of the game went for 23 yards. "We're going to regroup and we're going to be a lot better".
The Leviathan Raid starts at 6pm United Kingdom time, although you won't get very far if you're not at the required Power Level . Turns out, you don't have to do too much grinding to participate in the Raid . "We renounce hate in all forms".
At least 58 people were killed Friday, when a powerful 8.2-magnitude quake struck southern Mexico , authorities said . The USGS reported multiple aftershocks, including at least six measuring above a 5.0 in magnitude .
The Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5) is taking off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The blastoff, scheduled for Wednesday and delayed due to the bad weather, was SpaceX's first shot at launching the X-37B.
At the Medyka border, supporters expressed hope that Saakashvili could deliver some of the same types of reforms in Ukraine. He said Saakashvili should have contested the decree stripping him of citizenship in court if he disagreed with it.
However, we can't argue with the Mi Notebook Pro's pricing , which starts at just $850 with 8GB of RAM and a Core i5 processor. Xiaomi's Mi Notebook Pro comes out into the markets with a 15.6 inched display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Fitzpatrick surged after a steady start to the final round, and led by two shots when he birdied the par-3 16th. Hend also missed from five feet for victory on the 18th green in the second playoff hole.
After Apple Watch 3, Apple has today also launched a 4K-capable version of its Apple TV set-top box at its keynote event. On the inside, the Apple TV 4K uses the A10X Fusion, which is the same chip that powers the latest iPad Pro .
The Lebanon Police Department is asking people to avoid the area while roads around the hospital have been closed. DCMS followed up with a report that police were sweeping the campus, with more info to come.
Samsung Creates $300M Autonomous Driving Fund
But the firm said it will not enter the car-manufacturing business, and will instead work with vehicle makers on their projects. The announcement comes shortly after Samsung completed its acquisition of American audio and in-car technology firm Harman .
Cassini on course into Saturn's atmosphere
Within a year of arriving at Saturn, Cassini captured images of plumes of water vapor jetting out from near the moon's south pole. And it has also captured some attractive and never seen before images of the ring planet and its moons, through its lenses.
Arkansas's uninsured rate has dropped by half since 2013
Advocates worry all of the uncertainty and changes will confuse consumers and hurt their ability to sign up for health insurance. The data shows that 2016 was the third straight year the bureau found a decline in the share of people without health insurance.
Dybala's commitment to Juve
Raiola said that the Argentine forward should leave the Italian champion and join the likes of Real, Manchester City, Man United or Chelsea.
Irma knocks out power to 7 million homes, businesses
Update 1 a.m.: Hurricane Irma sustains Category 2 hurricane winds of 100 mph as its center moves 15 miles southwest of Lakeland. The wind was already picking up in St Petersburg, some 400 miles north the Keys, and people began bracing for the onslaught.