Trump said he would take a harder stance against Vladimir Putin if he was still in the White House, sending nuclear subs to go "up and down [Russia's] coast."
A spokesman for the Secretary of Defense told Newsweek the claims reported by a Moscow-based news agency were "nonsense and disinformation."
The U.S. WWII Muskallunge submarine was sunk as part of a Navy target practice exercise back in 1968.
A retired Russian admiral alleged that the Kursk explosion was caused by a collision with a NATO submarine shadowing them, not a faulty torpedo.
Vice Admiral Karl Thomas, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, said that the leadership team had been relieved "due to loss of confidence."
USS Connecticut was reportedly operating in the South China Sea when the accident grounded the U.S. Navy ship last month.
"Trust is like love: Declarations are good, but proof is better," Macron said of the meeting with Biden.
About 11 sailors experienced minor or moderate injuries following the incident. The attack submarine is now returning to port.
"We understand the French reaction to our submarine decision, but ultimately any nation must act in its national interest—which is what Australia has done," Australia's trade minister said.
The two leaders spoke for the first time since the U.S. announced its submarine deal with Australia—an agreement France called a "knife to the back."
"Let's remember, tens of thousands of Australians died on French soil over two World Wars protecting France in France," Australia's Deputy Prime Minister said.
The AUKUS deal is "not something that anybody needs to worry about, and particularly not our French friends," U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson said.
Singapore's prime minister hopes the deal will "contribute constructively to the peace and stability of the region and complement the regional architecture."
A video has surfaced of First Lieutenant Muhammed Imam Adi being stopped from leaving a room by his young son, hours before he boarded the doomed Indonesian submarine.
News of the video comes shortly after the Indonesian navy announced that all members of the sunken KRI Nanggala 402 submarine had been declared dead.
KRI Nanggala-402's commander, Marine Colonel Harry Setiawan, 49 crew members and three arsenal men were on board.
The submarine likely fell to a depth of 600 to 700 meters, much deeper than the 200 meters at which the vessel would have buckled under the water pressure.
The search for a missing Indonesian submarine grows more dire as navy officials fear the vessel sank too deep to withstand the water pressure.
The submarine was reported missing on Wednesday after it failed to check in during a training exercise. Navy officials have warned that the vessel could have sunk thousands of feet below the surface and might be too deep to retrieve.
In response to the missing submarine, Indonesia's military chief has ordered additional ships to help in the search mission.
Contact with the German-made vessel was lost at 4:30 a.m. local time Wednesday, according to Indonesian military chief Hadi Tjahjanto.
Peter Madsen fled the Herstedvester Prison brandishing a "pistol-like object" on Tuesday, but was apprehended a short time later.
A journalist made secret recordings of telephone conversations with jailed inventor Peter Madsen which are now set to be broadcast.
Pyongyang tested the Pukguksong-3 ballistic missile on Wednesday, ahead of the resumption of disarmament talks with the U.S. this weekend.
The Korean Central News Agency said that Wednesday's test was of "great significance" and involved a Pukguksong-3 missile.
Victor Cha was nominated to become Trump's ambassador to South Korea but was dropped after warning the White House against a pre-emptive strike on the North.
Reports suggested the new submarine may have been designed to carry and launch ballistic missiles, which could in future be tipped with nuclear warheads.
France's defense minister tweeted: "I am thinking of the families who have waited for so long for this moment."
The wreck of the K-278 Komsomolets sits around one mile under the Norwegian Sea in one of the world's largest fishing grounds.
One list used a star system to rank female crewmembers by attractiveness, while another included sexual comments next to each woman's name.