American military aircraft included two B-1B bombers from a base in Guam and four F-35B stealth fighter jets from a base in Japan.
Responding to a question, Mattis said North Korea could do something like that (nuclear test) on relatively short notice.
Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, causing alarm across the world and deep reflection from North Korea's neighbours on whether they are prepared to cope with a potentially devastating clash of arms.
North Korean missile launches have been happening at an unusually fast pace this year, and some analysts believe the North could have viable long-range nuclear missiles before the end of President Donald Trump's first term in early 2021. Washington, in turn, seeks with its joint drills with Seoul and bomber flights to show that it will not be pushed from its traditional role of supremacy in the region.
The videos showed two types of new missiles with ranges of 497 miles and 310 miles being fired from truck-mounted launchers during three tests conducted on Thursday.
U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis has refuted claims that he disagrees with President Donald Trump on the best strategy to handle tensions with North Korea.
General Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy is the commander of U.S. Pacific Air Forces. "This complex mission clearly demonstrates our solidarity with our allies and underscores the broadening cooperation to defend against this common regional threat".
In Beijing, North Korea's ally China warned that war is not an option in finding a solution to the North's growing nuclear capabilities.
China repeated a call on Thursday for restraint by all parties.
The bombing exercise came as the United States and South Korea wrapped up their annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint military drills that involved tens of thousands of soldiers.
In a rare move, South Korea's military released footage of its own missile tests that were conducted last week. Pyongyang had also launched projectiles over Japan in 1998.
Russia and China have created a roadmap for a settlement on the Korean Peninsula that is designed to promote the gradual easing of tensions and the creation of a mechanism for lasting peace and security, the Russian leader added.
The North incited global alarm on Tuesday when it fired an intermediate-range missile over Japan, triggering condemnation from the UN Security Council and world leaders including the USA and Britain.
Joseph Dunford is the top general of the USA military. The Pacific island is home to some of Washington's most powerful military hardware.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said that the US is "never out of diplomatic solutions" following the latest missile launch by North Korea.
Appalachian State QB Taylor Lamb's 27 career wins rank second among active quarterbacks, trailing only Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield. The Bulldogs held the Mountaineers to just 94 yards in the second half and 284 total on the day.
Of course, the Great American Eclipse of 2017 was a huge deal, and some might feel some sentimental value toward their glasses. For instance, public libraries dispersed 2.1 million pairs of eclipse-viewing glasses prior to the big event on August 21.
Both Terrazas and Garcetti said the La Tuna fire was the largest in the city's history in terms of acreage. But he added that the "erratic" winds, which helped spread the fire Friday had subsided by Saturday.
The UN estimates that about 25,000 civilians may remain in the city risking IS sniper fire and mines in the city. Amnesty said the testimonials they collected suggested cluster bombs had been used in some of the attacks.
Stocks did briefly pare losses after comments from US House Speaker Paul Ryan that a government shutdown was unnecessary. Although many Americans have benefited from NAFTA, Lighthizer said that the agreement has "failed. countless Americans".
I think it's just a matter of belief, really, self-belief - trusting his own technique and trusting his own ability. I know within myself that I should be performing much better than I am, so I was just pleased to get over the line.
Still, it is unlikely that the Celtics could find a point guard of Thomas' stature on the market - never mind Irving's. Reports emerged Friday night that the Cavaliers were concerned with a recent physical regarding Thomas' injured hip.
ARCore is created to work on millions of existing Android devices and does not require special depth sensors or dual cameras. It is also developing a special AR web browser allowing developers to create AR websites.
Inside of version 9.60 for Google Maps , Picture-in-Picture (PiP) support appears to be live for folks running Android 8.0. But those are not convenient options, so here's an alternative, which works quite favourably to all Android smartphones.
Gas prices spike in London to $131.9/L
Analysts expect a hike of around 5 cents by Friday evening, followed by a further jump of 9 cents on Saturday. That will bring the price up to 132.9 cents a litre, just as families hit the road for the long weekend.
Mom dies in Harvey floodwaters while saving her infant daughter
As Tropical Storm Harvey travels inland toward Louisiana and continues to flood Texas, the death toll too has continued to rise. Authorities said they are not going to release the mother's and child's names until family members and friends are notified.
Winning Powerball tickets sold in Hampton, Williamsburg
The Virginia Lottery said a near-record Powerball jackpot has led to skyrocketing ticket sales - except during the solar eclipse. The error by the Massachusetts State Lottery over which store sold the lone winning Powerball ticket is being blamed on nerves.
13 police personnel killed in Myanmar terror attacks
The fighting has killed 89 people and forced thousands of civilians - Rohingya and ethnic Rakhine - to flee their homes. Such attacks deserve to be condemned in the strongest possible terms, " an official statement said .
Former Thai premier Yingluck flees ahead of verdict
Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has fled overseas , sources say, ahead of a verdict in her trial over a rice subsidy scheme. The rice subsidy plan Yingluck oversaw paid farmers about 50 percent more that they would have made on the world market.
Faced ecstasy tablets seized in Germany
The drugs were worth roughly €40,000 (£37,000), and were seized along with a large quantity of cash that was found in the vehicle. "The back of the tablet is embossed with the word " TRUMP " and "*NL".
Final Fantasy XV: Get Ready PC Players
The news follows hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement that Final Fantasy XV is receiving a PC version . All the chapters are planned to be released this Fall, with the first episode available for free.