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Where in the world is the USS Carl Vinson?

It has scrapped a planned port visit in Australia as a result of sailing north. "The Carl Vinson Strike Group is heading north to the Western Pacific as a prudent measure". Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier at the US Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay, Mr Pence said the Trump administration would continue to "work diligently" with allies such as Japan, China and other global powers to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang.


Mamata Banerjee re-elected as Trinmool Congress chairperson

Mamata Banerjee re-elected as Trinmool Congress chairperson

Responding to a query whether her party would support a presidential candidate proposed by the BJD as was done in 2012, she said: "I will talk to Naveenji". They also put up the hoardings to expose the BJP which comprises terror mongers. Another chief minister, Bihar's Nitish Kumar, has initiated the process of bringing anti-BJP parties together, requesting Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday to take the lead on that.


China 'seriously concerned' about N Korea

China 'seriously concerned' about N Korea

Ryan said he was encouraged by the results of efforts to work with China to reduce tensions, but that it was unacceptable North Korea might be able to strike allies with nuclear weapons . It is rare for council members to wrangle over standard language and the dispute came amid USA and Russian tensions over Moscow's support for President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war.



UN Security Council Blasts N. Korea Missile Test, Threatens Sanctions

Trump, who met with President Xi Jinping earlier this month at his Mar-a-Lago retreat, said he told his Chinese counterpart that he would get a "much better" trade deal with the U.S. That also involves updating any analysis on the latest thinking of how North Korea might militarily react if the United States were to take military steps.


Fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted for graft arrested in Guatemala

Fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted for graft arrested in Guatemala

Duarte, of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party ( PRI ), resigned past year before the end of his term and then went into hiding. When authorities raided a warehouse belonging to him, they discovered a wide array of valuable assets, including many paintings.


Appeals court rejects inmate's stay requests

Appeals court rejects inmate's stay requests

An assistant attorney general in Arkansas said in a court proceeding in 2015 that the third-party supplier of the state's midazolam had agreed in return for anonymity to sell it to the state for executions despite having a contract with the manufacturer that forbade the sale.