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Passers-by look at the North Korean missile's path over Japan, displayed on a huge screen in Tokyo on Wednesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and President Trump have agreed to increase pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime after it launched a ballistic missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ten Chinese and Russian companies as well as six individuals are targeted by a new round of U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing Pyongyang's weapons program. This follows a round of U.N. sanctions. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

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South Korean soldiers participate in an anti-terror and anti-chemical terror exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise last year. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

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In the American Prospect interview, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon described economic competition between the U.S. and China in apocalyptic terms. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump walks out of the White House toward Marine One on the South Lawn on Monday. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds most Americans think Trump's response to Charlottesville events was "not strong enough." Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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As the date for North Korea's missile launch toward Guam approached, protesters held a peace rally in Hagatna, Guam. On Tuesday, North Korea's regime opted not to launch missiles toward the U.S. territory. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, hide caption

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Then-Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, in 2011. Mullen, who retired six years ago, has expressed concern about escalating tensions with North Korea. Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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Fallout shelter signs, like this one, still hang on buildings around the U.S. Travis S./Flickr hide caption

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As Rhetoric Ramps Up, Are Today's Kids Worried About Nuclear War?

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Afternoon traffic passes in front of a wall painted with the flags of the U.S. and Guam in the Tumon district on the island of Guam on Friday. The island has become a talking point in the rhetoric coming from President Trump and North Korea. Virgilio Valencia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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