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Compensation for Guam WWII atrocity survivors

Hagatna - The US government has launched a compensation scheme for survivors of Japanese atrocities in Guam, 73 years after hostilities ended on the Pacific island.

Guam's Catholic Church in crisis over child sex claims

Hagatna - A Vatican administrator has urged Rome to remove the head of the Catholic Church in Guam over child sex allegations, warning the scandal could bankrupt the church in the deeply religious Pacific territory.

Ruling puts Pacific islanders in gun debate crosshairs

Hagatna - America's heated gun debate has extended to a remote Pacific territory, with a court overturning a ban on handguns in the Northern Marianas after ruling it breached the US Constitution's Second Amendment.

Lizard found in organic salad winds up as class mascot

Princeton - Buy an organic salad, get a free lizard. That's what happened when Sally Mabon unwrapped a bundle of tatsoi greens — she and her kindergartener, Faye, wound up with a three-inch-long green anole lizard tucked inside.

Soudelor targets Japan, China as most powerful storm of 2015

Hagatna - Super Typhoon Soudelor developed into the world's most powerful storm of the year Tuesday as it took aim at Japan, Taiwan and China after trashing the Northern Marianas.

Celebrities speak up about Jade Helm

The Jade Helm military training exercise has caused quite a media frenzy. From conspiracy theorists to the Governor of Texas, everyone is on high alert. Now celebrities have begun to speak up about the mysterious military operation.

Micronesians appeal for help after devastating typhoon

Hagatna - Residents in storm wrecked areas of Micronesia appealed for help Thursday as a clean up began on the worst affected islands after Super Typhoon Maysak swept through the region on its way towards the Philippines.

State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia

Hagatna - Residents of the Micronesian State of Chuuk were struggling to clear the roads of huge pieces of debris and return to damaged homes Wednesday as Super Typhoon Maysak cut a destructive path across the central Pacific leaving at least five dead.

Govt adds 20 species of coral to endangered species list

St. Petersburg - More than a dozen species of corals are the newest addition to the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Announced on Tuesday. The listing of 20 species is the largest Endangered Species Act ruling ever.

Supertyphoon Neoguri targets Japan

Tokyo - As the United States eastern seaboard recovers from July 4th's Hurricane Arthur, Pacific Supertyphoon Neoguri has Japan in its sights, reports from the Japan Meteorological Agency say.

North Korea ratifies nuclear strike against the U.S.

In the latest round of threats coming out of North Korea, it has been reported that North Korean officials have confirmed that they have ratified plans to launch military strikes against the US, including nuclear attacks.

North Korea preparing its missile sites says Pyongyang

Less than 24 hours after the United States despatched two nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers from their base in Missouri to fly dummy bombing runs over South Korea, North Korea has again ratcheted up the rhetoric in the Korean peninsula.

Op-Ed: North Korea, South Korea, United States incendiary rhetoric

New York - What is the value of careless, incendiary, unfounded accusations, and the value of extreme threats of hellish proportions?

North Korea threatens U.S. bases in Japan and Guam

Less than a day after North Korea leader Kim Jong-un initiated a mock drone strike on South Korea, he vows to attack U.S. military bases in Japan and Guam.

Op-Ed: US nuclear carrier group base in Perth? Real possibility in play

Sydney - The reconfiguration of US military assets is getting very interesting. The proposal for a US carrier group based at HMAS Stirling in Perth is particularly intriguing, because it does relate to a comprehensive reworking of US deployment profiles.

Mitt Romney wins Guam, Northern Mariana Islands GOP caucuses

Hagatna - Before the results are announced for the Republican caucuses in Kansas, it was confirmed that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney would pick nine delegates in Guam and another nine in the Northern Mariana Islands.

Op-Ed: Today is Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day. It is a day of honor, a chance for Americans to show its gratitude to the men and women who have served in the armed forces.

Op-Ed: US Marines to be based in Darwin — World does not end

Sydney - Much hoo-ha is going on about an expected announcement of a permanent US Marine presence in Australia. Some say it will offend China. The deployment is based on future needs of USMC dispositions, training requirements and a range of regional situations.

British tycoon Branson to plumb furthest depths of the oceans

Richard Branson has unveiled plans today to pilot a mini-submarine to the bottom of the Mariana trench in the western Pacific. The billionaire entrepreneur who founded the Virgin Group of companies will pilot a single-seater Virgin Oceanic craft.

$12 billion U.S. super naval base to be built in Guam

Hagatna - The United States has announced that it plans to establish an $12 billion super naval base on the Pacific island of Guam in order to curtail China's military build-up. However, residents are concerned about the latest move.
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