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GOP Sen.: Trump needs approval for preemptive strike on N Korea

GOP Sen.: Trump needs approval for preemptive strike on N Korea

Among those taken by surprise, they said, was John F. Kelly, the retired four-star Marine general who has just taken over as White House chief of staff and has been with the president at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., for his working vacation.


Pinoys in Guam worry about NoKor's threat

Pinoys in Guam worry about NoKor's threat

But Mayor Paul McDonald of Agana Heights, Guam , tells NPR that the threat from North Korea - and the fact that Trump is "fighting back with words" - is being taken very seriously by residents. Chinese blue chips closed flat but Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.4 per cent. The Japanese currency, the yen , is often a safe have asset too. South Korean shares, which have been among the strongest performers in the world so far this year, fell 1 percent, while the won sank around 0.6 percent to ...



United States stock futures sink as North Korea tensions shake markets

The umbrella financials group slipped 0.3 percent. Pyongyang said it was examining plans for attacking Guam, a US territory in the Pacific that has a USA military base. That "looks high enough to be consistent with a 5 percent-plus pace for real GDP growth", said Jim O'Sullivan of High Frequency Economics in a report.


Japan could legally intercept a Guam-bound North Korea missile: Kyodo

Japan could legally intercept a Guam-bound North Korea missile: Kyodo

Its proximity to China, Japan, the Philippines and the Korean Peninsula has long made the island an essential possession of the USA military. Worries over a potential confrontation between the United States and North Korea weighed heavily on global stock markets on Wednesday but helped boost the price of assets, such as gold and the Swiss franc, that are considered safe havens in times of geopolitical peril.


Gilas Pilipinas upsets China

Gilas Pilipinas upsets China

Romeo , who scored 14 points in final frame and eight of the team's last 12 markers, took over from Jayson Castro, who orchestrated the offense with aplomb with 13 points and seven assists, with his beneficiary mostly Standhardinger. From there on, the lead continued to grow as Iran outscored the Indians in every quarter. Bhrighuvanshi, who has recovered from the injury sustained during the BRICS Games in China in June, will once again team up with Amjyot and Amritpal Singh and hopes ...