• North Korea confirms it test-fired ballistic rockets

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday it test-fired ballistic rockets as part of a simulated pre-emptive attack on ports and airfields in South Korea, in a likely reference to the three missile launches that Seoul says the North carried out a day earlier.

  • South Korean protesters hold signs during a rally denouncing a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea's decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said. The letters read "Stop, to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Seoul says North Korea has fired 3 missiles into sea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea’s decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said.

  • This Jan. 20, 2016 file photo shows the Vanguard-class submarine HMS Vigilant, one of four Royal Navy submarines armed with Trident missiles, at HM Naval Base Clyde, also known as Faslane, Scotland. British lawmakers are due to vote Monday July 18, 2016, on whether to replace the country's fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country's military status. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)

    UK Parliament votes to renew submarine-based nuclear arsenal

    LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers voted Monday to replace the country’s aging fleet of nuclear-armed submarines with new vessels, heeding Prime Minister Theresa May’s warning that relinquishing atomic weapons would be a “reckless gamble.”