North Korea tests long-range rocket engine

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North Korea says long-range missile engine could reach United States
North Korea claims to have successfully tested a long-range missile engine, giving it the ability to launch a nuclear strike on the United States.

North Korean state media released a video of leader Kim Jong-un supervising the launch. There have been increased tensions since North Korea claimed to have tested its first hydrogen bomb and fired a long-range rocket last month.

South Korea and the U.S. recently carried out their largest ever military drill , viewed as an aggressive act by North Korea Although North and South Korea signed an armistice more than sixty years ago, the two countries are still technically in a state of war.