North Korea reaches nuclear milestone and threatens strike on Guam

North Korea has succeeded in making a miniaturized nuclear warhead it could put onto the tip of a missile, a key milestone, according to a confidential assessment completed last month by the Defense Intelligence Agency. North Korean state media reported that leader Kim Jong Un is “carefully examining” hitting the U.S. territory of Guam with missiles. Another U.S. assessment hiked estimates of North Korea’s nuclear arsenal to as many as 60 nuclear weapons. President Trump said at his Bedminster, N.J., golf course that North Korea would face harsh punishment if it didn’t dial back its threats. “They will be met with the fire and fury and frankly power,” Trump said, “the likes of which this world has never seen before.”

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