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TODAY   |  March 21, 2013

N. Korea threatens US bases in Guam, Japan

The isolated nation has threatened to attack American military bases in Japan and Guam in retaliation for the U.S. conducting military exercises with South Korea. On Wednesday, major South Korean banks and media companies were hacked.

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>>> u.s. officials tell nbc news this morning that new threats out of north korea are largely bluster. pyongyang says it will attack military bases in japan and guam in response to joint u.s. south korean military exercises .

>>> has been traced to a chinese internet address. but those addresses can be easily manipulated, meaning the exact source of the hack still remains uncertain.