The US military says its missile defence system and radar networks will allow it to track and destroy incoming warheads from North Korea or Iran. But a lack of real-world testing raises doubts about US missile defences.
The war of words between the two countries has escalated. Markets have fallen on the emboldened rhetoric that came from President Trump, who promised to meet any challenge presented by North Korea.
Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim will return to Canada on Thursday and will be hospitalised on arrival. The pastor was accused of attempting to overthrow the regime in 2015.
Rafael "Rafa" Marquez is accused of having financial ties with Raul Flores Hernandez, a suspected drug trafficker with links to the Sinaloa cartel and the Jalisco New Generation gang.
The home of Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign manager came under raid by FBI agent a day after he met with staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee over Russian meddling in the election.
The 17-member regional bloc which aims to seek a peaceful end to Venezuela's political crisis condemned the "breakdown of democratic order" in Venezuela.
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