North Korea claims it tested first intercontinental missile

SEOUL, South Korea --- North Korea on Tuesday claimed it successfully test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential game-changing development in what may be the world's most dangerous nuclear standoff and, if true, a direct rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump's earlier declaration that such a test "won't happen!" The launch appeared to be North Korea's most successful missile test yet. A U.S. scientist examining the height and distance said the missile could potentially be powerful enough to reach Alaska, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later said it was indeed an intercontinental ballistic missile, calling it a "new escalation of the threat" to th...Keep on reading: North Korea claims it tested first intercontinental missile

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