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Trump’s Four Options for Stopping North Korean Missiles (None of Them Good)

Kim Jong Un became the first head of state to grab President-elect Donald Trump’s attention in 2017, after the North Korean leader said he was close to test-firing a missile capable of hitting the continental U.S. “It won’t happen!” Trump retorted on Monday on Twitter, a platform he frequently uses to weigh in on global

US hits target over ocean in missile defense test

 VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The U.S. military intercepted a target over the Pacific Ocean on Sunday in a test of the nation’s Ballistic Missile Defense System. A long-range interceptor blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central California coast, minutes after an intermediate-range ballistic missile was launched from Kwajalein Atoll in