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Mattis, who was traveling on the West Coast, released his statement after Trump continued to issue threats Wednesday morning. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen", Trump said. The former Marine Corps four-star general said the size and scope of the American military's arsenal, both in conventional and nuclear capabilities, will leave North Korea "grossly overmatched" should war break out between Pyongyang and the US on the peninsula.
  • Worldwide organised crime syndicates dismantled, 17 arrested in Sydney, Dubai and Europe

    Worldwide organised crime syndicates dismantled, 17 arrested in Sydney, Dubai and Europe

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    Police are now searching the homes of Fadi and John Ibrahim in Dover Heights and there are several media reports Michael and Fadi Ibrahim have been arrested in Dubai as part of an investigation into the importation of MDMA, or ecstasy. "The people we allege are part of this syndicate are Middle Eastern organised crime figures that are well-known to law enforcement, and for decades this group has flaunted their wealth and activities, telling the community they were untouchable".
  • Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate

    Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate

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    That ultimatum is likely to resonate in Asia, where memories of destructive U.S. aerial bombing raids, including those on Japan's Hiroshima and Nagasaki, continue to loom large. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen", he said. "This is precisely what the North Koreans want". "I think a number of observers' fear on this issue, and on a number of issues in this administration, is that perhaps there wasn't a careful consideration of the words of our commander ...
  • Paul Manafort's Home Raided By FBI Agents In July

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    Manafort and the president's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., have started handing over documents to the Senate Judiciary Committee in compliance with the panel's investigation into possible Russian election interference. Authorities swooped on the home in Alexandria, Virginia, late last month, according to sources close to the special counsel probe, reports The Washington Post .
  • New Starbucks Horchata Frappuccino Now Available

    New Starbucks Horchata Frappuccino Now Available

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    The drink, which is popular in Mexico and Central America, will now be sold at the chain across USA and Canada. And then it will be topped off with whipped cream, caramel, and cinnamon and sugar sprinkles, according to the coffee company based in Seattle.
  • Tillerson visits Thailand and Malaysia

    Tillerson visits Thailand and Malaysia

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    Tillerson. How will the US Department of Justice's (DoJ) civil suits - alleging money laundering by state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd, established by Malaysia's prime minister - factor in the upcoming meetings? U.S. "Both countries are in preparation for the visit but we can not confirm the timing at this stage", Don said. Gen Prayut is tipped to visit the U.S.
  • [News Analysis] Trump-Kim war rhetoric puts South Korea on edge

    [News Analysis] Trump-Kim war rhetoric puts South Korea on edge

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    Mr Trump told reporters on Tuesday: "North Korea best not make any more threats to the US". Us president Donald Trump's warned North Korea to expect fire and fury if it threatens America. Two officials familiar with the document, which was completed last month, verified the contents to the Post . Concerns were heightened late last month when tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile indicated Pyongyang may be within a year or two of obtaining the technology to reach the US with ...
  • Trump's credibility crisis goes nuclear

    Trump's credibility crisis goes nuclear

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    The human carnage that could result from any North Korean attack on South Korea in response to United States military action has also given USA leaders pause. Half (50%) say they disapprove of Donald Trump's handling of it, 37% say they approve and another 13% say they aren't sure about his handling of the issue.
  • A few showers today heavier rain late week

    A few showers today heavier rain late week

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    Wednesday should be the pick day of the forecast, with mostly sunny skies, comfortably warm temperatures, and pleasantly low humidity. Mostly clear skies and cool temperatures will be around, with a low temperature of 58 degrees. Tuesday will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. Wednesday morning will start out dry for the most part but keep the rain jacket close.
  • Guam map: Where is Guam? Will North Korea attack the United States territory?

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    Last month, in another show of force, the United States twice flew a pair of supersonic bombers that took off from Guam over the Korean peninsula after two North Korean tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles. Guam is an unincorporated territory of the USA located about 3,400 km southeast of North Korea. North Korea says it has mastered a crucial technology needed to strike the USA with a nuclear missile.
  • European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension

    European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "has been very threatening beyond a normal state, and as I said they will be met with fire and fury and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before", he said. Kazianis said it still is not clear whether North Korea has developed heat shield technology required to allow a missile to leave and re-enter the atmosphere.