"It's impossible to verify if the incident caused any loss of life and, given the time of day the test occurred and the location of the impact, it may be likely that few, if any, casualties resulted from the incident".
The missile launch went largely unnoticed due to its failure, but concerns were raised in Washington about the risk of an accidental conflict starting in the event of a similar such failure.
The missile crashed within minutes after taking off, in the city of Tokchon in North Korea, damaging industrial and agricultural buildings near the vicinity of the crash site.
North Korea has not been lucky with missiles of late with a string of failures that engulfed the nation.
If true, the report suggests the dangers of North Korean missile tests to countries beneath their flight paths, such as Japan. And there has been times they have done it from heavily populated regions.
Kevin and Jesus blow to Man City
In Wenger's record 811th game in charge, James McClean deflected in Alexis Sanchez's 83rd-minute free kick to put Arsenal ahead. Referees have to protect. "Gabriel will be out for a little bit more than one month", Guardiola said.
North Korea may have accidentally hit one its own cities with a missile, it has been claimed.
The publication published photos posted by the Kim Jong Un regime during a missile launch celebration concert in July 2017.
But more recent missile tests have been more successful and have travelled long distances, with some flying over parts of Japan.
In November a successful Intercontinental Ballistic Missile launch, the massive Hwasong-15 that led Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to label North Korea "a criminal nation", proved Kim Jong-un could reach "all parts of the U.S. mainland", the communist state claimed.
The Powerball jackpot is soaring as the year ends meaning 2018 will get off to a great start for some lucky lottery player. It could be a mega-powerful New Year's Eve weekend with the drawing of a Powerball jackpot exceeding $300 million.
China's manufacturing sector continued to expand in December, pointing to economic resilience in the country's factory sector. China's slowdown means that for the rest of Asia, the pace of rate increases is unlikely to match that of the U.S.
A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from 9 PM tonight until noon Tuesday for all of the Tennessee Valley. There's the potential for absolutely nothing to some snow showers, or even a period of light snow east.
WTI prices were further boosted by an EIA report of a 4.6 million barrel weekly drop in USA commercial crude storage levels. Iranian oil industry and shipping sources said protests have had no impact on oil production or exports so far.
Inventories are now down by nearly 20% from their historic highs last March and well below this time a year ago or in 2015. Brent crude futures-the global benchmark-were also up, rising 45 cents or 0.7% to $66.61 a barrel, CNBC reported.
Khloe Kardashian insists she is in no rush to marry Tristan Thompson , though they have spoken about the possibility of marriage. Khloé is 6 months pregnant and looking better than ever, joking with Renee that her glow is "just ferocious highlighter".
For nearly the entire first half Thursday night, Virginia Tech looked like it had almost everything under control. James Washington caught five passes for 126 yards, making him the career receiving yards leader at Oklahoma State.
People around the world are celebrating and congratulating New Year by sending magazines to each other. To welcome the new year in Mumbai, the city's historic buildings are decorated with colorful lights.
Dramatic Images: Seven-Alarm Fire Rages in NYC
None of the injuries are life-threatening, officials said . "Our units arrived and were immediately faced with heavy fire". Mayor Bill de Blasio called it the "worst fire tragedy we have seen in this city in at least a quarter century".
Kim Jong-un Wants to Send Delegation to Pyeongchang Olympics
Dressed in a western-style grey suit and tie, Kim added, however, that the North's nuclear arsenal played a purely deterrent role. Kim said in his speech Monday that North Korea past year achieved the historic feat of "completing" its nuclear forces.
Daughter of police victim dies from brain damage
Erica Garner , who became a well-known activist after her father, Eric Garner , died in police custody, has died at the age of 27. With former president Obama, Garner criticized his reactions to her father's death and the slow pace of the DOJ investigation.
Bills end 17-year playoff drought with win and help
In a nutshell: In their first meeting with the Dolphins two weeks ago, a fast start on offense helped carry the Bills to victory. Unsportsmanlike conduct penalties were called against both teams. -Tyrod Taylor went 19-27 for 204 yards and a touchdown.