North Korea's vice foreign minister blamed Trump for escalating tensions and said the new administration was more vicious than Obama's.
Earlier speculation suggested it may have had something to do with marking the birthday of the deceased founder of the country.
The Philippines president has abandoned his plan to plant a flag on the Spratlys.
North Korea celebrates its founder's birthday on Saturday and has tested missiles on significant occasions in the past.
The U.S. redeployed the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to the Korean Peninsula Monday, to an angry response from North Korea.
Pyongyang responded aggressively to the redirection of U.S. warships towards the Peninsula Tuesday
Chinese social media users were not happy with United's explanation for forcibly removing a man from a flight.
According to a new Amnesty report, global executions have fallen by 37 percent since 2015.
The timing of the airstrikes may make for a day of uncomfortable meetings between the president and his Chinese counterpart.
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet for the first time on Thursday to discuss trade tensions, North Korea's nuclear ambitions and more.
The city will be larger than Shanghai, which has 24 million residents.
The rise of a global Muslim middle class means the market for lifestyle apps is growing.
The report noted a 258 percent increase in new website domains being bought specifically to show the abuse of children.
Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City account for 42 percent of pedestrian fatalities.
At hate rallies, many have called for Koreans to "get the hell out of Japan" and that foreigners should "all be massacred."
The U.S. president enjoys playing golf with world leaders, but Xi is unlikely to play when the pair meet in April.