DAILY PRESS 09/07/2017

DAILY PRESS 09/07/2017


1. (LEAD) Trump: Military action is not first choice for N. Korea
2. Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan call for beefed-up pressure against N.K.
3. Ex-U.S. diplomat believes there's no plan to bring nukes back to S. Korea
4. (LEAD) U.S. official warns of possibility of 'multiple contingencies' over N. Korea
5. Moon, Abe agree to push for oil supply cut to North Korea
6. Kim Jong-un 'reckless, has mid-high IQ': expert
7. North blames U.S. for its recent nuke test
8. Washington seeks to curb Pyongyang’s forced labor racket

News & Politics

9. (LEAD) Moon returns home after Russia visit
10. (2nd LD) Australia supports stronger U.N. sanctions on N. Korea
11. McDonald's Korea head expresses regret over 'patty scandal'
12. Defense ministry to relaunch probe over alleged election interference
13. U.S. antimissile shield fully deployed in Seongju
14. Moon fails to sway Putin on sanctions
15. Scandal-hit Bareun Party leader steps down
16. Lawmakers 'bombarded' with homophobic texts from Christians


17. BOK chief says N. Korea risks heightening uncertainties
18. S. Korea to enhance poultry farming environment
19. (2nd LD) IMF chief calls for boosting proportion of women in workforce
20. People paying maximum healthcare premiums rise steadily in past years: data
21. Trump pulls back from canceling of Korea-U.S. FTA
22. Watson now speaks Korean, says IBM, SK C&C
23. White House denies Trump’s claim of KORUS FTA withdrawal
24. Sweeping changes expected in state-run bank leadership


25. In Russia’s best interest
26. Staving off 'Korean risk'