President Donald Trump says "all options are on the table" after North Korea launched ballistic missiles over Japan.
Trump said in a written statement Tuesday that "threatening and destabilizing actions" only increase North Korea's isolation in the region and around the world.
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The president said North Korea's actions show "contempt for its neighbors" and that "all options are on the table" in terms of a U.S. response.
In a first, North Korea on Tuesday fired a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over U.S. ally Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean.
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