Sunday, August 20, 2017

Guam

About a hundred people gather at Chief Kepuha Park in Hagatna, Guam for a rally for peace Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.

BY GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and CATHY BUSSEWITZ HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The nuclear conflict with North Korea that has made Guam the target of a threatened attack has led to new calls to change the government of the Pacific island ...
A rainbow appears over Tumon Bay, Guam Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam face a missile threat from North Korea.

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. If carried out, it would be ...
An altar boy carries a cross during Sunday Mass at Blessed Diego de San Vitores Church, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Tumon, Guam.

BY GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and TASSANEE VEJPONGSA TUMON, Guam (AP) — Across Guam — where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic — priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory faced a missile threat from North Korea. ...
Annette Shimizu, 52, speaks with The Associated Press on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Hagatna, Gaum.

BY GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and TASSANEE VEJPONGSA HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The 160,000 residents of Guam are in the crosshairs of escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States. The tropical island is a key strategic location in the ...
A man watches a television screen showing President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JOSH LEDERMAN BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un’s government on Thursday to “get their act together” or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested his earlier threat to unleash “fire ...
A copy of the local newspaper is for sale in Hagatna, Guam on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

BY GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and AUDREY McAVOY HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The tiny U.S. territory of Guam feels a strong sense of patriotism and confidence in the American military, which has an enormous presence on the Pacific island. But residents ...
In this 1965 file photo, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber takes off from Guam for a strike against the Viet Cong in Vietnam, 2,200 miles away, during the Vietnam War.

BY AUDREY McAVOY HONOLULU (AP) — The small U.S. territory of Guam has become a focal point after North Korea’s army threatened to use ballistic missiles to create an “enveloping fire” around the island. The exclamation came after President Donald ...
In this image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the test launch of what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

BY KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Despite North Korea’s threat to attack Guam, it appears extremely unlikely that its leadership would risk its own destruction with a pre-emptive attack on the American territory. Still, analysts believe North Korea ...
A man takes a photo of a TV news program showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while reporting North Korea's rocket launch in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.

BY FOSTER KLUG and MATTHEW PENNINGTON SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an exchange of threats, U.S. President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of “fire and fury like the world has never seen” and the North’s military claimed Wednesday it was ...
In this May 15, 2017, file photo, tourists walk through a shopping district in Tamuning, Guam

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The North Korean army’s announcement that it is examining operational plans for attacking Guam after rising tensions with President Donald Trump has brought more global attention to the tiny U.S. territory in the Pacific than it ...
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