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Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water

World Oct 25, 2018

Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water

Rescue teams and heavy equipment were mobilized across the Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday after a typhoon hit U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight, causing blackouts and damage to critical infrastructure. With sustained winds of over 270 kph (168 mph), Typhoon Yutu pulled down trees, telegraph ...

Missile evacuation drill to be held in Hyogo in September

National Aug 23, 2017

Missile evacuation drill to be held in Hyogo in September

The Hyogo Prefectural Government said Wednesday it will hold an evacuation drill Sept. 17 in Nishinomiya to prepare for a possible ballistic missile attack. The drill, also involving the central government, will be held in response to North Korea's recent announcement of a plan to ...

Guam urges Japanese tourists to ignore North Korea missile threat

National Aug 23, 2017

Guam urges Japanese tourists to ignore North Korea missile threat

Guam's lieutenant governor on Wednesday urged Japanese people to visit the Pacific island despite North Korea's threat to fire missiles near the U.S. territory, saying Washington has prepared for any contingency. "All the defenses are already in place" such as the Aegis missile defense system, ...