Morning top 5: Trump issues further North Korea warnings; firefighters battle Portuguese wildfires

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Donald Trump has warned North Korea it should be 'very, very nervous' if it 'even thinks about' attacking America or any of its allies.

President Trump suggested: "Let's see what he does with Guam. If he does something in Guam it will be an event the likes of which nobody's seen before, what will happen in North Korea."

As tensions escalate, the US Defense Secretary James Mattis says their military is ready to counter the threat from North Korea - but stressed that efforts are being 'diplomatically' led.


Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling more than 60 wildfires raging across Portugal.

The return of scorching temperatures has put an end to the recent respite following a spate of blazes earlier in the summer.

Morocco and Spain have both sent water dropping planes to help the efforts.


At least 36 people have died after a coach hit the wall of a tunnel in northwest China.

State media reports that the incident happened in Shaanxi Province on Thursday night.

13 others were injured in the incident.


Nearly 90% of parents say they feel under financial pressure ahead of the new school term.

For many parents, the July paycheck is crucial for funding books, bags and uniforms.

Meanwhile, 1 in 5 parents leave back to school shopping until the last two weeks in August according to a survey by


A new UN report on torture is expected to criticise Ireland for not prosecuting child abusers.

The United Nations Committee against Torture says we have not done enough with the Ryan Report into institutional abuse.

The stats show there has only been one prosecution, despite 15,000 victims coming forward.