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Wall Street set to open lower on simmering North Korea tensions

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By Sruthi Shankar(Reuters) - U.S. indexes were set to open lower for the third straight day on Thursday as North Korea's threat to land a missile just short of the U.S. territory of Guam added fuel to simmering tensions with the United States.The nuclear-armed nation said it was finalizing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land 18-25 miles from Guam.The latest round of tensions began after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States."There seems to be a heightened fear of an ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 18:36 IST
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