Chinese state television cited Trump as telling Xi that he fully understands the role China has been playing on the North Korean nuclear issue. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!".
Mr Calvo, a second-term Republican, said he had "never felt more safe or so confident" than with Mr Trump at the helm.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that "the risks are very high" that the U.S. and North Korea could go to war, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said an escalation in language was "the wrong response".
Guam's governor was assured of his island's safety on Saturday, with United States president Donald Trump giving the territory "1000 percent" backing. The missile defense program is meant to shoot down shorter range missiles.
Seoul foreign ministry spokesman Cho Joon-hyuk said ThursdayNorth Korea's defiance would ultimately work against the regime, South Korean news service News 1 reported. "If Kim Jong Un said he would hit Anchorage, would he say, go ahead hit Anchorage and see what happens?", Underwood said.
Tillerson also said handling North Korea requires a "combined" message, and the president has "made it clear" he prefers a "diplomatic solution".
FTSE 100 takes cover from war of words over South Korea
In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped nearly 0.7 percent to 5,081.92 points compared with the closing level on Thursday. European stock markets fell further in opening trade on Friday on intensifying fears over North Korea, dealers said.
One dead after auto rams crowd at USA far-right rally
The Charlottesville protests, which originated to speak out against the removal of a statute of confederate general Robert E. Lee, became aggressive and risky before the rally was supposed to start at noon, resulting in multiple fights and injuries.
Christian Hackenberg gives Jets a ray of hope
The highlight of the night was a perfectly-placed, 53-yard pass to Robby Anderson down the right sideline. One of his punts went only 14 yards, and he failed to pin the Titans offense deep in Jets' territory.