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Trump says military is 'locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely'

August 11, 2017
| The New York Times
President Trump issued yet another provocative warning of military action against North Korea on Friday, the third time in a week that he has suggested he was ready to strike the small, isolated Asian country that has been developing nuclear weapons capable of reaching the United States.
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What you need to know about Guam, the tiny American territory North Korea is threatening

August 10, 2017
Nancy Youssef, Amber Jamieson | BuzzFeed News
The tiny island of Guam, a US territory, was threatened as a target by North Korea on Tuesday after reports that the regime had created miniaturized nuclear warheads that fit onto long-range missiles.
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Trump’s threat to North Korea was improvised

August 10, 2017
Peter Baker, Glenn Thrush | The New York Times
President Trump’s aides knew he planned to deliver a tough message to North Korea on Tuesday, but they did not expect a threat that rivaled the apocalyptic taunts often used by his target, Kim Jong-un.
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North Korea calls Trump’s warning ‘nonsense’

August 10, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Eamon Javers reports the latest on the escalating war of words between the U.S. and North Korea as well as President Trump's tweets about Mitch McConnell.
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Trump threatens ‘fire and fury’ against North Korea if it endangers U.S.

August 9, 2017
Peter Baker, Choe Sang-hun | The New York Times
President Trump threatened on Tuesday to unleash “fire and fury” against North Korea if it endangered the United States, as tensions with the isolated and impoverished nuclear-armed state escalated into perhaps the most serious foreign policy challenge yet of his administration.
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North Korea reviewing plans to strike Guam with missiles

August 9, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea as the rogue nation threatens Guam.
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North Korea says it won’t give up nuclear weapons and that entire U.S. mainland is within firing range

August 8, 2017
Anne Gearan, Carol Morello | The Washington Post
North Korea spurned harsh new U.N. sanctions Monday and threatened to defend itself with nuclear weapons if necessary, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson repeated an offer to bargain with the outcast nation under the right circumstances.
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U.S. test-launches ICBM amid North Korea tensions

August 3, 2017
Ken Dilanian, Courtney Kube | NBC News
The U.S. military successfully test-launched an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from California early Wednesday, according to an Air Force spokesman — just days after North Korea's second test of an ICBM.
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