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

North Korea is threatening to sink a U.S. Navy strike group that's led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier. The regime has also reportedly detained a U.S. citizen.
The USS Carl Vinson, seen here earlier this month, is taking part in exercises with Japanese ships in the Philippine Sea. Source: MC3 Matt Brown

North Korea could reduce a U.S. strike force to a sea wreck if it's provoked, the country's propaganda outlets said Monday, adding to tensions on the Korean Peninsula. With the threat of a nuclear test in North Korea looming and another U.S. citizen reportedly detained there, China's President Xi Jinping is urging President Trump to avoid escalating

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