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In call to Donald Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea

Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described his conversation with Trump as a "thorough exchange of views". North Korea poses one the sternest national security challenges facing the 3-month-old Trump administration. On Sunday state media said North Korea's forces were "combat-ready to sink" USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which the U.S. says is due to arrive off the Korean peninsula "within days".


North Korea threatens for total war!

North Korea threatens for total war!

During the pomp and circumstance at Kim II Sung square, citizens showed their revolutionary fervour with choreographed performances while vehicles displaying North Korea's military arsenal rolled by. "US Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our allies in the Republic of Korea and in Japan to maintain security", Benham said.


Metra: Person struck by BNSF train in La Grange

Metra: Person struck by BNSF train in La Grange

At one point Thursday morning, some inbound trains were operating with a delay of two and a half hours. Officers responded around 6:20 a.m.to a report of a person hit by a train near South Peck and West Hillgrove avenues. Her name has not yet been released. Her belongings were in her vehicle on a nearby street. Train delays on both the outbound and inbound lines were extensive and Metra said BNSF riders should seek alternate transportation.



Hollande Backs Macron for President as French Runoff Race Begins

According to two opinions that were carried out on Sunday night, Macron would beat Le Pen by 62-64 percent over 36-38 percent. Global markets reacted with relief to Sunday's vote, which broke the dominance of established parties of the center-left and center-right but still left the most market-friendly and internationally minded of the remaining contenders in pole position to become France's next leader.


White House: Russia Is Lying About Assad's Chemical Attacks

White House: Russia Is Lying About Assad's Chemical Attacks

Mr Putin's decision to host Mr Tillerson signalled Moscow's intent to maintain communication with the United States even as the countries bash each other publicly in louder and louder tones. In western Syria, we will assist the forces fighting against ISIS; in eastern Syria, we will enforce former president Obama's alleged red line on chemical weapons, but otherwise stay out of the fight.


China urges restraint as USA strike force heads for Korean waters

China urges restraint as USA strike force heads for Korean waters

North Korea conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone, which would have improved its knowledge on making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Some analysts voiced concerns Trump was backing himself into a corner with his fierce rhetoric on North Korea, leading both countries to a point where "bad things are going to happen".