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Earthquake rumbles off Guam

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A moderate earthquake has struck in the Guam region, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tropical storm ‘Haiyan’ coming closer from Guam

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MT Satellite image November 4, 2013, 06:00PM. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

A tropical storm near Guam is threatening to enter the Philippines by Thursday, the state weather bureau said on Monday.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Blast hurts 2 at Guam Hilton; brief evacuation

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An explosion at a Guam resort hurt two people and led to a four-hour evacuation of about 650 guests.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Korean visiting Guam attacked by shark, drowns

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An autopsy report shows a Korean tourist visiting Guam was attacked by a shark before he drowned.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Guam heightens alert level after North Korea threats

In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, members of the 374th Airlift Wing of U.S. Air Force work on a C-130 aircraft during the Cope North military exercises at Andersen U.S. Air Force Base in Guam. There soon will be another military element to life on the U.S. territory  _ a defense system will be installed to shoot down incoming missiles and warheads. Its deployment comes amid intensifying threats from North Korea, which recently listed Guam among its targets for a nuclear attack on the United States. AP/Koji Ueda, File

Guam has raised its official threat level and on Thursday tested its emergency alert system after warnings from North Korea identifying the island as a potential missile target.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US missile defense shield to counter NKorea threat

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Hagel labeled North Korea's rhetoric as a real, clear danger and threat to the U.S. and its Asia-Pacific allies. He said the U.S. is doing all it can to defuse the situation, echoing comments a day earlier by Secretary of State John Kerry. AP FILE PHOTO

The Defense Department said it was deploying a missile defense shield to the territory of Guam in the Pacific to protect the U.S. and its allies in the region in response to North Korea’s increasingly hostile talk. The North renewed its threat to launch a nuclear attack on the United States.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US, allies in show of force

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam—Fighter jets from the United States and two key allies roared into western Pacific skies on Thursday in the combat phase of annual exercises that have gained importance as the region responds to the rise of China and other potential threats.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Jets roar as US, Japan, Australia drill in Pacific

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An Australian fighter jet is readied for a training mission at the Cope North military exercises at Andersen Air Force Base on the U.S. island of Guam, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. Fighter jets from the U.S. and two key allies roared into Western Pacific skies Thursday in the combat phase of exercises that have gained importance as the region responds to the rise of China and other potential threats. The Cope North exercises—which could soon swell in participants—are aimed at preparing the air forces of the U.S., Japan and Australia to fight together if a military crisis erupts. AP Photo/Eric Talmadge

Fighter jets from the U.S. and two key allies roared into western Pacific skies Thursday in the combat phase of annual exercises that have gained importance as the region responds to the rise of China and other potential threats.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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