The Latest: NKorea says its missiles target US mainland

IMG_0210SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 11:35 a.m. North Korea’s state media has reiterated the country’s goal of developing a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States on the same day rivals Washington and Seoul detected a failed missile launch from an area near Pyongyang. The Rodong Sinmun newspaper also said Saturday that the North revealed two types of new intercontinental ballistic missiles in an April 15 military parade honoring its late state founder, Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. The parade featured previously unseen large rocket canisters and launcher trucks. It said: “The large territory that is the United States has been entirely exposed to our pre-emptive nuclear strike means.”…..Read More