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China Calls for Restraint on North Korea as USS Carl Vinson arrives

China Calls for Restraint on North Korea as USS Carl Vinson arrives

South Korean and United States officials have feared for some time that a sixth North Korean nuclear test could be imminent. He added: "China hopes that the parties concerned will exercise restraint and avoid actions that aggravate tensions on the peninsula".



Trump orders review of financial rules to prevent future crises

PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks on prior to signing financial services executive orders at the Treasury Department in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2017. During the 2016 election campaign, Trump initially issued a plan that proposed deep cuts in tax rates for individuals and corporations, a reduction in the number of tax brackets to four from seven, repeal of the estate tax, an offshore profits repatriation tax holiday for multinationals and a cap on the deductibility of business ...



Aid workers' release is a victory for President Trump

Trump had hosted Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the White House at the beginning of this month. It all seems like something that would make Steve Bannon and Alex Jones' heads explode. Why was she locked up? An American aid worker jailed for almost three years in Egypt has returned home. Along with her husband and six colleagues at the foundation, Hijazi was eventually accused of sexually assaulting children and convincing them to join protests in favor of the Muslim ...


North Korea Threatens to Sink San Diego-Based USS Carl Vinson

North Korea Threatens to Sink San Diego-Based USS Carl Vinson

As the USA has directed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and submarine at the same time for joint drills near South Korea, it is interpreted as a stern warning against any provocations by the North. "We agreed to strongly demand that North Korea, which is repeating its provocation, show restraint", Abe told reporters. "We will maintain close contact with the United States, keep a high level of vigilance and respond firmly".



Measuring Trump's First 100 Days

Trump won't concede that point. Nevertheless, Trump's supporters still stand behind him. The previous president to hold Gallup's lowest approval ratings in the first quarter was Bill Clinton with a 55 percent approval rating. However, the vast majority of Americans who voted for him in 2016 apparently have no regrets and would vote for him again today. As the president approaches his 100th day in office Saturday, he is expected to sign more executive orders this week.


Japanese demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as North Korea tension mounts

Japanese demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as North Korea tension mounts

It has also sold out of 50 Swiss-made air purifiers created to thwart radiation and poisonous gas and the company is still attempting to find more to fill orders, its director told Reuters . The secretive communist state test-fired four ballistic missiles last month, three of which landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan, just off the coast of the country.