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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills

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Singapore, US navies conclude exercise in waters off Guam

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Singapore, US navies conclude exercise in waters off Guam


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In Guam, taxi drivers aren't worried about ride-sharing apps

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North Korea vows to hit Guam next, as UN condemns ‘outrageous’ missile launch

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‘Now I don’t have to explain where I live anymore’: A Singaporean in Guam

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‘Now I don’t have to explain where I live anymore’: A Singaporean in Guam


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Donald Trump Praises North Korea’s Kim Jong Un For ‘Very Wise’ Decision To Back Down Missile Threat On Guam

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Guam's school year will start in shadow of US-North Korea tensions

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Thousands of stray dogs roam on Guam, strain resources
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam officials and residents are working to combat the U.S. territory's overwhelming problem with stray dogs. The Pacific Daily News reports that as of June 2017, an estimated 25,000 stray dogs were roaming the island. The Central Intelligence Agency's website states that as of July 2017, there were about 167,000 people living on Guam. This means that for every group of six to seven people on the island, there's one stray dog   Read More ...
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Thousands of stray dogs roam on Guam, strain resources
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam officials and residents are working to combat the U.S. territory's overwhelming problem with stray dogs. The Pacific Daily News reports that as of June 2017, an estimated 25,000 stray dogs were roaming the island. The Central Intelligence Agency's website states that as of July 2017, there were about 167,000 people living on Guam. This means that for every group of six to seven people on the island, there's one stray dog   Read More ...
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1 dead, 1 alive, 2 missing after Pacific Ocean boat incident
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two of four people who were on a boat that didn't show up on schedule to the Federated States of Micronesia. The Pacific Daily News reports that two people were found on Sunday floating in a debris field. The Coast Guard states one of those two people was still alive   Read More ...
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More than 25,000 wild dogs are running amok on Guam. There are only 4 dog catchers.
HAGÅTÑA, Guam — In June 2017, an estimated were roamed the island of Guam. That number grows every day, posing a public health hazard to those that encounter them. Dededo resident Adam Grimm is from Indiana, but is stationed here with the U.S. Army. "I'm all about dogs and people having domestic pets, but I have never seen anything like the stray population here   Read More ...
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Kim Jong-un Will Fire Missiles At Guam If Trump Is Serious About Disarming North Korea With Force
North Korea is once again making threats to go after the U.S. island territory of Guam with missiles, warning that President Donald Trump’s constant barrage of threats on social media and in the press, not to mention the various military moves he has made are pushing Pyongyang to a point where there will be no turning back. An intricate plan to strike Guam with four Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missiles was first brought to life by North Korea in late August, not long after Trump had spoken to the media and said he was prepared to “unleash fire and fury like the world has never seen” against North Korea   Read More ...
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New Guam threat as North Korea still weighs powerful hydrogen test over Pacific
Once again, North Korea on Friday raised the threat to launch a ballistic missile toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. It still hasn't followed through on another threat: to conduct an atmospheric hydrogen bomb test. The new Guam threat comes ahead of planned U.S.-South Korean joint maritime exercises scheduled to start next week in the Asia-Pacific region. A Navy statement issued Thursday indicated exercises will include the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and at least two destroyer vessels   Read More ...
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"US should be tamed with fire": North Korea renews threats to launch missile attack on Guam
North Korea has made fresh threats to attack the American territory of Guam with a ‘salvo of missiles’. Kim Jong-un’s government warned a joint exercise with Japan and South Korea has ‘hardened our determination that the U.S. should be tamed with fire’. The government said the military drills ‘lets us take our hand closer to the trigger for taking the toughest countermeasure’   Read More ...
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North Korea renews threat to target Guam ahead of joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises
North Korea renewed its threat to the American Pacific territory of Guam on Friday as the U.S. and South Korean militaries geared up for 10 days of joint naval exercises set to kick off next week. The drills “to promote communications, interoperability, and partnership” are scheduled to take place in the waters to South Korea’s east and west and will involve the Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture-based USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the U   Read More ...
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North Korea renews Guam threat before joint naval exercise
SEOUL (NYTIMES) - As the United States and South Korea prepared for next week's joint naval exercise, North Korean officials on Friday (Oct 13) renewed their threat to launch ballistic missiles near Guam, a US territory in the western Pacific. The drill, which involves aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, is scheduled to begin Monday in waters east and west of South Korea   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
Tokyo (CNN)North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles toward the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after US President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
PYONGYANG — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that “reckless moves” by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after US President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would “face fire and fury like the world has never seen” following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea revives Guam threat ahead of US-South Korea drills TOKYO — North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action. North Korea first said it was examining a plan to target the Pacific island in August after President Donald Trump warned the isolated regime would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" following a US intelligence assessment that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead   Read More ...
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The Latest: US B-1B bombers from Guam drill off SKorea coast
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): The United States has staged a show of force meant to deter North Korean aggression by flying two B-1B supersonic bombers from an air base in the U.S. territory of Guam to South Korea for drills with that country's jets. Such flights by the powerful aircraft based in Guam incense the North, which claims they are preparation for war; Pyongyang in recent weeks has threatened to send missiles into the waters around Guam   Read More ...
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The Latest: US B-1B bombers from Guam drill off SKorea coast
The United States has staged a show of force meant to deter North Korean aggression by flying two B-1B supersonic bombers from an air base in the U.S. territory of Guam to South Korea for drills with that country's jets. Such flights by the powerful aircraft based in Guam incense the North, which claims they are preparation for war; Pyongyang in recent weeks has threatened to send missiles into the waters around Guam   Read More ...
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Guam groups urge U.N. to help them force U.S. to decolonize their island
HAGÅTÑA, Guam — Petitioners representing Guam at the United Nations' 72nd General Assembly in New York strongly urged the U.N.'s Fourth Committee to hold the U.S. accountable for the delayed progress in Guam's path to self-determination. Sixteen delegates from Guam and continental U.S. went before the committee, which has oversight on decolonization, and spoke of the injustices that resulted in Guam's status quo as an unincorporated U   Read More ...
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Guam senator faces censure for role in CNMI power deal
A Guam senator, James Espaldon, is facing censure in the Guam Legislature for his role in the Northern Marianas Commonwealth Utilities Corporation's controversial generator purchase earlier this year. Aside from the censure, Guam's Committee on Ethics and Standards also recommended stripping Mr Espaldon of his leadership positions, requiring him and his staff attend a 16-hour refresher course on ethics, and possibly that he be discharged altogether   Read More ...
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Guam governor warns North Korea would be destroyed
The governor of Guam Eddie Calvo says North Korea would be destroyed by the United States if it fires missiles at the US territory. President Donald Trump made a similar threat in an address to the United Nations General Assembly this week in which he referred to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as "rocketman". Last month, Pyongyang threatened to fire missiles towards Guam which is home to three US military bases   Read More ...
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Delta Air Lines ending flights from Japan to Guam
Delta Air Lines has announced it will end flights between Japan and Guam because of low demand just days after another airline delayed Japan-Guam flights because of North Korea's threat to attack the U.S. island territory. Demand was not strong enough for Delta to maintain the route and the last flight will take place in January, said airline spokesman Hiroko Okada   Read More ...
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Guam 'very well protected' against N. Korean attack: US nuclear commander
General John Hyten, the head of US Strategic Command (right), says US missile defence capability "is built to go against North Korea's threat". Hyten is shown with US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, Nebraska. The US Pacific territory island of Guam is "very well protected" by the nation's missile defence capability against a possible North Korean missile attack, a US nuclear commander said on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Delta pulls plug on Narita-Guam route as missile threat continues
NEW YORK--Delta Air Lines Inc. is to end its service between Narita International Airport and Guam in January amid the North Korean missile threat and collapse of Japanese tourism to the U.S. territory. “The demand has not been strong enough to sustain the route,” the airline said Sept. 19. Japanese travelers have avoided trips to the island in droves since North Korea threatened in August it could lob missiles into Guam's Pacific Ocean waters   Read More ...
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Delta Air Lines ending flights to Guam
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- Delta Air Lines has announced it will end flights between Japan and Guam. The Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2xu66kJ ) that the last morning flight between the U.S. territory and Japan will be in October and the last afternoon flight will be Jan. 8, 2018. Delta spokeswoman Hiroko Okada says the demand has not been strong enough to sustain the route   Read More ...
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Delta Air Lines ending flights to Guam
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Delta Air Lines has announced it will end flights between Japan and Guam. The Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2xu66kJ ) that the last morning flight between the U.S. territory and Japan will be in October and the last afternoon flight will be Jan. 8, 2018. Delta spokeswoman Hiroko Okada says the demand has not been strong enough to sustain the route   Read More ...
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US-North Korean tensions prompt delay in Guam-Japan flights
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have prompted a Hong Kong-based airline to delay flights between the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam and Japan. HK Express announced five weeks ago that it planned to start the flights on Oct. 29, but has since delayed flights until next summer "in view of geopolitical concerns in the region," Pacific Daily News reported (http://bit   Read More ...
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US-North Korean tensions prompt delay in Guam-Japan flights
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have prompted a Hong Kong-based airline to delay flights between the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam and Japan. HK Express announced five weeks ago that it planned to start the flights on Oct. 29, but has since delayed flights until next summer "in view of geopolitical concerns in the region," Pacific Daily News reported (http://bit   Read More ...
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U.S.-North Korean tensions prompt H.K.-based airline to delay Guam-Japan flights
HAGATNA – Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have prompted a Hong Kong-based airline to delay flights between the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam and Japan. Pacific Daily News reports ( ) HK Express planned to start the flights at the end of October but has delayed flights until next summer “in view of geopolitical concerns in the region.” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened Guam, a U   Read More ...
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U.S.-North Korean tensions prompt H.K. carrier to delay in Guam-Japan flights
HAGATNA – Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have prompted a Hong Kong-based airline to delay flights between the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam and Japan. Pacific Daily News reports ( ) HK Express planned to start the flights at the end of October but has delayed flights until next summer “in view of geopolitical concerns in the region.” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened Guam, a U   Read More ...
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Airline company postpones Guam-Japan flights until next year
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Hong Kong-based airline company has announced it will not be starting flights between Guam and Japan until next summer in response to the tension between the United States and North Korea. Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2xqBUab ) HK Express had planned to start flights from Nagoya, Japan to Guam at the end of October. In its Sept   Read More ...
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Onodera: Missile was launched with Guam in mind
Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera has suggested that North Korea's latest missile launch was likely linked to its earlier threat to aim at waters off Guam. The ballistic missile North Korea fired on Friday morning is estimated to have flown about 3,700 kilometers. Onodera told reporters on Friday that the launch showed that the missile could have reached Guam, which is about 3,400 kilometers from the country   Read More ...
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N. Korea 'has Guam in mind': Japan minister
Japan's defence minister said Friday he believed North Korea "has Guam in mind" after its most recent missile launch, noting it had sufficient range to hit the US territory. Pyongyang has threatened the US Pacific territory with "enveloping fire," sparking dire warnings from US President Donald Trump. Itsunori Onodera told reporters that Friday's missile, which overflew Japanese territory, flew 3,700 kilometres -- "long enough to cover Guam", which is 3,400 kilometres (2,100 miles) from North Korea   Read More ...
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North Korea missile test over Japan shows Guam in reach
BEIJING -- North Korea faced new outrage Friday morning after conducting . The intermediate-range ballistic missile traveled far enough that, if launched in the right direction, it could reach the U.S. military base on Guam. Analysts say it was North Korea's longest missile flight so far, and Defense Secretary James Mattis called it a "reckless" move by the Kim Jong Un regime   Read More ...
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North Korea ‘has Guam in mind’: Japanese defence minister
Japan’s defence minister said today he believed North Korea “has Guam in mind” after its most recent missile launch, noting it had sufficient range to hit the US territory. Pyongyang has threatened to hit the US Pacific territory with “enveloping fire,” sparking dire warnings from US President Donald Trump. Itsunori Onodera told reporters that Friday’s missile, which overflew Japanese territory, flew 3,700 kilometres -“long enough to cover Guam”, which is 3,400 kilometres (2,100 miles) from North Korea   Read More ...
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North Korea shows capability of striking Guam with missiles
SEOUL—North Korea’s ballistic missile launch on Sept. 15 showed for the first time that the U.S. island territory of Guam is well within range of Pyongyang’s arsenal. The missile, which flew over Hokkaido, landed in the Pacific Ocean about 3,700 kilometers from its launch site in a suburb of Pyongyang, according to South Korea’s Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff   Read More ...
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Guam government seeks apartment bids for homeless shelter
HAGNATA, Guam (AP) — The government of Guam is asking owners of apartment buildings to submit bids to provide temporary shelter to the island's homeless. The Pacific Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/2wUeiLb ) Monday that the government is interested in finding out how many private businesses would lease an apartment complex with a minimum of 15 units to serve as a temporary shelter at night   Read More ...
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Guam delegate may have violated emoluments clause with lease, ethics office says
An independent ethics monitor found substantial reason to believe Guam’s delegate to Congress broke federal law by leasing a four-bedroom home to the government of Japan, a possible violation of the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution. Del. Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D), the subject of the investigation by the Office of Congressional Ethics, also likely violated House rules when she allegedly accepted more than 600 nights of free lodging at a beachfront hotel in Guam and paid for a handful of stays by apparently transferring her bill to congressional aides to settle with official funds   Read More ...
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