US says North Korea must stop ‘provocative’ behavior

WASHINGTON---The United States demanded that North Korea "must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior" early Saturday after President Donald Trump stepped up his warnings against Pyongyang and spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by phone.   Meanwhile, US military forces "stand ready" to safeguard Guam after the North threatened to fire ballistic missiles toward the American Pacific island territory, the White House said.   It said Trump "reassured" Guam Governor Eddie Calvo in a phone call that the US military would "ensure the safety and security of the people of Guam, along with the rest of America."   During their separate call, Tru...

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