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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

Xi told Trump that China resolutely opposes any actions that run counter to UN Security Council resolutions, a Chinese foreign ministry statement said. The US vice-president, Mike Pence, who recently visited South Korea, said on Saturday the carrier group would arrive within days. Amid the heightened tensions, North Korea detained a third USA citizen in Pyongyang on Saturday, the Swedish Embassy confirmed to NBC News.


Funeral Plans Announced in CT for Aaron Hernandez

Funeral Plans Announced in CT for Aaron Hernandez

He had been serving a life sentence without parole for the a 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd though he was acquitted of a 2012 double murder in the past week. "We wonder that ourselves". A spokesperson for the Patriots on Friday said the team has no response to Sheff's request. Another of Hernandez's lawyers said that he would ask a court to have that murder conviction erased.



Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

Amazingly, or perhaps not amazingly, this isn't the first time Trump has made a tone-deaf remark about the Purple Heart. On Saturday, April 22, 2017 , the President of the United States and his wife Melania met with wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed military hospital in Bethesda, Maryland .


Tory support in Scotland rises to 33%, new poll shows

Tory support in Scotland rises to 33%, new poll shows

She has come under heavy fire for refusing to condemn the United Kingdom government's so-called child tax credit "rape clause". The Tories, who are campaigning on a message of opposing the SNP's bid for a second independence referendum, now have one Scottish MP - David Mundell.



Happy St George's Day! But should it be a bank holiday?

Corbyn is now campaigning around the country head of the general election on June 8. But shortly after he made his comments, Labour said the party did still support the renewal of the nuclear deterrent. The current parliament will dissolve on June 3. British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, an ICM opinion poll for the Guardian newspaper said on Monday.


FTSE 100 leaps as markets take heart from French election result

FTSE 100 leaps as markets take heart from French election result

The two victors, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, will take to the campaign trail again for a final flurry, as they seek to scoop up floating voters and capitalise on any endorsements from other candidates. The vote "is really important, mainly because we really need a change in this country with all the difficulties we are facing and terrorism", said Paris resident Alain Richaud, who was waiting to cast his vote.