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An unnamed U.S. official told CNN that North Korea's revamped missile is an upgrade to the KN-20, but it's unclear how far along it is.
North Korea is reportedly developing an advanced version of its intercontinental ballistic missile. And it could possibly reach the U.S.
An unnamed U.S. official told CNN the revamped missile is an upgrade to the North's KN-20 ICBM, but it's unclear what stage of development it's in.
According to CNN, the new missile is just one thing leader Kim Jong-un is doing to quickly improve his country's weapons program. Pyongyang is also reportedly tweaking its nuclear fuel, missile launchers, and guidance and targeting systems.
North Korea claimed it successfully launched its very first intercontinental ballistic missile in July. And the country has conducted multiple missile tests this year; the latest was nearly two months ago.
In August, a leaked report from the intelligence community said the North developed a miniature nuclear warhead for its missiles.
News of the new missile advancement comes just before President Donald Trump's first official trip to Asia. North Korea's weapons program is expected to be a big topic during his visit.
The number of confirmed and presumed dead has risen to 23 after rescuers, grappling with bad weather, discovered more bodies.
The CV-22 Osprey carrying eight American military personnel crashed last Wednesday off Yakushima island during a training mission.
At least one person is dead; the status of the five others on the aircraft was not immediately known.
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Trump was anticipated to testify on Monday as the final key defense witness in the case that jeopardizes his real estate empire.
A federal judge found the former New York City mayor liable for defaming two Georgia election workers in the first phase of this case.