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U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 01:06

The United States flies two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests. Grace Lee reports.

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A show of U.S. force in Korea's skies. Two B1-B bombers flying over the Korean peninsula on Saturday (July 29), just one day after the North's latest ballistic missile test. The U.S. has used similar tactics in the past in response to Pyongyang's aggressions. But a particular sense of urgency after the North's late night launch on Friday (July 28). Experts indicating Pyongyang's missile's range has increased since the first launch earlier this month. They say the weapon could now potentially hit Los Angeles and even Chicago. U.S. President Donald Trump turning to China in his frustration in a pair of tweets, saying he's "very disappointed" in the country and that it had done nothing for the U.S. when it comes to North Korea. The reclusive state's main ally says it opposes the missile launches and hopes all parties act with caution to prevent tensions from escalating. But U.S. Air Force officials are preparing for the worst saying their troops are ready to respond with rapid, lethal and overwhelming force if the time comes.

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U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 01:06