North Korean state media reports, known for their bluster, shot back at Trump's comments while outlining the alleged missile plan. "They will be met by fire and fury like the world has never seen", Trump said on Wednesday.
North Korea also accused the United States of devising a "preventive war" and said in another statement that any plans to execute this would be met with an "all-out war wiping out all the strongholds of enemies, including the U.S. mainland". December gold jumped USD16.70, or 1.3%, to settle at USD1,279.30/oz.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a press conference, "We can not tolerate such a clear provocative act to the security of the region and worldwide society, including our country", urging Pyongyang to exercise restraint.
The Commerce Department said wholesale inventories climbed by 0.7% in June after rising by an upwardly revised 0.6% in May.
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A resolution to this effect was adopted at a meeting of the party office-bearers, held at the AIADMK Headquarters in the city. They are now headed to Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.
The North Korean army announced it was examining plans for attacking the island, which serves as a launching pad for the USA military.
South Korea and the North technically remain at war as the Korean War ended only with an armistice, not a peace treaty. Before Trump's tweets on the nuclear arsenal, Tillerson arrived in Guam on a previously scheduled visit after telling reporters he did not believe there was an imminent threat from North Korea and "Americans should sleep well at night".
On Wednesday, Trump followed up his "fire and fury" warning with a boast about U.S. nuclear capabilities.
The Pentagon has prepared a plan to launch a pre-emptive strike on the North's missile sites upon a presidential order, to which a B-1B bomber attack from Guam is key, NBC reported Wednesday, citing two senior military officials.
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"(The North's bellicose rhetoric) seems to be aimed at binding its society together, stoking anxiety within the South and undercutting the South Korea-US alliance and Washington's North Korea policy".
North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States. The rotations also came as North Korea increasingly upped the ante in the standoff over its development of nuclear weapons.
The worldwide community is calling for a calming of tensions, fearing the Korean peninsula is being pushed dangerously close to the brink of war. But in 1944, it was handed back to the USA to rule. "South Korea alliance", a spokesperson for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff told Bloomberg on Thursday.
Earlier in the day, South Korean authorities said Seoul would act against the North if the latter continued its provocations.
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When addressing the gap in representation in the population, we need to look at population level differences in distributions. Pichai also said singling out colleagues for being biologically less suited to their work is "offensive and not OK" .
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