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Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from N Korea

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Dhaka, Aug 12 (AP)- If an attack warning is issued, Guam residents should take cover quickly - in a concrete structure, preferably underground - and stay there until instructed otherwise, according to a fact sheet titled "Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat."
Guam's Office of Civil Defense began disseminating fact sheets Friday to help residents prepare for a missile attack from North Korea. The guidance includes tips on building an emergency kit, advice on staying put in concrete or...
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Leaked email shows HBO negotiating with hackers

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Boston, Aug 12 (AP)- Hackers this week released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over data swiped from HBO's servers.
The July 27 email was sent by John Beyler, an HBO executive who thanked the hackers for "making us aware"...
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Nobel laureates urge Saudi king to halt 14 executions

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United Nations, Aug 12 (AP)- Ten Nobel Peace Prize winners are appealing to Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince to show mercy and halt the executions of 14 young people sentenced to death for participating in protests in 2012.
In a letter released Friday they said staying the executions would...
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After 30 years, museum gets stolen piece by modern master

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Phoenix, Aug 12 (AP)- More than three decades after thieves made off with a valuable painting from the Uni-versity of Arizona Museum of Art, officials say they have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico.
Curators at the museum that was home to Willem de Kooning's...
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Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statements

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Hagatna, Aug 9 (AP) - Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory.
Though local...
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