Trump Says “All Options Are on the Table” After North Korean Missile Launch Over Japan

North Korea earlier fired a midrange ballistic missile that flew over Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean.

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday that “all options are on the table” in terms of a U.S. response to North Korea’s launch of a missile over Japan. In a terse, written statement Tuesday, Trump said that with the missile launch North Korea has “signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for all members of the United Nations, and for minimum standards of acceptable international behavior.” “Threatening and destabilizing actions only increase the North Korean regime’s isolation…

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