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Guam residents alarmed after emergency alert accidentally broadcast on radio

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Guam residents alarmed after emergency alert accidentally broadcast on radio

- An emergency alert was mistakenly broadcast to Guam residents amid fears of missile strikes against the Pacific island by North Korea.
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Norcorea listo para disparar a Guam y Pentágono dice repelerá | Diario El Mundo

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Norcorea listo para disparar a Guam y Pentágono dice repelerá | Diario El Mundo

- El secretario de Defensa estadounidense, Jim Mattis, expresó ayer que el Pentágono podría detectar “muy rápidamente” el objetivo de misiles norcoreanos si en dado caso decidieran disparar a blancos en Estados Unidos. Paralelamente, la agencia estatal del líder norcoreano informó que el régimen del Pyongyang ya presentó un plan para disparar misiles cerca de la isla de Guam. “Si disparan contra Estados Unidos, podríamos muy rápidamente tener una guerra”, afirmó Mattis, agregando que Washington intentaría abatir todo objeto amenazador que se aproxime a la isla de Guam
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Guam shocked after two radio stations issue emergency warning indicating attack

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Guam shocked after two radio stations issue emergency warning indicating attack

- Guam, a US territory, is located close to North Korea Guam residents received a nasty jolt today after two radio stations accidentally issued emergency warnings to indicate an imminent threat or attack, at a time when the US territory is already on edge over North Korean threats to fire missiles into nearby waters. North Korea had said it would finalise plans by mid- August on whether to fire missiles at Guam in response to "fire and fury" threats from US President Donald Trump
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Kim Jong Un holds off on Guam missile plan; South Korea resolves to prevent war

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Kim Jong Un holds off on Guam missile plan; South Korea resolves to prevent war

- Korea crisis shows signs of cooling off. North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means. Signs of an easing in tension on the Korean peninsula helped stock markets rally for a second day running even as the United States and South Korea prepared for more joint military drills and experts warned North Korea could still go ahead with its provocative plan
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Guam missile launch plan: Kim Jong Un waiting for 'foolish Yankees' next move, state media reports

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Guam missile launch plan: Kim Jong Un waiting for 'foolish Yankees' next move, state media reports

- North Korea says it won't test-fire ballistic missiles near Guam at this time. A North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un would observe what it called 'foolish and stupid conduct' of the US before deciding whether to order the missiles fired. (Aug. 15) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will watch what "the foolish Yankees" do before making a decision on plans to fire four missiles toward the U
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North Korean ruler stands down on threat to Guam

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North Korean ruler stands down on threat to Guam

- WASHINGTON — North Korea’s autocratic ruler has decided not to launch a threatened missile attack on Guam, Pyongyang’s state media reported Tuesday, easing the immediate threat of an attack on the U.S. territory in the western Pacific. The North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un could change his mind “if the Yankees persist in their extremely dangerous reckless actions.” The announcement appeared shortly after Defense Secretary James N
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Guam radio stations spark terror by ACCIDENTALLY broadcasting nuclear missile warning just days after North Korea threatened to attack island

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Guam radio stations spark terror by ACCIDENTALLY broadcasting nuclear missile warning just days after North Korea threatened to attack island

- TWO radio stations on the Pacific island of Guam are in hot water after accidentally broadcasting a missile warning klaxon – sparking fears of a North Korean nuke attack. The civil danger warning message was mistakenly broadcast because of “human error” just after midnight today by both the KTWG and KSTO radio stations. The broadcast alert came just days after noisy neighbour Kim Jong-un threatened to fire four Hwasong nuclear missiles in the direction of the American island territory
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North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

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North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

- HAGATNA, Guam — Tourists haven't been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the center of North Korean and U.S. threats during the past week. Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said several customers called with concerns, but they weren't worried enough to pay cancellation fees for their trips
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North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam

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North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam

- By Jane Chung and Ju-min Park. SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media on Tuesday, as leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on the plans drawn up by the army amid heightened tensions with the United States. Kim was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map reading "Strategic Force's Firing Strike Plan", which showed a flight path for the missiles appearing to start from North Korea's east coast, then flying over Japan and ending near Guam, as Pyongyang announced last week
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'Kim Jong-un, Guam'ın çevresini vurma planını kabul etti'

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'Kim Jong-un, Guam'ın çevresini vurma planını kabul etti'

- Reuters'ın haberine göre Kuzey Kore lideri Kim Jong Un, ordusunun Guam'ın çevresini vurma planını içeren raporu kabul etti. 'ÖNCE ABD'NİN FAALİYETLERİNİ İZLEYECEĞİM' Kim Jong Un, karar vermeden önce ABD'nin faaliyetlerini izleyeceğini söyledi. ABD Savunma Bakanı Jim Mattis, "Kuzey Kore ABD'ye karşı füzeleri ateşlerse çok hızlı bir şekilde savaşa dönüşür" demişti. Kuzey Kore, ağustos ortasına kadar 4 adet orta menzilli balistik füzeyle ABD'nin askeri üslerinin bulunduğu Guam'ı vuracağını açıklamıştı
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North Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan but opts to hold off

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North Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan but opts to hold off

- North Korea has stepped up its defiant tone against the US North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further "reckless actions" by Washington. Although prepared for "the enveloping fire at Guam", the North said it would watch what "the foolish Yankees" do before taking a decision
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Guam on Alert for North Korean Missile Test, but Residents Take It in Stride

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Guam on Alert for North Korean Missile Test, but Residents Take It in Stride

- But being ready for a ballistic missile strike is not like preparing for a typhoon. For one thing, tropical storms move at an average speed of about 12 miles per hour, giving people in Guam several days to prepare. A ballistic missile launched from North Korea, however, would take just 17 minutes to hit the waters off the island. “From the moment the sirens sound off, everyone should be ready to shelter in place,” Ms
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North Korea Maps Out Detailed Plan For Missile Launches To Sea Off Guam

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North Korea Maps Out Detailed Plan For Missile Launches To Sea Off Guam

- Seoul: North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media on Tuesday, as leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on the plans drawn up by the army amid heightened tensions with the United States. Kim was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map reading "Strategic Force's Firing Strike Plan", which showed a flight path for the missiles appearing to start from North Korea's east coast, then flying over Japan and ending near Guam, as Pyongyang announced last week
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Guam ‘happy’ North Korea holding off on missile strike plan: Official

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Guam ‘happy’ North Korea holding off on missile strike plan: Official

- GUAM: The Lieutenant Governor of Guam said on Tuesday (Aug 15) that there is no change to the island's threat assessment and that the government is "happy" with a recent report indicating that North Korea is holding back a missile strike towards Guam. North Korea's state media reported earlier in the day that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on a plan to fire missiles near the US Pacific territory but hinted that he would hold off on the launch
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North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam

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North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam

- SEOUL: North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media on Tuesday, as leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on the plans drawn up by the army amid heightened tensions with the United States. Kim was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map reading "Strategic Force's Firing Strike Plan", which showed a flight path for the missiles appearing to start from North Korea's east coast, then flying over Japan and ending near Guam, as Pyongyang announced last week
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Guam's tourism popularity unhurt by North Korea threats

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Guam's tourism popularity unhurt by North Korea threats

- HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven't been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been the target of threats from North Korea during a week of angry words exchanged by Pyongyang and Washington. Chiho Tsuchiya of Japan heard the news, but she decided to come anyway with her husband and two children. "I feel Japan and Korea also can get danger from North Korea, so staying home is the same," said the 40-year-old
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  • Guam shocked after two radio stations issue emergency warning indicating attack
    Guam shocked after two radio stations issue emergency warning indicating attack

    , dnaindia.com

    Guam, a US territory, is located close to North Korea Guam residents received a nasty jolt today after two radio stations accidentally issued emergency warnings to indicate an imminent threat or attack, at a time when the US territory is already on edge over North Korean threats to fire missiles into nearby waters. North Korea had said it would finalise plans by mid- August on whether to fire missiles at Guam in response to "fire and fury" threats from US President Donald Trump
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  • Trump's rhetoric renews debate in Guam: Is being 'tip of the spear' worth it?
    Trump's rhetoric renews debate in Guam: Is being 'tip of the spear' worth it?

    , mprnews.org

    The tiny U.S. territory of Guam came under the international spotlight after North Korea on Wednesday said it's studying whether to launch a missile test toward the island. President Donald Trump responded by escalating the rhetoric. "Let's see what he does with Guam," Trump said of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. "If he does something in Guam, it will be an event the likes of which nobody has seen before what will happen in north Korea
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  • Guam chief pleads guilty in FIFA scandal
    Guam chief pleads guilty in FIFA scandal

    , channelnewsasia.com

    NEW YORK: The US prosecution of the massive corruption scandal rocking world soccer scalped a new head on Thursday (Apr 27) - the football chief on the tiny Pacific island of Guam. Richard Lai, a 55-year-old US citizen, pleaded guilty on Thursday in a federal court in New York to accepting nearly US$1 million in bribes from 2009-2014, US prosecutors announced
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  • Crew members safely recovered by USS Dewey after Navy helicopter crash in Guam
    Crew members safely recovered by USS Dewey after Navy helicopter crash in Guam

    , cbs8.com

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A U.S. Navy helicopter from a squadron based in San Diego crashed in waters off Guam, but all three crew members were safely recovered, the Navy announced today. The MH-60R helicopter crashed during routine flight operations, the Navy said. Two pilots and one crewman were recovered by the USS Dewey (DDG 105), a guided missile destroyer to which the helicopter squadron is assigned
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  • North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam
    North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam

    , sg.yahoo.com

    By Jane Chung and Ju-min Park. SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media on Tuesday, as leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on the plans drawn up by the army amid heightened tensions with the United States. Kim was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map reading "Strategic Force's Firing Strike Plan", which showed a flight path for the missiles appearing to start from North Korea's east coast, then flying over Japan and ending near Guam, as Pyongyang announced last week
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  • Guam Advises Residents On ‘Preparing For An Imminent Missile Threat’
    Guam Advises Residents On ‘Preparing For An Imminent Missile Threat’

    , cbslocal.com

    WASHINGTON (CBS) –- The threat of a nuclear attack amid tensions with North Korea is being felt acutely in Guam, the United States territory that’s closest to Kim Jong-un and his weapons. Officials in Guam are giving citizens advice on how to survive such an attack. Guam has posted a fact sheet for its residents on how to prepare for an imminent missile strike #WBZ pic
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