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Shares, dollar slip as U.S.-North Korea tensions escalate

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By Lisa TwaroniteTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Wednesday and investors piled into havens such as U.S. Treasuries, gold and the yen as tensions on the Korean peninsula escalated, with Pyongyang saying it is considering plans to attack Guam.A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement that it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile attack on the U.S. Pacific territory, which has a large American military base.The comments came just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told North Korea that any threat to the United States would be met ...

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 10:39 IST
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