Trump warns U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ as North Korea readies missiles

File photo of President Donald Trump by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters BEDMINSTER, New Jersey — President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the U.S. military is “locked and loaded” as he warned North Korea against threatening the U.S., escalating an exchange of threats between the nuclear-armed nations. American and South Korean officials said they would move forward with large-scale military exercises later this month that North Korea, which has laid out plans to strike near the U.S....

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