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Trump Vows ‘Fire and Fury’ If North Korea Keeps Threatening U.S.

  • Kim Jong Un ‘has been very threatening,’ Trump tells reporters
  • U.S. markets jolted, South Korea opens lower, Asia shrugs
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In Bedminster, N.J., Donald Trump tells reporters that 'North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States, they will be met with fire and fury.' (Source: Bloomberg)

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President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric against North Korea to an unprecedented level Tuesday, warning Kim Jong Un’s regime will face a devastating military strike if it continues threatening the U.S.

“North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States,” Trump told reporters in Bedminster, New Jersey. “They will be met with fire, fury and, frankly, power the likes of which this world has never seen before.”