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    China's ambassador to the U.S. on Friday called on the U.S. to refrain from making threats over North Korea.

  • A TV screen in Tokyo, Japan, reporting news about North Korea's missile launch on September 15, 2017.

    The threat from North Korea is about more than missiles and nuclear weapons, says Korea Economic Institute's Troy Stangarone.

  • *North Korea wants military equilibrium. SEOUL/ UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16- North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signaled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month. North Korea has launched dozens of missiles...

  • WASHINGTON/ UNITED NATIONS, Sept 15- The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signalling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month. In the latest attempt to deal with an issue that has repeatedly frustrated world...

  • WASHINGTON/ UNITED NATIONS, Sept 15- The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signalling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month. In the latest attempt to deal with an issue that has repeatedly frustrated world...

  • WASHINGTON/ UNITED NATIONS, Sept 15- The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signalling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month. In the latest attempt to deal with an issue that has repeatedly frustrated world...

  • *S&P 500 trading near 17.6 times expected earnings. Sept 15- Wall Street reached record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 surpassing 2,500 points as telecommunications shares rose and technology bounced back after two days of declines. Wall Street largely shrugged off reports showing an unexpected drop in U.S. retail sales last month and the first drop in...

  • Tough talk on North Korea following missile launch

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports highlights from the press conference with Ambassador Nikki Haley and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on North Korea and other geopolitical threats.

  • S&P closes at record

    Discussing the winners and losers at the closing bell, with CNBC Contributor Evan Newmark and Cassandra Toroian, Bell Rock Capital president and CIO.

  • In this handout photo released by the South Korean Defense Ministry, South Korea's missile system firing Hyunmoo-2 firing a missile into the East Sea during a drill aimed to counter North Korea's missile fires on September 15, 2017 in East Coast, South Korea.

    South Korea suffered a failure of one of its missiles Friday, raising questions of whether it's prepared for a conflict with North Korea.

  • Passersby are reflected in a TV screen reporting news about North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and their missile launch, in Tokyo, Japan, September 15, 2017.

    The threat from North Korea is about more than missiles and nuclear weapons, says Korea Economic Institute's Troy Stangarone.

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programmes. North Korea has launched dozens of missiles under leader Kim Jong Un as it accelerates a weapons...

  • *Three major Wall Street indexes hit record highs. Sept 15- Wall Street touched intra-day record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 approaching the 2,500 mark as technology stocks bounced back after two days of declines. U.S. stocks have surged this year, despite turmoil in the White House, doubts about President Donald Trump's ability to push through his...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programmes. North Korea has launched dozens of missiles under leader Kim Jong Un as it accelerates a weapons...

  • National security advisor H.R. McMaster speaks to reporters in the White House briefing room in Washington, May 16, 2017.

    Nikki Haley and H.R. McMaster discuss President Trump's strategy in responding to the latest North Korea test.

  • *Three major Wall Street indexes hit record highs. Sept 15- The three major Wall Street indexes inched up to record highs on Friday, with the S&P approaching the 2,500 mark, as technology stocks bounced back after two days of declines. "Investors are keeping an eye on the retail sales data, thinking it maybe transitory and are focusing on growth areas such as...

  • The toughest sanctions are no good if not enforced: Tufts University's Sung-Yoon Lee

    Meredith Sumpter, Eurasia Group Asia director; Sung-Yoon Lee, Tufts University Korean studies professor; and Anthony Ruggiero, former Treasury Department deputy director, discuss the impact of sanctions on North Korea after the country launched another missile over Japan.

  • South Korea condemns missile launch over Japan

    CNBC's Chery Kang reports on the latest developments of a North Korean missile flying over Japan.

  • UN Security council to hold emergency meeting today

    NBC News' Hans Nichols reports on Pentagon reactions of the North Korea missile that passed over Japan.

  • *Three major Wall Street indexes hit record highs. Sept 15- The three major Wall Street indexes inched up to record highs on Friday, as investors shrugged off North Korea's latest missile test and domestic economic data that did little to move the needle on the timing of an interest rate hike. Earlier in the day, Pyongyang fired a second missile in as many weeks over...