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North Korea marked Tuesday's anniversary of the founding of its military with artillery drills, celebrations that took place as a U.S. guided missile submarine docked in South Korea and U.S. Navy ships conducted exercises with South Korea and Japan.
The United Nations Security Council will hold special ministerial meeting Friday to discuss further sanctions on the regime in Pyongyang, but first, Trump has called all 100 senators to the White House Wednesday for a briefing on North Korea. He said such comments from North Korea, while disturbing, are generally much more bark than bite.
A USA submarine is set to join the USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, South Korean military officials said Monday. Separately, the destroyer USS Fitzgerald was conducting drills with a Japanese destroyer in the Sea of Japan, east of the peninsula.
The U.S.is sending the Vinson to waters near the Korean Peninsula in a show of force amid concerns about North Korea's nuclear and missile development.
"We are closely watching the North Korean military's movements around Wonsan while maintaining a firm preparedness", the South Korean military said in a statement.
It said the exercises demonstrate a shared commitment to security and stability in the region and underscore America's flexibility in combining with allied naval forces "in response to a broad range of situations".
North Korean Defense Minister Pak Yong Sik said Monday that "the situation prevailing on the Korean Peninsula is so tense that a nuclear war may break out due to the frantic war drills of the USA imperialists and their vassal forces for aggression", according to The Associated Press.
The nuclear-powered USS Michigan submarine approaches the southeastern South Korean port city of Busan, April 25, 2017.
The day coincides with the anniversary of the establishment of the North's military.
This time, the Navy has been publicizing the strike group's progress towards the region, posting photos over the weekend of its exercises with the Japanese military in the Philippine Sea.
The Maritime Self-Defense Force had already conducted an exercise involving its destroyers and the US nuclear-powered carrier Carl Vinson on Sunday and Monday in the Philippine Sea. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are also to brief the Senate on Wednesday on Washington's potential moves vis-à-vis Pyongyang.
Also, she was apparently already 11 weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open against her sister, Venus Williams, Jan. 28. Racking up nearly 100,000 likes in less than an hour, the tennis star revealed how much her pregnancy means to her.
The WHO's decision to pilot the programme in Africa stems from the fact that the continent has the highest burden of the disease. According to the World Malaria Report 2016, the rate of new malaria cases fell by 21 percent globally between 2010 and 2015.
It worsened, as 60 investors sold PFE shares while 672 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. The highest share price LON:RIO shares have reached in the prior twelve months is 3718.5 with the lowest being 1853.
The exact death toll is unclear, with one Afghan official quoting the number as 92, and another claiming 90 people were killed. Before the strike, CBS New correspondent David Martin says there were an estimated 600 to 800 ISIS fighters in Afghanistan.
Despite her seemingly divine appearance at the event, it was evident that she was already starting her bout with the Flu. Kardashian's tweet seemed to be doing much the same thing, belittling the very real hazards of the flu.
Due to the low-priced of operation, Lilium Jet actually plans to cover routes generally made by cars - but at least 5x faster. Uber, Google and Airbus have reportedly been working on flying cars, but the Munich startup Lilium has beat them to it.
Dustin Pedroia won't get the chance to exact revenge on the Baltimore Orioles after Friday night's controversial play. Kluber (2-1) faced 29 batters in his fourth complete-game shutout and first since June 21, 2016, against Tampa Bay.
The Canadian airline expects the service to start in late 2017 with an initial fleet of 10 high-density Boeing 737-800s. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
Overall group revenue rose by 5% to £9,641 million, while United Kingdom revenue increased by 4% to £6,410 million. Sky said it had attracted 769,000 new customers over the past year, with 106,000 joining in the last quarter.
As of right now, however, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and every other Nintendo game, is announced only for Nintendo's own platforms. One big thing I'd like to mention is the inclusion of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's driving assist options.
Registration: Being an registered organ donor doesn't automatically mean your organs will be donated to someone else. One organ donor can save the lives of up to eight people and a tissue donor can heal more than 75 others.
The North's propaganda outlet Uriminzokkiri also took an aim at Washington's plot to strengthen sanctions against Pyongyang. The state's mouth-piece added the hermit kingdom was fully prepared for any attacks by the US.
More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll
It's one of the White House's biggest events, with kids in mind, as families attend the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll. With Ms Trump permanently residing in NY , the White House did not announce the event would even take place until March.
Apple Hires NASA Augmented Reality Expert Jeff Norris
Norris was also involved with a program that sent Microsoft's HoloLens headsets to astronauts on the International Space Station. Having joined Nasa in 1999, Norris first helped create software for controlling the space agency's Mars rovers.
Hawks deliver early playoff KO, romp past Wizards 116-98
Beal had a awful night as he was held to 12 points on 6-of-20 shooting, missing all six of his attempts beyond the arc. The Hawks made 44 of 89 field goal attempts for 49.4 percent, while Wizards shot 37 of 89 for 41.6 percent.
1st tropical depression of season forms far from land
The hurricane center said April tropical storms are rare and Arlene is only the second on record in the satellite era. Subtropical Depression One as it's been named, has been detected, developing almost six weeks earlier than usual.