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Asian shares, U.S. stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions

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By Lisa TwaroniteTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped while U.S. Treasuries, gold and the safe-haven yen rose in early Asian trading on Wednesday after tensions on the Korean peninsula escalated with Pyongyang's warning that it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.Just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told North Korea that any threat to the United States would be met with "fire and fury," a spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement carried by the North's state-run KCNA news agency that it was ...

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 06:27 IST
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